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The Providence Rider

(2012)
(The fourth book in the Matthew Corbett series)
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The Providence Rider is the fourth installment in the extraordinary series of historical thrillers featuring Matthew Corbett, professional problem solver. The narrative begins in the winter of 1703, with Matthew still haunted by his lethal encounter with notorious mass murderer Tyranthus Slaughter. When an unexplained series of explosions rocks his Manhattan neighborhood, Matthew finds himself forced to confront a new and unexpected problem. Someone is trying--and trying very hard--to get his attention. That someone is a shadowy figure from out of Matthew's past: the elusive Dr. Fell. The doctor, it turns out, has a problem of his own, one that requires the exclusive services of Matthew Corbett.

The ensuing narrative moves swiftly and gracefully from the emerging metropolis of New York City to Pendulum Island in the remote Bermudas. In the course of his journey, Matthew encounters a truly Dickensian assortment of memorable, often grotesque, antagonists. These include Sirki, the giant, deceptively soft-spoken East Indian killer, Dr. Jonathan Gentry, an expert in exotic potions with a substance abuse problem of his own, the beautiful but murderous Aria Chillany, and, of course, the master manipulator and 'Emperor of Crime' on two continents, Dr. Fell himself. The result is both an exquisitely constructed novel of suspense and a meticulous recreation of a bygone era. Filled with danger, narrative surprises, and an almost tangible sense of place, The Providence Rider is historical fiction at its finest and most developed. It is the novel that McCammon's many devoted readers have been waiting for. They will not be disappointed.

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Hardback Editions

May 2012 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Providence Rider
Author(s): Robert McCammon
ISBN: 1-59606-466-8 / 978-1-59606-466-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Subterranean
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Audio Editions

May 2012 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Providence Rider: A Matthew Corbett Novel, Book 4
Author(s): Robert R McCammon
Publisher: Audible Studios
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May 2012 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Providence Rider: A Matthew Corbett Novel, Book 4
Author(s): Robert R McCammon
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


May 2012 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Providence Rider: A Matthew Corbett Novel, Book 4
Author(s): Robert R McCammon
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

July 2017 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Providence Rider (The Matthew Corbett Series Book 4)
Author(s): Robert McCammon
Publisher: Crossroad Press
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December 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Providence Rider (Matthew Corbett Book 4)
Author(s): Robert McCammon
Publisher: Subterranean Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA