The Fourth Law [NOOK Book]

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Two estranged cousins, Ryan Marshall and Jarrod Conrad, must overcome their mutual animosity to defeat evil mastermind Alastair Holloway, who has stolen an antigravity machine and plans to use it to steal one billion dollars in gold bullion. Full of plot twists and turns you won’t see coming, The Fourth Law is a dramatic thriller that will have you guessing from the first page to the last!

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Overview

Two estranged cousins, Ryan Marshall and Jarrod Conrad, must overcome their mutual animosity to defeat evil mastermind Alastair Holloway, who has stolen an antigravity machine and plans to use it to steal one billion dollars in gold bullion. Full of plot twists and turns you won’t see coming, The Fourth Law is a dramatic thriller that will have you guessing from the first page to the last!

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011210907
  • Publisher: Paul Stein
  • Publication date: 2/24/2011
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,084,957
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Paul Stein received a degree in biology from the University of San Francisco. The developer of a rainbow trout fish hatchery, he became the Chief Deputy Director of the California Department of Fish & Game with the Schwarzenegger Administration. He served two terms as County Supervisor and maintains strong ties to the California Political Landscape. Paul also served four different Sheriffs as Captain of the Calaveras County Sheriff Search and Rescue Team. Paul lives and writes from his ranch along the Mokelumne river in Northern California.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 10, 2011

    Move over Tom Clancy, Paul Stein Has Created A Masterpiece

    Just Found A New Great Author - Mystery, Thriller, Excitement. Paul Stein has crafted an amazing first novel in "The Fourth Law" Part adventure, part mystery, all excitement, the story mixes science fiction, espionage and satire. Follow an ex-military guy and an oil magnate as they develop a plan to break into Fort Knox. Will their plan work, or can good prevail? Steins characters are well developed and his writing is magnificent. I can see Stein being compared to Tom Clancy and would dare say he will have a great career as a writer. The Fourth Law will not disappoint. Be prepared to keep reading, because you will not want to put it down.

    21 out of 22 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 7, 2011

    I FOUND A NEW AUTHOR

    I have been looking for a new author, being weary of the spate of cookie cutter plots, superfluous mayhem and gore. I am delighted to say i have found one. Paul Stein's first novel, The Fourth Law, combines suspense, mystery, excitement and a bit of education in this engrossing story.
    I enjoy Mr. Stein's easy and educated writing style. I'm looking forward to his layman's explanations of the first three laws. Put me on the list for the next one.

    16 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 21, 2012

    Over all a good book

    It's a good story and I would have given it a 5* except for the sex and foul language which wasn't necessary to tell the story. For some of us older people that just rubs us wrong.

    7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 14, 2012

    Great book. I agree with the other reviewers - a great, new thr

    Great book. I agree with the other reviewers - a great, new thriller that's different from the others. I will be watching for more by this author.

    7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 11, 2012

    GREAT read!

    Many facets of interest, including suspense. science, special ops. some government intrigue. family relationships. etc.. all interwoven in a manner to keep a variety of interests going without losing the clearness of the main plot or the individually developed strands. I would definitely read another book by this author. Enough going on to keep up interest without getting "lost" moving from one stream to another.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 30, 2012

    Great!

    Wowie! Loved it. Read it! :)

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 23, 2012

    Good book but long

    This story started out really slow and I almost gave up. I think at times it just had way too many details and some of the time there was things written that felt like it had nothing to do with the story. Once the story finally picked up it got exciting. I do need to give the author credit for how well he developed his charecters and also how he gave good descriptions and a feel for your sorroundings. I admit I had to skim through some sections because I started to get board but the parts with action kept my intrest enough to finish. This is a good book if you can get through the wordy parts. 1080 pages long.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 11, 2012

    Great read.

    This is a great book. I enjoyed reading the novelty of this crime mixed with science. Very well written.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 9, 2014

    Anomnymous

    I love scify and suspense. This has both, the suspense was thrilling. Good story line. But I did not like the ending. The ending was predictable but the long drawn out actions of the main hero was way over done and completely unnessary. There were several heros in the book and the attempt to insert the main. Character into the final act was absurd and made no sense. It ruined the ending and made me mad for I had enjoyed reading the book until the end when this misplaced hero
    Shows up for no reason other than stupity
    And then is proclaimed by the author as a great hero ?????????

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 17, 2013

    One of my very favorite books

    So much action and helping family and friends. Never dull.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 16, 2013

    Wow!!

    Excellent book. I had a hard time putting it down. Cannot wait for another one. Thank you so much!

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  • Posted December 25, 2012

    THIS WAS A GREAT BOOK I WOULD READ MORE FROM THIS AUTHOR KEEP TH

    THIS WAS A GREAT BOOK I WOULD READ MORE FROM THIS AUTHOR KEEP THE GOOD WORK UP

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 18, 2012

    Sorry.

    First 20 pages was enough for me. Too heavy reading bordering on the espionage which is not for me. If you like that sort of adventure, then this is for you.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 16, 2012

    Enjoyable read, good plot.

    This was a relatively good read. The only two issues I had with the writing was that the initial description of Jarrod described him as having all the hallmark characteristics of a sociopath (right down to animal torture) and then later the author turns him into a strong protagonist in the book. That was sort of strange. Also, the author has a simplistic view of women and the female characters showed that simplicity. But the plot was good and fun, and the book was a page turner. I will be looking for other books by this author.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 4, 2012

    Very long.

    Over 1000 pages, and a bit dragged out. Too much description and repitition. Also somewhat religious. A lot of technical info that did nothing to enhance the story. Good character development. A madman's quest to steal from Fort Knox. Mayhem and murder are rampant.

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  • Posted October 12, 2012

    Very good book

    Fast paced and was a page turner.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 9, 2012

    Great book

    Wow. A page turner with everything you could ask for from a book. And i loved the scientific aspect. Will look for more books from this author. Great job.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 28, 2012

    Accurate details

    Writer should get facts straight. Tesla not Edison discovered AC. Edison did invent the light bulb with the screw in base, but was pushing for DC current Also, once the agent saw the affect of the machine on the Hummer, why did he allow the plan to move foward?

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 25, 2012

    Good read

    good read. I enjoyed it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 5, 2012

    Good Read

    Interesting story and a good read. It was a little slow in the beginning but after a bit it picked up and got me interested. It was a fast read.

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