The Runner

By Lloyd Devereux Richards

A gripping thriller from Lloyd Devereux Richards author of TikTok sensation, Stone Maidens

He’s in too deep… And almost out of time.

Martin Gabriel is a runner for Ben. He runs errands. He runs deliveries. And now he is running for his life…

When a deal goes wrong, Martin realizes Ben isn’t the legitimate businessman he thought he was.

He flees before Ben catches up with him, unaware that Ben’s criminal network and the FBI are also on his tail.

No longer a runner, but still on the run.

Is Martin fast enough to get away from his past?


‘Well plotted, tense, fast paced.’ NetGalley reviewer⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘An absolutely marvellous contemporary crime suspense that had me glued and guessing from the start.’ NetGalley reviewer⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘This has escalating urgency, suspense that just keeps ratcheting up, and some really recognizable characters. Fantastic.’ NetGalley reviewer⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘What a great thriller!’ NetGalley reviewer⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Lloyd Devereux Richards does it again. I can’t wait to read more.’ NetGalley reviewer⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Format: Digital download
Release Date: 23 May 2024
Pages: None
ISBN: 978-0-00-864832-9
Lloyd Devereux Richards was born in New York City and travelled extensively in Europe, Africa and Central America before attending law school. He served as a senior law clerk for an Indiana Court of Appeals judge, researching and writing drafts for dozens of published opinions, including the appeal of a serial killer sentenced to death. A father of three, he lives with his wife, Cameron O’Connor, and their two dogs in Montpelier, Vermont. His novel, Stone Maidens was a TikTok viral success, which is to be followed up by another in the series,Maidens of the Cave. The Runner is a stand alone novel.

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