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Penguin Putnam
The number 1 New York Times–bestselling author is back with an electrifying new entry in the FBI series featuring Savich and Sherlock.

FBI Special Agent Griffin Hammersmith, last seen in Backfire, has been recruited by Dillon Savich to join his unit in Washington, D.C. Savich sees something special in Hammersmith, an almost preternatural instinct for tracking criminals.

While on his way to D.C., Hammersmith plans to visit his sister, Delsey, a student at Stanislaus School of Music in Maestro, Virginia. Before he arrives, he gets a phone call that Delsey was found naked, unconscious, and covered with blood after a wild party. The blood isn't hers—so who does it belong to?

Meanwhile, back in D.C., Savich and Sherlock have their hands full when the grandson of former chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank is found murdered, every bone in his body broken, and frozen at the foot of the Lincoln Memorial. 

Was Savich right—is Griffin gifted with a unique ability to "see" how criminals think? And will he figure out who was behind the attempt on Delsey's life—before it's too late?

Baker & Taylor
"Recruited by Dillon Savich for his uncanny criminal-tracking instincts, FBI Special Agent Griffin Hammersmith investigates a perplexing attack involving his music-student sister while Savich and Sherlock examine the bizarre murder of a Federal Reserve Bank chairman's grandson. By the best-selling author of The Cove."

Publisher: New York :, G. P. Putnan's Sons,, [2013]
ISBN: 9781101637197
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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Mar 05, 2014

Have read the whole series of Coulter's FBI series and just lost interest in this book. Characters just too perfect, dialogue just not believable, too predictable. Read the first 100 or so pages and struggled with the over the top did everything perfectly cast.

Jan 28, 2014

I found this book just as good as all her other FBI thrillers. I love the fact that she is introducing more new and young Agents.

Jan 22, 2014

I was disappointed with this one. Certainly no anticipation for her new series.

Nov 05, 2013

I found this one to be a little slow, but still a decent read.

Sep 11, 2013

It was a bomb alright, What a disappointment. Not up to her usual speed and excitement at all. Hope this is the last of these characters unless she improves on them ALOT.

Sep 01, 2013

I love Catherine Coulter and her FBI thrillers, but was less than thrilled with this latest book, Bomb Shell. Up until page 230, the story line(s) flipped between Agent Hammersmith and his sister Delsey in Maestro VA, over to Agents Savich and Sherlock in D.C.. I felt I was reading two totally different mysteries. Finally when Delsey was flown to D.C. to stay with Savich for protection did the two stories merge. Each story held its own and was a good read, but it just didn't work for me as well as I had anticipated. At the end of the book, Coulter gives a brief introduction to a couple characters in her new series. Does this signify the end of Savich and Sherlock? I hope not.

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