By Stephen Hunter
He's the main harmful guy alive. He simply desires to stay in peace along with his family members, and disregard the warfare that almost killed him...
It's unlikely to happen.
Stephen Hunter's epic nationwide bestsellers, Point of Impact and Black Light, brought thousands of readers to Bob Lee Swagger, referred to as "Bob the Nailer," a heroic yet improper Vietnam battle veteran compelled two times to exploit his abilities as a grasp sniper to shield his lifestyles and his honor. Now, in his grandest, such a lot intensely exciting event but, Bob the Nailer needs to face his deadliest foe from Vietnam--and his personal demons--to keep his spouse and daughter.
During the latter days of the Vietnam battle, deep in-country, a tender idealistic Marine named Donny Fenn was once slash through a sniper's bullet as he set out on patrol with Swagger, who himself bought a grievous wound. Years later Swagger married Donny's widow, Julie, and jointly they bring up their daughter, Nikki, on a ranch within the remoted Sawtooth Mountains in Idaho. Although he struggles with the painful legacy of Vietnam, Swagger's maximum wish--to depart his violent previous at the back of and stay quietly along with his family--seems to have come true.
Then one idyllic day, a guy, a lady, and a lady set out from the ranch on horseback. High on a ridge above a mountain go, one thousand yards far away, a relaxed, cold-eyed shooter, one of many world's maximum marksmen, friends via a telescopic sight on the 3 drawing close figures.
Out of his tortured earlier, a mortal enemy has once more came across Bob the Nailer. Time to Hunt proves anew why such a lot of reflect on Stephen Hunter to be our greatest dwelling mystery writer. With a plot that sweeps from the killing fields of Vietnam to the corridors of energy in Washington to the shadowy plots of the recent global order, Hunter gives you all of the advanced, stay-up-all-night motion his lovers call for in a masterful story of kin heartbreak and overseas intrigue--and exhibits why, for Bob Lee Swagger, it really is once more time to hunt.
From the Hardcover edition.