Shoot to Thrill: Book summary and reviews of Shoot to Thrill by P. J. Tracy

Shoot to Thrill

A Monkeewrench Novel

By P. J. Tracy

Shoot to Thrill
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  • Published in USA  Apr 2010,
    320 pages.

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It begins with a floater.

When Minneapolis homicide cops Gino Rolseth and Leo Magozzi are called to a derelict stretch of the Mississippi River, they see the bride, facedown, dead in the water. And when the Monkeewrench crew - computer geeks who made a fortune on games, now assisting the cops with special anticrime soft-ware - are invited by the FBI to investigate a series of murder videos posted to the Web, it's not long before the group discovers the frightening link between the unlucky bride and the latest, most horrific use of the Internet yet. Using their skills to scour the Net to prevent more killings, the team must race against the clock ... before it's too late.

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"Newcomers will have no trouble getting into the story, and everyone will appreciate the likable characters." - Publishers Weekly

"The weakest of the gang's four adventures to date." - Kirkus Reviews

"Humor and humanity mix in this top-notch mystery, the best in the series." - Booklist

"It will appeal mainly to fans of the Monkeewrench series, who have been waiting four years since Snow Blind, and to those who appreciate high-tech hijinks." - Library Journal

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P. J. Tracy Author Biography

P. J. Tracy is the pseudonym of a mother-daughter writing team who live in Minneapolis and Los Angeles.

P. J. Lambrecht She had her first short story published in The Saturday Evening Post when Traci was eight. She has been a moderately successfully freelance writer ever since.

Traci Lambrecht spent most of her childhood riding and showing horses. She graduated with a Russian Studies major from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, where she also studied voice. Her aspirations of becoming a spy were dashed when the Cold War ended, so she instead attempted briefly and unsuccessfully to import Eastern European folk art. She began writing to finance her annoying habits of travel and singing in rock bands, and much to her mother's relief, finally realized that the ...

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