Lockdown

Lockdown

Summary

NEW YORK
It may be Christmas in New York, but for ex-soldier turned élite bodyguard Ryan Lock it's business as usual: his mission is to protect one of America's most ruthless businessmen.

A BLOODY SHOOT-OUT
Suddenly gunshots ring out. People run for cover. Innocent people are mown down. Amid the chaos, Lock's hunt for the killers turns into an explosive game of cat and mouse.

A DEADLY SECRET
Lock's search for the truth takes him from the rooftops of a New York skyscraper to a heavily fortified warehouse on the Hudson where he confronts one of the world's most dangerous women. As the clock ticks towards midnight on New Year's Eve, all routes into and out of Manhattan are sealed, and Lock realises that not only is his own life in terrible danger but so are the lives of millions of others...

Reviews

  • Black drives his hero into the tightest of spots with a force and energy that jump off the page... This is a writer, and a hero, to watch
    Daily Mail

About the author

Sean Black

Sean Black grew up in Scotland, studied film in New York and has written the screenplays for many of Britain's best-known TV dramas.

While writing Lockdown, he undertook a gruelling 24-day close protection course encompassing two weeks in an army camp in Wales, followed by a week of firearms training in the Czech Republic. To research his next novel, Deadlock, he 'did time' in Pelican Bay Supermax prison which is home to some of America's most violent inmates.

He lives with his wife and daughter in Los Angeles.
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