Augustus ‘Gus’ Martin is an embattled LAPD negotiator. Months after suffering a significant blow to his career, he’s clawed his way back up only to come face to face with The Unicorn – bank robbers who may in fact be a terrorist group – and who seem dead set on committing the messiest daylight robbery and hostage crisis of all time. The Unicorn will only negotiate with Gus as the world watches hostages die, one-by-one. If that weren’t enough, the politically desperate Mayor of Los Angeles recently appointed a new Police Commissioner… a Black woman from Texas whose credentials and competence have been quietly questioned by the rank and file. In the most pressurized of circumstances, she and Gus must trust one another in order to win a chess match against the most formidable criminal mind either has ever faced. The lives of over 30 hostages hang in the balance while philosophical questions demand very real answers.
Rise of the Unicorn is a thrilling and shocking piece of literature that enthralled, entertained, and captivated me from the very first page! Everything about this piece of fiction was gripping; the characters, as well as the story the reader gets to experience, and the incredible literature courtesy of the excellent author D. Elliot Woods, made me fall madly in love with this book! Rise of the Unicorn is a piece of fiction that will captivate readers from all genres thanks to the many themes that are interwoven between the pages. This book can only be described as a read that should not be missed! If you are looking to read a book that will grasp your attention from the first page and hold it throughout then already I would implore you lovely readers to read this book because it is utterly brilliant!
Rise of the Unicorn is a thrilling, shocking, and memorable thriller that will take its readers on a twisty-turny journey. The reader in Rise of the Unicorn will meet the protagonist of the novel, Gus Martin, LAPD’s lead negotiator who finds himself caught up in a shocking plot that will forever change his life. Gus has been called to the scene of a bank robbery where a group of robbers known as The Unicorn, have taken hostage of over 30 people. It is up to Gus to find a way to meet the robber’s demands while ensuring no lives are lost but as the hostage situation progresses things get even more troubling as Gus must find the answers to ensure everyone’s safety and what follows is a shocking and brilliant police novel that shouldn’t be missed!
The story of Rise of the Unicorn is a magnificent one that is full of many exciting moments and many twists and turns. As the reader reads this book they will always be kept on edge thanks to the unexpected turns the reader will experience; these twists and turns will guarantee the reader keeps reading. They will feel compelled to do so, and that is the sheer beauty of this novel!
The excellent author of this novel, D. Elliot Woods effortlessly takes the reader on a thrilling journey; Woods’s words managed to keep me intrigued as well as entertained as I raced through this book. It is the kind of book that is impossible to put down, and when I had to I longed for it! I wanted to be reunited with the story I had grown to love and the characters I had become invested in.
To summarize my thoughts on the exciting and thrilling novel that is Rise of the Unicorn; I would say if you are a reader who is tired of reading the same old books that are lackluster and forgettable then take a chance with this one because I promise you now that you will not be disappointed! Rise of the Unicorn gets five stars from me! So be sure to have a read of the preview below book lovers, you won’t regret it!
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