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Some criminals get a second chance.Will Doug MacRay be one of them?

Four masked men—thieves, rivals, and friends from the tough streets of Charlestown—take on a Boston bank at gunpoint. Holding bank manager Claire Keesey hostage and cleaning out the vault were simple. But career criminal Doug MacRay didn’t plan on one thing: falling hard for Claire. When he tracks her down without his mask and gun, their mutual attraction isundeniable. With a tenacious FBI agent following his every move, he imaginesa life away from his gritty, dangerous work—a life centered around Claire.But before that can happen, Doug and his crew learn that there may be a wayto rob Boston’s venerable baseball stadium, Fenway Park. Risky yet utterly irresistible, it would be the perfect heist to end his criminal career. But, as it turns out, pursuing Claire may be the most dangerous act of all.

Racing to an explosive climax, The Town is a brash tale of robbery in all its forms—and an odyssey of crime, love, ambition, and dreams.

Synopsis:

Four masked men — thieves, rivals, and friends from the tough streets of Charlestown — take on a Boston bank at gunpoint. Holding bank manager Claire Keesey hostage and cleaning out the vault was simple. But career criminal Doug MacRay didn't plan on one thing: falling in love with Claire.

With a tenacious FBI agent following his every move, Doug imagines a life away from his gritty, dangerous work. A life centered around Claire. But for Doug, that new life is just one final, perfect job away....Racing to an explosive climax, Chuck Hogan's brash tale of robbery in all its forms is an unforgettable odyssey of crime, love, ambition, and dreams.

About the Author

Chuck Hogan is the author of several acclaimed novels, including Devils in Exile and The Killing Moon.  The Town was awarded the Hammett Prize for excellence in crime writing, and named one of the ten best novels of the year by Stephen King.  He is also the co-author, with Guillermo del Toro, of the international bestseller The Strain.  He lives with his family outside Boston.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781439187234
Author:
Hogan, Chuck
Publisher:
Pocket Books
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Psychological
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Contemporary Thrillers
Edition Description:
Media Tie-In
Publication Date:
20100824
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
656
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.19 in 10.43 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Four masked men — thieves, rivals, and friends from the tough streets of Charlestown — take on a Boston bank at gunpoint. Holding bank manager Claire Keesey hostage and cleaning out the vault was simple. But career criminal Doug MacRay didn't plan on one thing: falling in love with Claire.

With a tenacious FBI agent following his every move, Doug imagines a life away from his gritty, dangerous work. A life centered around Claire. But for Doug, that new life is just one final, perfect job away....Racing to an explosive climax, Chuck Hogan's brash tale of robbery in all its forms is an unforgettable odyssey of crime, love, ambition, and dreams.

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