The Pretender-Saving Luke

The Pretender-Saving Luke

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There are Pretenders among us, geniuses with the ability to become anyone they want to be. In 1983 a corporation known as The Centre isolated a young Pretender named Jarod and exploited his genius for their 'research.' Then, one day, their Pretender ran away... Now comes the exciting climax to the first fully original, mystery thriller novel, The Pretender - Rebirth - the return of Jarod, Miss Parker, Sydney and the nefarious, clandestine activities of the Centre, in The Pretender - Saving Luke. Authors Steven Long Mitchell and Craig W. Van Sickle, have encored with a return tome sure to please not only returning fans of the original TV series but also new readers unfamiliar with the world of The Pretender. The Pretender - Saving Luke again features a brilliant human chameleon named Jarod, who uses his dazzling mind and unequaled abilities to save a kidnapped boy and thwart a deadly plot threatening the innocent lives of hundreds. In The Pretender - Saving Luke, Jarod continues his search for the truth about who he is and to explore freedom with the pure wonderment of the man/child he is. But much like the challenges Jason Bourne faces, seeking answers about his identity and taking care of the wrongs he's trying to right, Jarod's path is fraught with roadblocks from those who want to recapture him. Leading the Centre hunt for Jarod is the sexiest woman on the planet, the complex, bitch-on-wheels, Miss Parker. Theirs is a pursuer/pursued relationship bound together by emotional ties, mutual scars and an unspoken passion for each other. Alongside Miss P on the Centre side of The Pretender - Saving Luke, is Sydney, Jarod's surrogate father figure and Centre psychologist who raised Jarod and nurtured his genius for the Centre's disreputable purposes. But in The Pretender - Saving Luke, Jarod's patience with Sydney roils with anger over lack of answers to Jarod's past and the identity of his natural birth parents he was stolen from. The Pretender - Saving Luke, is at once an enthralling tale of one man's exploration of life around him, intricate suspenseful mystery and intense edge-of-your-seat thrill ride - a fast-paced read that captures and ramps up the cult hit TV series for both the loyal generation of Pretender fans and for a new generation of readers discovering what many before them already have... There are Pretenders among us...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 344 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 17.78mm | 385.55g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1940745926
  • 9781940745923
  • 370,186

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