Long after Bourne’s literal creator has passed Jason lives on in the skilled mind and fingers of Eric Van Lustbaderusing Robert Ludlum as a muse. In the latest novel in the legacy, Bourne is pitted against an unknown enemy, is surrounded by friend and foe alike, and cannot reasonably tell them apart. In The Bourne Dominion former Treadstone agent Jason Bourne is pursued as he pursues through South America and the Middle East chasing down a terrorist plot. That description is rather generic I know, but I really hate to give too much away. If you are a fan of Jason Bourne you’ll know that he handles events in the typical Bourne way.
Author Van Lustbader once again does an admirable job handling the responsibility of the Ludlum brand. The Bourne Dominion is jam-packed with adventure and death (mostly to the bad guys). While it is not the best in the Bourne series, it is better than most thrillers out there and as such is worth reading. My only complaint, if you can call it that, is that one of the story lines is somewhat unresolved and begs for a sequel which I am sure will be release for next summer’s reading season.
I’ll be one of the first in line to buy it.