The Prairies Book Review just gave Montagnard a pretty awesome review.
In this swiftly paced, thrilling second installment in Gilbert’s The JD Cordell Action series, the situation, the enemies are new, but the heroes aren’t: JD Cordell and his four-legged companion Ajax return to take readers on an exhilarating journey to Vietnam for a rescue mission.
After completing his last mission in Niger, JD is ready to retire with his K9 partner Ajax. But after his father’s unexpected death, Mai, JD’s mother, travels to Vietnam to see her adopted brother Dish, a Montagnard rebel who is on the Vietnamese government’s most wanted list, and accidentally steps into a blood feud between her brother and a powerful Vietnamese drug lord. JD must come to Vietnam and face the vicious enemy.
Despite the book’s high action theme, JD’s relationship with his four-legged companion remains heartbreakingly personal throughout. Gilbert weaves the multiple plot threads with skill and effortlessly moves his protagonists through a series of explosive combat zones. The characterization is first-rate: Ajax is real enough to touch, and JD with his passion, intelligence, caliber, and sensitivity make for a worthy hero. The action is first-rate and the plotting intricate and clever. A horde of twists and nerve-wracking action scenes mark the final battle between the vicious enemy and JD’s team.
You can read the rest of the review here! Still waiting to see what Titan Literary and Kirkus have to say!
11 thoughts on “Montagnard Receives a 5-Star Editorial Review”
Bravo Darren. Could you please send me your email?
Thank you Darren.
Sent it to you via your blog contact form. Hope that’s okay.
Thank you so much Darren. That’s perfect!
Have a great evening.
Well deserved, Darren!
Thank you, Joy.
Did you put your book in for that Kirkus review? So far, you are getting some great reveiws.
I did. But Kirkus takes some time. I have a completion date from Kirkus of 8/11. I also sent it to Titan Literary.
Good job. I’m not familiar with Titan Literary.
Recommended by my editor.