Paul lindsay aka noah boyd january 1, 1943 september 1, 2011 graduated from macmurray college in 1968 and served a tour of duty in vietnam as a marine corps infantry officer. The first book in his steve vail series, the bricklayer. Noah boyd obituary amherst, oh the morning journal. Steve vail, former discarded covert operative and the fbis new goto guy for the toughest jobs, returns in agent xthe pulsepounding followup to the explosive new york times bestselling debut thriller by noah boyd, the bricklayer. Noah boyd is the pseudonym of former fbi agent, paul lindsay, who worked on cold cases when he was not writing. The first book to this series is the bricklayer, and while i do not think it is completely necessary to read the first book as there is very little reference to it in agent x, it does explain the interactions and relationship between kate, vail. He went on to be a successful fbi agent in detroit with over 20 years experience hunting some. Steve vail is an exagent who was fired because he did not want to follow the rules. Since this is the first example we have of his writing ability, all i can say is that we are in for a special treat with any future books he also writes. Check out noah boyds author page at harper collins publishers.
Please read this book set some time aside to be uninterrupted and if not already, read the bricklayer, book 1 of this wonderful series. It was published by harper and has a total of 448 pages in the book. Noah boyd may be relatively new on the bookstore shelves, but he certainly knows how to spin a good yarn out of fuses and blasting caps. Paul lindsay, the novelist better known as noah boyd, passed away last week. Anyone who thought noah boyd s first novel, the bricklayer, was a fluke, has yet to read the follow up to that first thriller. Order of paul lindsay books paul lindsay 19432011 was an american author of crime fiction and thriller novels. Join facebook to connect with noah boyd and others you may know. Steve vail visits kate bannon, assistant director of the fbi, for a well. The steve vail series is an awesome and enjoyable read. My mission ive wanted to pursue the mission field since freshman year but i didnt see that being attainable for myself until after i quit football mid junior year.
Patricia cornwell steve vail, former discarded covert operative and the fbis new goto guy for the. Noah boyd is the author of the new york times bestseller the bricklayer and a former fbi agent who spent more than twenty years working some of the bureaus toughest investigations, including the green river killer case and the highland park strangler case which hes credited with solving. His protagonist, former fbi agent steve vail, returns in the second novel with his patented, rebellious, in your face, tenacious style of. Steve vail has brains, brawn and balls and is back for his latest mission. Noah lee boyd, 58 years of age, and a resident of sullivan, passed away wednesday, january 24, 2018, at university hospital in cleveland, following. There will be no more books by noah boyd and he is truly missed. Boston globe we have a new american hero in steve vail. He was a marine corps platoon commander in vietnam, where he was awarded two purple hearts and the silver star for bravery. Steve vail series 3 primary works 3 total works steve vail, a renegade fbi agent who leaves the bureau to work as a bricklayer in chicago, and fbi deputy assistant director kate bannon who enlists his help. The steve vail book series by noah boyd includes books the bricklayer and agent x. The bricklayer steve vail novels new york journal of books.
I quit football because i felt like that part of my heart wasnt being filled anymore with sports. Vj books presents author paul lindsay aka noah boyd. Its a shame that there are only two bricklayer books, noah boyd died recently, they would have turned in to a good series. Often writers weave complicated plots then at the end ease their way out by the hero spotting some clue that really wasnt there, finishing with an explanation that the reader could never have spotted. The steve vail series written by author boyd consists of 3 books in total. So look for the suggested readalikes by title linked on the right. He wrote the novels of the fbi series and also wrote the steve vail series as noah boyd.
Once again it features former fbi agent steve vail, along with his partnerlove interest from the previous book, agent kate barron. They are well written with lots of twists and sidesteps. Steve vail visits kate bannon, assistant director of the fbi, for a wellearned and romantic new years eve in washington, dc, but he suddenly finds himself kneedeep in a very complicated and unusual case. Only problem is that you know who the mole is as soon as heshe makes their appearance. Discover book depositorys huge selection of noah boyd books online. Noah boyd s the bricklayer is written with the bracing authenticity only someone who has been a crack fbi investigator can provide. The first book in this series was published in 2015 and is titled the wild inside. See the newest novels, discuss with other book lovers, buy romance books online. Noah boyd is a former fbi agent who spent more than twenty years working some of the bureaus toughest investigations, including the green river killer case and the highland park strangler case which hes credited with solving. Steve vail series by noah boyd goodreads share book. Andrea camilleri is a sicilian author of mystery novels. Agent x by noah boyd and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Paul lindsay 19432011 was an american author of crime fiction and thriller novels. Her books are set in the wild of nature and involve a lot of rugged trekking through unknown territory, both on.
Noah boyd is the pen name which was used by the popular american author named paul lindsay for writing one of his successful mystery series. Hello select your address best sellers todays deals new releases customer service gift ideas todays deals new releases customer service gift ideas. Noah boyd has now written two novels involving steve vail, his everyman answer to jack reacher. He is the winner of the crime writers association international dagger award in 2012 and the nino martoglio international book award in. It is followed by the sequel, mortal fall, and the third book in the series, the weight of night. The gripping action thriller from new york times bestselling author and former fbi agent noah boyd. Noah boyd was the pseudonym paul lindsay, of a former fbi agent who spent more than twenty years working on some of the bureaus toughest investigations, including the green river killer case and the highland park strangler case which hes credited with solving. Agent x vail is in the mold of lee childs jack reacher and robert craiss joe pikethis guy has movie written all over him. If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author. Noah boyd books list of books by author noah boyd thriftbooks.
Noah boyd is a former fbi agent who spent more than twenty years working on some of the bureaus toughest investigations, including the green river killer case and the highland park strangler case which hes credited with solving. Feb 03, 2011 the bricklayer by noah boyd 9780062068576 genre. He believed that this was the highlight of his 20 year long career at the fbi. Jay pharoah and bobby moynihan killed it as castmates on snl. Buy this book the pseudonymous boyd s second thriller featuring steve. The vj books grading system exceeds the expectations of the discerning book collector.
Author noah boyds complete list of books and series in order, with the latest releases, covers, descriptions and availability. Agent x is prima facie evidence that boyd is the real deal. He has also worked as a director of stageplays and screenwriter. The rubaco pentada domestic antibureau terrorist cellis killing agents and people who have caused the fbi problems in the past, and claim they will kill even more if. Librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Noah boyd was the pseudonym paul lindsay, of a former fbi agent who spent more than twenty years working on. He has written a number of novels based on a variety of genres, including crimefiction, thriller, and mystery. Noah boyd is a pseudonym for a former fbi agent, who, during his twentyyear career chased bank robbers, fugitives, and serial killers in the. Author boyd is credited as being a part of the team of fbi agents that solved the highland park case. All the books below are recommended as readalikes for noah boyd but some maybe more relevant to you than others depending on which books by the author you have read and enjoyed. And in this masterful debut, boyd has created a mindbending maze of clues and traps inside a nonstop thrill ride that is sure to leave. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Noah boyd audio books at simply audiobooks simply audiobooks. I highly recommend it to anyone who likes actionpacked books with elements of mystery.
Steve vail, a renegade fbi agent who leaves the bureau to work as a bricklayer in chicago, and fbi deputy assistant director kate bannon who enlists his. Chicago suntimes fans of sam spade and jack reacher will feel right at home with this new tough guy. It would appear that noah boyd loves convoluted plotting. The gripping new action thriller from new york times bestselling author and former fbi agent noah boyd. See the complete steve vail series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.
Noah boyd is the author of the new york times bestseller the bricklayer and a former fbi agent who spent more than twenty years working some of the. I am 14 years old and will be soon attending film school. Lindsay graduated from macmurray college in 1968 and went on to serve in the marines for a tour of duty in vietnam. Agent x former fbi agent noah boyd is back with the next installment of his vail series. Patricia cornwell steve vail, former discarded covert operative and the fbis new goto. Now they almost kill each other as jay learns to inline skate. Here you can learn the terms for grading signed books and book jackets, become familiar with unique grading terms such as advanced reading copies, pbos and remainder mark editions. Jan 27, 2010 the bricklayer is noah boyds first novel. Noah boyd is a former fbi agent who spent more than twenty years working some of the bureaus.25 1304 439 448 573 445 947 428 607 858 237 1533 129 1482 542 1368 421 1091 1153 294 1262 929 560 451 320 916 696 1354 448 1094 1079 1331 375 801 340 1036 1218 1068 387 163 437 697 1443 350 871 1436 123