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The Program (Jack Carpenter series Book 4) (English Edition) [Formato Kindle]

James Swain

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From the national bestselling mystery novelist the Wall Street Journal calls “One terrific writer” comes a heart-pounding thriller pitting a deadly serial killer against two determined FBI agents.

Is it possible to create a serial killer? FBI Special Agent Ken Linderman (last seen alongside Jack Carpenter in bestseller The Night Monster) is about to find out. A serial killer has kidnaped seventeen-year-old Wayne Ladd, and is putting the boy through the Program, a fiendish project designed to turn young boys into raging killers. Along with hot-headed FBI Agent Rachel Vick, Linderman must race against the clock to save Wayne before he’s turned into a monster.

With the odds against them and time running out, Linderman and Vick will stop at nothing to save Wayne, and bring a sadistic criminal to justice.

James Swain is the author of fourteen national bestselling mystery novels. His novels have been translated into Russian, French, Japanese, and German, and have been chosen as mysteries of the year by Publisher’s Weekly and Kirkus Reviews. Swain has received three Barry Award nominations, a Florida book award for Fiction, and the prestigious Prix Calibre .38 for Best American Crime Fiction.

“These books are non-stop nail biters.”
– Lee Child

“Swain is one terrific writer.”
–The Wall Street Journal

“Swain uses language with such blunt force he could be hammering in nails.”
–The New York Times Book Review

“The only problem with Swain’s riveting thrillers is they end.”
–Tess Gerritsen,

“Immensely satisfying... evokes memories of Will Graham, the FBI profiler in Thomas Harris’ brilliant Red Dragon.”
–The Providence Journal

“Swain is nothing short of marvelous.”

“One of today’s best suspense writers.”
–Houston Press

“This series moves like a bullet train on overdrive.”
–Michael Connelly

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  • Formato: Formato Kindle
  • Dimensioni file: 466 KB
  • Lunghezza stampa: 338
  • Utilizzo simultaneo di dispositivi: illimitato
  • Venduto da: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Lingua: Inglese
  • ASIN: B0044XUV4O
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Amazon.com: 4.4 su 5 stelle  47 recensioni
7 di 8 persone hanno trovato utile la seguente recensione
5.0 su 5 stelle TOP NOTCH THRILLER 3 ottobre 2010
Di Rich Dugger - Pubblicato su Amazon.com
Formato:Formato Kindle
"Swain is one of my favorite writers, and he didn't disappoint me with this terrific story. The basic plot involves two FBI agents trying to catch a serial killer called Mr. Clean who's abducted a troubled teenager named Wayne Ladd, and is attempting to groom him into becoming a killer like himself. He's being helped by a great villain named Crutch who's sitting in a federal prison, and communicates to him through an illegal cell phone. The plot is filled with plenty of twists and turns and lots of great characters and fast-paced action. There is an underlying story about one of the FBI agents finding his missing daughter, which gets solved at the end. Swain also introduces a new character, a female FBI agent named Rachel Vick, who's seriously flawed and a great addition to the ensemble he's put together. I read this book in two sittings, and enjoyed every minute of it."
3 di 3 persone hanno trovato utile la seguente recensione
5.0 su 5 stelle What a great read 19 ottobre 2010
Di Jeanne M. Williams - Pubblicato su Amazon.com
Formato:Formato Kindle|Acquisto verificato
I love the Jack Carpenter series of books by James Swain. This book is an offshoot of that series. The main character, Ken Linderman, a retired FBI profiler appeared in other Jack Carpenter books. In this book he is working on a difficult case. A serial killer is kidnapping violent teenage boys and putting them through "the program" - attempting to create the next generation of killers to carry on his work. As Linderman & his subordinate work the case it brings up difficult memories of his daughter who disappeared from college several years earlier. Through the fast paced action & the many plot twists the reader is swept up into the case. I read this over two evenings because I could not put it down - loved this book.
1 di 1 persone hanno trovato utile la seguente recensione
5.0 su 5 stelle The Program is a winner. 22 ottobre 2010
Di Mystery Man - Pubblicato su Amazon.com
Formato:Formato Kindle|Acquisto verificato
I am a big fan of Swain's Jack Carpenter series (Midnight Rambler, The Night Stalker, The Night Monster), and was looking forward to reading this book. The main character, an FBI agent looking for his missing daughter, has appeared in several of the Carpenter books, and is one of Swain's better creations. In this book, the FBI agent is trying to stop a serial killer from turning a teenage boy into a monster, when he stumbles upon what happened to his daughter. To say anymore would be a spoiler. The author introduces a new character, a female FBI agent named Rachel Vick. She's a great addition to the series, and hopefully we'll be seeing her again. Swain knows how to write a book that will keep you up all night long turning pages. The Program is a winner.
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2.0 su 5 stelle Not as good as some of his others 13 gennaio 2013
Di Eric C. Welch - Pubblicato su Amazon.com
Formato:Formato Kindle|Acquisto verificato
Part of Swain's Jack Carpenter series --I was introduced to Swain with the excellent Valentino books-- Carpenter doesn't make an appearance until about a third into the book. The FBI agent working on the case recommends to a newly in charge agent, Rachel Vick, that she seek Carpenter's advice as one especially knowing about missing persons, abductions, and serial killers, but also as someone more interest in "justice" than in the "law." (Ah, those wanting to make that distinction rearing their ugly torsos since, in my opinion, they should not be separate and to permit individuals to define what constitutes "justice" is dangerous, indeed.)

I have enjoyed some of Swain's other books, particularly his "grifter" series. This one, while a fast read that holds the interest, seemed wildly implausible, with a convict in virtual solitary running a serial killer on the outside who recruits to killing through the "program," which seemed to be hardly novel or unusual. And yet the implausible is intermixed with the prosaic but little actual investigation. And the Danni business. Didn't buy it. But the cookie business was interesting (sorry, you'll have to read the book to see how that fits in.)
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5.0 su 5 stelle program 30 giugno 2011
Di nh6224 - Pubblicato su Amazon.com
Formato:Formato Kindle|Acquisto verificato
My friend recommended this book to me. It grabbed me right from the beginning! This is my first book I read by Mr. Swain and won't be my last. I am a big fan now. The pages came alive for me. Looking forward to a Crutch sequel.

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