In the winter of 1985, he faces his toughest mission to date: he must apprehend Mark Stephens, a notorious narcotics trafficker who has been terrorizing the communities around Los Angeles with frequent rampages involving machine guns and hand grenades. A recluse living in the treacherous backwoods outside the city, Stephens is a cunning survivalist. Nobody has been able to catch him, but Queen is determined to take him down.
Queen's unique expertise is not taught in any police academy or ATF training seminar; he honed his outdoorsman abilities as a kid. Stephens may have finally met his match in the unwavering Queen, who is adept at hunting and trapping and living for weeks in the wild. Queen will use these skills, along with surveillance, confidential informants, and intelligence gathering as he doggedly tracks his dangerous quarry, a chase that culminates in a gripping showdown high in the San Bernardino Mountains.
A fascinating look into the daily life of an ATF agent and a taut portrayal of a month-long manhunt, Armed and Dangerous depicts a classic race against time: lawman versus outlaw in a harrowing true story of life-or-death suspense.
©2007 William Queen and Douglas Century; (P)2007 Random House, Inc. Random House Audio, a division of Random House, Inc.
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Like if junior Ericsson s book had a nightmare, this would be it.
Easy to listen to.
Don't be a loser
Suspenseful, exciting, teriffic.
Getting ready to go in for the capture.
No, but he absolutely brought this to life. Loved him!
All of it.
This is truly one of the best undercover books you'll read. Kept me on the edge wanting to keep listening.
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