Dick Wolf’s the Ultimatum: A Must-Read for Thriller Fans

P.D. Workman
3 min readOct 31, 2023

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You probably know the name Dick Wolf. It’s everywhere. He’s the creator of such brands as Law & Order and Chicago Fire. Yes that Dick Wolf.

But what you may not know is that this talent extends beyond the small screen, into the realm of thrilling crime novels. The Ultimatum is the third installment in Wolf’s riveting series, The Jeremy Fisk Novels.

It is meticulously crafted with lots of layers. Just when you think everything has been revealed and squared away, there is another twist to pull you further into the next part.

The Ultimatum is not just another run-of-the-mill police procedural; it delves deep into characterization, explores aspects of spycraft, and keeps readers on their toes with an ever-evolving narrative.

If you’re looking for a thriller that doesn’t skimp on character development or authenticity, Dick Wolf’s The Ultimatum is definitely worth picking up. It’s an engaging read that will keep you guessing until the very end, a testament to Wolf’s storytelling prowess.

Something pinged the path to his side, raising a spark and spraying dirt and gravel into his shins. He glanced down, seeing a few spots of blood.
What the hell?

Dick Wolf, The Ultimatum

SUMMARY

Detective Jeremy Fisk tracks a serial sniper who has mastered state-of-the-art airborne technology to hunt his prey in this chilling thriller from the New York Times bestselling author and creator of the Law & Order franchise.

When a leaker named Verlyn Merritt releases sensitive documents from the NYPD Intelligence Division to WikiLeaks, some of the deadliest criminals have access to Detective Jeremy Fisk’s unlisted home address. Within hours, three mysterious assailants arrive at his Sutton Place apartment. Who are they and why do…

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P.D. Workman

Writing riveting mystery, suspense, and young adult fiction about real life issues.