The Breakthrough A Precinct 11 Novel Jerry B Jenkins~Tyndale Book Review & Giveaway

by adustyframe ~ September 18th, 2012

I received the opportunity to review The Breakthrough A Precinct 11 Novel by Jerry Jenkins from Tyndale Blog Network.

I haven’t read anything from Jerry Jenkins in a long while and I do enjoy reading new books so I requested the title.

The Breakthrough is the third book in Jenkins in the Precinct 11 trilogy. It retails for $14.99.

I enjoyed the story in this book. I kept trying to figure it out and parts of it I could figure out and other parts of the puzzle were eluding me!

I do feel like I need to find the previous titles and read them to get a little of the back story on Boone Drake–the officer in this story.

The only little quibble I have is that it seemed to wrap up VERY FAST. It was almost like–“Oh oops end of the book let’s finish in a page or two.” Now I’m not an author so perhaps that’s not a fair quibble, but that’s how it felt to me!

That wouldn’t stop me from reading the other books in the series though!

From the Publisher:

As the youngest bureau chief and head of the Chicago Police Department’s Major Case Squad, Boone Drake seems to have it all under control. Only those closest to him know that just a few short years ago, he lost everything that mattered to him in a tragic accident. After years of healing, his life is back on track. He recently married a wonderful woman named Haeley, adopted her son, bought a beautiful home, and rediscovered his faith. But Boone can’t fight the feeling that something is about to go terribly wrong . . . again.

When an all-too-personal case takes Boone to Beijing at a time when Haeley can least afford to let him go, Boone is forced to make a difficult choice. There he becomes enmeshed in a dangerous human-trafficking ring that takes him through the famed Hutong District’s narrow streets, alleys, and hovels. Teamed with a former Liberation Army officer, Boone has one chance to pull off an elaborate sting and rescue a young boy before he disappears forever.

From the Back Cover~

After years of turmoil, Boone Drake seems to be back on track. He is the youngest bureau chief in Chicago Police Department history, he heads the city’s Major Case Squad, he has a new family, and his relationship with God has never been better. Still, Boone can’t fight the feeling that something is about to go terribly wrong . . . again.

When disaster strikes, it seems Boone is destined to repeat the past, as tragedy threatens those closest to him. And when his own family’s safety is at stake, Boone is forced to make a difficult choice: stay with his wife, Haeley, who desperately needs him, or pursue a human trafficking ring from the narrow streets, alleys, and hovels of the famed hutong district in Beijing, China, to the ancient city of Tianjin. The stakes have never been higher for Boone as the all-too-personal case grows increasingly dangerous . . . and time is running out.


The Best Part~

Tyndale provided me with a coupon for one of my readers to win a copy of  The Breakthrough.

To enter~

1. Leave a comment here telling me what Jerry Jenkins books you have read in the past.

2. Leave a comment here telling me why you’d love to win a free copy of this book.

3. Tweet about the giveaway and come back here leaving a link to your tweet~limit of 1 tweet per day.

Giveaway ends Friday September 21, 2012 at Midnight Pacific~


Disclosure~I received a free paperback copy of this book in order to provide a review. All opinions are my own.

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5 Thoughts Shared to The Breakthrough A Precinct 11 Novel Jerry B Jenkins~Tyndale Book Review & Giveaway

  1. Robin in New Jersey

    I have heard of this author, but never read any of his books. This would be a good time to start!

  2. Barbara H.

    I have the other two books in the series on my Kindle app but haven’t read them yet, so I’d love to get this one, too.

    I read his Left Behind series and Though None Go With Me.

  3. Carolyn

    I have read some of the Left Behind series, but would love to try this one. Thanks.

  4. Sara @ Embracing Destiny

    My favorite Jerry Jenkins’ book is “Though None Go With Me.” Great story!

  5. Leslie

    I have read the first Left Behind book but nothing else. This looks like a good one. Actually, it looks like one my hubby would like 🙂