Item description for Poised to Kill by Brian Lutterman...
Extortionists present corporate executive Hal Dwyer with a nightmarish dilemma: turn over top secret anti-missile software from his defense contractor employer, or forfeit the life of his twelve-year-old daughter. To thwart the kidnappers, Dwyer sets out on a quest for answers that takes him from the boardrooms of southern California to the wilds of northern Minnesota. As he seeks to unravel the plot that threatens to destroy his family and his country, Dwyer confronts a ruthless foreign tycoon, a treacherous corporate CEO, and a new, deadlier breed of terrorists, who are determined to turn America's defenses and freedoms against itself.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 0.53" Weight: 0.77 lbs.
Release Date Mar 30, 2004
Publisher Salvo Press
ISBN 1930486499 ISBN13 9781930486492
Availability 121 units. Availability accurate as of May 28, 2017 12:51.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Poised to Kill?
No sophomore jinx here! Dec 30, 2004
"Poised to Kill" is a fine story, very well written and excellent in pacing. Lutterman is well in command of his plot and characters. Very satisfying read!
Allen J. Hubin
A masterfully woven tale of tycoons and terrorists May 18, 2004
Poised To Kill is the gripping story of corporate executive Hal Dwyer. His twelve-year-old daughter has been kidnaped and the ransom is a top secret anti-missile software. If Hal doesn't steal the software from his defense contractor employer or his daughter will die. The action takes Hal from the corporate boardrooms of California to the wilderness backcountry of Minnesota. Author Brian Lutterman has proven himself to be a master storyteller in this masterfully woven tale of tycoons and terrorists. Poised To Kill is highly recommended reading, especially for enthusiasts of contemporary action/adventure thrillers.
Fast-Paced and Exciting May 10, 2004
I really enjoyed this book....the character was memorable and interesting. The plot had a number of twists and turns - with an unexpected ending. A bit of romance always adds something to a book as well. Great read...I coudnt put it down.
Poised to Please Apr 22, 2004
Lutterman has a gift for keeping the surprises coming until the reader is certain the puzzle has been solved, only to find one, last piece of the puzzle which causes the story to fall satisfyingly in place, just a different place than originally thought. The detailed settings put the reader "in" the story and provides a satisfying framework for the fantastic storylines. If you're not already a Lutterman fan, you will be by the end of this book! When is the next one coming??!!
Pageturner Apr 1, 2004
Author has turned out a fast paced mystery/thriller novel that keeps you on your toes trying to figure out the twists and turns of the plot. Highly recommend!