Two lightning-paced, action-packed stories featuring private security operative, Ryan Lock and his partner and friend, former US Marine, Ty Johnson, as they deal with a blackmail case in Los Angeles, and a kidnap for ransom exchange in Budapest.
The perfect introduction to the bestselling Ryan Lock series of novels: Lockdown; Deadlock; Gridlock; The Devil’s Bounty; The Innocent; Fire Point; The Edge of Alone.
"This series is ace. There are deservedly strong Lee Child comparisons as the author is also a Brit, his novels US-based, his character appealing, and his publisher the same." - Sarah Broadhurst, The Bookseller
"This is a writer, and a hero, to watch." - Geoffrey Wansell, The Daily Mail
"Black's style is supremely slick." - Jeremy Jehu, The Daily Telegraph
"The pace of Lee Child, and the heart of Harlan Coben." - Joseph Finder, New York Times Bestseller (Paranoia, Buried Secrets)
"The heir apparent to Lee Child" - Ken Bruen, Internationally Bestselling Author of The Guards
'Ryan Lock (is) a protagonist tough enough to take on the Jacks of this world (that's Bauer and Reacher)' - Russel McLean
'Black's star just keeps on rising.' - Evening Telegraph