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Lost In Juarez

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Kindle Edition, 267 pages
Published (first published August 4th 2008)
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Karin Montin
Aug 08, 2015 rated it liked it
I've become a big Douglas Lindsay fan thanks to his Barney Thompson and Hutton serial killer capers. This one is something else entirely, being billed as a government conspiracy thriller. Writer Lake Weston, pigeon-holed as a children's author, pseudonymously publishes an exposé of repressive government laws and practices. (A lot of them are real and many of them seem like the next logical step.) His publisher, his former editor his ex-wife and a helpful stranger all suffer horribly, but althoug ...more
Katie Grainger
Jul 22, 2011 rated it really liked it
Lost in Juarez Really enjoyed this book, it was dark, and the plot was full of twists and turns. The book is set in present and follows the events of the British Government in the wake of terrorist threats. Almost under the radar the Government have begun to change laws and freedoms have been lost. Lake Weston popular childrens author becomes one of their victims when he writes the book Axis of Evil, a protest when one of his popular childrens books is axed because the state will not allow it to ...more
Martin Cooper
Mar 18, 2012 rated it really liked it
unlike Douglas Lindsay's Barney Thompson books this is a black political thriller following the life of a children's author who has his latest book spiked by the Government as they consider it a threat to public order. It takes a few chapters to get going but once it does you have to finish it. As a consequence of the snub of his latest book our hero writes a book which will highlight the failings of the current Government and get himself involved in the darker side of politics. On the run from ...more
Mark Palmer
Sep 25, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book. A riveting and at times humorous thriller that paints an all too believable picture of the near future and abuse of anti-terror laws. Will definitely be looking out for more by this author.
Vicki
Dec 02, 2012 rated it liked it
I had downloaded this book for free and was not sure what to expect. It was a fast read but held my interest. The main character seemed so clueless as people were dying around him all because of a book about the government. I could easily see this as a movie.
Keith
Nov 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing
A satire which seemed all to realistic. Scary, and fun!
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