Joseph Reid is back with his second Seth Walker novel, False Horizon. His debut, Takeoff (2018) has reached bestselling status on Amazon charts. Joseph Reid is currently on his third career, initially a marine biologist, then a patent lawyer litigating for high-tech companies, and now a published author. Takeoff introduced Seth Walker, a former gifted engineer with much success and a knack for inventions, but due to certain personal circumstances he made a drastic career change and became a Federal Air Marshal. Then after an incident where gun fire was exchanged, Seth’s covert status was exposed and the Service decided Seth could not fly anonymously anymore and he was given a new job, a Tactical Law Enforcement Liaison and Principal Investigator.
False Horizon has Seth travel to West Virginia where a small passenger plane had crashed under very bizarre conditions. Joining him is returning character Melissa Cooke, working for the FBI’s Critical Incident Response Group aka CIRG. She and Seth have worked together in the past, she even took two rounds that were meant for Seth. Joining them is a small town Sheriff, Heather Simon of Wetzel County. And, Army veteran and current FBI Special Agent Mitchell Devers. Upon arriving to Wetzel County, the action picks up immediately. Trying to track down who and why may have brought the plane down has our group get involved in different problems currently facing West Virginia. Problems including drugs, environmentalists, frackers and veterans of foreign wars who took their oath to defend the United States of America against all enemies, foreign and domestic to heart.
Joseph Reid tells a fantastic story in this page turner, keeping you guessing as to who and why is responsible for all the chaos, putting danger and suspense in every chapter forcing you to keep reading. With surprises and action popping up out of nowhere and jaw dropping scenes that require a double take. Portraying each chapter with movie like description putting the reader in the action with shotguns blasting, gun fights, hand to hand combat, armed drones, 50-caliber rounds whizzing by from every direction, giving the perception to our characters that there are many enemy snipers on the hunt. But in reality some very cool tech is being utilized. False Horizon has earned itself a Blast Radius of a MOAB! The Mother of all Bombs. A Must read thriller with high-tech weaponry, jaw dropping scenes, action and suspense.
Author: Joseph Reid
Series: Seth Walker # 2
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
Release Date: June 18, 2019
Follow Joseph on Twitter: @JosephReidBooks
Lima Charlie Rating: A BLAST RADIUS OF: A MOAB (8/10) – Massive Ordnance Air Blast -AKA- Mother of all Bombs. Largely known as the most powerful non-nuclear weapon in the US Military inventory. It has a blast radius of one mile, meaning it demolishes everything within 1 square mile.
About the author:
Joseph Reid is the author of the bestselling Seth Walker series, featuring the air marshal-turned-investigator who solves crimes in and around aviation.
The son of a navy helicopter pilot, Reid chased great white sharks as a marine biologist before becoming a patent lawyer who litigates multi-million-dollar cases for high-tech companies. He has flown millions of miles on commercial aircraft and has spent countless hours in airports around the world. A graduate of Duke University and the University of Notre Dame, he lives in San Diego with his wife and children.