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Transworld, Feb 23, 2010 - Fiction - 464 pages
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It may be Christmas in New York, but for ex-soldier turned Úlite bodyguard Ryan Lock it's business as usual: his mission is to protect one of America's most ruthless businessmen.

Suddenly gunshots ring out. People run for cover. Innocent people are mown down. Amid the chaos, Lock's hunt for the killers turns into an explosive game of cat and mouse.

Lock's search for the truth takes him from the rooftops of a New York skyscraper to a heavily fortified warehouse on the Hudson where he confronts one of the world's most dangerous women. As the clock ticks towards midnight on New Year's Eve, all routes into and out of Manhattan are sealed, and Lock realises that not only is his own life in terrible danger but so are the lives of millions of others...

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User Review  - gdill - LibraryThing

Decent read for a first-time author. Kept me fully engaged and was always full of action, mystery, and intrigue. It did seem the grammatical errors became more abundant towards the end of the book ... Read full review

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User Review  - juniperjungle - LibraryThing

This was my fourth and final choice from the Transworld Summer Reading Challenge. Whilst chick lit is a favourite genre of mine I also love bloke lit so I thought it'd be good to include a new bloke ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Sean Black grew up in Scotland, studied film in New York and has written the screenplays for many of Britain's best-known TV dramas. While writing Lockdown, he undertook a gruelling 24-day close protection course encompassing two weeks in an army camp in the UK, followed by firearms training in the Czech Republic. Lockdown, the first in a major series featuring Ryan Lock, is his first novel.

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