New Authors     New Books     Coming Soon     Most Popular     Top Authors    
<< Previous book

You Were Never Really Here

A Novella by

A hammer was Joe's favourite weapon. He was his father's son, after all Soon to become a film starring Joaqin Phoenix Joe has witnessed things that cannot be erased. A former FBI agent and Marine, his abusive childhood has left him damaged beyond repair. So he hides away, earning a living rescuing girls who have been kidnapped into the sex trade.Now he's been hired to save the daughter of a New York senator, held captive at a Manhattan brothel. But he's stumbled into a dangerous web of conspiracy and he s about to pay the price. Brutal and redemptive in equal measure, You Were Never Really Here is a toxic shot of a thriller, laced with corruption, revenge and the darkest of inner demons. 'A good choice for lovers of Michael Connelly, Lee Child or Vince Flynn who are interested in character-driven thrillers' Chicago Tribune'A dark thriller full of attitude and heart. ... Ames is at his best here, creating a complex and sympathetic character and a detail-rich, believable story that is hard to forget'San Francisco Chronicle Jonathan Ames is the author of nine books including Wake Up, Sir! (published by Pushkin Press) The Extra Man, I Love You More Than You Know and the graphic novel The Alcoholic. He also created the hit HBO comedy Bored to Death, starring Ted Danson, Zach Galifianakis and Jason Schwartzman, as well as Blunt Talk, starring Patrick Stewart. He lives in New York.

    Get it on Google Play
Similar Books by other authors...

Ottessa Moshfegh

Call Me by Your Name
André Aciman

The Beautiful Dead
Belinda Bauer

(Harry Kvist, book 1)

Martin Holmen
Used availability for Jonathan Ames's You Were Never Really Here

See all available used copies of this book at Abebooks UK or Abebooks US

Paperback Editions

January 2018 : UK Paperback
Title: You Were Never Really Here (Film Tie-in)
Author(s): Jonathan Ames
ISBN: 1-78227-361-1 / 978-1-78227-361-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pushkin Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

July 2016 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: You Were Never Really Here
Author(s): Jonathan Ames
ISBN: 1-78227-245-3 / 978-1-78227-245-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pushkin Vertigo
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

July 2016 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: You Were Never Really Here
Author(s): Jonathan Ames
Publisher: Pushkin Vertigo
Availability: Amazon UK   

Search for