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Gregg Hurwitz - We Know
A good job, a decent flat in Los Angeles, a quiet life - Nick Horrigan has finally put his traumatic past behind him. Or so it seems, until a SWAT team smashes into his place in the middle of the night. Still in pajamas, he's dragged outside to a waiting helicopter. He's told that a terrorist has seized control of a nuclear power plant and is threatening to blow it up...unless he can talk to Nick. Flown into a deadly intrigue, Nick is charged with a dangerous secret, one that will take him from the dark alleys of the city to behind the scenes of a Presidential race. As he rockets toward the truth, peeling back layer after layer of lies and deception, only one thing is certain: The long-buried secret, tied to the traumas of his own past, threatens his life at every turn.
Gregg Hurwitz - Batman: The Dark Knight 2 - Cycle of Violence
Collecting the second arc of DC's best-selling title BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT featuring the all-star team of David Finch and Gregg Hurwitz. The Scarecrow has returned to Gotham City, but he's no longer the meek punching bag Batman is used to. The villainous genius has always preyed on the worst fears of his victims, but has refined his legendary fear toxin to even greater effectiveness and deadlier consequences. As the Scarecrow's origin is unfurled, Batman must find out not only how to conquer this dangerous psychopath, but how to beat his own worst fear. Written by New York Times best-selling crime thriller novelist Gregg Hurwitz and art from comics superstar David Finch, BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT VOLUME 2: CYCLE OF VIOLENCE is a terrifying look into the dark psyche of one of Gotham's most twisted villains. Collects from BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #10-15 and #0.
Gregg Hurwitz - The Intern
The Nowhere Man is a figure shrouded in secrecy—a near legendary figure who helps the truly desperate, those with nowhere else to turn who are lucky enough to be able to reach out to him. When darkness closes in, the Nowhere Man is your last, best hope. Before he was the Nowhere Man, Evan Smoak was a highly trained government operative known to a few as Orphan X. But he now lives by hiding in plain sight, keeping his head down and his eyes clear. So when a local summer intern for a tabloid news site finds herself trailing an aggressive reporter into a crime zone, things go terribly awry. The only person who can help her is a man with the background and the skills of the Nowhere Man. From New York Times bestselling author Gregg Hurwitz comes an electrifying, original story in his “nerve-shredding” internationally #1 bestsellling Orphan X series. Also contains an extended excerpt from the Orphan X thriller—Out of the Dark.
Gregg Hurwitz - Doug Moench - Shadowland: Moon Knight
Daredevil, the former defender of Hell's Kitchen turned leader of the ninja death cult known as the Hand, has summoned the villainous Profile to take Moon Knight out of the picture for good. And to do it, the Profile enlists the aid of a mysterious figure - a second avatar of Khonshu! Has Khonshu finally decided to replace Moon Knight? And if so, what hope does Moon Knight have of saving Daredevil and himself from the darkness of Shadowland?? Collecting SHADOWLAND: MOON KNIGHT #1-3, plus a classic Moon Knight/Daredevil team-up from MOON KNIGHT (1980) #13.
Gregg Hurwitz - Into the Fire
Taken from a group home at age twelve, Evan Smoak was trained as an off-the-books government assassin: Orphan X. After breaking with the Program, he reinvented himself as The Nowhere Man, a figure shrouded in shadows who helps the truly desperate. But the government didn’t let go of him easily, sending their best to hunt him down and eliminate him. All of them failed. With his deadliest enemies behind him, Evan is facing a new challenge—what is he going to do now that no one is after him? Max Merriweather is at the end of his rope. Separated from the woman he loves and barely scraping by, Max is a disappointment to everyone in his life. Then his very successful cousin Grant is brutally murdered. Two months before, Grant left Max an envelope with instructions to take it to a reporter if anything happened to him. Now the reporter is missing and Max’s apartment is ransacked. A man at the end of his rope, he calls The Nowhere Man. With mixed feelings, Evan takes on this mission, easily finding the men who are after Max and executing a plan to keep him safe. But it isn’t as obvious as it seems—and Evan finds himself enmeshed in one of the most challenging missions of his life, one that he can’t survive on his own. With the help of Joey Morales, a genius-level hacker and the last Orphan recruited into the Program, and the brilliant, off-the-books gunsmith, Tommy Stojack, Orphan X once more heads…Into the Fire.
Gregg Hurwitz - Out of the Dark
Taken from a group home at age twelve, Evan Smoak was raised and trained as part of the Orphan Program, an off-the-books operation designed to create deniable intelligence assets—i.e. assassins. Evan was Orphan X. He broke with the Program, using everything he learned to disappear and reinvent himself as the Nowhere Man, a man who helps the truly desperate when no one else can. But now Evan's past is catching up to him. Someone at the very highest level of government has been trying to eliminate every trace of the Orphan Program by killing all the remaining Orphans and their trainers. After Evan's mentor and the only father he ever knew was killed, he decided to strike back. His target is the man who started the Program and who is now the most heavily guarded person in the world: the President of the United States. But President Bennett knows that Orphan X is after him and, using weapons of his own, he's decided to counter-attack. Bennett activates the one man who has the skills and experience to track down and take out Orphan X—the first recruit of the Program, Orphan A. With Evan devoting all his skills, resources, and intelligence to find a way through the layers of security that surround the President, suddenly he also has to protect himself against the deadliest of opponents. It's Orphan vs. Orphan with the future of the country—even the world—on the line.
Gregg Hurwitz - Buy a Bullet
The Nowhere Man is a figure shrouded in secrecy—a near legendary figure who helps those lucky few who are given the means to reach out to him. Before he was the Nowhere Man, Evan Smoak was a highly trained government operative known to a few as Orphan X. This is the story of Smoak's first outing as the Nowhere Man, where after completing a mission in Northern California, he happens to spot a young woman at a coffee shop. Brutalized and under the control of a very powerful, unscrupulous man, her life is in danger if she doesn't escape. And the only person that can help her do that is a man with the background and skills of the Nowhere Man.
Gregg Hurwitz - You're Next
Mike Wingate, abandoned by his father at four and raised in foster care, is finally living the life he always dreamed of — he’s happily married with a precocious 8-year-old daughter, and his construction company is about to finish a “green” housing development that will secure a solid future for them all. But then something from his own past, a past he doesn’t even remember, comes back to visit terror upon him and his family. Shady characters begin threatening Mike and, when he reports them, the police seem more interested in Mike’s murky past than in protecting him. Now, with Mike, his wife Annabel and daughter Kat suddenly under attack from all sides, Mike turns to Shep, a dangerous man — and Mike’s only true friend — from his childhood days in foster care. Together they will do whatever it takes to protect Mike’s family against the hidden men behind the terrifying warning, “You’re Next.”
Gregg Hurwitz - Kíméletlen
– Ne feledd Konfuciusz szavait: „Mielőtt bosszút állnál valakin, két sírt áss!” – Ó, én annál sokkal többet fogok ásni. Evan Smoakot tizenkét éves korában vitték el egy nevelőotthonból, hogy elit orgyilkossá neveljék és képezzék ki. Miután szakított az Árva Programmal, felszívódott, és a Seholemberként bukkant fel újra, akit csak suttogva emlegetnek, és aki a kiszolgáltatottak megsegítésére tette fel az életét. Ezúttal azonban Jack Johns kér tőle segítséget, az a férfi, aki felnevelte és kiképezte, az egyetlen ember, akit Evan kicsit is apjának érezhetett. Titkos kormányzati erők dolgoznak gőzerővel az Árva Program nyomainak eltakarításán, és miután Jack már kifutott az időből megbízza Evant utolsó küldetésével: keresse meg és vegye védelmébe utolsó tanítványát, akit a Programba toborzott. De nem Evan az egyetlen, aki az utolsó Árva nyomába ered – az Árva Program új vezetője, Van Sciver semmitől sem riad vissza és minden rendelkezésére álló eszközt felhasznál, hogy kíméletlenül elpusztítsa mind X Árvát, mint pedig a célpontot, akinek védelmére Evan felesküdött. Evan Smoak – a titkos ügynökségből kiugrott orgyilkos – sodró lendülettel tér vissza Gregg Hurwitz lenyűgöző és letehetetlen thrillerében, a nemzetközi bestseller-listák első helyét meghódító X Árva-sorozat legújabb felvonásában.
Gregg Hurwitz - Batman: The Dark Knight 3. - Mad
Collecting the third arc of DC's best-selling title BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT featuring the all-star team of Gregg Hurwitz and Ethan Van Sciver. Everything hangs in the balance in the Dark Knight’s life as Bruce Wayne grapples with revealing Batman to the woman of his dreams. But just as he’s ready to give her his all, the Mad Hatter joins the ranks of one of the greatest threats Gotham has ever known. By poisoning and kidnapping its citizens, he terrorizes Gotham in an attempt to rebuild his lost hopes into a wonderland. Can the Caped Crusader save the city-and his new love-before the Hatter shatters their world forever? Acclaimed writer Gregg Hurwitz (Survivor) teams up with superstar artist Ethan Van Sciver (GREEN LANTERN: REBIRTH) and breakout talent Szymon Kudranski (Spawn) for BATMAN - THE DARK KNIGHT: MAD (collects issues #16-21 and BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT ANNUAL #1).
Gregg Hurwitz - Orphan X - Az Árva
A Seholember. Városi legenda. Egy férfi, akinek a nevét csak suttogva emlegetik. Azt beszélik, ha felkeresi valaki, aki reménytelen helyzetbe került, és méltó a segítségére, ő mindent elkövet, hogy megvédje és megmentse. Ő azonban nem csupán legenda. Evan Smoaknak megvan hozzá a képessége és a forrásai is, hogy segítsen azokon, akiken senki más nem segít. Rendkívül veszélyes múltja van. Még gyerekként választották ki, hogy a szigorúan titkos Árva program részeként tökéletes, hivatalosan nem létező ügynökké – más szóval gyilkossá – neveljék és képezzék ki. Ő volt X Árva. Evan egy idő után szakított az ügynökséggel, és az ott tanultakat arra használta fel, hogy minden hidat felégessen maga után. Most azonban valaki a nyomában van. Valaki, hasonló képességekkel és kiképzéssel. Valaki, aki ismeri X Árvát. Valaki, aki egyre közelebb és közelebb kerül hozzá, és kihasználja Evan gyengéjét – a Seholemberként végzett küldetését –, hogy megtalálja és kiiktassa őt. Az X Árva Gregg Hurwitz izgalmas, új Evan Smoak-sorozatának első darabja, feszült és mesteri thriller, amely az első oldalától kezdve beszippantja olvasóját. Zajos nemzetközi sikert aratott: megjelenésének havában az Amazon.com legjobb könyve lett, máris több, mint húsz országban fogják kiadni, számos országban vezette a sikerlistákat, a megfilmesítési jogok pedig Bradley Cooper produkciós cégénél kötöttek ki!
Gregg Hurwitz - Orphan X
The Nowhere Man is a legendary figure spoken about only in whispers. It's said that when he's reached by the truly desperate and deserving, the Nowhere Man can and will do anything to protect and save them. But he's no legend. Evan Smoak is a man with skills, resources, and a personal mission to help those with nowhere else to turn. He's also a man with a dangerous past. Chosen as a child, he was raised and trained as part of the off-the-books black box Orphan program, designed to create the perfect deniable intelligence assets---i.e. assassins. He was Orphan X. Evan broke with the program, using everything he learned to disappear. Now, however, someone is on his tail. Someone with similar skills and training. Someone who knows Orphan X. Someone who is getting closer and closer. And will exploit Evan's weakness---his work as The Nowhere Man---to find him and eliminate him. Grabbing the reader from the very first page, Orphan X is a masterful thriller, the first in Gregg Hurwitz's electrifying new series featuring Evan Smoak. "_Orphan X_ is the most gripping, high-octane thriller I've read in a long, long time. Hang onto your seat because Gregg Hurwitz will take you on a dizzying ride you'll not soon forget!" -Tess Gerritsen
Gregg Hurwitz - Batman: The Dark Knight 4. - Clay
Collecting the third arc of DC's best-selling title BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT featuring the all-star team of Gregg Hurwitz and Ethan Van Sciver. The shape-shifting Clayface - formerly the disgraced actor Basil Karlo - is on a rampage, and Batman must battle his way through a network of his deadliest enemies to uncover the truth. But how do you stop a killer who can be anywhere - and anyone? And soaring above Gotham is another threat in the form of the Man-Bat, whose unstable serum has made his predatory plans much more deadly! In BATMAN - THE DARK KNIGHT: CLAY (collects issues #22-29), writer Gregg Hurwitz (DETECTIVE COMICS, Wolverine) teams with superstar artists Alex Maleev (BATMAN, Daredevil), Ethan Van Sciver (GREEN LANTERN, THE FLASH), and Alberto Ponticelli (DIAL H) for tales of Gotham City's greatest villains!
Gregg Hurwitz - A Seholember
Evan Smoak. A Seholember. X Árva. Utolsó mentsvár. Egy nevelőotthonból került a szigorúan titkos Árva Programba, hogy letagadható, halálos ügynökké képezzék. X Árva azonban szakított egykori mestereivel, majd arra használta tudását, hogy felszívódjon, új életet kezdjen, és segítsen azokon, akiken már senki más sem segíthet. Ő lett a Seholember, akinek nevét csak suttogva ejtik ki. Ám új életét váratlan támadás szakítja meg. Elfogják, elkábítják, és egy világtól elzárt helyre viszik. Fogva tartói azt hiszik, elég a ketrec, elég a sok őr – nem tudják, hogy Evan nem tehetetlen és kiszolgáltatott bezárva sem. Nem tudják, hogy a világ egyik leghalálosabb és legtalálékonyabb gyilkosával zárták össze magukat, akit egykor arra képeztek ki, hogy bármilyen helyzetből ép bőrrel vágja ki magát. De Evan megmenekülésétől nem csak a saját, hanem mások élete is függ. X Árvának pedig mindennél fontosabb megmenteni másokat. Bármi áron.
Gregg Hurwitz - Hellbent
Evan Smoak—government assassin gone rogue—returns in _Hellbent_, an engrossing, unputdownable thriller from Gregg Hurwitz, the latest in his #1 international bestselling Orphan X series. Taken from a group home at age twelve, Evan Smoak was raised and trained as an off-the-books government assassin: Orphan X. After he broke with the Orphan Program, Evan disappeared and reinvented himself as the Nowhere Man, a man spoken about only in whispers and dedicated to helping the truly desperate. But this time, the voice on the other end is Jack Johns, the man who raised and trained him, the only father Evan has ever known. Secret government forces are busy trying to scrub the remaining assets and traces of the Orphan Program and they have finally tracked down Jack. With little time remaining, Jack gives Evan his last assignment: find and protect his last protégé and recruit for the program. But Evan isn’t the only one after this last Orphan—the new head of the Orphan Program, Van Sciver, is mustering all the assets at his disposal to take out both Evan (Orphan X) and the target he is trying to protect.
Gregg Hurwitz - The Nowhere Man
Spoken about only in whispers, the Nowhere Man can only be reached by the truly desperate, he can —He will do anything to save them. Evan Smoak is the Nowhere Man. Taken from a group home at twelve, Evan was raised and trained as part of the Orphan Program, an off-the-books operation designed to create deniable intelligence assets—i.e. assassins. Evan was Orphan X. He broke with the Program, using everything he learned to disappear and reinvent himself as the Nowhere Man. But his new life is interrupted when a surprise attack comes from an unlikely angle and Evan is caught unaware. Captured, drugged, and spirited off to a remote location, he finds himself heavily guarded and cut off from everything he knows. His captors think they have him trapped and helpless in a virtual cage but they don’t know who they’re dealing with—or that they’ve trapped themselves inside that cage with one of the deadliest and most resourceful men on earth. Continuing his electrifying series featuring Evan Smoak, Gregg Hurwitz delivers a blistering, compelling new novel in the series launched with the instant international bestseller, _Orphan X_.
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