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The Lawless Kind: The ninth Joe Hunter thriller

Matt Hilton

3 Reviews

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Adventure, Horror & ghost stories

Joe Hunter as you've never seen him before.

Ex-counterterrorist soldier Joe Hunter has been called to Mexico to bring an end to a cartel that preys on the people they smuggle across the US border. Once the mission's ended, however, Joe's mission leader and mentor, CIA Black Ops director Walter Hayes Conrad, confesses that the bloody mission is not the real reason Joe has been summoned south of the border.

For years, Walter has kept the details of his private life - especially his family - secret from everyone, even his closest friends. But disaster has struck: his great-grandson Benjamin has been abducted, kidnapped by Walter's sworn enemy, the leader of one of Mexico's largest drug cartels. Walter will do whatever it takes to get the boy back. And he know Hunter is the man for the job.

But there's one complication -- the drug boss just happens to be Benjamin's father.

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Praise for The Lawless Kind: The ninth Joe Hunter thriller

  • The series has gone from strength to strength... and in many ways The Lawless Kind is his most ambitious book yet... There are few thriller writers who can sustain this level of action throughout a book, and indeed a series, and even fewer characters that stay this strong after multiple outings. It's hard to describe Hunter without drawing the inevitable comparisons with Jack Reacher, but for me, Hunter comes out top every time. - Crime Review

  • The pace rattles along with the intensity of a disgruntled rattlesnake . . . A fantastic tale of "derring do" . . . The prose is Lycra tight and there is more atmosphere than previous novels. The Arizona desert is so well drawn it almost becomes a character itself. - www.crimesquad.com

  • Sharp and hard hitting . . . Matt doesn't allow himself to get complacent, but continually delves deeper into the psyche of Joe . . . Fast-paced, action-filled and completely addictive, Matt shows his continuing maturity as a writer with an exhilarating ride that still maintains humour and wit. - www.shotsmag.co.uk

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Matt Hilton

Matt Hilton worked for twenty-two years in private security and the police force in Cumbria. He is a 4th Dan blackbelt and coach in Ju-Jitsu. He lives in Cumbria with his wife and son.

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