The Last Good Guy

The Last Good Guy

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In this electrifying new thriller from three-time Edgar Award winner and New York Times bestseller T. Jefferson Parker, Private Investigator Roland Ford hunts for a missing teenager and uncovers a dark conspiracy in his most personal case yet. When hired by a beautiful and enigmatic woman to find her missing younger sister, private investigator Roland Ford immediately senses that the case is not what it seems. He is soon swept up in a web of lies and secrets as he searches for the teenager, and even his new client cannot be trusted. His investigation leads him to a secretive charter school, skinhead thugs, a cadre of American Nazis hidden in a desert compound, an arch-conservative celebrity evangelist--and, finally, to the girl herself. The Last Good Guy is Ford's most challenging case to date, one that will leave him questioning everything he thought he knew about decency, honesty, and the battle between good and evil...if it doesn't kill him first.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 489 pages
  • 142 x 218 x 25mm | 635g
  • United States
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • Large type / large print edition
  • 1432868802
  • 9781432868802

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"T. Jefferson Parker draws the classical hard-boiled detective story out of its mythic past and into our contemporary landscape, much like the last great exemplar of the form, Ross Macdonald - and like Macdonald, Parker goes deeper with each book. The payoff for his readers is serious thrills." - Jonathan Lethem "The Last Good Guy, the third outing for smart, tough, insightful, sympathetic Private Investigator Roland Ford, is nothing short of brilliant as it morphs from a simple missing persons case into a complex and nuanced exploration of the dark side of American culture."--John Lescroart "T. Jefferson Parker's The Last Good Guy is a riveting crime drama with an engaging hero up against insurmountable odds as he tries to track down a woman's missing sister. With intelligence, action, and humor, the pages turn themselves to a thrilling climax."--Mark Greaney "Fabulously atmospheric. Parker writes with a cinematic eye and a thrillingly dark heart."--Peter James
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About T Jefferson Parker

T. Jefferson Parker is the author of numerous novels and short stories, the winner of three Edgar Awards, and the recipient of a Los Angeles Times Book Prize for best mystery. Before becoming a full-time novelist, he was an award-winning reporter. He lives in Fallbrook, California, and can be found at tjeffersonparker.com.
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Rating details

655 ratings
3.83 out of 5 stars
5 26% (168)
4 41% (266)
3 27% (177)
2 5% (35)
1 1% (9)
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