By Dawn's Early Light

By Dawn s Early Light From Philip Shelby the author of Gatekeeper action packed Chicago Tribune who joined forces with Robert Ludlum to create the New York Times bestseller The Cassandra Compact comes a new political thr

  • Title: By Dawn's Early Light
  • Author: Philip Shelby
  • ISBN: 9780671013943
  • Page: 298
  • Format: Paperback
  • From Philip Shelby, the author of Gatekeeper action packed Chicago Tribune who joined forces with Robert Ludlum to create the New York Times bestseller The Cassandra Compact, comes a new political thriller that ricochets across the world stage with relentless force After she s blackballed by Wall Street for exposing a powerful banker s corruption, Sloane Ryder is reFrom Philip Shelby, the author of Gatekeeper action packed Chicago Tribune who joined forces with Robert Ludlum to create the New York Times bestseller The Cassandra Compact, comes a new political thriller that ricochets across the world stage with relentless force After she s blackballed by Wall Street for exposing a powerful banker s corruption, Sloane Ryder is recruited by a covert government agency to hunt down moles and spies within the corridors of power It seems to be the perfect job for the straight shooting Sloane until a suspicious tip leads her to uncover a shocking conspiracy wrought by some of the most prominent figures in government Their aim assassinate the first woman president of the United States, whose policies could endanger their shadowy activities As Sloane frantically pieces together a series of strange but seemingly unrelated events, the trail leads her to the Handyman, an enigmatic killer for hire whose reputation is built on his unerring tenacity Now, she finds herself caught in a deadly game of high stakes international intrigue, in which the wrong move may be her last.

    One thought on “By Dawn's Early Light”

    1. RATING: 2.75What would you do if you faced an ethical dilemma on your job, knowing that if you do nothing, many people will be hurt and if you do something, you will likely lose your job? It’s a choice that Sloane Ryder doesn’t even think about. She’s a financial analyst at a large investment bank who accidentally uncovers insider training involving one of the heads of the firm and a Chinese oil company. When she exposes him to the SEC, she faces a brutal investigation, a measure of guilt [...]

    2. Philip Shelby writes a good spy novel. Dawn's Early Light written in 2002 was his last solo novel I've been able to find. He co-wrote several with Ludlum, but nothing lately by himself.Sloane Ryder works for the GAO police. Who knew we had a secret GAO squad? Wish we did have one that was as clever as Shelby wrote in his novel. Shelby follows the money like Ludlum always does in his novels, corruption at the highest levels of govt. It's well paced, characters could have used more fleshing out, p [...]

    3. A strong female protagonist makes this an interesting and entertaining read. A few plot turns but mostly predictable. Fun to read nevertheless. Nice change of pace from the military action-based books I usually read. Well worth the time to read.

    4. This is a good book by Phiip Shelby. I enjoyed reading it. It captured my attention and drug me through it so I could find out what happend.J. Robert Ewbank author "John Wesley, Natural Man, and the 'Isms'"

    5. "By Dawn's Early Light" - written by Philip Shelby and published in 2002 by Simon and Schuster. An exciting assassination thriller.

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