The Mark

by Jason Pinter

Thriller and Suspense Action Adventure Crime and Mystery Debut Books of the Month

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May 2008 Debut of the Month.


The first in a series featuring American journalist Henry Parker, an innocent caught up in murder and hunted by both the police and some very unpleasant “baddies”. Aided and abetted by a “good woman” and battling his way through police corruption, revenge and an assassin with psychological problems, he (obviously) wins the day. I am making this sound very glib but actually it is a cut-above the norm in this area and a good start to what should develop into a terrific series. The next comes in January 2009.

Comparison: Harlan Coben, James Patterson, Simon Kernick

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The Mark Synopsis

Only 24, Henry Parker has come to New York to become the best journalist the world has ever seen.


When he gets his first real assignment, Henry seems destined for greatness. But he never imagined he would become the story, and that the story could cost him his life...




In 24 hours, Henry Parker will be accused of a brutal murder. In 48 hours, he'll be on the run from FBI agents who want nothing more than to watch him die. And in 72 hours, Henry will uncover a secret that can destroy a city...or control it.

About This Edition

ISBN: 9780778302315
Publication date: 16th May 2008
Author: Jason Pinter
Publisher: MIRA Books
Format: Paperback
Primary Genre Thriller and Suspense
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Jason Pinter Press Reviews

"An excellent debut. You are going to love Henry Parker, and you're going to hope he survives the story, but you're not going to bet on it." - Lee Child

"The Mark is a riveting novel with characters that leap of the page, a villain that truly chills the blood, and a story that grabs you from page one and doesn't let go." Tess Gerritsen

"A high octane thriller, The Mark introduces Jason Pinter as a major new talent in thriller fiction." Jeff Abbott

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ISBN: 9781947993150
Publication date: 09/11/2017
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780778302315
Publication date: 16/05/2008
Format: Paperback

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About Jason Pinter

Jason Pinter clearly knows a thing or two about what makes a good book - having worked in the editorial departments of major New York publishing houses. All that expertise is clear to see in The Mark -  his stunning debut novel.

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