By Charles Winecoff
Updated April 02, 1999 at 05:00 AM EST
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Nobody's Safe

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Cross Die Hard with Close Encounters of the Third Kind, add a dash of The X-Files, a pinch of Lawrence of Arabia, a sprinkling of The Godfather, and — voila! — you’ve got Nobody’s Safe, an ambitious suspense novel about a burglar who, during a high-tech heist, stumbles upon the keys to a huge government conspiracy. What begins as a hard-nosed crime caper gradually gives way to soppyextraterrestrial myth, though the author tries valiantly to avoid any specific mention of Roswell. But the subplots are crowded with stick figures; there’s no compelling, fully fleshed character to keep it all grounded on planet Earth. C

Nobody's Safe

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  • Richard Steinberg

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