Boy Nobody by Allen Zadoff

Boy Nobody by Allen ZadoffBoy Nobody by Allen Zadoff
Series: Boy Nobody #1
Genre: Thriller
Release Date: May 23, 2013
Publisher: Little Brown and Company
Source: Publisher
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Rating: two-stars

Boy Nobody is the perennial new kid in school, the one few notice and nobody thinks much about. He shows up in a new high school in a new town under a new name, makes a few friends, and doesn't stay long. Just long enough for someone in his new friend's family to die-of "natural causes." Mission accomplished, Boy Nobody disappears, moving on to the next target.

But when he's assigned to the mayor of New York City, things change. The daughter is unlike anyone he has encountered before; the mayor reminds him of his father. And when memories and questions surface, his handlers at The Program are watching. Because somewhere deep inside, Boy Nobody is somebody: the kid he once was; the teen who wants normal things, like a real home and parents; a young man who wants out. And who just might want those things badly enough to sabotage The Program's mission.

In this action-packed series debut, author Allen Zadoff pens a page-turning thriller that is as thought-provoking as it is gripping, introducing an utterly original and unforgettable antihero.

Boy Nobody started off really well. The book opens with the main character, who I shall call Benjamin because that’s one of his undercover names, killing an important Chinese business man after gaining entry to his house through the guy’s son. It was all very interesting because Benjamin was cold, calculating, and he got the job done. Later on he took out four Chinese guys by himself. Did I mention that he’s sixteen? Continue reading