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The debut thriller from the publisher of Dan Brown, Lee Child and Tess Gerritsen. 

"This series is ace. There are deservedly strong Lee Child comparisons as the author is also a Brit, his novels US-based, his character appealing, and his publisher the same." - Sarah Broadhurst, The Bookseller
"This is a writer, and a hero, to watch." - The Daily Mail
"Sean Black writes with the pace of Lee Child, and the heart of Harlan Coben." - Joseph Finder
"Like Lee Child's Jack Reacher, Lock is an ex-military policeman. Unlike Reacher, he has a job (as an elite bodyguard), a home, friends and a sense of humour. Lock's likeability contrasts with Reacher's pomposity and Black's style is supremely slick" - The Daily Telegraph

It may be Christmas Eve in New York, but for former Royal Military Policeman, Ryan Lock it's business as usual.
His task: to protect the CEO of the world's largest bio-technology company from a group of radical, and highly determined, activists.
But when a failed assassination attempt leaves the streets of midtown littered with bodies, and hours later the son of the company's chief research scientist is abducted from his Upper West Side prep school, Lock's hunt for the boy turns into an explosive game of cat and mouse.

"Funny, tough, and furiously paced, Lockdown explodes off the page" - Jesse Kellerman
"Readers, meet Ryan Lock—a tough-guy hero for a new age. Lockdown takes you on a mission through the animal rights movement, into the corporate corridors of power, and out through the dark alleys of Manhattan. Hold on tight—this one burns like a lit fuse." – Gregg Hurwitz, Internationally Bestselling Author of You're Next
"This is the future of thriller writing...the heir apparent to Lee Child." Ken Bruen, Internationally Bestselling Author of The Guards

Book Reviews

Lockdown: The First Ryan Lock Novel
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4.1 / 5
Loved the story.
June 11th, 2016
Page turner. Keeps you captivated all along. Can't wait to have spare money to buy the rest of the series.
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1 review
Great book
April 18th, 2016
This was an action packed book from start to finish and kept me captivated throughout the story. A lot of thinking "this could be a real situation!" Looking forward to reading more in the series.
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Lock. Down
January 7th, 2016
Great book, believable characters, lots of action with good dialogue. I really enjoyed this novel and could hardly put it down when I had to go to bed.
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1 review
January 6th, 2016
Fast-paced, lots f action Fun read. Plots were a bit thin but all in all, a good read. Not much character develpments, but that was fine for his tpe of light reading
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1 person found this helpful
January 5th, 2016
Great read! It was fast paced. I enjoyed the characters and their interactions and the storyline and how the Chechen rebels were pulled in there and the anti-animal testing movement... very interesting read!
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1 person found this helpful
January 3rd, 2016
It is a bit predictable but fairly well written The characters are well developed The storyline was good too
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1 person found this helpful
Thoroughly enjoyed!
December 31st, 2015
FIrst time I have ever read one of his books. Can't wait to read more of his work! Suspence with a little romance thrown in. My kind of book!
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4 of 4 people found this helpful
July 12th, 2013
Awesome book, good believable characters, and suspenseful plot. 5 stars, two thumbs up top notch for sure.
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