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The first book in a new thriller series featuring action hero Ryan Lock, ex-soldier now security chief, here hired to protect the head of a high-tech bio-lab using animals for experiments … and then human guinea pigs It’s ace – high in tension, action, surprises and human drama, one of the best of its kind – and it’s a first novel.
New York. It may be Christmas in New York, but for ex-soldier turned elite bodyguard Ryan Lock, it's business as usual: his mission is to protect one of America's most ruthless businessmen. A Bloody Shoot-Out. 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. A Deadly Secret. 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...
Publication date: 24/06/2010
Publisher: Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group) an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
|Publication date:||24th June 2010|
|Publisher:||Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group) an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd|
|Genres:||Action Adventure / Spy, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,|
|Categories:||Thriller / suspense,|
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 Wales, followed by a week of firearms training in the Czech Republic. To research his next novel, Deadlock, he 'did time' in Pelican Bay Supermax prison which is home to some of America's most violent inmates.More About Sean Black