The Wild One

Nick Petrie (Author)

Product Details

$26.00  $23.92
G.P. Putnam's Sons
Publish Date
January 14, 2020
6.0 X 1.4 X 9.0 inches | 1.35 pounds

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About the Author

Nick Petrie is the author of four novels in the Peter Ash series, most recently Tear it Down. His debut The Drifter won both the ITW Thriller award and the Barry Award for Best First Novel, and was a finalist for the Edgar and the Hammett awards. A husband and father, he lives in Milwaukee.


"If you're not already on the #PeterAsh train, jump aboard now. #TheWildOne is a beautifully written novel, rich with deep, complex characters, full-throttle action, and a superbly realized setting. @_NickPetrie_ is doing headliner work."--Robert Crais, author of A Dangerous Man

"Nick Petrie's exceptional writing has earned him comparisons to many of the thriller-genre greats, but The Wild One announces that period has come to an end: Petrie is setting the bar, not reaching for it."--Michael Koryta, New York Times-bestselling author of Those Who Wish Me Dead

"Thrilling....A powerfully wrought addition to the series."--Shelf Awareness (starred review)

"This kinetic, breathless masterpiece illustrates why Petrie is here to stay."--Publishers Weekly

"Lots of authors want to be the next Lee Child, but only Petrie has a real shot at that title. His Peter Ash series is every bit as good as the Jack Reacher books, and his latest--the first set outside of the United States--is his finest work to date. I read this one in one sitting and was hooked from the very first page."--The Real Book Spy

"Novelist Lee Child has blessed Ash as a character who merits comparison to his own Jack Reacher. What further distinguishes Petrie's novels is the depth of care he brings to writing about Ash's significant PTSD...The Wild One is also a love letter to Iceland and its people...Petrie's novel characterizes it as a beautiful and civilized country. If Ash must have a dark night of the soul somewhere, he couldn't have picked a better place."--The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

"Nick Petrie once again proves himself to be a maestro, wielding his keyboard with all the deftness of a master conductor's baton, in The Wild One...This seems to be the month for terrific action thrillers, and Petrie is on comfortable, familiar ground there. The Wild One is one wild ride that races along at breakneck speed toward a shattering conclusion."--Providence Journal