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Killer's Choice - Jack Dana

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Zusatztext “[A] neatly rendered and readily consumed tale of suspense in which elegance counterbalances horror.” —Booklist Praise for Kill and Be Killed “This is delightfully sophisticated entertainment. After Begley’s 1996 novel ‘About Schmidt!’ Albert Schmidt returned for two more novels. Jack Dana deserves another encore.” —San Francisco Chronicle “A gripping thriller filled with tension! danger! and the unknown; and written in such graceful prose! it deserves to be called a literary thriller.” —The Huffington Post “An intriguing follow-up to  Killer! Come Hither  . . . Fans of Lee Child’s Jack Reacher should enjoy Jack Dana’s adventures.” —Publishers Weekly “ Kill and Be Killed  is a humdinger. The final confrontation between Jack and Abner Brown is unforgettable.” —Southampton Press “Begley remains one of America’s most able storytellers—reliably smart! naughty and wise.” —Toronto Star Zusammenfassung Marine-turned-novelist Jack Dana is back in Louis Begley's most intense! suspenseful! and deadly adventure yet. With the death of his nemesis! corrupt business mogul Abner Brown! retired Marine infantry officer Jack Dana thought he could finally return to his peaceful career as a novelist. And after falling hard for Heidi Krohn! the glamorous high-powered lawyer who helped avenge his best friend's death! Jack is beginning to dream of starting a family of his own.     But dark forces intervene to upend Jack's comfortable new life when two of his uncle Harry's closest friends are brutally murdered in their own home. Quickly it becomes clear that these murders are a message! sent by a shadowy criminal Jack comes to call "the Monster." His warning to Jack: a fate even more cruel awaits you. Indeed! despite the best-laid precautions! there seems to be no escape when Heidi and her nephew are kidnapped. With their lives in the balance! Jack must take the only step honor will allow and face the Monster alone! whatever the consequences.      In Killer's Choice ! master stylist Louis Begley returns to Jack's Upper East Side and Sag Harbor settings and concludes Jack's chilling saga with his most powerful crescendo to date. Informationen zum Autor Louis Begley 's previous novels include  Kill and be Killed; Killer! Come Hither; Memories of a Marriage; About Schmidt;  and  Wartime Lies ! which won the PEN/Hemingway Award and the Irish Times/Aer Lingus International Fiction Prize. His work has been translated into fourteen languages. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Klappentext Marine-turned-novelist Jack Dana is back in Louis Begley's most intense! suspenseful! and deadly adventure yet. With the death of his nemesis! corrupt business mogul Abner Brown! retired Marine infantry officer Jack Dana thought he could finally return to his peaceful career as a novelist. And after falling hard for Heidi Krohn! the glamorous high-powered lawyer who helped avenge his best friend's death! Jack is beginning to dream of starting a family of his own. But dark forces intervene to upend Jack's comfortable new life when two of his uncle Harry's closest friends are brutally murdered in their own home. Quickly it becomes clear that these murders are a message! sent by a shadowy criminal Jack comes to call "the Monster." His warning to Jack: a fate even more cruel awaits you. Indeed! despite the best-laid precautions! there seems to be no escape when Heidi and her nephew are kidnapped. With their lives in the balance! Jack must take the only step honor will allow and face the Monster alone! whatever the consequences. In Killer's Choice ! master stylist Louis Begley returns to Jack's Upper East Side and Sag Harbor settings and c...

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"[A] neatly rendered and readily consumed tale of suspense in which elegance counterbalances horror."
-Booklist

Praise for Kill and Be Killed

"This is delightfully sophisticated entertainment. After Begley's 1996 novel 'About Schmidt,' Albert Schmidt returned for two more novels. Jack Dana deserves another encore."
-San Francisco Chronicle

"A gripping thriller filled with tension, danger, and the unknown; and written in such graceful prose, it deserves to be called a literary thriller."
-The Huffington Post

"An intriguing follow-up to Killer, Come Hither . . . Fans of Lee Child's Jack Reacher should enjoy Jack Dana's adventures."
-Publishers Weekly

"Kill and Be Killed is a humdinger. The final confrontation between Jack and Abner Brown is unforgettable."
-Southampton Press

"Begley remains one of America's most able storytellers-reliably smart, naughty and wise."
-Toronto Star

Product details

Authors Louis Begley
Publisher Nan A Talese PRH US
 
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 31.08.2019
 
EAN 9780385544948
ISBN 978-0-385-54494-8
No. of pages 220
Dimensions 150 mm x 217 mm x 24 mm
Series Jack Dana
Jack Dana
Subject Fiction > Narrative literature

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