A Promise to Kill (Clyde Barr #2) by Erik Storey

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Read A Promise to Kill (Clyde Barr #2) Online Free - From the author dubbed by Jeffery Deaver “a born storyteller” whose first novel Nothing Short of Dying was hailed as “exceptional,” “a rollercoaster read,” and “adrenaline-fueled” by publications on both sides of the Atlantic, this is Erik Storey’s next entry into the Clyde Barr series, a locomotive-paced brawler that has its hero teaming with besieged members of a Native American reservation to thwart outlaw bikers who’re putting hundreds of thousands of lives at risk.

Clyde Barr, the drifter with lethal skills, is alone again, wandering the highways of the American West in search of something to believe in. As summer turns to autumn, he trades his car for a horse and heads for the mountains, planning to clear his head and regain his edge with some hunting. But when he runs across an elderly sick man—a Ute Indian from a nearby reservation—Clyde’s dream of solitude is quickly dashed.

On the reservation, Clyde finds the old man’s daughter, Lawana, and grandson, Taylor, as well as a group of menacing bikers called Reapers running wild in the economically depressed, half-abandoned village. Gripped by the desire to do good in a hard world, Clyde offers to stay on Lawana’s ranch to help out until her father is released from the hospital. He controls himself around the bikers, even when he sees them harass a few Native American women—but when the Reapers attack a local boy Clyde has to do something. As tensions rise between the locals and the Reapers, Clyde’s efforts to protect the reservation become a fight for his, Lawana’s, and Taylor’s lives. And then the stakes ratchet up even more.

In the remote Utah desert, surrounded by enemies, with no law enforcement presence, and with communication effectively cut off, Clyde must find a way to save his new friends, defeat the gang, and, hopefully, escape with his own skin intact. The Uprising is an edge-of-the-seat thriller, pushing its no-hold-barred hero to new levels of improvisation and bare-knuckled blunt force.

Title : A Promise to Kill (Clyde Barr #2)
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ISBN : 1501124188
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 288 pages


Paromjit rated it ★★★★☆

July 24, 2017

This is the first one that I have read of this series, but it is fine as a standalone as the backstory to Clyde Barr is provided. This is an adrenaline fuelled book with Clyde in the Jack Reacher tradition of the loner, with a traumatic backstory, unable to settle, full of empty spaces that have...

Larry rated it ★★★☆☆

May 19, 2017

I'd rate this between 3.5 and 4 stars. If you like your thrillers heavy on action and a little lighter on plot, check out A Promise to Kill , the second book in Erik Storey's series featuring mercenary-turned-drifter Clyde Barr. Storey knows how to write some great action scenes, and this book ha...

William rated it ★★☆☆☆

November 17, 2017

Did not finish. Lots of action without much plot in the first 1/3, followed by silly plotting and pointless dialogue. Shallow, clichéd characters. Ugh. Notes: 31.0% ".... Not really what I'm looking for.... "Gung-Ho" comes to mind. The prose is easy and familiar, without too much cliché." 39.0% ".....

Eric rated it ★★★★☆

July 29, 2017

This is the second novel by Erik Storey involving the Nomadic character Clyde Barr. Barr has roamed westward and finds himself coming across a fallen ill, elderly Ute Native. the new adventure starts as Barr tries to do the right thing and get the elderly man to medical help. Trouble soon starts...

Judy rated it ★★★☆☆

October 26, 2017

Clyde Barr is another drifter protagonist created by Erik Storey. This is the second book of the series which pits Barr against people and/or groups that take advantage of their the weak. For some reason, I didn't get into the first book, “Nothing Short of Dying,” but I enjoyed this one. Even tho...

Janet rated it ★★★★☆

May 25, 2017

The second appearance of Clyde Barr once again finds him jumping to the assistance of underdogs and a damsel in distress. Wandering the Utah wilderness with his horse and a mule, Clyde doesn't anticipate that rescuing an elderly Ute from a heart attack along a rural road will dump him into the mi...

Tad rated it ★★★★☆

September 25, 2017

A Promise to Kill is the second Clyde Barr novel by Erik Storey and is turning into one of the best new thriller series of the last few years. Clyde Barr is a low-tech loner whose skills have been honed in hotspots around the world, from Africa to South America to Mexican prisons. He finds himsel...

Judy rated it ★★★★★

September 11, 2017

Erik Storey returns following his debut hit, Nothing Short of Dying (2016)—where the talented new author introduced readers and new fans to the unlikely hero, Clyde Barr. In this highly anticipated follow-up, A PROMISE TO KILL, Barr returns, better than ever! An action-packed, intense, adventu...

Kathy rated it ★★★★★

July 25, 2017

A Promise to Kill is the second Clyde Barr novel by Erik Storey. Erik Storey has created a fascinating character in Clyde Barr who is a little like my favorite hero Jack Reacher. Clyde Barr is a rough and tough outdoorsman who has been around the block a few times. A former mercenary who worked a...

Tom rated it ★★★★★

August 15, 2017

If you haven't read any Clyde Barr your missing out. Nothing Short of Dying is #1 in the series and this is #2. Clyde thinks that he is going to be able to just mind his own business and do his own thing. But for Clyde as he knows that never works out. It all starts out by Clyde trying to help a...

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