Panic by Jeff Abbott

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From New York Times bestselling author Jeff Abbott...

What if everything about your life was a lie?

Evan Casher is a successful documentary filmmaker with a perfect life--until the day his mother is brutally murdered. Suddenly pursued by a ruthless circle of killers, Evan discovers his entire past has been a carefully constructed lie. With only one chance at survival and no one he can trust, Evan must discover the shocking truth about his family--and himself...

About Jeff Abbott

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Jeff Abbott is the New York Times-bestselling author of thirteen novels. His books include the Sam Capra thrillers Adrenaline and The Last Minute (winner of an International Thriller Writers Award), as well as the standalone novels Panic, Fear, and Collision. Jeff is a three-time nominee for the Edgar award. He lives in Austin with his family. You can visit his website at
Published April 2, 2013 by Grand Central Publishing. 443 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction

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Not many audio versions of thrillers start with the bang that Abbott and Ganser bring to this story about a young man whose life explodes one spring morning.

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Book Reporter

He quickly discovers that his parents are not who he thinks they were, and that someone --- actually, a group of someones --- believes that Casher possesses information that they are all too willing to kill for in order to obtain.

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The Bookbag

To put its page-turnability into perspective, I must tell you that I read it whilst on holiday, largely with nothing better to do and to avoid yet another game of Top Trumps - Supercars with my 41 year-old husband, and although it didn't set my world aflame in the way that similar "killerthriller...

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Reviewing the Evidence

PANIC is in the same vein as thrillers such as The Bourne Identity, but the difference here is that Evan Casher is an ordinary person who has become embroiled in a fight against armed and trained killers.

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Marnie, the self-disciplined and mother hen of the group, is less compassionate than Hannah but she earns brownie points with me when she rightfully points out to Hannah and Shoshanna what Jessa is all about.

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Panic is a high-octane, action packed novel with more twists than a high speed car chase.

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Panic is really about boy who is crazy in love not just with his girlfriend but his parents as well, and is thrown into a world of guns, spies and fighting they have always know.

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For sceptical adults, Panic is far too awash with far-fetched ideas to be enjoyable, and a 16 year old protagonist can't help in selling it to a market where everyone left their childhood a long time ago.

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Aamina, age 14 Carly, age 16 Demelza, age 16 Kitty, age 15 Madeleine, age 15 Maria, age 16 Maryam, age 18 Michael, age 14 Rhys, age 15 Taryn, age 15 Tulsi, age 15 Vickie, age 15 If you'd like to sign up to become an Atomic you need to be aged 12-18 and live in the UK.

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And overall I would recommend this book to anyone in the young adult audience especially those boys who are looking for a book that isn’t paranormal or romantic in the slightest.

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