BEA'S BOOK NOOK "I can't imagine a man really enjoying a book and reading it only once." C. S. Lewis “If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.” ― Oscar Wilde

Friday, June 19, 2015

The Friday 56: The Ultimatum by Dick Wolf

This is a fun meme to do hosted by Freda's Voice. If you'd like to join in the fun go to The Friday 56.

*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader.
*Find any sentence that grabs you.
*Post it.
*Link it here.

I'm reading an thriller, "The Ultimatum", by Dick Wolf, the creator of the TV show "Law & Order". The quote is from 56%  in the eGalley; I haven't gotten there yet as I'm at 31%.

Before he could get out, while he jerked the shifter into park and readied up his Glock, the Asian leveled the TAR-21 at the cop approaching on Twenty-Fifth Street from the east, a big guy who. at the sight of the rifle, ducked behind a parked van.


  1. Oh, what a fun meme!

    This little excerpt is definitely an intense one.

  2. Well, that sounds pretty interesting. :) Not read a book by this author so maybe I need to look him up. :)

    Friday Memes

  3. Sounds intense! Thanks for sharing and enjoy. Here's mine: “THE NEIGHBORS”

  4. Sound good. I haven't read a thriller in a while. This week I am spotlighting First Grave on the Right by Darynda Jones. It's been on TBR mountain for a while. Happy reading!

  5. I haven't read any thing by him as an author - I feel like I've seen too much Law & Order...

    Check out my Friday 56 (With Book Beginnings).

  6. Very visual excerpt. Sounds thrilling!

    My 56 -

  7. I didn't know Dick Wolf wrote books, I am a L&O junkie. I watch the really old ones on Sundance. Is sounds like it's a police thriller from the quote. I'm going to see if I can get it on NetGalley.
    Hope you can stop by.

  8. Sound like we're in the middle of a firefight. I'll bet that's a good read- sounds fun. :)

  9. There's a lot going on in that long sentence! Sounds like an action-filled story.
    My Friday post features What I Remember Most.

  10. I used to love watching Law & Order! Never read his books though. :-/
    Happy weekend!

  11. I, too, was a fan of Law and Order, so I bet I would like this book.

  12. I hope the book is as good as that quote. Happy weekend, Bea!

  13. This one seems interesting. I hope you enjoy it. :)


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