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by Sean Black

Category: Crime, Mystery & Thrillers / Thrillers
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publication date: 24 June 2010
Number of pages: 464

It may be Christmas in New York, but for ex-soldier turned elite bodyguard Ryan Lock, it's business as usual: his mission is to protect one of America's most ruthless businessmen. Suddenly gunshots ring out. People run for cover. Amid the chaos, Lock's hunt for the killers turns into an explosive game of cat and mouse.

What the papers say:
"Black drives his hero into the tightest of spots with a force and energy that jump off the page... This is a writer, and a hero, to watch" Daily Mail 20090731 "A thrilling debut that locks you in and loads up the tension!" -- Simon Kernick "Sean Black writes with the pace of Lee Child and the heart of Harlan Coben" -- Joseph Finder "Funny, tough, and furiously paced, Lockdown explodes off the page" -- Jesse Kellerman "Hold on tight - this one burns like a lit fuse" -- Gregg Hurwitz

Author's Biography:
Sean Black grew up in Scotland, studied film in New York and has written the screenplays for many of Britain's best-known TV dramas. While writing Lockdown, he undertook a gruelling 24-day close protection course encompassing two weeks in an army camp in the UK, followed by firearms training in the Czech Republic. Lockdown, the first in a major series featuring Ryan Lock, is his first novel.

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