Vanishing Games (Hardcover)

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In this sequel to the acclaimed Ghostman, Jack and Angela are together again after six years, this time in Macau. They stumble across a yacht filled with a few dead bodies, a bag of uncut sapphires and a huge stash of cash. By playing their cards right, they can fence the sapphires, pocket the cash and never have to work again. Still, Jack manages to get them cornered by a pack of professional killers and caught up in a plot to flood the global economy with counterfeit cash. Hobbs constructs his story with the same meticulous detail, building to a heart-pounding ending that will thrill the fans of his exceptional debut thriller.

— From Susan


The gritty, riveting, highly anticipated sequel to the national (and international) best seller Ghostman, by the critically acclaimed and award-winning Roger Hobbs

It's just before dawn on the South China Sea when three experienced pirates open fire on a small smuggling yacht. Their target: a bag of uncut sapphires worth millions. But when one of them stumbles across an enormous treasure that wasn't on the manifest, everything goes sideways. Within minutes two of them are dead, leaving the third, a coldblooded psychopath, to claim both the sapphires and the mysterious windfall for himself. If he disappears, he won't just be wealthy. He'll have the power to change the course of history.

His boss, Angela, isn't about to let that happen. She calls in a favor from her onetime protege a fixer sometimes known as Jack, or more often as simply the Ghostman. Within hours he's flying halfway around the world to find her in the glimmering neon slums of Macau. Jack has no real name, no address and no fingerprints--but given the right motivation, he can make serious problems vanish. Though the two haven't talked since they botched a job six years ago, as soon as Jack's off the plane they're back together again, facing down a crime boss, a hit man and a conspiracy bigger than anything they've ever encountered and more dangerous than they could've imagined.

Their partnership--between people with no lasting relationships whatsoever--is at the very heart of a novel that will cement Roger Hobbs's status as one of our most talented crime writers.

About the Author

Born in 1988, ROGER HOBBS graduated from Reed College in Portland. He lives in Seattle.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780385352642
ISBN-10: 0385352646
Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group
Publication Date: July 7th, 2015
Pages: 304
Language: English