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The Resource Sleeping with strangers, Eric Jerome Dickey

Sleeping with strangers, Eric Jerome Dickey

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Sleeping with strangers
Title
Sleeping with strangers
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Eric Jerome Dickey
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Language
eng
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Review
  • /*Starred Review*/ Gideon took his name from the hollowed-out Bible the preacher was holding when Gideon killed him. Assassin Gideons goal is to make a million dollars so he can retire, and until then no contract is too distasteful. Bruno is also a hit man, one beset with domestic worries, and he is on a surefire collision course heading straight to Gideon. Suspenseful right up to the cliff-hanger ending, gritty, graphic, and often gory, best-selling Dickeys latest high-tension tale is a serendipitous mix of lust, longing, and murder. Quirky details and observations pepper the pages and pop up in conversations--Miss Universe was from Lobatse, Botswana; Takes two days to drive across Texas. And the pacing is amazing; action scenes are often broken down into rapid-fire one-sentence paragraphs, and the essence of each character is captured in a few brief sentences. Not only will Dickeys many readers be thrilled to see a new novel, this one is also sure to create new fans. Watch for the rest of the story in Waking with Enemies, due out August 2007. -- Shelley Mosley (Reviewed 03-01-2007) (Booklist, vol 103, number 13, p61)
  • /* Starred Review */ After a brutal hit in Tampa on high-profile rapper Big Bad Wolf, contract killer Gideon, the star of this fast-paced thriller from bestseller Dickey, jets to London for his next assignment. On the plane, paranoia brewing just beneath his poker face keeps him wary of two mysterious passengers who could be either harmless squares or hired guns out to avenge Big Bad Wolf's murder. This constant uncertainty over who's in the game and who isn't keeps Gideon—and readers—on edge as Gideon navigates London's underworld and pursues a personal vendetta. Dickey occasionally shifts away from Gideon's point of view to that of another hit man who has just received his next contract: Gideon. The plot is taut, fast and bold—total blockbuster entertainment, replete with an abundance of sex, violence and James Bond touches. A tense cliffhanger caps a wild ride. The next installment is due in August, which for many readers won't be soon enough. (Apr.) --Staff (Reviewed February 5, 2007) (Publishers Weekly, vol 254, issue 6, p39)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
158586
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DLC
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Dickey, Eric Jerome
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • [Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.I319
LC item number
S58 2007
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Gideon novels (Eric Jerome Dickey)
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American men
  • Assassins
Target audience
adult
Label
Sleeping with strangers, Eric Jerome Dickey
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Control code
629686
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
324 pages
Isbn
9780525949992
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2007008330
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780525949992
  • (OCoLC)74967118
Label
Sleeping with strangers, Eric Jerome Dickey
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
629686
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
324 pages
Isbn
9780525949992
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2007008330
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780525949992
  • (OCoLC)74967118

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