By Stephen Hunter
New York Times bestselling writer Stephen Hunter sends former Marine sniper Bob Lee Swagger deep into the center of NASCAR nation during this action-packed thriller.
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Woe unto he who crosses Bob Lee Swagger, in particular while his daughter’s existence is at stake. compelled off the line and right into a crash that leaves her in a coma, clinging to existence, reporter Nikki Swagger had started to peel again the onion of a Southern-fried-conspiracy effervescent with the entire angst, resentment, and disorder that Dixie gangsters can muster. An historic, violent crime extended family, a almost certainly corrupt legislations enforcement constitution, gunmen of all stripes and shapes, and deranged evangelicals rear their grotesque heads and should reside to rue the day they certain the incorrect man’s daughter. It’s what you name your big-time undesirable occupation circulation. it all is determined opposed to the backdrop of pleasure and madness that just a weeklong NASCAR occasion can carry to the backwoods of a city as likely sleepy as Bristol, Tennessee.
A grasp on the best of his online game, Hunter offers a number of exciting new purposes to learn as quick as we will. while Swagger choices up peeling the place his daughter left off, and his fast sword of justice is set free, we discover a real American hero in his such a lot lovely motion thus far. And—in the shape of Brother Richard, a self-decreed “Sinnerman” out of the previous fire-and-brimstone tradition—Hunter deals up his so much diabolical, attractive villain but. A triumph of tale, personality, and elegance, Night of Thunder is Stephen Hunter at his absolute best.