Nick Mason

2 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 1,265 ratings

The Second Life of Nick Mason Publisher's Summary

From New York Times best-selling, two-time Edgar Award-winning author Steve Hamilton comes an unforgettable new hero - a man who will walk out of prison and into a harrowing double life that is anything but free.

Nick Mason has already spent five years inside a maximum security prison when an offer comes that will grant his release 20 years early. He accepts - but the deal comes with a terrible price.

Now, back on the streets, Nick Mason has a new house, a new car, money to burn, and a beautiful roommate. He's returned to society, but he's still a prisoner. Whenever his cell phone rings, day or night, Nick must answer it and follow whatever order he is given. It's the deal he made with Darius Cole, a criminal mastermind serving a double life term who runs an empire from his prison cell.

Forced to commit increasingly more dangerous crimes, hunted by the relentless detective who put him behind bars, and desperate to go straight and rebuild his life with his daughter and ex-wife, Nick will ultimately have to risk everything - his family, his sanity, and even his life - to finally break free.

©2016 Steve Hamilton (P)2016 Penguin Audio
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  • Book 1

    • The Second Life of Nick Mason

    • By: Steve Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 909
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 828
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 823

    Nick Mason has already spent five years inside a maximum security prison when an offer comes that will grant his release 20 years early. He accepts - but the deal comes with a terrible price. Now, back on the streets, Nick Mason has a new house, a new car, money to burn, and a beautiful roommate. He's returned to society, but he's still a prisoner. Whenever his cell phone rings, day or night, Nick must answer it and follow whatever order he is given.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Rock and hard place plot

    • By Lesia on 06-01-16

    Regular price: $24.50

  • Book 2

    • Exit Strategy

    • A Nick Mason Novel
    • By: Steve Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 356
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 336
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 333

    Nick Mason has been given a true mission impossible: infiltrate WITSEC, the top-secret federal witness-protection program that has never been compromised, locate the three men who put his boss, Darius Cole, behind bars for life, and kill them. But first he has to find them - they're ghost prisoners locked down around the clock in classified "deep black" locations by an battalion of heavily armed US marshals charged with protecting them - and the clock is ticking.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Too much is too much....

    • By antonio on 02-17-18

    Regular price: $24.50