Last Shot

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Harper Collins, Aug 1, 2007 - Fiction - 483 pages
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Walker Jameson, dishonored Recon Marine, has pulled off an impossible escape from Terminal Island Penitentiary. After starting a riot, he vanishes from his cell, leaving behind the body of a sadistic killer, and little else.

Deputy U.S. Marshal Tim Rackley, elite manhunter, must track Walker down. But uncertainty begins to color the mission the more that Rackley learns about his quarry, and the more he probes the death of Walker's sister, a suicide that looks increasingly like murder.

With the life of his young nephew hanging in the balance, Walker begins a bloody investigation that propels him through the dark underworld of a big pharmaceutical company and its cutting–edge therapeutic viruses. If Rackley hopes to stop the bloodshed, he must put the pieces together, even if it means battling a lethal opponent every inch his equal.

 

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This was the first book by Hurwitz that I'd read and I literally could not put it down. The plot twists just kept coming fast and thrilling. I kept wondering how "Walk" was going to get out of each ... Read full review

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Deputy U.S. Marshal Tim Rackley returns in Hurwitz's (Do No Harm) seventh novel and fourth entry in the series. Rackley, along with longtime partner George "Bear" Jowalski and a cast of marshals ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Gregg Hurwitz grew up in the Bay Area. While completing a BA from Harvard ('95) and a master's from Trinity College, Oxford in Shakespearean tragedy ('96), he wrote his first novel. He was the undergraduate scholar-athlete of the year at Harvard for his pole-vaulting expertise. Hurwitz is the critically acclaimed, international bestselling author of The Tower, Minutes to Burn, Do No Harm, The Kill Clause, The Program, Troubleshooter, Last Shot, The Crime Writer, Trust No One, They're Watching, and You're Next. His books have been nominated for numerous awards, shortlisted for best novel of the year by International Thriller Writers, and nominated for CWA's Ian Fleming Steel Dagger. In addition to novels, he also writes comics for DC. He penned PENGUIN: Pain and Prejudice, and was recently tapped to write BATMAN: The Dark Knight.

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