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They thought it would be easy. They were dead wrong...

Alex is failing as a father.
Ian keeps dangerous secrets.
Jenn wants adventure.
Mitch wants Jenn.

Four friends just scraping by, finding comfort in each other and the hope that things will get better. But as their twenties fade in the rear-view mirror, none of them are turning out to be who - or where - they hoped.

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Paperback, 416 pages
Published November 25th 2010 by Corgi (first published July 16th 2010)
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Miles
Sep 24, 2010 rated it really liked it
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To use the popular vernacular, “it came from left field” accurately describes “No Turning Back” by Marcus Sakey – I was completely shocked and surprised at its ingenuity, style and pace. It was a breath of fresh air that I honestly didn’t expect.

I read the premise and wasn’t convinced it was my kind of book. Four people, strangers at one time in their lives met and formed the Thursday Drinking Club; it blossomed from humble beginnings into bi weekly get-togethers that included Saturday brunches
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Rob Damon
Mar 12, 2013 rated it it was ok
This is a crazy story about 4 friends who decide to commit robbery.

The story begins and we're introduced to four twenty/thirtysomethings who like to meet in a bar to ponder about how crap their lives have turned out. I had to make an effort to accept these characters at first but once I did I enjoyed their company for the most part.

They end up robbing one of their bosses and think they have committed the perfect crime, but it all goes down hill for them after that.

I read somewhere that it is
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Bev Taylor
not bad

have e mailed author as i was expecting a follow up later in the book after the detective takes alex home from the hospital and asks him if one of the intruders had a black eye ...... nada!

will let u know if i have a reply. also asked to be subscribed to his newsletter as there was a fault on the appropriate page

kind regards
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bev
Josh
Jul 30, 2012 rated it liked it
Not Sakeys best book by a long shot but it flowed well. It lacked a character you hated and one you loved which most of his other books have.
Petra Be
Feb 22, 2013 rated it really liked it
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4 friends have their reasons to commit a crime. They think they know what they are doing. And they are so terribly wrong...
Laura
Feb 01, 2012 added it
The premise was very unconvincing.
Georgina Moon
Jun 30, 2016 rated it really liked it
This was one of those books I picked up at a book swap. A clever story, I enjoyed it. Typical American crime thriller. It didn't end well though, not sure if I believed it could happen.....
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Marcus Sakey is the bestselling author of nine novels, including the Brilliance Trilogy, which has sold more than a million copies.

His novel AFTERLIFE (July 18, 2017) is soon to be a major motion picture from Imagine Entertainment and producers Ron Howard and Brian Grazer. His novel Good People was made into a film starring James Franco and Kate Hudson.

Marcus lives in Chicago with his wife and dau
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