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IDENTITY

The corporate greed of Wall Street meets the Hitchcockian suspense of North by Northwest in this thrilling debut by screenwriter Mark Hosack.

A secret best told on the run…

One day Paul Majors is a respectable businessman looking into some accounting irregularities in his office’s parent company. The next, he’s wading through a murky world of dark finance, uncoverin
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ebook, 384 pages
Published August 7th 2012 by Pocket Star
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Rosella Weigand
Sep 06, 2012 Rosella Weigand rated it it was amazing
Talented writer Mark Hosack (Give ‘em Hell, Malone) has given the world a gift with the debut of his incredibly awesome book IDENTITY. This quick-paced business thriller about people driven by greed & tempted by power presents plenty of significant characters delivering razor sharp dialogue and is loaded with amazing thrills from beginning to middle to end. IDENTITY is the most unpredictable story I’ve read in ages -- Surprises at every turn of the page! Highly recommend opening your eyes to ...more
Marcelle
Jul 31, 2012 Marcelle rated it it was amazing
Want to read a page turner that also satirizes the Age of Libor-Madoff-Enron? Corporate hijinks, cat and mouse, a mystery femme fatale, and a hero for the 99%...it's all here. A super fun read! (And it doesn't hurt that the author is a looker....and my wonderful husband, Mark).
Danielle
Jul 19, 2012 Danielle rated it it was amazing
Gripping, darkly comic financial thriller in which nobody is who they seem and everybody is out for themselves. I'm not usually a fan of the genre, but Hosack's (Give 'Em Hell, Malone) website and trailer left me wanting more, and I was not disappointed. Check it out!
Christine
Apr 11, 2014 Christine rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Twists and turns...

a fast read. I never knew what was going to come next. just when I thought I had figured it out, it became clear that I did not, which made it that much more enjoyable.
Charles Tate
Mar 11, 2014 Charles Tate rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Good read

Good read

fast moving plot that makes the book hard to put down. story moves along at a good pace. well written with th h humor at the right places.
Kristin Rider
Sep 13, 2012 Kristin Rider rated it really liked it
I enjoyed the fast-paced story. I would have been a tougher editor, but despite my pickiness it was nice to read something fun and exciting for a change. I can't wait for the next one.
Bob Nelson
Jul 29, 2015 Bob Nelson rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Well written and exciting mystery. I found it hard to put down, kept me on the edge of my seat reading to the end. Written by a former student of mine.
Doug
Jan 21, 2014 Doug rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The idea of the FBI setting up a civilian to be bait for ruthless international killers under false pretenses strains believability, but then the whole genre of sci-fi strains believability for me. If you can get over that hump the story is a beautifully created suspense-thriller. Highly recommended.
John
Aug 08, 2012 John rated it it was amazing
Great read -- I couldn’t put it down! The fast paced thriller features a sympathetic protagonist who is thrust into a dark and dangerous world when his identity is mistaken by a cast of mysterious, well-drawn characters, whose real identities are in turn ambiguous to him. Hosack’s background as a screenwriter shows in outstanding dialogue and vivid descriptions of people and places. The caliber of the writing is first-rate and the action is augmented by a delightful wry wit. I can’t wait to see ...more
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Mark writes books and screenplays and lives in Los Angeles. His film credits include Pale Blue Moon and Give 'em Hell, Malone. Identity is his first novel.
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