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Deadlock : a thriller  Cover Image Book Book

Deadlock : a thriller

Byrne, James 1977- (author.).

Summary: "Desmond Aloysius Limerick ("Dez" to his friends and close personal enemies) is a man with a shadowy past, certain useful hard-won skills, and, if one digs deep enough, a reputation as a good man to have at your back. Now retired from his previous life, Dez is just a bloke with a winning smile, a bass guitar, and bullet wounds that paint a road map of past lives. Jaleh Swann, a business journalist hot on the trail of an auditor who was mugged and killed, lands in the hospital just one day after her Portland apartment is ransacked. When Jaleh's sister, Raziah, reaches out to an old friend for help, Dez has no choice but to answer. The Swann sisters have been pulled into a dizzying web of cover-ups and danger. At the center lies an insidious Oregon-based tech corporation, Clockjack, which has enough money and hired guns to silence just about anyone--including this rag-tag trio. Luckily, Dez's speciality is not just to open doors, but keep them open--and protect those working to expose Clockjack's secrets.More stands in the way of the truth than just one corporation. When hired thugs come to the finish the job and attack the Swann sisters at the hospital, Dez does what he does best. Now, the two captured men (and the corpse Dez left behind) attract the attention of not just Clockjack, but of the Portland police, the D.E.A, and the U.S. Marshalls. Dez and the Swann sisters are on the run from powers beyond their control and means. Outnumbered, under resourced and outgunned, Dez must use all his skills to keep his friends safe and stand up to corporate conniving. After all, the one thing Clockjack didn't count on? A good man with a simple job to do."--Publisher marketing.

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  • ISBN: 9781250805799
  • ISBN: 1250805783
  • ISBN: 9781250805782
  • Physical Description: 359 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2023.
  • Badges:
    • Top Circs: 2 / 5.0
Subject: Friendship Fiction
Conspiracies Fiction
Secrecy Fiction
Corporations Corrupt practices Fiction
Portland (Or.) Fiction
Amitié Romans, nouvelles, etc
Conspiration Romans, nouvelles, etc
Secret Romans, nouvelles, etc
Sociétés Pratiques déloyales Romans, nouvelles, etc
Friendship Fiction
Political crimes and offenses Fiction
Secrecy Fiction
Corporations Corrupt practices Fiction
Portland (Or.) Fiction
Genre: Romans.
Thrillers (Fiction)

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