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Author: Eric Lustbader
ISBN: 0586055363
Language: English
Pages: 592 pages
Category: Genre Fiction
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd; New Ed edition (1982)
Rating: 4.8
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FB2 size: 1502 kb | EPUB size: 1292 kb | DJVU size: 1315 kb
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Eric Van Lustbader (Author). Sirens" by Joseph Knox is the edgy, debut crime novel in the Detective Constable Aidan Waits series and a cracking thriller it is too!

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Eric Van Lustbader (Author). Sirens is set in the early months of a very British winter and takes full advantage of the grey skies, swirling rain and dark shadows to enhance the storyline. It truly is Grey Britain and not somewhere one would choose to linger.

Mr. Lustbader is Eric Van Lustbader was born and raised in Greenwich Village. He is the author of more than twenty-five best-selling novels, including The Ninja, in which he introduced Nicholas Linnear, one of modern fiction's most beloved and enduring heroes. The Ninja was sold to 20th CenturyFox, to be made into a major motion picture. Mr. Lustbader is a graduate of Columbia College, with a degree in Sociology.

As he struggles to keep both young women safe and unearth the answers he seeks, hunted by everyone from the Russian mafia to the Ukrainian police to his own NSA, Jack learns just how far up the American and Russian political ladders corruption and treachery has reached.

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Suddenly she finds her private life invaded by a nightmare that matches the script. About the Author: In addition to writing numerous bestselling novels, Lustbader spent fifteen years in the music industry. Learn more about this copy. Shipping: US$ . 8 From United Kingdom to .

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Comments (7)
Inabel
Joseph Knox's action-packed crime drama turns Manchester into Chicago, where everyone could be pushing drugs or young flesh.Aidan Waits, a seemingly disgraced police officer, actually working undercover, is persuaded to rescue a millionaire's underage daughter from this world,but the harder he tries, the more complex the situation grows. Atmospheric and keeps you guessing.
BOND
Gritty witty and clever. excellent plot line. expertly crafted characters all woven into a good book. Highly recommended.
If you like rebus, then this book will not disappoint.
Bodwyn
good
Ckelond
I was taken away from the first page
luisRED
I love the details this author used in his previous series of Japan and China. This was very different but just as good
Hunaya
The book was exactly as described and arrived well within the delivery timeframe.
Felhalar
If one reads a fair amount of great books ya may find this one good. If you're a pulper, here's one to step up your game, ya git.
Joseph Knox is one of a new breed of crime writers creating gritty stories based around the northern industrial gang ridden Manchester belt. What he does he does extremely well exposing vice and corruption in the underbelly of inner city life. Aidan Waits is a detective living on the edge quite happy to accept the odd little gift, enjoy a crafty snifter, or test the strength of his septum by sniffing copious amounts of cocaine. When his boss Superintendant Parrs confronts Waits, outlining his numerous misdemeanours, he suggests a solution that will benefit both parties. Aidan must agree to infiltrate and feedback intelligence on the activities of gang supremo Zain Carver and the only way to achieve this is to go deep undercover......

Although this is a well written story and there are many and varied characters on show in a city overflowing with illegal late night activity, it was not a novel I particularly enjoyed. I realize that this is probably the first in a new series, by a writer who some may well view as a new Lee Child or Simon Kernick, but for me as a standalone work it failed to inspire. I need my crime to be riddled with characters who appear to be strong on the surface but are consumed by doubt and indecision. I want to explore their weaknesses and to be shown how this impacts on their daily existence not only for them but for the immediate family and loved ones. I read this story in two sittings and found the content more akin to a script for a well made tv series, enough to keep me entertained but little to entice me to return.Many thanks to the publishers who in return for an honest review supplied me with a gratis copy, and that is what I have written.