Introducing Gideon Crew: trickster, prodigy, master thief.At twelve, Gideon Crew witnessed his father, a world-class mathematician, accused of treason and gunned down. At twenty-four, summoned to his dying mother's bedside, Gideon learned the truth: his father was framed and deliberately... show more
Introducing Gideon Crew: trickster, prodigy, master thief.At twelve, Gideon Crew witnessed his father, a world-class mathematician, accused of treason and gunned down. At twenty-four, summoned to his dying mother's bedside, Gideon learned the truth: his father was framed and deliberately slaughtered. With her last breath, she begged her son to avenge him.Now, with a new purpose in his life, Gideon crafts a one-time mission of vengeance, aimed at the perpetrator of his father's destruction. His plan is meticulous, spectacular, and successful.But from the shadows, someone is watching. A very powerful someone, who is impressed by Gideon's special skills. Someone who has need of just such a renegade. For Gideon, this operation may be only the beginning . . .
Publish date: February 22nd 2011
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Pages no: 342
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Spy Thriller
, Mystery Thriller
Series: Gideon Crew (#1)
When I finish a book that totally blows me away, I have to either change genres completely or go to reread a very old fave. This time, I chose to change genres and try a new - to me - series. And it did the trick!This was an enjoyable read. Sort of like the Ilona Andrews book, it felt like some ...
August 1988 Gideon Crew is 12 years old when he accompanies his mother down to Arlington Hall station, where his father works for INSCOM, The United States Army Intelligence and Security. His father is holding hostages. When the hostages are let go Gideon and his mother watch as Gideon’s father ...
Read by John Gloverrosado> walkiesUGH!NEXT!
The story opens with Gideon Crew seeing his father being gunned down in a conspiracy that he learns of later at his mother's death bed, reforming himself from an art thief and avenging his father. Normally this would be a whole book on it's own but this is only the first 53 pages of my edition. ...
Very disappointed in this book. Started off alright but became v. boring and mundane so after reading about one third I have decided not to struggle to the end