The Survivor

The Survivor

Book - 2011
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It's every cop's worst nightmare. Especially when his daughter's in the line of fire.

In his first hour back from a six-month leave of absence, Detective Jacob Striker's day quickly turns into a nightmare. He is barely on scene five minutes at his daughter's high school when he encounters an Active Shooter situation. Three men wearing hockey masks - Black, White, and Red - have stormed the school with firearms and are killing indiscriminately.

Striker takes immediate action. Within minutes two of the gunmen are dead, and Striker is close to ending the violence. But then the last gunman, Red Mask, does something unexpected. He runs up to his fallen comrade, racks the shotgun, and unloads five rounds, obliterating the man's face and hands. And before Striker can react, Red Mask escapes.

Against the clock, Striker investigates the killings for which there is no known motive and no known suspect. Soon his investigation takes him to darker places, and he realizes that not everything at Saint Patrick's High is as it seems. The closer he gets to the truth, the more dangerous his world becomes. Until Striker himself is in the line of fire.

And the violence follows him home . . .
Publisher: Toronto : Simon & Schuster, c2011.
ISBN: 9780857205469
Characteristics: ix, 513 p. ;,24 cm.


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Dec 28, 2014

From the first three sentences [Dying is easy; living is the hard part. Homicide Detective Jacob Striker knew this too well. Although 'surviving' seemed a better word than 'living'.] to the end, this fast-paced page-turner keeps your attention -- and keeps you wondering whether how the survivors will cope. // Exciting first effort from an active homicide detective from Vancouver, BC (where the story is centered). // Looking forward to the second book in the series (four to date).

Jan 31, 2014

The story got off to a roaring start and kept going right until the end. I had trouble putting it down. Loved it.

Nov 18, 2013

better than Connelly!!!!!

jng30s Jan 26, 2012

gripped me right from the beginning, fast paced thirller! Quick easy read.

Oct 14, 2011

Best book ever lol
I even know the authour XD

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