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Jack Wakes Up

(2008)
(The first book in the Jack Palms Crime series)
A novel by

 
 
Washed-up movie star Jack Palms is knee-deep in a Bay Area drug war and it'll take the performance of a lifetime to get him through it alive.

In the three years since Jack Palms left Hollywood and kicked his drug habit, he's added fourteen pounds of muscle, read eighty-three books, and played it as straight as anyone could reasonably ask. But the residual checks are drying up, and the ascetic lifestyle's starting to wear thin, so Jack's happy to cash in on his former celebrity by showing some out-of-town high rollers around San Francisco's club scene.

Then people start turning up dead, and Jack realizes he's been playing tour guide to a pack of former KGB agents turned coke dealers. Soon he's got too many gunmen after him to count-including a South American drug cartel, a mountain-sized Samoan enforcer, and a mobbed-up strip-club owner with an army of thugs. That's not to mention the gorgeous bartender who may be planning on shooting him in the back and the homicide cop who's just given Jack twenty-four hours to bring down the Bay Area's biggest drug dealer.

But the thing that scares Jack the most? He's starting to enjoy himself.

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Jack Wakes Up rocks! It's a fast, smooth ride on a highway not found on any map." - Michael Connelly


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Used availability for Seth Harwood's Jack Wakes Up

Paperback Editions

July 2018 : Paperback
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Title: Jack Wakes Up: an unstoppable blast-through read (Detective Jack Palms Crime Thriller Series)
Author(s): Seth Harwood
ISBN: 1-71773-576-2 / 978-1-71773-576-8
Publisher: Independently published
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May 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: Jack Wakes Up: A Novel
Author(s): Seth Harwood
ISBN: 0-307-45435-5 / 978-0-307-45435-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Broadway Books
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January 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: Jack Wakes Up (Jack Palms)
Author(s): Seth Harwood
ISBN: 0-9796929-5-4 / 978-0-9796929-5-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Breakneck Books
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Audio Editions

October 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Jack Wakes Up: A Novel
Author(s): Seth Harwood
Publisher: CrimeWAV Books
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October 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Jack Wakes Up: A Novel
Author(s): Seth Harwood
Publisher: CrimeWAV Books
Availability: Amazon CA   


October 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Jack Wakes Up: A Novel
Author(s): Seth Harwood
Publisher: CrimeWAV Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

May 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Jack Wakes Up: A Gripping Suspense Thriller (Jack Palms Crime Book 1)
Author(s): Seth Harwood
Publisher: CRIMEWAV Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU