Way Down on the High Lonely (Neal Carey Series #3) [NOOK Book]

Overview

The popular mystery from New York Times bestselling author Don Winslow—now available as an ebook
Book three of the Neal Carey mystery series: PI Neal Carey heads out West, where a terrifying white supremacist ring tests his mettle as never before
Neal Carey is the best at what he does: tracking down missing persons who don’t necessarily want to be found. The only trouble is he’d rather do anything but his job, since his cases have a way of ...
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Way Down on the High Lonely (Neal Carey Series #3)

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Overview

The popular mystery from New York Times bestselling author Don Winslow—now available as an ebook
Book three of the Neal Carey mystery series: PI Neal Carey heads out West, where a terrifying white supremacist ring tests his mettle as never before
Neal Carey is the best at what he does: tracking down missing persons who don’t necessarily want to be found. The only trouble is he’d rather do anything but his job, since his cases have a way of ruining his life. When powerful employers send him after a divorced man who has abducted his own two-year-old son to a ranch run by white supremacists in Nevada, the brainy PI knows there will be trouble. And soon enough, Carey is forced to choose between his job, his safety, and the trust of those he loves. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Don Winslow, including rare photos from the author’s personal collection.
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Editorial Reviews

NY Times Book Review
Splendid.
Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Edgar-nominee Winslow springs his wry New York protagonist, Neal Carey, from a forced stint in a Chinese monastery (don't ask, just read Trail to Buddha's Mirror ) and into a '90s Wild West odyssey with more surprises than a hatful of rattlesnakes. The unnamed bank for which Neal and his stepfather work (in ``a shadow department that handled difficult problems for its larger investors'') taps Neal to retrieve two-year-old Cody McCall, snatched by his divorced dad and taken to the wild backcountry of Nevada: the High Lonely. Neal's boss also wants to get the goods on the True Christian Identity Church, a vicious white supremacist organization to which Cody's father belongs. Signing on as a cowhand at racist Bob Hansen's ranch, Neal infiltrates the group by presenting himself as a ``fund-raiser' for Hansen's thugs. Seduced by Nevada ranch life and a local schoolmarm, he ignores orders to come home. His superiors at the bank concoct grand scams that go zanily awry, lead to the chase and wind up with a gunfight at an old corral. The womenfolk hold their own, the setting is True West and the wit is drier than sagebrush. Winslow deftly balances hard-edged action with characters to really care about, all described in swift, sharp prose. (Nov.)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781453206294
  • Publisher: Open Road Media
  • Publication date: 12/14/2010
  • Series: Neal Carey Series , #3
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: B&N epub
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 253,417
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Don Winslow (b. 1953) is the New York Times bestselling author of thirteen crime and mystery novels as well as short stories and film screenplays. A Cool Breeze on the Underground, Winslow’s debut and the first novel in his popular Neal Carey series, was nominated for an Edgar Award. Before becoming a fulltime writer, Winslow worked as a private detective in New York and California. He currently lives outside San Diego with his wife.

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