Dan Brown Collection - 3 books (collection)
This collection also includes a sneak preview excerpt of Dan Brown's long-awaited new novel Inferno, published on 14 May.
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!
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.
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!
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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...
A collection including three books from of one of the world's bestselling thriller writers, James Patterson. When Detective Alex Cross is pulled out of a family party and told that a beloved relative has been found brutally murdered, he vows to hunt down the killer. This search leads Alex and girlfriend Detective Brianna Stone to some very dangerous people in levels of society where only one thing is certain, they will do anything to keep their secrets safe. With plenty of twists and turns, these books show Patterson at his best and are full of action and suspense!
In the summer of 1952, twenty powerful men gather in secret and devise a plot to manipulate the President of the United States. Soon after, the writer Eddie Wesley leaves a party hosted by affluent and influential members of black society and discovers a body with an unusual gold cross gripped between his hands. Eddie is determined to find out why he was killed and what the cross signifies. But then Eddie's sisters vanishes after becoming entangled in an underground movement - is her disappearance connected to the conspiracy to control the President of the United States? Palace Council is a fascinating slice of fiction, steeped in history, from the bestselling author Stephen L. Carter.
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.
Set in Salonika, 1940, Spies of the Balkans is another masterful espionage thriller from Alan Furst. Capturing the drama of the Second World War and the sense of dread and anticipation in Greece as the country prepared itself for a possible Nazi attack; this is a fascinatingly well-researched historical thriller. Written in an almost film noir style, this novel sees mysterious and dashing chief detective Costa Zannis embroiled in a dangerous plot to smuggle Jews away from the clutches of the Nazis and into Istanbul.