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Day of Reckoning is brilliant suspense — the master working truly at the height of his powers. But Fox has not become so powerful without learning a few tricks along the way. Return to Book Page.

Day of Reckoning (Sean Dillon, #8) by Jack Higgins

This is Higgins’ twenty-sixth novel and the eighth novel in the Sean Dillon series. 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. Other books in the series. I would not suggest anyone to buy this book but I feel it can be read once, by borrowing it from a library or a friend.

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. If Johnson and Dillon want to take him on, they will have to face his own brand of revenge.


The dialogue was overly simplistic and many of the plot elements were completely unbelievable. Whilst Johnson is released, Fox is killed. It’s an fast easy read that’s entertaining but there’s little substance to it – it will fill in the time of a commute or plane trip nicely and then is perfectly forgettable.

Their first foray involves causing Fox’s London casino to be caught using loaded dice; this has the effect of closing down the casino and Fox’s other gambling interests. The first name was never mentioned so, I assumed that he was an Indian Christian but, he also mentions that he is a Hindu.

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Got to be one of my favourite literary characters – brilliant! Story line is pretty unbelievable but what the hay, I read for fun and it was a fun fast read. Nov 16, Julie rated it liked it.

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Day of Reckoning

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This is a simple book. No trivia or quizzes yet. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Day of Reckoning, is a book written by the British author, Jack Higgins and author who has written some best-selling books. To ask other readers questions about Day of Reckoningplease sign up. Sep 30, Mailmanr5 rated it did not like it. A good antidote to a long, literary read. A mob boss orders a lady reporter killed because she starts to investigate his criminal activity and is about to expose.

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 operationshe launches a series of operations to bring Fox down. Nearly every sentence in the book is either action or dialog, so the plot progresses at a dizzying, streamlined pace.

The plot reckpning over the top, but that reckonimg made this light read even more action packed and fun. This article about a European novel is a stub. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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