Fault Line (Ben Treven Book 1) and millions of other books are available for instant .. This item:Fault Line (Ben Treven Series) by Barry Eisler MP3 CD $ On the heels of six John Rain thrillers, Eisler (Requiem for an Assassin, , etc .) turns to a stand alone with a fadeout that suggests it won’t. Fault Line By Barry Eisler – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.

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Warm First in a new series about Ben Treven. Sparks fly as you would expect. Eisler’s sequences of suspense work well, keeping the pages turning. Alex has been striving hard for the past few years to move up in the law firm he work Richard Hilzoy and his attorney, Alex Trevan have arranged a meeting with Kleiner Bary.

But it’s a good thriller, well-researched and covered with Eisler’s usual boots on the ground experience.

They are three sides of a triangle that need to come together to work. In Silicon Valley, the eccentric inventor of a new encryption application is murdered in an apparent drug deal. As luck would have it Alex’s big brother is a undercover operative who reluctantly helps his little brother and his attractive Bqrry associate stay alive from the powers to be from stealing the encryption program. An easy read eislsr I would look forward to reading more about Alex or his brother Ben.

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Fault Line: Ben Treven, Book 1 (Unabridged)

And a thriller this is. I like an author that can narrate his own work well. I was thinking of trying this Alex Treven series. Quickly, the two, along with Sarah, an Iranian-American associate of Alex s who had been helping on the patent application, are on the run for their lives. I listen to a lot of audio books, and this was good, kept my interest loved the price.


Fault Line: Ben Treven, Book 1 (Unabridged) by Barry Eisler on iTunes

He tries calling him but just gets his voice fisler machine. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight barrj in our Pro Connect email alert. Alex arrives home to find someone is in his house. He wakes up in whatever city he is in, kills who he is told to, and moves on to the next city. Each time I read such a section in Fault Linehowever, I had the immediate feeling that it was there, at that page and plot point, because Eisler was following some formula for the genre.

That’s not why I read thrillers. It’s the type of story that is perfect for reading at the beach or the pool. Not quite a LeCarre-esque literary masterwork for the ages, but definitely a fun and relevant read.

Being afult of the details of coding encryption software, I believed the Macguffin, and I suspect you’d have to be quite an expert before you felt like nitpicking about that. The novel had a lot of cussing, cursing, and swearing; had characters thinking of sex fantasies and on masturbating; and had several sex scenes, one of them explicit.

There’s a lot to like–the spycraft, as before, is very polished and slick. I’ve been in a reading rut and this one brought me out of it.

The older one was blamed for his sister’s death lien a child and dislikes his younger brother who is a perfect child causing him to be picked on in school. Sat down and couldn’t put it down.

Fault Line

To ask other readers questions about Fault Lineplease sign ejsler. There is scene after scene of them rehashing the same emotional baggage, expressing the same internal thoughts, making the same judgements about each other. He takes out the bad guys. Mar Hardcover Apr Paperback. Older brother doesn’t want to return home to help Overall, Fault Line was a well-written thriller.


Alex was an idiot that didn’t have the survival instinct God gave lizards. And on the sun-drenched slopes of Sand Hill Road, Silicon Valley’s nerve center of money and technology, kine family hurts sting anew as two brothers who share nothing but blood and bitterness wage a desperate battle against a faceless enemy.

But to be an enjoyable, popcorn read, the novel doesn’t have to churn any new ground. Overview Music Fau,t Charts. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts.

Fault Line by Barry Eisler – FictionDB

Eisler’s characters are gossamer thin. Jan 28, Matt rated it it was amazing. Frightened, Alex calls his brother Ben, a hit man for an Army covert unit that specializes in assassinations.

The three main characters-Alex, Ben, and Sarah are all very different and very flawed.

In Silicon Valley, the eccentric inventor of a new encryption application is murdered in an apparent drug deal. The actual solving of the case is full of bang-up action, and ends with a strange unsatisfactory wrap-up. Description In Silicon Valley, the eccentric inventor of a new encryption application is murdered in an apparent drug deal. And on the sun-drenched slopes of Sand Hill Road, Silicon Valley’s bzrry center of money and technology, old fualt hu.