Six Bad Things

Six Bad Things

Book - 2005
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Henry "Hank" Thompson's got a good thing going -- a hut on a quiet Mexican beach, morning swims, a nice breakfast place a few miles down shore -- until a backpacker with a Russian accent shows up and starts asking questions about his past. Questions Hank doesn't want to deal with. And then the backpacker mentions the money and Hank's parents. So Hank makes a fateful move because no one threatens Hank's family. Now, Thompson is on the run -- dodging federales and Russian mobsters, sneaking past the U.S. Border Patrol, negotiating with nefarious businessmen, and trying desperately to avoid dying at the hands of two hell-bent surfer bums who fancy themselves his allies. The result is a full-throttle thriller, a cinematic adventure full of booze, bullets, loyalty, and love
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, c2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780345464798
0345464796
Branch Call Number: FIC Hust
Characteristics: 305 p. ; 21 cm

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samtherunninman
Oct 20, 2011

I read this book first, (not knowing that this was a trilogy and "Caught Stealing" was actually the first part. I was a little confused as to how he got to be where he was in the story but it was so engrossing, hard hitting and realistically convincing, I couldn't put it down. Awesome story. Brings you into the action and resembled the likes of a Tarantino movie like "Pulp Fiction".

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Brian_Shaw
May 19, 2011

A decent follow-up to Caught Stealing. Reads like a block-buster Hollywood movie, but twists and turns should keep you interested.

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nhoj
Feb 24, 2011

A continuation of his first story - a man living in Mexico with his stolen millions suddenly must go on the run to escape those who want his money. Fast paced and violent

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Brian_Shaw
May 19, 2011

Brian_Shaw thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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