Nothing Lasts Forever by Roderick Thorp
(The book that inspired the movie Die Hard)

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High atop a Los Angeles skyscraper, an office Christmas party turns into a deadly cage-match between a lone New York City cop and a gang of international terrorists. Every action fan knows it could only be the explosive big-screen blockbuster Die Hard. But before Bruce Willis blew away audiences as unstoppable hero John McClane, author Roderick Thorp knocked out thriller readers with the bestseller that started it all.

A dozen heavily armed terrorists have taken hostages, issued demands, and promised bloodshed all according to plan. But they haven't counted on a death-defying, one-man cavalry with no shoes, no backup, and no intention of going down easily. As hot-headed cops swarm outside, and cold-blooded killers wield machine guns and rocket launchers inside, the stage is set for the ultimate showdown between anti-hero and uber-villains. Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good fight to the death. Ho ho ho!
 

About Roderick Thorp

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Roderick Thorp is the bestselling author of The Detective, which was made into a film starring Frank Sinatra. Mr. Thorp worked as a private detective for nine years and did extensive crime reporting including a twenty-one-part series on cocaine traffic in southern California, which was published in the Los Angeles Herald Examiner. His other titles include Rainbow Drive and Devlin.
 
Published December 18, 2011 by Graymalkin Media. 240 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure, War, Literature & Fiction, Crime, Horror. Fiction

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Joe Leland is back—he's The Detective who conducted that long psychosexual investigation back in 1966 (Frank Sinatra in the movie).

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I’m talking about the book, Nothing Lasts Forever, by Roderick Thorp, the original book the movie was based on.

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