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A Wanted Man - Robert B. Parker
A Wanted Man
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It’s down to fathers and fatherhood.Ben Bracken, ex-soldier, has just got out of Strangeways.Not by the front door.With him, he has his ‘insurance policy’ – a bag of evidence that will guarantee his freedom, provided he can keep it safe – and he has money, carefully looked after by a friend, Jack... show more
It’s down to fathers and fatherhood.Ben Bracken, ex-soldier, has just got out of Strangeways.Not by the front door.With him, he has his ‘insurance policy’ – a bag of evidence that will guarantee his freedom, provided he can keep it safe – and he has money, carefully looked after by a friend, Jack Brooker.Rejected by the army, disowned by his father, and any hopes of parenthood long since shattered, Ben has no anchors in his life.No one to keep him steady. No one to stop his cause…The plan: to wreak justice on the man who had put him in prison in the first place. Terry ‘The Turn-Up’ Masters, a nasty piece of work, whose crime organisation is based in London.But before Ben can get started on his mission, another matter is brought to his attention: Jack’s father has been murdered and he will not rest until the killers are found.Suddenly, Ben finds himself drawn in to helping Jack in his quest for revenge.In the process, he descends into the fold of Manchester’s most notorious crime organisation – the Berg – the very people he wants to bring down…This action-packed and fast-paced story will keep you turning the pages. Manchester is vividly portrayed as Ben races around the city seeking vengeance.Praise for A Wanted Man'Narrated with page-turning mastery... A stunning crime thriller' – GOODBOOKSTODAY.COM ‘A dark, gripping, revenge thriller’ – Thomas WaughRobert Parker is a new exciting voice, with a law degree and a degree in film and media production. He currently writes full time, while also making time to encourage new young readers and authors through readings and workshops at local schools and bookstores.
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Format: Kindle Edition
ASIN: B072333TYM
Publisher: Endeavour Press
Pages no: 245
Edition language: English
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The Avid Reader
The Avid Reader rated it
4.0 A Wanted Man
A Wanted Man means exactly what it says. Ben Bracken is A Wanted Man he just walked out of prison and is now on the run. Yeah Ben is on the run, but he has his insurance policy though and hopefully in a safe place and he intends on making the people who helped put him in prison pay. Ben wants justic...
Tina (HDB)
Tina (HDB) rated it
3.5 Review: A Wanted Man
Truth be told, this book was a bit jumbled at first. We jump right into Ben's life and there's very little explanation. I would have preferred a little introduction but we do get a bit of history and context as the book progresses. Needless to say, there is some graphic violence discussed, so be war...
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