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Good People: A Mystery of Old San Francisco: Signet

Autor Marcus Sakey
en Limba Engleză Paperback – sep 2014 – vârsta de la 18 ani
The basis for the hit movie starring James Franco and Kate Hudson
A thriller by the author of the Brilliance Saga and "The Two Deaths of Daniel Hayes"
"Good People" is] gleefully dread-filled, mercilessly tense, and moves with the speed of something fired from a sawed-off. Dennis Lehane
Tom and Anna Reed are young, middle-class, and in love. But financial pressures and the struggle to have a baby are grinding them down. So when they find $370,000 in their tenant s apartment, happily ever after seems one risky decision away.
But before the week is over, they ll know exactly where the money is from and come face to face with ruthless men who have been double-crossed. Men who won t stop until they get revenge.
Nothing in life is free, and for Tom and Anna, happiness may cost more than they can bear to pay "
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780451474957
ISBN-10: 0451474953
Pagini: 336
Dimensiuni: 104 x 170 x 28 mm
Greutate: 0.18 kg
Editura: Penguin Books
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Marcus Sakey

Recenzii

"A brainy, twisty, sometimes twisted mystery" Gillian Flynn, author of GONE GIRL "Good People is gleefully dread-filled, mercilessly tense, and moves with the speed of something fired from a sawed-off. Based on his first three novels, one can't help but feel Marcus Sakey is exactly the electric jolt American crime fiction needs" Dennis Lehane "Dark, disturbing and timely" Laura Lipmann "Like any reader, I love old favourites ... but I love new voices too, and I especially love it when a new voice starts to become an old favourite. It doesn't happen often, but right now it's happening with Marcus Sakey. He's got it all. he writes like a dream, he creates characters exactly like people you know, he scares you, and above all keeps you turning the pages. But most of all he does the 'what if' thing better than anyone in the business. 'What if' questions power a lot of plots, but Sakey is special. He doesn't just check a box or construct a neat twist for the sake of it. Reading him between the lines, I guarantee he lives this stuff... he thinks it through and sweats it out, probably for weeks at a time. I can see him, looking around at all the things he loves, looking at his house, turning and looking at his wife, asking himself, 'What if? What if I had to put all this at risk? Would I? Could I? How would it feel? What would be the effect on me?' It's that kind of depth and intelligence and passion and emotion that sets Sakey apart. These are not just clever plots. These are real people with night sweats and wide eyes and everything to lose." Lee Child