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3.58 of 5 stars 3.58  ·  rating details  ·  24 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Getting caught is simply not an option.

It's been a year since Jack Marconi's wife was killed. Ever since, he's been slipping up at his job as warden at an upstate New York prison. It makes him the perfect patsy when a cop-killer breaks out--with the help of someone on the inside. Throwing himself into the hunt for the fleeing con, Jack doesn't see what's coming.

Suddenly th...more
Mass Market Paperback, 368 pages
Published February 8th 2000 by Dell (first published 1999)
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John
3.5 stars, really. The publishers claim this as a "literary thriller", which it isn't. It's a more than serviceable thriller, though, with a nice noirish paranoia as Jack "Keeper" Marconi, warden of New York State's Green Haven Prison, is framed for a raft of monstrous crimes, goes on the run, and discovers that people he'd assumed to be lifelong friends are part of the cabal intent on destroying him. Throughout there are flashbacks (perhaps too many of them) to the experience that haunts Jack's...more
Naomi
I am enjoying this read. I am going to sound sexist, but it is almost striking me as a guy read! Basically a story of a warden accused of going bad chasing an escaped convict. I am looking forward to the author's next books which appear to be more written for a female audience.

ETA(02/23/11)I have bumped this up from 4 stars to 5 because my husband pilphered this book from me this past weekend. I stand by my comment of this being a guys-guy book. My husband, who is not a fast reader, finished thi...more
Marcy
This fast-paced thriller is about the warden of a New York state prison framed for the escape of a convicted cop-killer. Particularly effective were flashbacks to an earlier time during the Attica prison riots. Very well written, this compelling story was hard to put down.
Peter
The two books by Vince Zandri that I read were his first two titles. They fall in the you can't injure the hero badly enough because he's invincible genre.
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Mar 24, 2009 Vincent Zandri rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
A lot...I wrote it.
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Vincent Zandri is the NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY bestselling author of THE INNOCENT, GODCHILD, THE REMAINS, MOONLIGHT FALLS, THE CONCRETE PEARL, MOONLIGHT RISES, SCREAM CATCHER, BLUE MOONLIGHT, MURDER BY MOONLIGHT, THE GUILTY, MOONLIGHT SONATA, MOONLIGHT WEEPS, FULL MOONLIGHT, THE SHROUD KEY, and the forthcoming, THE BREAKUP. He is also the author o...more
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