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The Drifter

(2016)
(The first book in the Peter Ash series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Anthony Awards Best First Book (nominee)
Anthony Awards Best First Novel (nominee)
Barry Awards Best First Novel (nominee)
Edgar Awards Best First Novel (nominee)
After eight years as a soldier, Peter Ash came home from Iraq and Afghanistan with only one souvenir: what he calls 'white static', a buzzing claustrophobia due to post-traumatic stress that has driven him to spend a year roaming the US Pacific coast's mountains and forests, sleeping under the stars.

But when a friend from the Marines commits suicide, Ash returns to civilization to help the man's widow and two young children. While repairing her dilapidated porch, he makes two unwelcome discoveries: the first is a dog, the largest, meanest, ugliest dog he's ever laid eyes on; the second surprise is what the dog is guarding - a suitcase containing $400,000 in cash and four slabs of plastic explosive.

Just what was his friend caught up in during his final days? Ash will find that the demons of war aren't easy to leave behind...

Genre: Mystery    

Praise for this book

"A stunning debut...heart-wrenching and uplifting at the same time. There is grit in this tale that will stay with you." - David Baldacci


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Used availability for Nick Petrie's The Drifter

Hardback Editions

February 2018 : Hardback

Title: The Drifter
Author(s): Nick Petrie
ISBN: 1-78854-243-6 / 978-1-78854-243-2
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Availability: Amazon UK   


June 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Drifter (Wheeler Hardcover)
Author(s): Nicholas Petrie
ISBN: 1-4104-9053-X / 978-1-4104-9053-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wheeler Publishing Large Print
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January 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Drifter (A Peter Ash Novel)
Author(s): Nick Petrie
ISBN: 0-399-17456-7 / 978-0-399-17456-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

February 2018 : Paperback

Title: The Drifter
Author(s): Nick Petrie
ISBN: 1-78854-244-4 / 978-1-78854-244-9
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Availability: Amazon UK   


December 2017 : Paperback
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Title: The Drifter (Ash)
Author(s): Nick Petrie
ISBN: 1-78854-245-2 / 978-1-78854-245-6
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


March 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Drifter (A Peter Ash Novel)
Author(s): Nick Petrie
ISBN: 0-7352-1520-0 / 978-0-7352-1520-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


August 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Drifter (A Peter Ash Novel)
Author(s): Nick Petrie
ISBN: 0-425-28325-9 / 978-0-425-28325-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

September 2016 : Audio CD
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Title: The Drifter
Author(s): Nicholas Petrie
ISBN: 1-5247-0856-9 / 978-1-5247-0856-6
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


January 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Drifter: A Peter Ash Novel
Author(s): Nick Petrie
Publisher: Penguin Audio
Availability: Amazon   


January 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Drifter: A Peter Ash Novel
Author(s): Nick Petrie
Publisher: Penguin Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

October 2017 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Drifter (Ash Book 1)
Author(s): Nick Petrie
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Availability: Amazon UK   


January 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Drifter (A Peter Ash Novel)
Author(s): Nick Petrie
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA