Fantastic! As good as Grisham any day. I could not put it down. The characters are larger than life and, at the same time, believable. The writing is exciting and the violent scenes ,while graphic, are not gratuitous. A really great book.
A former prosecuter on the rise, Tom Redmon is today a low-rent attorney mired in unwinnable cases and an alcoholic haze. No one believes him except his daughter, Jane, a Washington Post reporter, and his one friend, reformed biker and P.I. Mike Tubbs. Then suddenly Redmon gets the ultimate wake-up call: his daughter is gone- kidnapped. Jumping into his old pickup with Tubbs, Redmon burns rubber on a frantic search that will take him into the labyrinth that is Washington... and dangerously close to the line that separates right from wrong. There's no time for mistakes: as and ex-cop, knows that victims have only 2 days to be rescued before they're found dead.
Twenty years ago an up and coming prosecutor(Tom Redman) tries a case involving a U.S. Senator. Now a broken down low life lawyer and his friend are pitted against the same senator. Toms daughter, A Washington Post reporter, has recieved damanging info on the Senator. When she goes missing they have 48 hrs. to find her.
i throughly enjoyed reading this mystery story. tim green has become a favorite writer now of mine. i couldn't put this book down!! any mystery reader will enjoy this author's story. a kidnapping that starts in washington, dc to jane redmon and her father tom's frantic search for her with his best and only friend 300 pound mike tubbs, a computer wizzard. tom's a former cop who knows that the first 48 hours are the most crucial to be able to recover the victim or the victim is lost forever. as his daughter is the victim has tom in high gear with mike to save her. you'll be cheering for tom and mike to save jane and solve labyrinth of mysteries surounding the five hundred mile trip to new york.
What a ride! Ex-cop knows that the first 48 hours are usually the limit if you want a kidnapped victim back alive. And the victim is his daughter. Suffer with him as the hours tick away. Exciting - surprise ending - you've got to read this one.
Please note that this story is abridged.
Please note that this is abridged.
As a child, Jane Redmon heard the name Gleason in hushed whispers around her upstate New York home but never knew why. Now, a fearless Washington Post reporter digging into a corruption case, she discovers the truth: Twenty years ago, before he became a senator, a yound Michael Gleason ruined the career and life of her father, Tom, a public prosecutor on the rise.
Today Tom Redmon has bottomed out as a low-rent attorney living in an alcoholic fog and a crumbling house overlooking a lake.
Then Jane disappears.
Redmon sets out to find Jane, and discovers that she was last seen following a handsome attorney with sharp green eyes who promised secret files filled with the stuff Pulitzers are made of. Tom knows that the first 48 hours are critical. The tail becomes twisted as he travels 500 miles north, to a remote island in New York State where Jane has either fallen in love or is about to lose her life.
Another one of my favorite authors.
A FALLEN HERO. HIS MISSING DAUGHTER. 48 HOURS TO SAVE HER LIFE- and the clock is ticking...
This was a really interesting book. Very enjoyable.
a fallen hero, his missing daughter, 48 hours to save her life-and the clock is ticking
Kept me up reading a few to many nights... Good book.
good book you keep wanting to know what happens next.
a good mystery about a former prosecutor's missing daughter and crooked politicians.
I liked this book. I found it to be a fast read. The characters and the story were interesting.
Another great Tim Green mystery!
OK, but I expected better from Tim Green.