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The Pattern of Fear - Drew Chapman

The Pattern of Fear


Published: 2nd January 2014
RRP $29.99
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Garrett Reilly has a rare gift for numbers. He sees patterns where others discern only noise. This makes him a rising star on Wall Street, but Reilly's talent has brought him to the attention of the shadowy intelligence agencies charged with keeping America safe.

As a result he's a wanted man. The trouble is knowing who wants him alive and who wants him dead. And, inducted to a secret world of deception and misdirection where nothing is what it seems, Reilly is forced to trust his own abilities or die. Because numbers don't lie, but governments do . . .

Read Caroline Baum's Review

Author Drew Chapman may be a debut novelist but he has serious chops when it comes to plotting: he writes for US TV so he understands momentum, tension and suspense. This is an almost plausible complex thriller built on American paranoia about China’s increasing power. It pulls together financial, military and political scenarios of fear and collapse with taut, brisk urgency. Our hero, Garrett Reilly, has no morality at the outset. He’s cocky about his own brilliance at numerical recognising patterns, but indulges in a little too much dope which makes him an unpredictable recruit for the intelligence agency that spots his rare skill.

About the Author

Drew Chapman has written on many studio movies including the original Iron Man for 20th Century Fox. He now creates and writes TV shows for network television, most recently having worked for ABC and Sony. Married with two children, he divides his time between Los Angeles and Seattle.

ISBN: 9781405917261
ISBN-10: 1405917261
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 2nd January 2014
Dimensions (cm): 23.1 x 15.3
Weight (kg): 23.1
Edition Number: 1