Ghostman by roger hobbs overdrive rakuten overdrive. Born in 1988, hobbs graduated from reed college in portland. In 2011, hobbs sold the adaptation rights to his crime fiction ghostman to. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Ghostman jack white novels book 1 kindle edition by roger hobbs. When a casino robbery in atlantic city goes horribly awry, the man who orchestrated it is obliged to call in a favor from someone whos occasionally called jack. Hes a career criminal who lives completely off the grid and helps others disappear, too. Ghostman move over david baldasci, vince flynn, and lee child, roger hobbs had arrived. Im very good at what i do, says jack delton not his name, but.
Ghostman jack white novels book 1 kindle edition by roger. Ghostman ebook by roger hobbs 9781448167043 rakuten kobo. With a quicksilver plot, gripping prose and masterly expertise, roger hobbs has given us a novel that will immediately place him in the company of our most esteemed crime writers. Roger hobbs lived in seattle, washington after graduating in 2011 from reed college. Ghostman jack white, book 1 by roger hobbs book cover, description, publication history. Unlike the authors mentioned, hobbs character is completely on the wrong side of the law. Because of his precision, comparison to lee child and his superlative jack reacher novels are inevitable. Ghostman isbn 9780307959966 pdf epub roger hobbs ebook.
Adam woog, the seattle times hobbs commands every detail. Roger hobbs was the author of ghostman and vanishing games. Ghostman jack white novels book 1 kindle edition by hobbs. The richmond timesdispatch roger hobbs s ghostman, the best thriller i listened to this year, is fastpaced, darkedhued and complex.
The manuscript was sent off on the day he graduated. Jul 17, 2014 roger hobbs lived in seattle, washington after graduating in 2011 from reed college. Ghostman downloadable audiobook pima county public. Ghostman by roger hobbs at the best online ebook storage. Feb 11, 20 the title character of roger hobbss ghostman is a career criminal named jack whos helped many bank robbers escape over the years and is an expert in the business of disappearing. To ask other readers questions about ghostman, please sign up.
Ghostman by roger hobbs by roger hobbs by roger hobbs by roger hobbs. Roger hobbs was the youngestever winner of the cwa ian fleming steel dagger award and is a recipient of the strand critics award for best first novel and the maltese falcon prize. While its doubtful that anyone knows his actual name or. Roger hobbs june 10, 1988 november 14, 2016 was an american writer.
Ghostman is fastpaced, original, and strongly characterised. The tone is as fits the noir genre, dark but with a hint of irony and a dash of romantic glow. Roger hobbs made his debut as a published novelist in 20 with the novel ghostman. Ghostman ebook by roger hobbs 9780307959973 rakuten kobo. With a quicksilver plot, gripping prose and masterly expertise, roger hobbs has given us a novel that. Click download or read online button to get ghostman book now. Read ghostman by roger hobbs available from rakuten kobo. Hobbs graduated in 2011 from reed college in portland, oregon, where he. The title character of roger hobbss ghostman is a career criminal named jack whos helped many bank robbers escape over the years. It begins with the robbery of an armoured van containing casino money. It is beautifully written, fastpaced, action packed and exciting. He claims to have helped a hundred bank robbers escape, using disguises and fake passports, birth certificates and other identification. From its riveting opening pages, ghostman effortlessly pulls the reader into jacks refined and peculiar worldand the sophisticated shadowboxing grows ever more intense as he moves, hour by hour, toward a constantly reimprovised solution. Vanishing games is its sequel, which he started writing while living in china.
The gritty, riveting, highly anticipated sequel to the national and international best seller ghostman, by the critically acclaimed and awardwinning roger hobbs. Signin to download and listen to this audiobook today. Get your kindle here, or download a free kindle reading app. The plot of this book is like a typical jason statham movie. Ghostman is an interesting, fast paced first book for hobbs. From its riveting opening pages, ghostman pulls the reader into jacks refined and peculiar world of gangs, gangsters and criminal allegiances. Hobbs was still a senior at reed college when he finished the first draft of ghostman. From the department of unintended consequences comes a lawsuit against warner bros.
Aug 14, 20 author roger hobbs says that criminalityand how commonplace it is in our everyday livesfeeds into the dark moral universe of ghostman. Roger hobbs via powells books my new novel, vanishing games, is a heist thriller. Surely a new star is born in roger hobbs among american thriller writers. Download and read online for free ghostman by roger hobbs. In a daring operation, two crooksforhire rob an atlantic city cazino. Ghostman book johnson county library bibliocommons. Ghostman jack white novels book 1 kindle edition by. This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Also in 2011, he sold the adaption rights to his crime fiction ghostman to warner brothers. Stunningly dark, hugely intelligent and thoroughly addictive, ghostman announces the arrival of an exciting and highly di. When i saw ghostman in random houses reading list, i was delighted. Ghostman by roger hobbs penguin random house audio.
Ghostman is a real piece of workwithout question, the strongest crimefiction debut ive read in a long time. Ghostman by roger hobbs 20, cd, unabridged for sale. Ghostman jack white novels book 1 and millions of other books are available for instant. Jul 17, 20 i do not leave any chance of reading a thriller book when i am faced with one. Jack delton, the hero of this noveland, presumably, more to comeis a ghostman, an expert at disappearing and helping others disappear. Ghostman, by roger hobbs, and more the new york times. Jul 30, 20 roger hobbs graduated from reed college in portland, oregon in 2011, where he majored in english. Mar 27, 2014 listen to ghostman audiobook by roger hobbs. Ghostman jack white novels book 1 kindle edition by hobbs, roger. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. She calls in a fixer known as the ghostman, who has no real name, no address, and no fingerprintsgiven the right motivation, he can make serious problems. The hero, ghostman aka jack delton, is fittingly forlorn but determined, a lone and an unusual gunman. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading ghostman jack white novels book 1.