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The Lion (Paperback)

Author:  Nelson DeMille
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0446699608
ISBN-13: 9780446699600
Sku: 217466168
Publish Date: 6/7/2011
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8H x 5L x 1.25T
Pages:  436
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In this follow-up to "The Lion''s Game," John Corey, former NYPD Homicide detective and special agent for the Anti-Terrorist Task Force, is back. And, unfortunately for Corey, so is Asad Khalil, the notorious Libyan terrorist otherwise known as "The Lion."
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When Asad Khalil's family was killed during the American bombing of Libya, the young man became an unwavering enemy of the global superpower. His mission of revenge brought him head to head with NYPD detective and Anti-Terrorist Task Force leader John Corey in Nelson DeMille's previous heart-pounding novel, THE LION'S GAME. All was not resolved, however, and Khalil, whose code name is "The Lion," plans to return to the U.S. and unleash his most devastatingly destructive plot yet. But if Khalil is singular in his vindictive purpose, equally so is Corey: working tirelessly with his partner Kate Mayfield, he will not rest until Khalil's violent fire is smothered.
Author Bio
Nelson Demille
A native of Long Island, Nelson DeMille played football and ran track in high school. He attended Hofstra University for three years before joining the Army, serving in Vietnam as a Second Lieutenant and infantry platoon leader in the First Cavalry Division. After returning home from the war, he graduated from Hofstra, married, had two children, and after a divorce, married for a second time. DeMille is a member of the Authors Guild, the Mystery Writers of America, and American Mensa. While his first published novels were mysteries featuring the New York Police Department, DeMille garnered most of his fame and fortune writing political and international thrillers that demonstrated his flair for suspense, adventure, and romance.

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"Fast-paced....[T]hose who enjoy starkly black-and-white battles between good and evil will be satisfied." 05/10/2010

"DeMille is a brisk storyteller whose hero, retired but hardly inactive federal anti-terrorist agent John Corey, is a talented wisecracker." - Dennis Drabelle 06/20/2010

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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0436
Product attributePublisher:   Grand Central Publishing
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