Contrarian (Lars the Hitman Book 2)


Lars Christopherson is a former Homeland Security Agent and a bit of an enigma. There are a lot of people who don’t know about him, and he has every intention of keeping it that way. It’s one of those “if I tell you then I have to kill you” sort of deals. He has an impressive skillset and an unblemished record. A BND intelligence agent, Frederic Ulrich is a man on a mission. Determined to redeem himself for the sins of his past, he is determined to stop a Hungarian crime ring from continuing their deadly ways. When they find themselves working together, Lars and Frederic must put aside their differences and make it work for the sake of national security and to save a lot of lives. It won’t be easy, but they’re determined to get the job done.

One aspect that stands out in “Contrarian” is Lucas Sterlings knowledge of policy when it comes to the United States and the political points in the book. There are so many interesting aspects to this novel, not least the excitement and nail biting suspense. There is an abundance of intrigue, mystery, and a race against time that make this a page turner. Well-developed characters make readers want to go on a journey with them, and there are so many twists and turns in this book that one would be wise to beware of whiplash. Most definitely one to add to the reading list and if this is a reader’s first experience with Lars the Hitman, go back and have a look at the first book in the series.

Lynn-Alexandria McKendrick