Black Friday by Alex Kava
(Maggie O'Dell Novels)

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On the busiest shopping day of the year, a group of idealistic college students believe they're about to carry out an elaborate media stunt at the largest mall in America. They think the equipment in their backpacks will disrupt stores' computer systems, causing delays and chaos, disrupting capitalism, if only for a moment.

What they don't realize is that instead of jamming devices, their backpacks contain explosives. And they're about to become unwitting suicide bombers.

FBI profiler Maggie O'Dell must put her own political troubles aside to work with Nick Morrelli and figure out who's behind this terrorist plot--a massacre that's all the more frightening when a tip reveals that Maggie's brother is one of the doomed protestors.

 

About Alex Kava

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ALEX KAVA's twelve books, two stand-alone novels and ten novels featuring FBI profiler Maggie O'Dell, have been published in more than twenty countries, appearing on bestseller lists in Britain, Australia, Poland, Germany, and Italy. She is a member of Mystery Writers of America and International Thriller Writers. Alex divides her time between Omaha, Nebraska, and Pensacola, Florida.
 
Published August 1, 2010 by Mira. 334 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Romance, Horror, Crime. Fiction

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But as she unwinds layer upon layer of intrigue, much of it involving partisan infighting among politicians and bureaucrats who are supposed to be on the same side, she cuts so rapidly among her cast members, all of them with urgent agendas they’re convinced are at the center or the universe, tha...

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This massacre drags FBI profiler Maggie O’Dell away from her own post-Thanksgiving celebration in Virginia --- a fete that includes newfound love interest Benjamin Platt --- to Minnesota to participate in the investigation.

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I took great delight in the savage twist at the end of Black Friday because up until almost the very end, I had consigned Kava to the ranks of the uneducated and gratuitously naïve about such things – and having been around long enough and experiencing (though thankfully not at close range) many ...

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