The Bomb Maker by Thomas Perry

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Read The Bomb Maker Online Free - A bomb is more than a weapon. A bomb is an expression of the bomber's predictions of human behavior--a performance designed to fool you into making one fatally wrong move. In The Bomb Maker, Thomas Perry introduces us to the dark corners of a mind intent on transforming a simple machine into an act of murder--and to those committed to preventing that outcome at any cost. A threat is called into the LAPD Bomb Squad and when tragedy ensues, the fragmented unit turns to Dick Stahl, a former Bomb Squad commander who now operates his own private security company. Just returned from a tough job in Mexico, Stahl is at first reluctant to accept the offer, but his sense of duty to the technicians he trained is too strong to turn it down. On his first day back at the head of the squad, Stahl's three-person team is dispatched to a suspected car bomb. And it quickly becomes clear to him that they are dealing with an unusual mastermind--one whose intended target seems to be the Bomb Squad itself.

As the shadowy organization sponsoring this campaign of violence puts increasing pressure on the bomb maker, and Stahl becomes dangerously entangled with a member of his own team, the fuse on this high-stakes plot only burns faster. The Bomb Maker is Thomas Perry's biggest, most unstoppable thriller yet.

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ISBN : 0802127487
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 384 pages


Malina Skrobosinski rated it ★★☆☆☆

December 29, 2017

No BOOM here, just a DUD! I've never read a Thomas Perry novel before, so I didn't know what to expect, but I tell you what I didn't expect, I didn't expect it to read like a debut novel. Which, I guess isn't exactly fair, because I've read a lot of really great debut novels, but this novel just l...

Paul rated it ★★★★☆

August 27, 2017

This Arc was provided courtesy of NetGalley. Many thanks to Grove Atlantic - The Mysterious Press for making this pre-release available. Welcome to the sleazy underground world of a criminal bomb maker. A leech of society. The author guided me through a well written, real world scenario of the man...

Jeanette rated it ★★★☆☆

December 31, 2017

This is a good book if you are an engineer type, and love to read the technical detail in fiction tale. There are not many of them out there that do that task to this degree. Some in Sci. Fi. but not in this genre. It's completely action, copper bomb squad LA cored. And it's a singular man that th...

Marialyce rated it ★★★★☆

September 30, 2017

I am not much of a thriller variety reader however, I did so enjoy this book about the struggle to capture a man who was intent on killing members of the bomb squad. Dick Stahl is called back into service when a bomb goes off and kills twelve members of the bomb squad pretty much decimating their...

Pamela rated it ★★★☆☆

September 24, 2017

Thanks to Thomas Perry, NetGalley and the publisher for the ARC OF THE BOMB MAKER. Thomas Perry is a brilliant story teller. In his newest novel, he pits a bomb maker against the LA bomb squad. The bomb maker is adept it designing and making bombs that have trap doors, secondary devices, switches,...

Hobart rated it ★★★★☆

February 05, 2018

★ ★ ★ 1/2 (rounded up) This originally appeared at The Irresponsible Reader. --- Oh man . . . this brings me back to the conflict I felt trying to discuss Sarah Pinborough's Behind Her Eyes. This is a heckuva read until it's not -- but we'll get to that in a bit. I know precious little about Bomb Sq...

Sharon rated it ★★★★☆

January 05, 2018

I've been a Thomas Perry fan since I first read The Butcher's Boy and this is one of the best. Not as much depth of characterization as with some of his books and a new twist in that he never names the bomber or goes into any detail about his background, just detailed information about the *trade...

Jim rated it ★★★★★

February 09, 2018

Perry is BACK fullbore! As if he ever went away. The Bomb Maker has you on the seat of your chair reading into the wee hours non-stop. Hopefully, one or more surviving characters will appear again. This was just an excellent read!

Kathy rated it ★★★☆☆

January 23, 2018

I guess Old Man is going to remain my favorite book by this author. This latest book held my interest up to the point of no return when things could not hold together as plausible. It starts out with another really interesting, intelligent and skilled man who knows how to rescue kidnapped busines...

Hapzydeco rated it ★★★★☆

January 03, 2018

If you like your novels to be thrilling, terrifying and suspenseful, get your hands of The Bomb Maker by Thomas Perry.

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