Book review: The Nowhere Man by Gregg Hurwitz

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Permalink

Gregg Hurwitz’s 2016 novel, Orphan X made my seven favourite books of the year list. I loved it. I adored our protagonist – former assassin turned protector of the helpless, Evan Smoak (aka Orphan X, aka The Nowhere Man) – and enjoyed the unfolding plot focused around Evan’s backstory.

I was nervous about picking up the second in the series but needn’t have worried, as I raced through The Nowhere Man in a day.

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Book review: Orphan X by Gregg Hurwitz

Saturday, January 30, 2016 Permalink

Orphan X (aka Evan Smoak), is being described by many as ‘the next Jason Bourne or Jack Reacher’. Indeed many of my fave authors are attesting to the fact via quotes of endorsement on the book and / or via author Gregg Hurwitz’s website.

And—though I’m sometimes cynical about that kind of publicity—I’m relieved to say the accolades are well and truly deserved in this instance.

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