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Charlie Ravich is an international corporate tycoon, a husband and father on the hard side of fifty, and a restless soul in search of immortality. When Christina Welles, a prison parolee, well-schooled in the art of manipulation, walks into his life, Charlie thinks he just might have found what he's looking for. As she tries to outrun her past, and he to understand his future, two obsessions are about to be indulged.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 438 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 30mm | 590g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0312426992
  • 9780312426996
  • 2,273,853

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A wide-ranging thriller that extends far beyond the typecast confines of the genre. "GQ"

"Afterburn" [is] not just a tightly structured novel of suspense but a rich and textured novel. . . . This is a serious, stylish, generously humane work of fiction. "Entertainment Weekly""
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About Colin Harrison

Colin Harrison is the author of five novels, including Manhattan Nocturne and Break and Enter. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife, writer Kathryn Harrison, and their three children.
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Rating details

288 ratings
3.56 out of 5 stars
5 20% (59)
4 33% (95)
3 33% (96)
2 9% (25)
1 5% (13)
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