Jack: Secret Vengeance

Jack: Secret Vengeance

Paperback Young Repairman Jack (Paperback)

By (author) F. Paul Wilson

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  • Publisher: Tor Books
  • Format: Paperback | 304 pages
  • Dimensions: 130mm x 198mm x 20mm | 227g
  • Publication date: 10 February 2012
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 0765358131
  • ISBN 13: 9780765358134
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Sales rank: 424,688

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Everyone loves senior Carson Toliver, the captain and quarterback of the football team, heartthrob of South Burlington County Regional High - especially the girls. Even Jack's best friend Weezy has a crush on him. And unlike most of the popular kids at school, he's not stuck up. Jack even sees him defending a piney kid who is being bullied in the hall. Which is why Jack is so surprised when Weezy tells him that Carson took her on a date and attacked her. Jack tries to convince her to report Carson, but Weezy would rather just forget it ever happened. She begs him not to tell anyone, and Jack reluctantly agrees. But then Carson starts telling his own version of what happened that night and suddenly everyone is calling her "Easy Weezy". Jack's concern turns to rage. Carson needs to be taught a lesson. With the help of the pineys - reclusive inhabitants of the mysterious Jersey Pine Barrens who have secrets of their own - Jack finds a way to exact secret vengeance...

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F. PAUL WILSON, the "New York Times" bestselling author of the Repairman Jack novels, lives in Wall, New Jersey.

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"Wilson deftly keeps interest high with well-drawn characterizations, modulating the thrills with details of day-to-day life in the early 1980s. Cracking good fun for teens."--"Kirkus Reviews "on "Jack: Secret Histories""This is a fun and exciting read that will appeal to all audiences. It is a must-have for any library. It is a great book for general entertainment, and it will take many adults on a nostalgic journey to their teen years." --"Children's Literature "on" Jack: Secret Histories""Readers of the adult Repairman Jack novels will enjoy bringing their background to this reading, but, luckily for kid readers, knowledge of the series is not vital to enjoying this smart, spooky mystery adventure." --"Kirkus Reviews "on "Jack: Secret Circles""Will appeal to sci-fi fans." "--Booklist "on" Jack: Secret Circles""Wilson has created an engaging, fast-paced and yet deeply thought provoking work that builds upon (and builds up) the Repairman Jack mythos. It might seem like a book for younger readers, but Wilson's many fans will want to grab a copy right away. Strongly recommended."--SFRevu.com on "Jack: Secret Circles""Wilson's final YA adventure offering a peep into the teen years of Repairman Jack, star of fourteen adult novels (with two more on the way)... Fans, teen and adult, will be in heaven."--"Kirkus Reviews on Jack: Secret Vengeance" "As with the other two entries in this young adult series, Wilson writes to his audience, not down to it. This series has been a welcome way to get more out of his creation."--Bookgasm.com on "Jack: Secret Vengeance"