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Publisher Description

An NPR and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year
A Library Journal Best Thriller of the Year


“A gamechanger. Nick Mason is one of the best main characters I've read in years.”—Harlan Coben

From New York Times-bestselling, two-time Edgar-award-winning author Steve Hamilton comes an unforgettable new hero, a man who will walk out of prison and into a harrowing double life that is anything but free.

Nick Mason has already spent five years inside a maximum security prison when an offer comes that will grant his release twenty years early. He accepts—but the deal comes with a terrible price.

Now, back on the streets, Nick Mason has a new house, a new car, money to burn, and a beautiful roommate. He’s returned to society, but he's still a prisoner. Whenever his cell phone rings, day or night, Nick must answer it and follow whatever order he is given. It’s the deal he made with Darius Cole, a criminal mastermind serving a double-life term who runs an empire from his prison cell.

Forced to commit increasingly more dangerous crimes, hunted by the relentless detective who put him behind bars, and desperate to go straight and rebuild his life with his daughter and ex-wife, Nick will ultimately have to risk everything—his family, his sanity, and even his life—to finally break free.

GENRE
Mysteries & Thrillers
RELEASED
2016
May 17
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
304
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Publishing Group
SELLER
PENGUIN GROUP USA, INC.
SIZE
1.8
MB

Customer Reviews

askmar ,

A compelling good read!

A most enjoyable caper, unpredictable and compelling in causing me to read it compulsively until finished. Recommended.

Mooiboot ,

Superficial nonsense

I enjoyed his previous writing and pre-ordered this one. Thin, superficial and not a clichè untouched. A typical contract book to be delivered in a quick turnaround

G42018 ,

Good read

One flaw, when in Chicago, you don't watch the sun set over the lake. You watch the sunrise, but not set.

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