Time to start the discussion of our next novel from The Bestseller Code 100 list, The Bourne Betrayal by Eric Van Lustbader.
This post does not contain spoilers.
The Bourne Betrayal* by Eric Van Lustbader
Jason Bourne is a spy who has lost his memory. Now he fights to stay alive while he figures out his real identity and pieces together his past.
Robert Ludlum wrote the first three novels in the Jason Bourne series:
- The Bourne Identity (1980)
- The Bourne Supremacy (1986)
- The Bourne Ultimatum (1990)
After Ludlum passed away, Eric Van Lustbader continued the series, starting with The Bourne Legacy (2004). The Bourne Betrayal is the second novel written by Van Lustbader. The novels have also been made into a popular movie series starring Matt Damon.
Summary: In this novel Jason Bourne goes to rescue his friend, a CIA deputy director, who has been kidnapped. The chase takes him to Africa where he discovers he might be a pawn in a plot to destroy America.
Have you read The Bourne Betrayal by Eric Van Lustbader? We’d love to hear your thoughts.
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- Karen’s review from a reader’s perspective
- Roberta’s review from a writer’s perspective
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The next book is number 70. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz (2007) – Discussion begins December 26, 2017. It won the Pulitzer Prize in 2008.