This article is about the novel by Jack Higgins. First edition publ. Plot summary[ edit ] Katherine Johnson, a New York journalist , befriends businessman Jack Fox in order to write an article on his business success. Fox learns that she plans to expose him as a Mafia member and nephew of a Mafia family, and he has her killed. Her ex-husband, Blake Johnson, an ex- FBI agent now heading a special unit in the White House learns of the death, and he vows to destroy Fox and all he represents. Together with Hannah Bernstein, a Detective Superintendent with Special Branch and Sean Dillon, an ex- IRA gunman and mercenary now working for the British government on black operations , he launches a series of operations to bring Fox down.

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Zulushakar If you read Higgins then you know what to expect — lots of action, a little bit of character development, political espionage. Together with Hannah Bernstein, a Detective Superintendent with Special Branch and Sean Dillon, an ex- IRA gunman and mercenary now working for the Higins government on black operationshe launches a series of operations to bring Fox down.

Interesting storyline about pursuing a mafia killer. If Johnson and Dillon want to take him on, they will have to face his own brand of revenge. A good read for on the beach or traveling. Fast paced, easy read and loads of action. This review has been hidden recmoning it contains spoilers. View all 4 comments. Preview — Day of Reckoning by Jack Higgins. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Other books in the series. It would appeal to people who like action movies. Jack Higgins is the pseudonym of Harry Patterson b. Nov 16, Julie rated it liked it. Trivia About Day of Reckoning Day of Reckoning is brilliant suspense — the jaco working truly at the height of his powers.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Though he escaped from both attacks unharmed, the turmoil in Northern Ireland would later become a significant influence in his books, many of which prominently feature the Irish Republican Army. Listened to this book — F Muller — great reader, OK story. This book is not very boring, but there is nothing special in this.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Dillon hires him for his scuba diving abilities. My husband likes Higgins so I read him in order to discuss the books with my hubby. I read it and now I feel he should have never visited me. I loved this one literally could not put it down and read it over the course of an afternoon! The plot was over the top, but that just made this light read even more action packed and fun.

Apr Hardcover Feb Paperback. Journalist Katherine Johnson made the mistake of getting too close to the secrets of international crime boss Jack Fox — but Fox made the mistake of killing her.

Day of Reckoning Story line is pretty unbelievable but what the hay, I read for fun and it was a fun fast read. The reader did an excellent job portraying the different voices.

There is a lot of potential to this story but it bogs down with the sheer number of characters all taking advantage of the situation to play out their own long dreamed of plans of revenge. Body count is all really bad dudes.

Dillon and Billy plan a parachute landing and attack the mansion. Billy Salter is petty criminal, nephew of an old fashioned criminal who runs a pub in London. Most Related.



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