A Stolen Season: Book summary and reviews of A Stolen Season by Steve Hamilton

A Stolen Season

An Alex McKnight Novel

By Steve Hamilton

A Stolen Season
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  • Published in USA  Sep 2006,
    192 pages.

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When Alex helps rescue the passengers of an antique wooden boat the darkest hour of his life begins. Before it's over, he'll face gun smugglers, drug dealers, and a secret from his own past. In the end he'll have to make a basic, brutal choice about who he is and how far he'll go to exact revenge. The stakes have never been higher and the cost never greater.

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"Plot turnarounds and double-crosses ensure a startling conclusion." - PW.
"The slam-bang action, wilderness locale, and climactic plot twists will have readers eagerly awaiting Alex's next adventure." - Library Journal.
"The cast is strong and the local color vivid as ever, but this time, the plot has the phoned-in feel of characters in search of a story." - Kirkus.

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Steve Hamilton Author Biography

Born and raised in Detroit, Steve Hamilton graduated from the University of Michigan where he won the prestigious Hopwood Award for fiction. In 2006, he won the Michigan Author Award for his outstanding body of work. His novels have won numerous awards and media acclaim beginning with the very first in the Alex McKnight series, A Cold Day in Paradise, which won the Private Eye Writers of America/St. Martin's Press Award for Best First Mystery by an Unpublished Writer. Once published, it went on to win the MWA Edgar and the PWA Shamus Awards for Best First Novel, and was short-listed for the Anthony and Barry Awards. The awards didn't stop there but he's too modest to crow about them. Hamilton currently works for IBM in upstate New York where he lives with his wife Julia and their two ...

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