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At the end of Drive , Driver has killed Bernie Rose, "the only one he ever mourned," ending his campaign against those who double-crossed him. Driven tells how that young man, done with killing, becomes the one who goes down "at 3 a.m. on a clear, cool morning in a Tijuana bar."

Seven years have passed. Driver has left the old life, become Paul West, and founded a successful business back in Phoenix. Walking down the street one day, he and his fiancée are attacked by two men and, while Driver dispatches both, his fiancée is killed.

Sinking back into anonymity, aided by his friend Felix, an ex-gangbanger and Desert Storm vet, Driver retreats but finds that his past stalks him and will not stop. He has to turn and face it. Because he drives. That's what he does.

Publisher: Scottsdale, AZ : Poisoned Pen Press, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781464200113
Branch Call Number: Fiction
Characteristics: 185 p. ; 22 cm


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ChristchurchLib Mar 11, 2013

"Since the events in Drive, Driver has been living clean with a new name (Paul West), a successful business, and a fiancée. But one Saturday morning all that changes when they are attacked; he survives, but she doesn't - and neither do the attackers. Called "perhaps the most genuinely poetic crime writer alive" (Booklist), author James Sallis doesn't bother too much with plot. Rather, as Driver returns to the business of revenge, it'll be the precise and brutal prose that you'll notice. Fans of the cult favorite film version of Drive will not want to miss this sequel any more than fans of true noir writing would." March 2013 Thrillers and Suspense newsletter


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