Nocturne For A Dangerous Man

Gavilan Robie was a man who lived a very private life under any of a number of names and faces, many of whom had acquaintances and friends but only a very few people were acquaintances of Gavilan Robie Robie was a hunter, once a member of the clandestine Action Rescue Commitee, now freelance And when he s hired by a powerful multi national corporation to find an employGavilan Robie was a man who lived a very private life under any of a number of names and faces, many of whom had acquaintances and friends but only a very few people were acquaintances of Gavilan Robie Robie was a hunter, once a member of the clandestine Action Rescue Commitee, now freelance And when he s hired by a powerful multi national corporation to find an employee kidnapped by terrorists, he finds himself in over his head He will need every trick he s picked up during years of covert ops just to survive.
Nocturne For A Dangerous Man Gavilan Robie was a man who lived a very private life under any of a number of names and faces many of whom had acquaintances and friends but only a very few people were acquaintances of Gavilan Robi

  • Title: Nocturne For A Dangerous Man
  • Author: Marc Matz
  • ISBN: 9780812575378
  • Page: 465
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Nocturne For A Dangerous Man”

    1. Most of this book is a police procedural. The hero tracks a terrorist group by tracing the industrial-espionage organizations that are funding them in order to rescue a highly valuable hostage.The other part deals with the baggage the hero carries - heavy, deep and meaningful baggage that doesn't stop him from being just about perfect. He is not the single best martial artist in the world but among the best. He is a master musician and highly knowledgeable about any art form. He is remarkably we [...]

    2. A well-written and complex protagonist lends credibility to what is overall a solid tale of a fixer in the not-too-distant future. Ultimately the book is dragged down by an abrupt and anti-climactic ending, but the ride up until that point is very enjoyable.

    3. While Nocturne is unquestionably SF, Matz's "dangerous man"reminds me more of classic noir detectives like Ross Macdonald's LewArcher & John D. MacDonald's Travis McGee. Stir in a dollop of WirePaladin and you have Gavilan Robie: a near-future P.I now aspecialist in the recovery of stolen art, but a man with a darker historyof dangerous 'recoveries'. Between cases, or when tension mounts,he relaxes by playing his Guarneri cello, a gift from a grateful clientafter a particularly hairy rescue. [...]

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