Strike Me Down

Mindy Mejia (Author)
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Description

"Ingenious...sexy...carefully plotted."--The New York Times Book Review

From the critically acclaimed author of Leave No Trace, the "nail-biting page-turner that grabs you early and never lets go" (The Real Book Spy), comes a visceral thriller where a high stakes crime triggers a woman's complicated and potentially deadly search for the truth.

Nora Trier catches thieves. As a forensic accountant and partner in her downtown Minneapolis firm, she's unearthed millions in every corner of the world. She prides herself on her independence, the most essential currency of accounting, until her firm is hired by Strike.

An anti-corporate, feminist athletic empire, Strike is owned by Logan Russo, a brash and legendary kickboxer, and her marketing genius husband, Gregg Abbott. They're about to host a major kickboxing tournament with twenty million dollars in prize money, and the chance for the champion to become the new face of the company. Gregg suspects his wife already has a new face in mind--a young trainer named Aaden, for whom Logan feels an unexpected connection.

Days before the tournament begins, it's discovered that the prize money is missing. Gregg hires Nora's firm to find both the thief and the money but Nora has a secret connection to Strike that threatens her independence. Her partner pressures her into taking the case anyway, hinting he has information about Strike that could change the course of the investigation in a shocking and deadly way.

A tense and unpredictable thriller that will keep you guessing until the very last page, Strike Me Down reveals the remarkable power of Mindy Mejia's writing which "crosses back and forth between exquisite literary descriptions and thrilleresque escapes and acts of violence" (New York Journal of Books).

Product Details

Price
$27.00  $24.30
Publisher
Atria Books
Publish Date
April 07, 2020
Pages
352
Dimensions
6.0 X 1.3 X 9.1 inches | 1.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
ISBN/EAN
9781982133238
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About the Author

Mindy Mejia is a certified public accountant and a graduate of the Hamline University MFA program. She is the author of Strike Me Down, Everything You Want Me to Be, and Leave No Trace. Her books have been chosen as a People Magazine Best New Books Pick and listed in the Wall Street Journal's Best New Mysteries. She received her MFA degree from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Reviews

April's Most Anticipated Books--Wendy Heard, author of HUNTING ANNABELLE and THE KILL CLUB "Bustle"
"In Mindy Mejia fashion, she stays one step ahead of us until the final page."--Wendy Heard, author of HUNTING ANNABELLE and THE KILL CLUB "Minneapolis Star Tribune"
"With endless plot twists and turns, this thriller will have you guessing right up to the last page."--Wendy Heard, author of HUNTING ANNABELLE and THE KILL CLUB "Hunker.com"
"A twisty, unpredictable plot."-- "Publishers Weekly (starred review)"
"Whip-smart, expertly plotted and entirely unpredictable, STRIKE ME DOWN is unlike anything I've ever read. A must read!"--Mary Kubica, New York Times bestselling author of THE OTHER MRS. "Publishers Weekly (starred review)"
"A whip-smart thriller featuring a brilliant female protagonist, a finely-tuned plot and some truly spectacular writing. STRIKE ME DOWN delivers on every level."--Cristina Alger, USA Today bestselling author of THE BANKER'S WIFE and GIRLS LIKE US "Publishers Weekly (starred review)"
"Part procedural, part domestic, this thriller has something for everyone."--Wendy Heard, author of HUNTING ANNABELLE and THE KILL CLUB "Publishers Weekly (starred review)"
"Mejia's narrative crackles with obsession, greed, lust, and plenty of ambition, and it's loaded with more twists and turns than a spy novel . . . A compelling and breathless page-turner."--Wendy Heard, author of HUNTING ANNABELLE and THE KILL CLUB "Kirkus Reviews"
"An edge-of-your-seat thriller novel you'll want to read in 2020."--Wendy Heard, author of HUNTING ANNABELLE and THE KILL CLUB "Bookriot"
The Most Anticipated Crime Books of 2020--Wendy Heard, author of HUNTING ANNABELLE and THE KILL CLUB "CrimeReads"
"Mejia is on her game here, capably weaving deadly, breath-snatching suspense."--Wendy Heard, author of HUNTING ANNABELLE and THE KILL CLUB "Booklist"
"A page turner of the first order."--Wendy Heard, author of HUNTING ANNABELLE and THE KILL CLUB "Bookpage"
"One heck of a spectacular, original thriller. Mindy Mejia's STRIKE ME DOWN is fast-paced, masterfully woven and wholly unexpected, with an ending that'll make your jaw drop. An absolute must read."--Hannah Mary McKinnon, bestselling author of HER SECRET SON and THE NEIGHBORS "Publishers Weekly (starred review)"
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