Road to Nowhere

( 1 )

Overview

He is a man alone, a drifter haunting the back roads and highways of America. Every town he leaves behind preserves but a glimmer of him, the cool, handsome man with the teardrop scar whose presence fades with the sunlight.

But all that changes when a brutal assault forces him to play Good Samaritan for a beautiful young woman, placing him squarely in the crosshairs of a vengeful ex-con. Caught between duty to his fellow man and the anonymity of life on the road, the Samaritan ...

See more details below
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (10) from $1.99   
  • New (6) from $3.43   
  • Used (4) from $1.99   
Sending request ...

Overview

He is a man alone, a drifter haunting the back roads and highways of America. Every town he leaves behind preserves but a glimmer of him, the cool, handsome man with the teardrop scar whose presence fades with the sunlight.

But all that changes when a brutal assault forces him to play Good Samaritan for a beautiful young woman, placing him squarely in the crosshairs of a vengeful ex-con. Caught between duty to his fellow man and the anonymity of life on the road, the Samaritan struggles to resist the forces drawing him into a shadowy world of violence, intrigue and deception. When his estranged teenage daughter is threatened, the Samaritan will make his choice — and never look back.

Reaching from Chicago’s back alleys to West Hollywood’s sun-soaked streets to Wall Street’s vast corridors of power, this suspenseful novel introduces an unforgettable new hero to the ranks of contemporary American fiction.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781612185972
  • Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
  • Publication date: 11/13/2012
  • Pages: 197
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Jim Fusilli is a native of Hoboken, New Jersey, which serves as a model for the city of Narrows Gate in his fiction. A graduate of St. Peter’s College, he joined The Wall Street Journal in the early 1980s and has been the newspaper’s rock and pop music critic since 2008. He is the author of six novels and numerous short stories. He and his wife, public-relations executive Diane Holuk Fusilli, live in New York City. They have one daughter.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 3
( 1 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(1)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Posted December 30, 2012

    Staccato rhythm. Machine gun fired sentences. Rabbit punches. Co

    Staccato rhythm. Machine gun fired sentences. Rabbit punches. Covered in white space. Slipping between characters. Bouncing between scenes. Nameless drifter. Open ending.

    As I read ROAD TO NOWHERE, I thought I might have multiple personality disorder. The way the scenes faded in and out, the way the characters never seemed to take hold, along with the way the characters played off of one another. With the rapid pace of the novel, I felt like I was dangling on the edge of a cliff by my fingernails. That’s not to say I didn’t enjoy the ride, although I’m not really sure how I feel about the ending. But I am glad the book wasn’t much longer, otherwise I might have been forced to check myself into a hospital.

    This was an adrenaline ride from the first page to the last, and the quick scenes and short sentences only ratcheted up the pace. Afterwards, you may feel like you need to have your head examined.

    Robert Downs
    Author of Falling Immortality: Casey Holden, Private Investigator

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)