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Nightkill
Nightkill
Author: F. Paul Wilson, Steven Spruill
Jack Nacht knows how to take risks and believes in justice, even if it's of the skewed sort. He's one of the best at what he does -- and what he does is kill people for a living. But it's a young man's game and he wants out. — His instincts are right. When Jake reluctantly agrees to go on one last hit, he's double-crossed, and...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780812565362
ISBN-10: 0812565363
Publication Date: 4/15/1999
Pages: 279
Rating:
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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3.7 stars, based on 29 ratings
Publisher: Tor Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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I'm not sure how many novelists can portray paid assassins in a favorable light, enough so that the reader is on the assassin's side. But Spruill and Wilson manage it handily. NIGHTKILL is well worth a read.

From back cover: Jack Nacht knows how to take risks and believes in justice, even if it's of the skewed sort. He's one of the best at what he does -- and what he does is kill people for a living. But it's a young man's game and he wants out. His instincts are right. When Jake reluctantly agrees to go on one last hit, he's double-crossed, and ends up completely paralyzed. The mob thinks he's a done deal. But what they don't know is that a brilliant doctor has developed a dangerous and deadly new technique. And if he succeeds, Jake Nacht will not only walk away again -- but might also get a shot at revenge.
bjlowe avatar reviewed Nightkill on + 103 more book reviews
This is really not one of Wilson's best. It plods along in a relatively predictable path much like the Repairman Jack novels.

If you like F. Paul Wilson, read it. If you have never read him, this book probably won't make a fan of you.
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enjoyed this, as i do all of his work.


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