If you can get past the almost unbelievable setup of Nicholas Petrie’s latest novel, Burning Bright, you’ll be in for an action-heavy, fast-paced read. Petrie literally chases his action hero Peter Ash up a giant redwood tree into the arms of a damsel in distress at the opening of the book. But if you’re a fan of Jack Reacher-style action/thrillers, who cares? Because like Reacher, Ash is a hard-nosed, take-no-nonsense hero who prefers to shoot first and ask questions later. So just go with it.
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