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Title: Murder on the Orient Elite
Series: Grimnoir Chronicles
Author: Larry Correia
Rating: of 5 Battle Axes
A short story after the end of the truly awesome Grimnoir Chronicles trilogy.
Jake Sullivan must save a luxury air yacht from unknown forces. Sadly for him, that includes the Imperium, the newly strengthened Russians, a German psycho and even possibly his own employer.
I loved the Grimnoir books dearly. I think they are the best that Correia has written and so I was happy to jump into this, especially after Buyer of Gadgets glowing Review.
Thankfully, Jake Sullivan was still the same heavy with the same humor as in the trilogy. He's strong and capable and wicked smart. I really enjoy intelligent characters and ones that have a dry, wry sense of humor are even better. Everything that intrigued me about the original trilogy is here in this short story as well.
The narrator does a good job of switching voices so it was very easy to tell who was talking and conversations weren't awkward because of trying to figure out which character was speaking.
I got this for free back when it was released, but it took me a long time to get around to it. There is another Grimnoir Chronicles that takes place much later in time and I'll eventually track that down as well. I just can't quite stomach paying $4 for 60 minutes of audio.