When it’s too late for talking, you need John Lawrence - Just don’t get in his way.
Scarred by the war in Afghanistan, John is looking for a quiet life back in Sydney,. When his aging mother is injured in Paris, he brings her home so he can look after her. But Betty Lawrence is nobody’s little old lady. As a photojournalist, she survived Vietnam, Lebanon and Sarajevo, and she isn’t about to let a broken leg slow her down.
Hidden inside a container-load of Betty’s furniture is a forgotten suitcase that once belonged to the terrorist who killed John’s father. Its discovery triggers a vicious power struggle between crime gangs, and forces John into a desperate fight to save what is left of his family.
The first book in the John Lawrence series is a page-turning thriller. Full of compelling characters and surprises, it is set on the mean streets of Sydney, far from the sun-drenched beaches and famous landmarks.
What readers are saying:
★★★★★ ‘Intense. Could not put it down. It's 4:30 in the morning. What a great story.’
★★★★★ ‘Excellent read. The best book I have read in a while.’
★★★★★ ‘I loved this book. A new Jack Reacher on the block?! A very exciting page-turner. John certainly can look after himself.’
★★★★★ ‘Awesome book right up to the end!!’
★★★★★ ‘Ripped through it in a couple of days as I was having so much fun’
★★★★★ ‘If you like Jack Reacher, you will like John.’
★★★★★ ‘The story line was so intense I could not stop reading.’
★★★★ ‘This fellow can write. And then some.’
★★★★ ‘Terrific stories, brilliantly written.’
★★★★ ‘I love crime fiction and I love Sydney… Very good, more please.’
★★★★ ‘Definitely want to read more from this author. Best book I've read all year!’
★★★★ ‘Amazing storyline...Stand out characters...Well recommended.’
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