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    CHRY

    Chris Ryan Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Chris Ryan

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    This Chris Ryan collection contains three action-packed adventures that bring his own thrilling life in the SAS to the page with a vividness and realism that can not be matched by imagination alone. Every single one of his novels has been a top ten bestseller and it is easy to see why - intelligent, entertaining and guaranteed to provide an adrenaline rush, Land of Fire, Hit List and Tenth Man Down are books that are unputdownable and guaranteed to have you on the edge of your seat!

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    Brett Battles Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Brett Battles

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    The first three Jonathan Quinn books available at a brilliant price, this collection of thrillers is perfect for Jack Reacher, Jason Bourne and Alex Cross fans.

    A superbly fleshed-out character from the acclaimed author Brett Battles, Jonathan Quinn has the heart of a loner and is a freelance operative. His job? To dispose of bodies for anyone willing to pay him enough, no questions asked. But a job like this is laced with danger and Quinn often finds himself in the wrong place at the wrong time... Throughout these books, Quinn finds himself in over his head, facing up against a silent assassin in a mission which takes him to Africa and back and having to destroy all trace of one of his best friends.

    Brutal, gripping and harrowing, these espionage thrillers are not for the faint-hearted.

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    BOND
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    A truly iconic character, both in film and in print, this 14-book collection contains all of Ian Fleming's novels and short stories about the talented British Secret Service Agent James Bond.

    From For Your Eyes Only to Live and Let Die and Moonraker, these are hugely famous James Bond books that you will want to return to again and again and with plenty of twists and turns along the way, each spy story is vividly compelling and gripping. Offering amazing value for money, each book is also presented in a wonderfully stylish vintage jacket and features a foreword from a leading contemporary author.

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    Dead Line (Paperback)

    Chris Ewan

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    And just as your plan is developing, so you're evolving, too. You're changing in ways you never would have thought possible before. But that's acceptable to you. You're prepared to do whatever it takes...Why? Because you're the specialist. And that's how you're going to succeed. What do you do if your fiancee goes missing, presumed taken? If you're Daniel Trent, a highly trained specialist in hostage negotiation, the answer is simple: you find out who took her and you make them talk. But matters are complicated when Daniel's chief suspect is kidnapped. How does he get him back quickly - and alive? Set in Marseilles, Dead Line is a fast-paced thriller that pitches the reader into Daniel's world, as he tries desperately to secure the release of Jerome Moreau from a ruthless gang in order to interrogate him on the whereabouts of his fiancee, Aimee. When things don't go according to plan, Daniel must use all his skills and instincts to find the answers he's looking for. But will he meet the deadline?
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    BNES

    The Bourne Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    Robert Ludlum & Eric Van Lustb

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    With no recollection of who he is and very few clues to his real identity, amnesiac Jason Bourne is running for his life. All he knows is he's the target of assassins and no one is willing to help, except the one woman who once wanted to escape him... Including Robert Ludlum's bestselling original trilogy that inspired the hit films starring Matt Damon and Eric Van Lustbader's continuation of the gripping series (including The Bourne Legacy), this 10-book collection represents amazing value for money and will keep you guessing throughout!
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    DBRO

    Dan Brown Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Dan Brown

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    Immerse yourself in Dan Brown's enthralling world in this three-book collection. With two stories featuring his popular character Robert Langdon, all are gripping reads sure to keep you hooked. Angels and Demons follows symbologist Langdon as he attempts to stop the legendary secret society, the Illuminati, from destroying Vatican City while the bestselling The Da Vinci Code finds Langdon investigating a puzzling murder in Paris's Louvre Museum, one which will lead him to a number of startling discoveries. Meanwhile, Deception Point is the story of a meteorite that may provide proof of extraterrestrial life and the dark forces that are trying to prevent this becoming public knowledge...

    This collection also includes a sneak preview excerpt of Dan Brown's long-awaited new novel Inferno, published on 14 May.
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    EREK

    Derek Robinson Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Derek Robinson

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    Derek Robinson's brilliantly researched tales of the RAF's World War II campaign present a realistic, yet humorous, portrait of the men who performed their duty for their country in flying death traps. In the dark days of war, these men were fully aware that there was nothing else they could do while in these RAF planes except dig in and hang on. The trilogy of books featured here - Piece of Cake, A Clean Good Fight and Damned Good Show - include an emotional and convincing account of the Hornet Squadron's part in the Battle of Britain and they are all full of evocative detail and convincing dialogue. These are books that perfectly capture the sacrifices these men made, while also showing how they managed to keep their spirits up.

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    The Outsiders (Hardback)

    Gerald Seymour

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    Written by Gerald Seymour, the author of Harry's Game, The Outsiders describes how Winnie Monks has never forgotten - or forgiven - the death of an agent on her team at the hands of a former Russian Army Major. Years later, she hears the Major is travelling to the Costa del Sol and sends in a surveillance unit to spy on him... They find a perfect base to spy from that will also be ideal for Winnie's darker, less official, plans but it turns out the property isn't deserted. The owners have invited young British couple Jonno and Posie to housesit while they are away. The new couple are supposed to be on a carefree break in the sun, but everything changes when the Secret Services team arrives...
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    Robert Radcliffe Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Robert Radcliffe

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    Three authentic and gripping wartime tales that are sprinkled with drama and romance, the Robert Radcliffe Set introduces this wonderful author to a new, wider audience. Radcliffe?s first World War II novel Under an English Heaven received much popular acclaim and he has since followed up that success with the publication of Upon Dark Waters and Across the Blood-Red Skies, each of which is included in this set. With remarkable characterisation and compelling battle scenes, these are highly recommended wartime novels.

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    TONY

    Tony Park Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Tony Park

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    Set in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and southern Africa's national parks, Australian author Tony Park's fast-paced action thrillers are laced with love, modern-day piracy, murder and politics. The three books in this collection contain a mix of intrigue and education and are all set against evocatively drawn and carefully researched backgrounds. African Dawn finds Natalie returning to her homeland of Zimbabwe and realising she and her family will have to fight to save themselves and the animals they love. Ivory focuses on Alex Tremain, a pirate who needs to up his game, while Far Horizon has murderous hunters and innocent travellers both heading on a parallel journey through Africa's most spectacular locations. Already bestsellers in his home country, these thrillers are authentic, compulsive, addictive and full of excitement and adventure.
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    AGPWP

    Inferno (Hardback)

    Dan Brown

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    Dan Brown's new novel, Inferno, features renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon and is set in the heart of Europe, where Langdon is drawn into a harrowing world centred around one of history's most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces. As Dan Brown comments: "Although I studied Dante's Inferno as a student, it wasn't until recently, while researching in Florence, that I came to appreciate the enduring influence of Dante's work on the modern world. With this new novel, I am excited to take readers on a journey deep into this mysterious realm. A landscape of codes, symbols, and more than a few secret passageways."
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    CCUS

    Clive Cussler Collection - 4 Books (Collection)

    Clive Cussler

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    Dirk Eric Pitt is always ready to risk life and limb to make the world a better place. Acclaimed American author Clive Cussler takes intrepid traveller Dirk from the burning African desert to the lonely fjords of Greenland, and from the depths of the Pacific Ocean to the heights of the Andes. Brilliantly paced and truly captivating, these books star a classic adventure hero and are packed with global insight. The set contains Sahara, Dragon, Inca Gold and Treasure and every book is an exciting thriller that will keep you hooked right through to the very last page!
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    Mike Rossiter Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Mike Rossiter

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    Mike Rossiter has gathered together first-person accounts of major turning points in World War Two and turned them into a compelling narrative for fans of military history in this fascinating three-book collection. There are the Lancaster Bomber few who flew together for 50 missions and lived to tell the tale and the fascinating story of the men who lived, flew and fought on the Ark Royal. Finally there are the three survivors from the infamous 'bridge too far' mission who tell a story of hubris and bad planning, but also of valiant sacrifice and inspirational courage.
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    EMAR

    Edward Marston Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Edward Marston

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    From Edward Marston, the bestselling author of the Railway Detective and Domesday series, this set contains three enthralling historical adventures set in early 1700s France. Vividly detailed, follow soldier of fortune Captain Daniel Fawson as he faces three deadly battles against a backdrop of espionage, treachery and dastardly politics. Historical fiction that is full of adventure.

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    David Donachie Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    David Donachie

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    Three novels written by the Scottish historical author David Donachie, all featuring the unforgettable character John Pearce. By The Mast Divided sees young firebrand Pearce illegally press-ganged on to a brutal life aboard the HMS Brilliant in 1793. He becomes the leader of an exclusive gun crew as HMS Brilliant chases a French privateer across the English Channel during an action-packed two weeks. A Shot Rolling Ship finds Pearce pressed into the navy for the second time in a month, this time working aboard the HMS Griffin, a slow and over-crowded ship that sails the Channel in search of French privateers that prey on English merchant shipping. But Pearce has to save his ailing father from the dangers of revolutionary Paris and to do that, he must somehow leave the ship...An Awkward Commision sees Pearce having to take ship and follow fellow Pelicans who have been shipped off to the Mediterranean. As he arrives at the port of Toulon, the tension between crews and captains intensifies and comes to a brilliant head when the HMS Brilliant is detached from the fleet and heads for North Africa, under the orders of Captain Horation Nelson. Three action-packed reads!

    Please note after feedback from customers these books have now been reprinted with larger text.

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    AYAN
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    Based around the Mayan prophecy that claims the human race will end on 21 December 2012, Steve Alten's bestselling Mayan Prophecy trilogy is a thrilling bestseller. The stories delve into ancient legacies, the pyramids of Mexico and Egypt and the Nazca desert drawings and spins a chilling story that is brilliantly researched.

    Full of conspiracy and dark forces, these books will keep you up at night and might well have you glancing nervously at your calendar as we approach this December...

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    AEBYP

    Bloodland (Paperback)

    Alan Glynn

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    A private security contractor loses it in the Congo, with deadly consequences, while in Ireland the ex-prime minister struggles to write his memoir. A tabloid star is killed in a helicopter crash and three years later a young journalist is warned off the story. As a news story breaks in Paris, a US senator prepares his campaign to run for office. What links these things and who controls what we know? With echoes of "John Le Carre" and 24, Alan Glynn has written another crime novel of and for our times - a ferocious thriller that moves from Dublin to New York via West Africa, and thrillingly explores the legacy of corruption in big business, the West's fear of China, the fate of ex-military, the role of back room political players, and the quick fix of online news.
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    AGEN

    Agent 6 (Hardback)

    Tom Rob Smith

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    The final instalment in a debut trilogy from Tom Rob Smith, an author with a burgeoning reputation for producing engrossing crime fiction, Agent 6 sees former Secret Service agent Leo Demidov exiled from the Soviet Union and separated from his family - all in the search of Agent 6. A moving and captivating conclusion to a debut series that included the highly acclaimed Child 44 and superb follow-up, The Secret Speech, this edgy and action-packed hardback edition is a further example of Smith's incredible ability to combine narrative tension and psychological insight.
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    Hit List (Paperback)

    Chris Ryan

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    When Robert Maxwell is assassinated at sea by an unknown agency, it can only be a matter of time before the dark secret at the heart of the British Establishment is exposed to the light of day. SAS soldier Neil Slater has left the Army but soon it seems he is to be drawn back into the covert world. Bowing to the inevitable he allows himself to be recruited by the Cadre, a group that applies 'the rules of war' to those who threaten the internal and external security of the State. Slater soon finds himself in a rising body count situation and asking the question: who is the real enemy? Hit List is another action-packed, explosive story from an establisehd master of the military thriller.
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    Land of Fire (Paperback)

    Chris Ryan

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    1982. The Falklands War. Young SAS trooper, Mark Black, risks his life to capture an Argentine girl spy. To knock out enemy bombers a daring mission is planned against a fortified airbase on Tierra del Fuego, the remote tip of the South American mainland. Black and his fellow SAS are sent in ahead to reconnoitre. Detected by the enemy, they must fight their way out...Twenty years on and an Argentine military junta is returned to power. They determine to reinvade the Falkland Islands. Now a senior NCO, Black is back in the South Atlantic, haunted by memories he thought he had buried. British air defences have been knocked out in a sneak attack. Once again Argentine forces are being secretly readied for an assault on the Islands. A team from the crack SAS Mountain Troop is inserted by submarine. But has the mission been compromised from the start? When fate throws Black together with a girl from his past, he is faced with a conflict of loyalties. Can he trust her now? And can they escape in time to destroy the enemy bombers and prevent all-out war? Land Of Fire is another non-stop, palm-pounding thriller from the established master of the genre.
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    Sahara (Paperback)

    Clive Cussler

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    Classic Dirk Pitt adventure, where the adventurer is drawn to the burning African desert, and a secret that could destroy all life in the world's seas. Deep in the African desert, Pitt discovers that a top-scinetific installation is leaking a lethal chemical into the rivers, threatening to kill thousands of people -- and to destroy all life in the world's seas. To warn the world of catastrophe, Pitt must escape capture and death at the hands of a ruthless West African dictator and French industrialist, and undertake a long, perilous journey across the merciless Sahara!
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    CCUSB

    Inca Gold (Paperback)

    Clive Cussler

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    A CLASSIC DIRK PITT ADVENTURE A desperate call for help from a stricken archaeological expedition brings Dirk Pitt to a sacred well high in the Andes. What he discovers as he attempts to rescue two divers lost in the perilous depths, leads him into deadly confrontation with a band of ruthless art-thieves, who plunder ancient sites for their precious artefacts. Dirk Pitt's extraordinary adventures take him to the fabled Lost City of the Dead, lead him in search of a Spanish galleon washed miles inland by a giant tidal wave centuries before, and eventually set him on the trail of a fabulous hoard of Inca gold. But Pitt will need all his skills and tenacity simply to survive as he races to track down the sacred site - before the richest prize known to man is lost to the world forever...
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    Dead Line (Hardback)

    Chris Ewan

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    What do you do if your fiancee goes missing, presumed taken? If you're Daniel Trent, a trained specialist in hostage negotiation, you'll simply find out who took her and make them talk. But things get complicated when Daniel's chief suspect is himself kidnapped...

    Can he get him back quickly - and alive? A fast-paced thriller from Chris Ewan, the bestselling author of Safe House, Dead Line is set in Marseilles and has twists, turns and a gang-led storyline that will have you racing through the pages...

    This book has been hand-picked for the Book People's FaberShop, in partnership with Faber & Faber.
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    Dragon (Paperback)

    Clive Cussler

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    THE CLASSIC DIRK PITT ADVENTURE A NUCLEAR PEARL HARBOUR Buried in the depths of the Pacific Ocean, off the coast of Japan, lies one of the greatest drowned secrets of World Wart Two -- a crashed B--29 Bomber that was carrying a third atomic bomb to Japan in 1945. Its deadly cargo, lost in the sea for nearly fifty years, is at the heart of this classic Dirk Pitt thriller, in which a small group of Japanese nationalist fanatics, dreaming of a new Nipponese Empire, set out to neutralise and blackmail the USA -- with nuclear weapons planted strategically in the country's major cities!

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