Cover of: The terrorist next door | Sheldon Siegel

The terrorist next door

Published by Sheldon M. Siegel, Inc. in [California] .
Written in English.

About the Edition

Someone is setting off fire bombs in Chicago in stolen cars using untraceable cell phones. The international terror channels are silent. A group calling itself the Islamic Freedom Federation demands the release of Hassan Al-Shahid, a graduate student whose plan to set off a bomb at the Art Institute was thwarted by Detective David Gold and his long-time partner, Detective Paul Liszewski. Gold, a third generation native of South Chicago, the hardscrabble neighborhood of steel mills, smokestacks, and steeples near the Indiana border, is one of Chicago's most decorated detectives. He is still suffering from the aftereffects of Liszewski's death when he receives a Medal of Valor at the Art Institute. During the ceremony, a car bomb is detonated across the street, killing a passerby and Gold receives a cryptic text: "It isn't over." It's just the beginning. Untraceable car bombs detonate at the Wrigley Field El station, Millennium Park, the Museum of Science and Industry, O'Hare, Hyde Park, and Rush Street. Chicago PD, the FBI and Homeland Security can't trace the bomber. Gold and his new partner, Detective A.C. Battle--a native of Mississippi whose family moved to Chicago to escape the Jim Crow South--are drawn into a desperate cat-and-mouse game against a brilliant mind.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
813/.54
Library of Congress
PS3569.I3823 T47 2012

The Physical Object

Pagination
369 pages ;
Number of pages
369

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26275695M
Internet Archive
isbn_9780983006268
ISBN 10
0983006261
ISBN 13
9780983006268
LC Control Number
2013409397
OCLC/WorldCat
816348855
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