The Third Bullet: A Bob Lee Swagger Novel

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Center Point Large Print, 2013 - Fiction - 679 pages
18 Reviews

Bob Lee Swagger is on the case of one of the most enduring controversies in history: the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Jr. Fifty years after the shots that brought America to its knees, the tough-as-nails sniper turns his forensic skills toward the most baffling crime of all time.

What really happened on November 22, 1963? Why did the third bullet aimed at John F. Kennedy explode? The Warren Commission had no idea. The 4,000 authors and investigators who followed the case remain clueless. But Bob Lee Swagger knows. With the help of a new clue, Swagger follows a tantalizing path through old records, intelligence archives, and historical buildings back to the sniper's nest.

Pitting the perfect hero against one of history's most infamous crimes, The Third Bullet is Stephen Hunter at his heart-pounding best.

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Review: The Third Bullet (Bob Lee Swagger #8)

User Review  - Dtt - Goodreads

A present-day hit-and-run homicide draws Bob Lee Swagger -- retired marine sniper and all-around troubleshooter extraordinaire -- into the maze of circumstances, coincidences, and conspiracy theories ... Read full review

Review: The Third Bullet (Bob Lee Swagger #8)

User Review  - Scott Holstad - Goodreads

I liked this book. It was a real adventure to read and even though it plodded along at times (I wouldn't call it a "thriller."), I guess it was kind of a suspense novel. Bob Lee Swagger is a former ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Stephen Hunter was born on March 25, 1946, in Kansas City, Missouri. He received a bachelor's degree in journalism from Northwestern University in 1968. He spent two years in the United States Army as a ceremonial soldier in Washington, D.C., and later wrote for a military paper, the Pentagon News. In 1971, he joined The Baltimore Sun as a copy editor and he became its film critic in 1982. He won the American Society of Newspaper Editors Distinguished Writing Award in the criticism category in 1998 and the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 2003. He is the author of several books including The Master Sniper, The Second Saladin, Dirty White Boys, and Soft Target. He is also the author of the Bob Lee Swagger series and the Earl Swagger series. He has written non-fiction books including Violent Screen: A Critic's 13 Years on the Front Lines of Movie Mayhem, American Gunfight, and Now Playing at the Valencia.

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