In a heartbeat, a crowded auditorium or a city street can become a killzone, where life and death are separated by a split second. For AtticusKodiak, professional bodyguard, the object is to keep people alive, and thereis margin for error. Now Kodiak faces his toughest challenge: to protect awoman and her daughter from a killer with a fanatic agenda of his own....Tense, taut, and as brutally real as this morning's headlines, Keeper marks the debut of a talented young writer of tough, unflinching prose--and thebeginning of an electrifying new series. An impressive debut... Keeper is one to hang on to. --People Crisper, tighter and tougher...A keeper as a vel! --San Francisco Chronicle Riveting... Keeper is full of surprises. --Houston Chronicle Keeper pulls at the heart-strings and brings tears to the eyes....A remarkablefirst vel. --The Orlando Sentinel The book is a keeper. --The Boston Sunday Globe Keeper is ordinary thriller....Remarkable. --The Denver Post
Born in San Francisco, Greg Rucka was raised on the Monterey Peninsula. He is the author of Private Wars, A Gentleman s Game, and six previous thrillers, as well as numerous comic books, including the Eisner Award winning Whiteout: Melt. He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his family. From the Hardcover edition.