The Dawn Patrol (eBook)


From the bestselling author of Savages (now an Oliver Stone film).

As cool as its California surfer heroes, Don Winslow delivers a high velocity, darkly comic, and totally righteous crime novel.

Every morning Boone Daniels catches waves with the other members of The Dawn Patrol: four men and one woman as single-minded about surfing as he is. Or nearly. They have "real j-o-b-s"; Boone, however, works as a PI just enough to keep himself afloat. But Boone's most recent gig-investigating an insurance scam—has unexpectedly led him to a ghost from his past. And while he may have to miss the biggest swell of his surfing career, this job is about to give him a wilder ride than anything he's ever encountered. Filled with killer waves and a coast line to break your heart, The Dawn Patrol will leave you gasping for air.

About the Author

Don Winslow is a former private investigator and consultant. He lives in Southern California.

Praise for The Dawn Patrol…

The Dawn Patrol might be the best summertime crime novel ever . . . A classic . . . If you haven’t read Winslow yet, get to it. He’s epic macking good, bra.”
San Francisco Chronicle

“A thrill ride all the way . . . Filled with action and humor, good guys who win our hearts, and bad guys we’ll never forget, it’s one of the most entertaining beach books of this–or any other–summer.”
New Orleans Times-Picayune

“Colossally cool . . . Grab your board, plant it nose-first in the sand, lean back and catch a ride on what may be this summer’s zinc-slathered-nose read . . . The Dawn Patrol captures the essence of Southern California itself: forecast sunny and clear, with an undertow of darkness.”
San Antonio Express-News

“A high-octane tale featuring a private eye, equal parts lethal and laconic, and a lady lawyer with the quipping style of Katharine Hepburn . . . Stellar.”

“Don Winslow writes tough . . . The Dawn Patrol pounds its story forward like a relentless surf . . . The novel makes Mickey Spillane’s Mike Hammer adventures seem like a middle school Christmas play.”
Cleveland Plain Dealer

“A well-crafted book [that] unfolds at breakneck speed . . . The interplay between the quirky surfer buddies is laugh-out-loud funny . . . The pace quickens, the stakes grow higher, and the bad guys reveal themselves as truly evil.”
San Francisco Chronicle

“A terrific thriller . . . Comic, but also dark, violent, and plenty serious as Winslow keeps raising the stakes, as well as the waves, for all involved.”
Publishers Weekly (starred)

Product Details ISBN-13: 9780307269553
Published: Vintage, 06/03/2008
Language: en

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