Book Reviews of All the Queen's Men

All the Queen's Men
All the Queen's Men
Author: Linda Howard
ISBN-13: 9780671034412
ISBN-10: 0671034413
Publication Date: 8/1/1999
Pages: 336
Rating:
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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4.1 stars, based on 87 ratings
Publisher: Atria
Book Type: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 7
This is the first book I've given a 5-star rating, so that shows how much I loved it. It was quick and easy reading but the plot was excellent. I loved Niema Burdock's character, very unpredictable. I hope the author decides to turn Niema and John's characters into repeating characters in her other books. This is the first Linda Howard book I've read and she's got me snagged!
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Helpful Score: 3
John Medina, the mega-alpha hero, was everything I'd hoped and more. Superb story, excellent characters. I finished it in one night and immediately wanted to read it again.
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Helpful Score: 2
Sort of a sequel to Kill and Tell. It's a very good, mystery and love all in one.
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Helpful Score: 1
A convoluted spy story, a steamy romance⦠all in all, a very good book! I love that the villain isn't just inherently evil as in so many other books. Linda Howard is fast becoming one of my favorite romantic-suspense authors.
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Helpful Score: 1
One of my all time favorite books. She is awsome!!
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Helpful Score: 1
"Linda Howard has seamlessly melded thrilling sensuality and heart-pounding dramatic tension. Now she brings back the elusive hero who first appeared in her acclaimed page-turner Kill and Tell- in a new blockbuster that is part suspense,part passion and pure Linda Howard."
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I really like Linda Howards writting style. This one was very good.
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Howard delivers another great tale as per her usual. John Medina is one hot man and Niema more than gives him a run for his money. They complement each other perfectly.
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Another great book by Linda Howard.

The fireworks explode literally and figuratively between John Medina, the CIA's legendary Black Ops specialist and Niema Burdock a communications expert.

In this world of deception can John and Niema finally come to terms with their feelings and trust their desire for one another, or will their carefully planned strategy fail and throw them into more danger?
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Thriller with sensuality - dramatic tension
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Mystery Romance in Linda Howard Style. A quick romantic read.
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This was an excellent story. In fact I listened to it twice.
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Love conquers all....even those who claim they cannot afford to take
the chance on love with the lifestyle John Medina, CIA contract agent
leads. a very good and fast read. earl h. meldrim, ga.
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I LOVED this book. MORE than Kill and Tell! He was terribly tortured. Staying away from her when he had loved her for so many years but knowing that he couldn't offer her much of a life together. Knowing that he had made the right choices over and over but that she would probably hate him for them.
The villain was a realistic person with human motives. Great book!
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A good "listen".
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Very suspensful
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This was a very good romantic suspense.
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This was a good, albeit quick, read. If you like Howard, you'll truly enjoy this book.
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this book has it all...murder, romance, espionage. It keeps you wanting to read one more chapter.
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It has been a while since I read it, but just seeing the title makes me remember it was one of her best books. Loved it.
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Abridged version on four tapes, running time 4.5 hours. Read by Megan Gallagher.
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I LOVED this book! It keeps you on the edge of your seat and the story line is believable. The romance was sweet and even the bad guy had layers. 5 out of 5 stars.
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I liked this one so much that I got the others from this author.
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Excellent romantic thriller.
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Follow up to Kill and Tell.
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enjoyed it very much.
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I think the best of Linda Howards books.
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CIA agent John Medina and electronics expert Niemi Burdock share a violent past: the two were part of a covert operation that went tragically wrong, resulting in the death of several people. Now, five years later, their paths cross again and John, whose love for Niemi has only grown over time, is determined to keep her in his life for good. Having spent the intervening five years living a solitary, staid existence--due to feelings of guilt over the ill-fated operation--Niemi is somewhat reluctant to reenter the shadowy world she once inhabited. Still, she can't resist the lure and excitement of danger when John asks her to join him on his latest mission to discover the origins of a deadly new explosive already in use by terrorists.

Concocting a plan to reveal the source of the explosive, the two enter into a dangerous masquerade, walking a tightrope between safety and death, while passion boils beneath the surface. Unaware of John's feelings, Niemi fights her physical response to the legendary agent as her emotions, in frozen limbo for the last five years, thaw with astonishing speed.

First introduced in Kill and Tell, agent John Medina is as intriguing as the perilous world he operates in. Watching him in action, à la James Bond, is exhilarating--as is the single-minded intensity of his feelings for Niemi, whose ability to hold her own with John--on both a personal and professional level--and with the host of terrorists, spies, and double-dealers the pair encounter is impressive to say the least. Throw in a couple of chilling chase scenes, some romantic interludes hot enough to peel paint from the walls, and one or two bigger-than-life internationally connected characters, and you've got the latest from Linda Howard--a romantic thriller that's sure to be coming soon to a bestseller list near you.
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i love linda howard, always a fast, suspenseful read.
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Never a down moment in this fast-paced story.
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Abridgment
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Hot! And quick moving too.
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Five years ago, CIA Agent John Medina and Communications Expert Niema Burdock were on a mission in Iran that went terribly wrong, resulting in the death of colleagues, including Niema's husband. Now they meet again when John needs Niema for another mission. This time he wants Niema to go undercover and bug the home of a french arms dealer. After vowing to never go into the field again, Niema realizes she is ready for some excitement. Getting back into the espionage game may be part of that excitement, but what really makes her heart start beating is working with John again.

This book has been sitting on my shelf a long time. I'm glad I finally decided to read it. John Medina was introduced in the book "Kill and Tell". But we really didn't know too much about him until this book. He is a guy who puts everything into his job, and believes there is no room in his life for a relationship. Look out when he changes his mind. He'll stop at nothing to win his lady. Niema is a smart, strong woman who lost the man she loved. I enjoyed seeing her come out of her shell once again when she was around John. I was also intrigued by the villain in this story. He is not the usual one dimensional character we see in so many books. My rating: 5 Stars.
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Abridged on 4 cassettes.
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I enjoyed it!
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This is one of Linda Howard's best. It is one of the John Medina novels.
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Romantically charged mystery
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loved it
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was one of her good ones
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linda howard brings back the hero from kill and tell !! romantic suspence
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A book about spies and international terrorist. One of her best.
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Another excellent Howard romantic suspense. This one zooms in on the engimatic John Medina whom we saw briefly in Kiss and Tell.
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Heart-pounding sensuality and gripping tension made it impossible to put this page-turner down until the very end...John Medina is quite a hero.
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Great book...loved the characters.
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definitely a 10 outta 10 book
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Very good Linda Howard book.
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It is always hard to part with a Linda Howard book!!!
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John Medina, the CIA's legendary Black Ops, specialist, works in the shadows of the government's deadliest missions. and no one knows th edangers of getting close to him better than does communications expert Niema Burdock. Five years ago, Niema and her hasband, Dallas, worked with Medina on an explosive mission that trapped Dallas in the crossfire - fatally. although she has slowly healed from her terrible loss, Niema never planned to see Medina again. But now John Medina needs her . .
A French arms dealer is supplying international terrorist units, and only Niema can plant the undetectable bugs needed to crack the deadly ring. Against her better instincts, Niema infiltrates the dealer's glamourous world by going undercover. But when their careful strategy begins to crack, Niema and John take flight in a strange land-and find their partnership sparking with an erotically charged electricity. In a world of deception. John Medina has once again set Niema on a free fall into danger and desire.
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Two people brought back together by a deadly mission...Terrorists and arms dealers and of course undercover operations..
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a French arms dealer is supplying international terrorist units and only niema can plant the undetectable bugs needed to crak the deadly ring.
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Agent John Medina, a CIA Black Ops specialist, partners with Niema Burdock, his dead friend's widow to crack a deadly French arms ring.
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John Medina, the CIA's legendary Black Ops specialist, works in the shadows of the governments' deadliest missions. No one knows the dangers of getting close to him better than Niema Burdock. A french arms dealer is supplying international terrorist units, and only Niema can plant the undetectable bugs needed.

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John Medina, the CIA's legendary Black Ops Specialist, works in the shadows of the governments deadliest missions. Communications expert Niema Burdock goes undercover to help him infiltrate a terrorist unit, despite the fact that her husband was killed 5 years earlier while on a mission with him.
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John Medina, the CIA's legendary Black Ops specialist, works in the shadows of the government's deadliest missions. And no one knows the dangers of getting close to him better than does communications expert Niema Burdock.
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THE PAST PROVED DEADLY...
No one knows the dangers of getting close to legendary CIA Black Ops specialist John Medina better than communications expert Niema Burdock. Five years ago, she and her husband worked with Medina on an explosive mission that ended in tragedy. Although she has slowly recovered from her terrible loss, Niema planned never to see Medina again. Until now.


HISTORY IS ABOUT TO REPEAT ITSELF....
A French arms dealer is supplying international terrorists, and only Niema can plant the bugs needed to crack the deadly ring. Against her best instincts, she infiltrates the dealer's glamorous world. But when the plan goes awry, Niema and Medina must take flight in a strange land -- and soon find their partnership sparked by an erotic charge. In a world of deception, John Medina has once again set Niema on a free fall into danger...and into desire like she's never known.