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In Ben Sanders’ American Blood, a former undercover cop now in witness protection finds himself pulled into the search for a missing woman.

After a botched undercover operation, ex-NYPD officer Marshall Grade is living in witness protection in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Marshall’s instructions are to keep a low profile: the mob wants him dead, and a contract killer known as the Dallas Man has been hired to track him down. Racked with guilt over wrongs committed during his undercover work, and seeking atonement, Marshall investigates the disappearance of a local woman named Alyce Ray. Members of a drug ring seem to hold clues to Ray’s whereabouts, but hunting traffickers is no quiet task. Word of Marshall’s efforts spreads, and soon the worst elements of his former life, including the Dallas Man, are coming for him.

Written by a rising New Zealand star who has been described as “first rate,” this American debut drops a Jack Reacher–like hero into the landscape of No Country for Old Men.

Film rights sold to Warner Brothers with Bradley Cooper attached to star and produce.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “This novel has it all—great characters that are all too-real, switch-blade sharp writing, dialogue that would bring a smile to Elmore Leonard’s face, and a plot that grabs a reader by the collar, squeezes hard and never lets go. American Blood is a first-rate, first-class, top-tier thriller and Ben Sanders hits it far and deep. This is one book that flat-out demands to be read. Just sit back and enjoy the ride. If you love a good thriller, then look no further than American Blood.”

    Lorenzo Carcaterra, New York Times bestselling author

  • “Ben Sanders’ American Blood is an intense, action-packed crime novel that smoothly unspools the background of its enigmatic lead character.”

    Associated Press

  • “Readers know from the first page of this amazing novel that they’re in for a hard-boiled feast…A stunning achievement and a likely breakout book from a talented New Zealand author.”

    Booklist (starred review)

  • “A fast-moving thriller that leaves a trail of blood and grit across the pages. Great dialogue and a hero who won’t stay hidden make this a winner for crime fans.”

    Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

  • A Shelf Awareness Best Book of 2015
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