A Charlie Fox Short Story CollectioneBook - 2013
FOX FIVE is a collection of stories by the highly acclaimed crime thriller writer, Zoe Sharp. All feature her ex-Special Forces soldier turned self-defence expert and bodyguard, Charlotte 'Charlie' Fox. In A Bridge Too Far, we meet Charlie before she's become a professional in the world of close protection. When she agrees to hang out with the local Dangerous Sports Club, she has no idea it will soon live up to its name. Postcards From Another Country has Charlie guarding the ultra-rich Dempsey family against attempted assassination - no matter where the danger lies.A finalist for the CWA Short Story Dagger, Served Cold puts another tough woman centre stage - the mysterious Layla, with betrayal in her past and murder in her heart. Off Duty finds Charlie taking time away from close protection after injury. She still finds trouble, even in an out-of-season health spa in the Catskill Mountains. And finally, Truth And Lies puts all Charlie's skills and ingenuity to the test as she has to single-handedly extract a news team from a rapidly escalating war zone. Also included: Foreword by Lee Child, author's afterword, excerpt from KILLER INSTINCT: Charlie Fox book one, Meet Charlie Fox, Meet Zoe Sharp, and info on the other books in the Charlie Fox series. Reviews: Praise for Zoe Sharp and Charlie Fox:'Ill-tempered, aggressive and borderline psychotic, Fox is also compassionate, introspective and highly principled: arguably one of the most enigmatic - and coolest - heroines in contemporary genre fiction.' Paul Goat Allen, Chicago Tribune'If you don't like Zoe Sharp there's something wrong with you. Go and live in a cave and get the hell out of my gene pool! There are few writers who go right to the top of my TBR pile - Zoe Sharp is one of them.' Stuart MacBride'Anyone with a brain wants Charlie Fox for the girl next door. Funny, compassionate, and with moves that can - and do - kill, Charlie is the indelible creation of the remarkable Zoe Sharp.' Gayle Lynds. --Provided by publisher.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Zoe Sharp, 2013.
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