Sudden Death by Allison Brennan
A Novel of Suspense

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Heroic Justice

When a homeless veteran is found dead in a squalid Sacramento alley, FBI special agent Megan Elliott vows to find the murdered hero’s killer. Her investigation gets complicated fast, for the victim, a former Delta Force soldier, is just one link in a nationwide spree of torture and murder.

Straight off a job rescuing medical missionaries, soldier-for-hire Jack Kincaid returns to his home base in the Texas border town of Hidalgo only to receive the news that one of his closest colleagues–also ex-military–has been brutally murdered. Faced with an inept local police force, Jack takes matters into his own hands.

Now, as part of a national task force to stop the sadistic killings, by-the-book Megan and burn-the-book Jack form a tense alliance, sparked with conflict and temptation. But they struggle against more than passion, for a vicious pair of killers has only just begun a rampage of evil . . . and the primary target is much closer than Megan suspects.


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About Allison Brennan

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ALLISON BRENNAN is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of eighteen novels and many short stories. A former consultant in the California State Legislature, she lives in Northern California with her husband Dan and their five children.
 
Published February 17, 2009 by Ballantine Books. 450 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Romance, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Crime. Fiction

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Both players take turbulent detours into semi-retirement or the bush leagues on the way to their, big match eight years later--Alex's schizo buddy kills a fellow player and is later shot in revenge, Fletch impregnates a teen love who marries somebody else--but all characters remain as fiat as Wim...

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It was easy to slip back into the world of these figures, but at times, I felt that this gave the novel a sense of déjà vu, as I was often gripped by the feeling that I had read this novel, or something very like it, somewhere before.

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