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Join us by creating an account and start getting the best experience from our website! The other side doesn’t play by the rules much any more. There’s thinking, in some circles, that we need to play by a different set of rules too. Fresh from Afghanistan, James Bond has been recruited to a new agency. The Night Action alert calls Bond from dinner with a beautiful woman. GCHQ has decrypted an electronic whisper about an attack scheduled for later in the week: Jeffery Deaver is the author of 2 short story collections and 29 suspense novels.
He is best known for his No. Visit his website, www. Friendships forged in the heat of combat can be stronger than anything. Three other bodyguards were also killed and now Bobby-Ray is on the run. The dead client was a Russian oligarch with connections to the Kremlin.
But who wanted him dead? And if Bobby-Ray wasn’t the killer, who carried out the assassination and why is Bobby-Ray being framed? Standing is the only man who can answer those questions – providing he can stay alive long enough. Praise for bestselling author Stephen Leather’The sheer impetus of his storytelling is damned hard to resist’ Sunday Express’A master of the thriller genre’ Irish Times’As tough as British thriller writers get’ Irish Independent. Lizzie hasn’t thought much about Becca since the accident.
She remembers the blood though. She can see how you wouldn’t be the same again after something like that. No one was surprised when Becca didn’t come back to work. And Lizzie’s different these days too. She used to be the one in the shadows, stalking Becca’s perfect life online, but a lot has changed since then. So when Becca’s ex shows up on Tinder, Lizzie swipes right.
Doesn’t she deserve a chance at happiness as well?
Becca will have moved on. There’s no way she’d even remember Lizzie, no way she could know anything about her life – is there? She’s about to jrffery out that with a friend like Becca, she doesn’t need enemies Revenge is a dish best served cold. But patience can be a tall order.
He is one of the world’s most ruthless terrorists, codenamed Saladin. He plans and executes devastating attacks and then, ghost-like, he disappears. Ten years ago he blew a plane out of the sky above New York – and now he’s killed dozens in a London strike.
But one of the latest victims is related to the acting head of MI5, who knows exactly who she wants on the case: But Martin was killed ten years ago – wasn’t he?
Shepherd must find Martin and take him back to the killing fields on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. Revenge on the world’s most wanted terrorist is long overdue, and Shepherd is determined to be the one to deliver it. History notes that the ugly feud between J. But that may not have been the case.
Now, fifty years later, former Justice Department agent Cotton Malone must reckon with what really happened on that fateful day in Memphis.
It all turns on an incident from eighteen years ago, when Malone, a young Navy lawyer trying hard not to live up to his maverick reputation, is asked by Stephanie Nelle at the Justice Department to help with an investigation.
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He soon discovers that the Department and the FBI are at war over a hugely valuable rare coin – and a cache of secret files containing explosive revelations about the King assassination, information blanchs could ruin innocent lives and threaten the legacy of the civil rights movement’s greatest martyr.
Malone’s decision to see his first case through to the end – from the clear waters of the Dry Tortugas to the halls of power in Washington D.
Back ina young author emerged onto the crime scene with a fresh and inspiring New York crime series starring a young aspiring film-maker – Rune. The series quickly established their author as one to watch. In this opener, Rune becomes obsessed with the murder of one of the customers at her video store.
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But what she doesn’t realise is that her interest is going to bring her far close to the killer than she ever could have wanted. His terrified wife made a narrow escape.
Has he unwittingly inspired a murderer? Deavef men battle to rescue her. Are they heroes, or driven by some darker motive? In the cunning, suspense-filled world of Jeffery Deaver, only one thing is certain: Hollywood location scout John Pellam thought the scenic backwater town of Maddox, Missouri, would be the perfect site for an upcoming gangster film.
Until real bullets leave two people dead and one cop paralysed. Pellam had unwittingly wandered onto the crime scene just moments before the brutal hits. Now the feds and local police want him to talk. Mob enforcers want him silenced. And a mysterious blonde just wants him. Trapped in a town full of sinister secrets and deadly deceptions, Pellam fears that deal will imitate art, as the film shoot – and his life – race toward a breathtakingly bloody climax.
She calls herself Rune. She lives a downtown life and works running errands for a couple of documentary filmakers. At twenty-one, she’s nowhere, and that’s not where she wants to be. So, armed with a borrowed Betacam, she embarks on a freelance career of making movies herself. Unfortunately her first attempt – deeaver the hallowed walls of the XXX Velvet Jeffert Theatre – was unexpectedly interesting. A bomb takes out half the cinema and a number of patrons. Rune, however, sees the possibilities and decides to track the culprit through the New York underworld – with her camera in tow, as well as Bomb Squad Detective Sam Healy.
And thus begins her journey into the heart of the city of neon nightmares Rune seems to have finally made the first real step towards her dreams – she has secured a job working for a major network news department.
From there, her career as a budding documentary maker can really take off. However, nothing in Rune’s life is ever that simple. She quickly becomes fascinated by the brutal murder of the network boss, and just as swiftly comes to the neffery that the guy in the frame for the crime must be innocent. This, despite the mountain of evidence against him. But, trying to prove his innocence starts to become hazardous to her own health when a hitman comes to town with her name on a contract Full of twists and turns, and with a incredibly engaging central character, this is classic Deaver Our Books See all Books.
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And has been given carte blanche to do whatever it takes to fulfil his mission.