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From the international bestselling author of The 13th Hour comes a thrilling story of one man’s race against time to find his wife and catch a revenge-blinded assassin in this novel “full of nonstop action, mind-bending switchbacks, and psychological puzzles” (Bookreporter).

Jack Keeler wakes up one bright June morning to the shock of his life: a half-healed gash over his right eye, a hastily stitched together bullet wound in his shoulder, an intricate tattoo in a foreign script covering the length of his forearm, and a front-page headline that reads “NEW YORK CITY DISTRICT ATTORNEY JACK KEELER IS DEAD.”

He has until dawn to piece together what happened and to find his missing wife, Mia, an FBI agent.

The ensuing race is a twisting, turning, adrenaline-charged hyper-speed adventure that uncovers an ancient people lost to legend, an assassin who will stop at nothing to avenge his death sentence, a diary whose contents foretell the future, and a curious mystery hidden deep inside the country’s most dangerous prison.

About The Author

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Richard Doetsch is the internationally bestselling author of several novels, including The Thieves of FaithThe 13th Hour, and Half-Past Dawn. His latest novel is Chaos, a sequel to The 13th Hour.  Doetsch is a triathlete, adventure racer, and extreme sport enthusiast and lives in New York with his family. Visit to find out more.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atria Books (September 27, 2011)
  • Length: 368 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781439183991

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