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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fosston Public Library PET (Text) 33500012630075 Main Available -
Mahnomen Public Library PET (Text) 33500012630083 Main Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780399575648
  • ISBN: 0399575634
  • ISBN: 9780399575631
  • Physical Description: 387 pages ; 24 cm.
    print
  • Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2018]

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Summary, etc.: Combat veteran Peter Ash leaves a simple life rebuilding hiking trails in Oregon to help his good friend Henry Nygaard, whose daughter runs a Denver security company that protects cash-rich cannabis entrepreneurs from modern-day highwaymen. Henry's son-in-law and the company's operations manager were carrying a large sum of client money when their vehicle vanished without a trace, leaving Henry's daughter and her company vulnerable.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2017 November #1
    What would modern thriller writers do without war in the Middle East? The brutal conflicts in Iran and Afghanistan have produced a population of damaged men with deadly skills and a longing to fight a good fight and maybe cancel out the bad things they've seen. And done. Petrie's series hero, Peter Ash, who looks like "he was made mostly of ax handles and shovel heads," is helping a fledgling security company protect the profits of a marijuana entrepreneur. After a cash haul is hijacked in a freshly imagined scene—the hijackers use a wrecker, an ambulance, and a cop car, making them safe from being questioned—Ash reminds himself that "he was a trained killer." A lovely series of fights and chases follows. Some are wildly funny, like a downhill getaway atop an out-of-control hospital gurney. Readers may seize up at the introduction of a stock figure we thought we'd gone beyond: the woman who tries to help and muddles everything. But Petrie knows what he's doing. It all works just fine. Copyright 2017 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Nick Petrie received his MFA in fiction from the University of Washington, won a Hopwood Award for short fiction while an undergraduate at the University of Michigan, and his story "At the Laundromat" won the 2006 Short Story Contest in the The Seattle Review, a national literary journal. A husband and father, he runs a home-inspection business in Milwaukee. His previous novels in the Peter Ash series are The Drifter, winner of the ITW Thriller Award and the Barry Award for Best First Novel, and Burning Bright.

Subject: Veterans Fiction
Criminal investigation Fiction
Marijuana industry Fiction
Criminal investigation
Marijuana industry
Veterans
FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense
FICTION / Thrillers / General
FICTION / Thrillers / Military
FICTION / Thrillers / Military
FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Mystery fiction.
Suspense fiction.
Fiction.
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