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Hit and Run by Lawrence Block
  

Hit and Run

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September 2009 Book of the Month.

Shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger 2009.

CWA Judges’ comments: ‘Immoral and highly entertaining, Block makes us root for his hitman anti-hero.’

Despite being a hitman Keller is an incredibly likeable character the readers routes for all the way. When Keller decides to take one last job before retiring he soon realises what a huge mistake that was and what a massive set up he has found himself in. Lawrence Block is one of the best crime writers around and we know you will love this latest slice of action.

Keller series:
1. Hit Man
2. Hit List
3. Hit Parade

4. Hit and Run

If you like Lawrence Block you might also like to read books by John D Macdonald, James Lee Burke and Robert B. Parker.

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Synopsis

Hit and Run by Lawrence Block

When Keller gets the call to make a hit on a man in Iowa, he's tempted to pass. So far he's been lucky in his chosen profession, and he's got enough stashed away to retire. Just one more, he thinks. But he quickly finds that this job might not just mark the end of his career - it could be the end of him, period.

After three days in a motel room he realises he was never meant to make the hit - he was just supposed to take the fall when a prominent politician was gunned down by someone else. Suddenly he's on the run, all the evidence pointing the cops his way and literally nowhere to go.

Reviews

The fourth thriller in the 'Hit' series, a gripping insight into the life of John Keller, stamp collector, chronic worrier - and assassin... From 'one of crime writing's most accomplished stylists' GUARDIAN

About the Author

Lawrence Block

Lawrence Block was awarded the CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger in 2004. He is also a Grand Master of the Mystery Writers of America. He is the author of many novels and short stories and has won numerous awards for his mystery writing. He lives and works in New York City.

Author photo © Mary Reagan

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Publication date

20th August 2009

Author

Lawrence Block

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Publisher

Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Format

Paperback
304 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Action Adventure / Spy
All Shortlists and Winners
Books of the Month
Crime / Mystery
eBook Favourites

Crime & mystery

ISBN

9780752893600

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