But as rakkim searches for sarah, he is tracked by Darwin, a brilliant psychopathic killer trained in the same secretive unit as Rakkim. After simultaneous nuke attacks had destroyed several major cities, Israel had been blamed, resulting in a devastating second civil war in the United States. To survive, rakkim must become darwin’s assassin in a bloody, nerve-racking chase that takes them through the looking-glass world of the Islamic States of America, and culminates dramatically as Rakkim and Sarah battle to expose the truth to the entire world.
Prayers for the Assassin: A Novel Assassin Trilogy Book 1 #ad - Everything is controlled by the state, paranoia rules, and rebels plot to regain free will. Chicago is the site of a civil war battle. If this information is true, it will destabilize the nation. An uneasy truce leaves the nation divided between an Islamic republic with its capital in Seattle and the Christian Bible Belt in the old South.
But when sarah suddenly goes missing, the security chief of the Islamic republic calls upon Rakkim Epps, her lover and a former elite warrior, to find her—no matter the risk.
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To the west stretches the islamic republic, repressive Black Robes, seemingly governed by a moderate president but hollowed from within by the violent, a shadowy fundamentalist group intent on crushing all those who do not follow Allah's path. The united states no longer exists, and in its place two new nations maintain an uneasy coexistence.
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C. Have been leveled by nuclear bombs. Accompanying rakkim is Leo, a naive nineteen-year-old whose technologically enhanced brain is crucial to their success. Together they sneak through the Belt, a lawless territory where a bloodthirsty, drug-addled militia prepares for the End-Times. Meanwhile, the old one, the ancient and immensely rich Muslim fanatic who seeks to rule both American nations, plots his attack from the safety of his ocean liner.
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Riven by intellectual and social decay, both the Islamic Republic and the Belt are at the brink of collapse. Weakened by their endless conflict, both countries are now threatened by the expansionist dreams of the Aztlán Empire formerly known as Mexico to the south, Arizona, New Mexico, which has steadily encroached deep into the regions once called California, and Texas.
The old one is aided by his sadistic, gravenholtz, carbon-skinned enforcer, whom Rakkim failed to kill in an earlier encounter and who now wishes to kill Rakkim and those he loves. And there's only one man who can do it: Rakkim Epps, genetically enhanced shadow warrior and hero of the two previous books in Robert Ferrigno's astonishing Assassin Trilogy.
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A stunning stand-alone read, Heart of the Assassin is a feast of cinematic violence, brilliant plotting, and futuristic scene-setting. Time is also running out for epps's archenemy, the Old One, the sly, immensely rich Muslim fanatic who seeks to create one world under his domination.
Game of Snipers Bob Lee SwaggerG.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - When bob lee swagger is approached by a woman who lost a son to war and has spent the years since risking all that she has to find the sniper who pulled the trigger, he knows right away he'll do everything in his power to help her. National bestseller"bob lee swagger is a true American literary icon. Mark greaney, new york times bestselling author of Mission CriticalIn this blazing new thriller from Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Hunter, master sniper Bob Lee Swagger takes on his biggest job to date.
. And confronts an assassin with skills that match his own. But what begins as a favor becomes an obsession, the FBI, teaming up with the Mossad, and soon Swagger is back in the action, and local American law enforcement as he tracks a sniper who is his own equal. And attempts to decipher that assassin's ultimate target before it's too late.
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But thorpe's plans get a little out of hand, two mentally challenged goons with a penchant for violence, and Thorpe becomes immersed in a criminal underworld peopled by a drug dealing surfer with a socially-climbing wife, and a vicious Romanian named Vlad.
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Chicago tribune the inspiration for the USA Network series Shooter He was one the best Marine snipers in Vietnam. Today, disgruntled hero of an unheroic war, twenty years later, all Bob Lee Swagger wants to be left alone and to leave the killing behind. A harsh, visceral, novel of conspiracy and betrayal.
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The Girl Who Cried Wolf#ad - Ferrigno can make you afraid, he can make you laugh, and he can make you keep turning the pages. The washington post book World"Ferrigno has a gift for creating confrontations of high impact and his dialogue bites hard. It gets worse. His first novel, although, the horse latitudes, to be fair, was called "the fiction debut of the season" by Time magazine, it was only May.
He balances the tough doings with a strong sense of moral outrage and compassion. Los angeles times Book Review"An awesomely good writer. Elmore leonard"I never miss a book by Robert Ferrigno. Michael connellyabout the author: A former college professor, professional poker player and newspaper reporter, Robert Ferrigno is the author of thirteen thrillers.
The Girl Who Cried Wolf #ad - The girl Who Cried Wolf. Is a swift thriller and a wickedly funny satire of the more fuzzyheaded wing of the environmental movement. The seattle timesgetting kidnapped on a visit to Seattle wasn't in Remy Brandt's agenda. He would like to lose twenty pounds and find a near-mint copy of Space Western #2 at a garage sale.
The kidnappers should be worried about him.
Nights in White Castle: A MemoirLittle, Brown and Company #ad - From a menial summer job at suburban bennigan's, to first-time college experiences in Milwaukee, to surviving early adulthood in seedy New York City, this deeply touching odyssey will remind any reader of those special moments when they too went from innocence to experience. And it ends at a desk in the legendary time & Life building, with that same boy-now in his early 20s and writing professionally-reflecting on how the hell he got there from what seems like a distant universe.
. In between, steve rushin whisks us along on an extraordinarily funny, tender, and altogether unforgettable journey. Picking up where he left off in his acclaimed memoir Sting-Ray Afternoons, Steve Rushin brilliantly captures a bygone era, and the thrills of new adulthood in the early 80s. It begins in bloomington, minnesota, with a 13-year-old kid staging his own author photo that he hopes will someday grace the cover of a book jacket.
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In reality, the nickel academy is a grotesque chamber of horrors where the sadistic staff beats and sexually abuses the students, corrupt officials and locals steal food and supplies, and any boy who resists is likely to disappear "out back. Stunned to find himself in such a vicious environment, Elwood tries to hold onto Dr.
New york times bestsellernational book critics circle award finalistone of time magazine's 10 best fiction books of the decadewinner of the kirkus prizelonglisted for the national book award in this bravura follow-up to the pulitzer prize, and national book award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida.
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King's ringing assertion "Throw us in jail and we will still love you. His friend turner thinks elwood is worse than naive, that the world is crooked, and that the only way to survive is to scheme and avoid trouble.
Black Light Bob Lee Swagger Novels Book 2Island Books #ad - Weaving together characters from his national bestsellers Point of Impact and Dirty White Boys, Stephen Hunter's gripping thriller builds to an exhilarating climax—and an explosion of gunfire that blasts open the secrets of two generations. Praise for black light “put on your seat belt—Black Light is a wild ride you won't forget.
The chicago tribune“nobody writes action better than Stephen Hunter and Black Light is one of his best. Only one thing stands between a son and his father's killer: forty years of lies. The plot is fast-paced, well-constructed and builds to a pulse-pounding night ambush. Hunter knows his guns, and he writes about them with a precision that holds the attention of even a fervent anti-gun supporter.
Black Light Bob Lee Swagger Novels Book 2 #ad - The orlando sentinel“One of the most skilled hands in the thriller business. Swagger's father, a state trooper, Earl, was investigating the brutal murder of a young woman that day. By midnight Earl Swagger lay dead in a deserted cornfield. Now bob Lee wants answers. He wants to know the truth behind the shoot -out that took his father's life, a mystery buried in forty years of lies.
Because for bob lee swagger, the killing didn't end that day in Blue Eye, Arkansas.
Bloody Genius A Virgil Flowers Novel Book 12G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - Each carries their views to extremes that may seem absurd, right? Then a renowned and confrontational scholar winds up dead, but highly educated people of sound mind and good intentions can reasonably disagree, and Virgil Flowers is brought in to investigate . Virgil flowers will have to watch his back--and his mouth--as he investigates a college culture war turned deadly in another one of Sandford's "madly entertaining Virgil Flowers mysteries" New York Times Book Review.
At the local state university, two feuding departments have faced off on the battleground of science and medicine. Among this group of wildly impassioned, diametrically opposed zealots lurks a killer, and it will be up to Virgil to sort the murderer from the mere maniacs. And as he probes the recent ideological unrest, he soon comes to realize he's dealing with people who, on this one particular issue, are functionally crazy.