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The Insider Threat

Book 8, A Pike Logan Thriller - A Pike Logan Thriller

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In the eighth action-packed thriller in the New York Times bestselling Pike Logan series, ISIS, the most maniacal terrorist organization the modern world has ever seen, is poised to make their most audacious strike yet.

The United States has anticipated and averted countless attacks from terrorist groups—thanks in large part to the extralegal counterterrorist unit known as the Taskforce. But in The Insider Threat, a much more insidious evil is about to shatter the false sense of safety surrounding civilized nations. While world powers combat ISIS on the battlefield, a different threat is set in motion by the group—one that can’t be defeated by an airstrike. Off the radar of every Western intelligence organization, able to penetrate America or any European state, they intend to commit an act of unimaginable barbarity. Only Pike Logan and the Taskforce stand in the way of an attack no one anticipates, a grand deception that will wreak unthinkable chaos and reverberate throughout the Western world.

From Publishers Weekly

Apr 27, 2015 – Pike Logan and the members of the secret American antiterrorist unit Taskforce go up against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Taylor's solid, though sometimes confusing, eighth installment in this bestselling series (after 2014's No Fortunate Son). Pike and his love interest, Jennifer Cahill, travel to Kenya with the rest of the team to deal with a wealthy Saudi businessman, Ali Salim al-Naggar, who's channeling funds to the Islamic State. Later, Pike and the team are ordered to Jordan to prevent an attack on a meeting of a new international anti-terror organization, which puts him on the trail of the Lost Boys, a group of four men directed by ISIS commander Omar al-Khatami. Because several terror groups are running simultaneous operations, some readers may find it difficult to keep all the bad guys and their missions straight. Never mind; Pike has his usual steady hand on the stick, and in the end he's the one left standing with his enemies strewn about his feet.

Customer Reviews

Outstanding as always

I am waiting for the next Pike Logan book. I've read all 8 in sequence and will be bored until the next one is released.

Improvement Needed

Having read all the books in this series I can truthfully say Mr. Taylor and this series is not showing improvement. I know special ops folks use call signs. But seriously, Blood, Retro, Knuckles, Koko, etc. Are you kidding me? The novel reads like a comic book. And if you are a new reader to this series and have not read the earlier books you don't have a clue. Taylor needs to step up his character development. My opinion - you would be better served reading others authors who work in this genre, I.e. the thriller novel.


I would definitely avoid this book. The characters are childish and the dialogue is just silly. The subject matter is relevant, preventing an IS attack on the homeland but the writing is bad.

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The Insider Threat
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  • $9.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Fiction & Literature
  • Published: Jun 30, 2015
  • Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
  • Print Length: 544 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Series: Book 8, A Pike Logan Thriller
  • Requirements: This book can only be viewed on an iOS device with Apple Books on iOS 12 or later, iBooks 1.5 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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