Weaponized

By Nicholas Mennuti, David Guggenheim (Trade Paperback, 2014)
Kyle West is a wanted man. Having fled the U.S. to escape the charges of unauthorized surveillance filed against himself and his former boss, billionaire government contractor Christopher Chandler, Kyle's hiding in Cambodia, living on borrowed time.

When a mysterious stranger named Julian Robinson walks into Kyle's favorite café and offers to swap passports with Kyle, Kyle can't believe his luck. Robinson looks so much like him. The swap seems almost too good to be true. Unfortunately for Kyle, it is.

This fateful decision opens a Pandora's Box of intrigue and suspense. Kyle quickly he finds himself being pursued by Russian oligarchs, Chinese operatives, the CIA, and a beautiful woman trained to kill; because Robinson isn't who he seemed. And time is running out for Kyle to discover who he is.
  • Little, Brown and Company
    • Format: Trade Paperback

    • Price: $16.00 US/$18.00 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316199902

    • On Sale Date: 06/17/2014

    • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company

    • Imprint: Mulholland Books

    Formats Available: Hardcover Book, Trade Paperback, Electronic Book

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Kyle West is a wanted man. Having fled the U.S. to escape the charges of unauthorized surveillance filed against himself and his former boss, billionaire government contractor Christopher Chandler, Kyle's hiding in Cambodia, living on borrowed time.

When a mysterious stranger named Julian Robinson walks into Kyle's favorite café and offers to swap passports with Kyle, Kyle can't believe his luck. Robinson looks so much like him. The swap seems almost too good to be true. Unfortunately for Kyle, it is.

This fateful decision opens a Pandora's Box of intrigue and suspense. Kyle quickly he finds himself being pursued by Russian oligarchs, Chinese operatives, the CIA, and a beautiful woman trained to kill; because Robinson isn't who he seemed. And time is running out for Kyle to discover who he is.

David Guggenheim is a graduate of the Dramatic Writing department at Tisch. His screenplay "Safe House" was adapted into the blockbuster film Safe House, starring Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds, which hit #1 at the box office in February 2012. His TV show Exit Strategy written in collaboration with Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci has been picked up by Fox and will star Ethan Hawke.

Nicholas Mennuti is also a graduate of the Dramatic Writing department at the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU. His short stories have appeared in Agni and Skidrow Penthouse, and are forthcoming in The Ledge and Conjunctions.
  • "[A] freewheeling thriller [with] Graham Greene-ish erudition and atmosphere." (New York Times Book Review
    ).

  • "[An] excellent first novel . . . The authors have their fingers on the pulse of contemporary life . . . The rare suspense novel that will genuinely surprise jaded genre readers." (Publishers Weekly (starred)
    ).

  • "Applying postmodern polish to the foreign intrigue of Graham Greene and Eric Ambler, WEAPONIZED leaves an imprint with its lively cast of characters, pungent locale and dizzy plotting." (Kirkus Review).

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Weaponized
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
  • Price: $16.00 US/$18.00 CAN
  • Pages: 352
  • Physical Dimensions: 5-1/2" x 8-1/4"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316199902
  • On Sale Date: 06/17/2014
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