Robert Ludlum's The Janson Command

Robert Ludlum's The Janson Command

Large Print - 2012
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Grand Central Pub
Paul Janson, a character first featured in Robert Ludlum's bestselling novel The Janson Directive, has a new goal: save the world, one operative, one mission, one redemption at a time.
Reformed from his days of covert-operations, Paul Janson has set a new mission for himself. Working in partnership with champion sharpshooter Jessica Kincaid, he rehabilitates disenchanted agents and helps them create new lives outside of the violent intelligence sector. These former operatives then form a network of support for Janson when it comes to his other job--Janson also takes on independent assignments. For a fee, he'll use his skills to resolve international crises. But only those actions that he believes contribute to the greater good of all.
Whether he's rescuing an American doctor from Somalian pirates, attacking militant thugs intent on murdering a West African public servant agitating for human rights, or hunting the money-lenders who capitalize on barbaric civil war, Janson stays honest with three simple rules: 1) No torture. 2) No civilian casualties. 3) No killing anyone who doesn't try to kill them. Yet with his commitment to doing what is right--while facing canny intelligence operatives, ruthless warlords, deep sea marauders, or brutal dictators--Janson finds that his most difficult task is figuring out if he's fighting for the good side.

Baker & Taylor
An ex-assassin for the United States government, Paul Janson, teams up with an accomplished sharpshooter, Jessica Kincaid, to rescue a doctor abducted by African pirates in international waters and realizes there are larger forces at work when their liberation mission goes awry. Simultaneous. (suspense).

Baker
& Taylor

An ex-assassin for the United States government, Paul Janson, teams up with an accomplished sharpshooter, Jessica Kincaid, to rescue a doctor abducted by African pirates in international waters and realizes there are larger forces at work when their liberation mission goes awry.

Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub. Large Print, c2012
Edition: 1st large print ed
ISBN: 9780446573689
Branch Call Number: LP FIC GAR
Characteristics: 564 p. ;,24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Ludlum, Robert 1927-2001

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danomcd
Nov 08, 2016

A fun read. I actually enjoyed the character Jessica Kinkaid more than Paul Janson.

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frankbrwhite
Jan 03, 2013

Boring in the sense that nothing seems new...it has already been used in previous and other books...

mrsgail5756 Sep 07, 2012

A very good read. I enjoyed this book I would recommend this book for all to read.

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Mommies2
Jun 14, 2012

Excellent action and these characters are great together. Hopefully more with Janson. Up to date action thriller. A+ book.

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emerge
Mar 28, 2012

So it's spy vs spy vs spy ....and so on. Our hero, Janson, is an interesting, smart & complex mercenary who tempers his work with a work ethic & rules (only kill really bad guys) in an attempt to atone for all the assassinations he did while in the service of american Black Ops, while using the money to rehab others like him. It's a fast paced international game with lots of bad guys & things that go boom. I think you have to be a fan of really detailed descriptions of bombs, fancy guns, jets & other cool toys to really enjoy this book but it's not a bad cat & mouse story.

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