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Hard Wired

A Jon Reznick Thriller, Book 3
Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
Series: Jon Reznick, Book 3
Length: 5 hrs and 20 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (31 ratings)

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When an ex-Delta Forces operative dies in a car wreck in Miami, the FBI dismiss it as a tragic accident. But Jon Reznick isn't so sure - especially when he learns that his teetotal former colleague was apparently drunk at the wheel.

Reznick's one-man investigation quickly enters dangerous territory when it becomes clear that this was merely the first in a series of mysterious deaths. All of the victims are ex-Delta Forces, and all were involved in a top-secret Iranian hit under Reznick's command. Retribution will not be complete until Reznick is wiped out too.

With Iran's ruthless Quds Force hunting him down on US soil, assisted by a powerful Mexican drug cartel determined to increase its own foothold in the country, Reznick's survival is a threat to national security. FBI Assistant Director Martha Meyerstein is not as keen as some government officials to sacrifice him as collateral damage, but the longer Reznick runs, the more audacious his enemies become. Innocent American lives are at risk, and only Reznick's victory - or surrender - can save them.

©2016 J. B. Turner. (P)2016 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

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  • shelley
  • 01-01-2018

Never a dull moment with Jon Reznick!

Would you listen to Hard Wired again? Why?

Maybe if I had nothing else to listen to and wanted something fast and fun!

Which scene was your favorite?

If I said it would give away that part of the book. I never could figure out why this question was asked.

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I really enjoyed this series. I listened to all four consecutively and HIGHLY RECOMMEND them when you are looking for a fast exciting book with likable characters. In this book someone is killing off the members of Reznick's former Delta team. He's also on the list. When he's taken into custody by the American military he realizes at the last minute that they are not trying to protect him, but instead are willing to betray him for the greater cause.
Jeffrey Kafer does an excellent job narrating.
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  • Trish R.
  • 10-07-2018

Another good read and listen..



So, I think this was my favorite so far. This one showed that Jon Reznick wasn’t invincible. He did get all the bad guys but was shot in the back in the process. It was about the 6 Delta Force guys that killed a scientist 6 year before and Iran wanted revenge. Reznick was the only one of the six to survive, just barely.

As always, there was a lot of chases and killing. And again he worked with Assistant Director Martha Meyerstein. They do make a good team, even if she wants everything done by the book and Reznick threw the book away a long time ago.

There was no sex but I get the feeling there’s romantic feelings between Martha and Jon.

And the F-bomb was used 52 times.

As to the narration: Still Jeffrey Kafer does good voices for the men but the women speak kind of low. It’s okay as long as there’s no sex. Then it would sound like two men. LOL

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  • BRB
  • 26-06-2019

LoveJon Reznick :)

So regret that this is my last J. B. Turner novel. Love his character development and that fact that, for a thriller, I am surprised to Always find more than one character about whom I care and have looked forward to meeting again in future Jon Reznick stories. BUT, I simply can no longer get past the Constant G—D—- and J—— C——- which Turner inserts into every other character utterance. It is customary to find such tricks exercised by authors who possess limited creative writing ability to express character emotion. This is Not a problem for J. B. Turner, so I assume he simply enjoys having his characters utter these phrases which are viewed as blasphemies by his Christian fans. As a thrice-married NON-Evangelical Christian who has had two military husbands, one of whom was a Navy fighter pilot, I am able to report reliably that Navy SEAL and both Navy AND Air Force pilots enthusiastically hold forth with every sort of F-bomb and (actually rather hilariously creative) cussing, but Not with Turner’s frequency of JC!!! and GD!!! It’s just too much. I’ll miss Jon, his darling daughter, Meyerstein, and all of Turner’s other enchanting characters and Great storylines.

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  • MCubed
  • 10-02-2019

Excess Profanity but good story

i really like the storyline, and definitely the characters. but it feels like with each book, there's more and more cussing... which i don't need, in fact sometimes it's distracting. I'm almost ready to stop the series and move on. wish i could get an edited version. then it would be awesome.

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  • A.Fro
  • 28-07-2019

Wasn’t as good as the last one

But still had me entertained. Reznick is so badass. So of course I’m going to get the next book. I love the professional work relationship mayerstein and Reznick has. Almost want more for them.

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  • Gman
  • 09-07-2019

Not bad

A few parts were a bit hard to believe but it is an action story, only complaint is that I typically like longer books

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 19-02-2019

issues

was reznik pardoned? how can us citizen be removed from US?
how can fbi stand for that?

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  • Client d'Amazon
  • 15-12-2018

so far the best book of the serie!!!

i really love this serie a lot of action and suspense .
starting the book four now.

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  • Benjamin Thomas
  • 12-11-2018

EPIC THRILLER

JB Turner puts the THRILL in THRILLER. Narrator Jeffrey Kafer delivers an epic performance making the book that much better.

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  • Tracy T
  • 10-10-2018

I like Jon Resnick!

Another good Jon Reznick story. Full of action, terrorists, espionage, FBI and Jon.

This book is about a terrorist cell out for revenge on Jon's Delta group from an incident in Tehran.
The story line and plot was good. Fast paced, easy to follow and it all flowed very well.

As for the narration, it was very good. Jeffrey Kafer does a great narration. The women sound like women and he has a very nice reading voice.

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  • robert
  • 09-08-2019

What a croc

So many holes makes a colander look water tight, I can't believe its from the same author

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  • MrsMartin2913
  • 18-07-2019

Hooked

Third book of the series and it just keeps getting better. I wasn't convinced at first, but the more I listen, the more I fall in love. Each character is so lovable, the situations feel real. altogether an amazing series.

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  • Mr. D. O'mahoney
  • 24-04-2019

how do I get a refund

I don't use audio books and this was bought in error. I cannot find anyway of actioning a refund.

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  • Dr
  • 27-01-2019

typical j b Turner outstanding

loved it shame all his buddies had to die. fast paced unable to put down

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  • Carôle
  • 06-01-2018

Interesting story line, weak supporting characters.

This is book 3 in this series. Despite my enjoyment of the plot, I constantly frustrated with some of the recurring characters. In my humble opinion, the AD of the FBI should relocate her 'right hand man' Rob, because he has no learning curve! He continually degrades Jon's capabilities, tradecraft and intelligence, even though time after time his logical assessments Always helps them to achieve their end game. Anyone who is consistently obtuse & blinkered, is a liability to a team and cannot be depended on to do the right thing.

The AD herself is oftentimes illogical. Why did she need to go with the SWAT Team? That makes no strategic sense.

I'm happily listening to these novels, courtesy of my Kindle Unlimited subscription, I have 1 more to go, even though I know that there's a fifth book on the horizon. I doubt that I would persevere with this series beyond this book otherwise. Those character flaws irritate me - LOL.

Jon R is a Jack Reacher/John Milton combo. I like him, I'm sorry that he has this tendency to hang around with those FBI characters. He could do better! ;o)

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