Language: English . Brand New. After a nine-year absence, the fiercely resourceful Native American guide Jane Whitefield is back, in the latest superb thriller by award-winning author Thomas Perry. For more than a decade, Jane pursued her unusual profession: I m a guide.I show people how to go from places where somebody is trying to kill them to other places where nobody is. Then she promised her husband she would never work again and settled in to live a happy, quiet life as Jane McKinnon, the wife of a surgeon in Amherst, New York. But when a bomb goes off in the middle of a hospital fundraiser, Jane finds herself face to face with the cause of the explosion: a young pregnant girl who has been tracked across the country by a team of hired hunters.That night, regardless of what she wants or the vow that she s made to her husband, Jane must come back to transform one more victim into a runner. And her quest for safety sets in motion a mission that will be a rescue operation-or a chance for revenge. Runner is Thomas Perry at the top of his form. N° de réf. du libraire
Jane Whitefield is a fiercely intelligent, wildly resourceful Native American woman. For ten years, she worked in a very unusual profession, helping people escape from their enemies and become runners, for whom she created new identities that would never be uncovered. Until she got married and promised her new husband, a surgeon in Amherst, New York, that she would give up her job and settle into a happy, quiet life.
But when a bomb explodes in the middle of a hospital fundraiser, Jane finds herself face to face with the cause of the explosion: a young girl, who's pregnant and has been tracked across the country by a team of hired hunters.
That night, regardless of the vow she made to her husband, Jane has to revisit old skills and old contacts. Saving one last victim is going to send Jane off on a mission that could be a rescue operation - or a chance for revenge.
[Jane Whitefield] rates as one of his most singular creations - New York Times Book Review (New York Times)
His most complex and compelling protagonist - San Francisco Examiner (San Francisco Examiner)
Titre : Runner
Éditeur : Tantor Media, Inc
Date d'édition : 2009
Reliure : CD-Audio
Etat du livre : New
Edition : Library ed.
Description du livre No binding. État : Good. Former library audio book. Will have library markings and stickers and possibly no inserts. Plays perfectly. audio book. N° de réf. du libraire 012-5DH6-XX4F