Wintersalen Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Tour our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Original Essays | September 30, 2014

    Benjamin Parzybok: IMG A Brief History of Video Games Played by Mayors, Presidents, and Emperors



    Brandon Bartlett, the fictional mayor of Portland in my novel Sherwood Nation, is addicted to playing video games. In a city he's all but lost... Continue »

    spacer

This item may be
out of stock.

Click on the button below to search for this title in other formats.


Check for Availability
Add to Wishlist

This title in other editions

The First Rule (Joe Pike Novels)

The First Rule (Joe Pike Novels) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

The organized criminal gangs of the former Soviet Union are bound by what they call the thieves? code. The first rule is this: A thief must forsake his mother, father, brothers, and sisters. He must have no family?no wife, no children?because only other criminals are his family. If any of the rules are broken, it is punishable by death.Frank Meyer had the American dream?a wife and family he adored, a successful business?until the day a professional crew invaded his home and murdered everyone inside. The only thing out of the ordinary about Meyer was that?before the family and the business and the normal life?a younger Frank Meyer worked as a professional military contractor, a mercenary, with a man named Joe Pike. Frank was one of Pike's guys, and they faced death together in every rotten hellhole around the world.The police think Meyer was hiding something very bad, because previous home invasions by the crew had targeted only criminals with large stashes of cash or drugs. Pike cannot believe it, and with the help of Cole, he sets out on a hunt of his own: to clear his friend, to punish the people who murdered him.A trail that at first seems relatively simple, however, very quickly becomes complicated, as the two of them find themselves entangled in a web of ancient grudges, blood ties, blackmail, vengeance, double crosses, and cutthroat criminality, and at the heart of it all, an act so terrible even Pike and Cole have no way to measure it.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781423375517
Publisher:
Brilliance Audio
Subject:
Suspense
Read by:
Crais, Robert
Read:
Crais, Robert
Author:
Crais, Robert
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Suspense
Edition Description:
Library Audio
Series:
Joe Pike Novels
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
MP3 CD
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.40x5.30x.60 in. .15 lbs.
Media Run Time:
496

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Popular Fiction » Contemporary Thrillers
Fiction and Poetry » Popular Fiction » Suspense

The First Rule (Joe Pike Novels)
0 stars - 0 reviews
$ In Stock
Product details pages Brilliance Audio - English 9781423375517 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.