1/1: Jihad-Britain by Jack Everett, David Coles

1-1_Jihad-Britain
My rating: 
5  of  5  stars

Plot
(by Goodreads)

New Years’ Eve: the world parties on unaware as a toll of death far beyond 9/11 and 7/7 spreads across Britain. The UK makes its own rules as 1/1 dawns and they don’t include fair play. A global-warming fuelled disaster engulfs the country. Can its citizens pull together despite differing skin colour and culture? Years later and still at large, the New Year bomber has a private agenda and a nuclear bomb.

My Opinion

When reading this thriller I was impressed by the story’s evolution. The readers not only learn what happens at New Year; they also learn why some of the terrorists started to be trained and to put their evil deeds into action. We also learn what the new Prime Minister, Francis D. Raike is up to – regarding the national safety. The characters are realistic and believable with all their flaws.  The story is is best read at a slow pace, which is good, given the alternating locales and protagonists. The story drew me in, making it difficult to put the book away between chapters.

The authors Jack Everett (http://www.jackleverett.me.uk/) and David Coles (http://www.davidbcoles.co.uk/) have written together for many years and are the best of friends.

Congratulations, Jack and David!  Reading 1/1: Jihad-Britain means time well very spent.  🙂

A must read for all thriller fans.

I am looking forward to reading further books by David Coles and Jack Everett.

1/1: Jihad-Britain as a movie?! Absolutely!

My statement on reading is described in My train of thoughts on …reading.  Now I am asking you.  🙂

My questions for you bibliophiles:
What about you?  What did you think about 1/1: Jihad-Britain?  Or – if you did not yet read 1/1: Jihad-Britain – are you now interested?

My question for you cinephiles:
If 1/1: Jihad-Britain was filmed – who should direct it, who could you imagine as actors?

I am looking forward to reading your comments.  🙂

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