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Frederick Forsyth Collection - 12 Books (Collection)
Featuring unputdownable novels alongside an array of short stories, this fantastic 12-book collection features the very best work from bestselling author Frederick Forsyth, including The Day of the Jackal. Other highlights include The Odessa File, a story set in 1963 which finds a young German reporter in a life-and-death hunt for a notorious former concentration camp commander, The Fourth Protocol, a tale of espionage and international intrigue and No Comebacks, a collection of 10 stories encompassing deception, blackmail, murder and revenge. Great for lovers of both short stories and gripping, suspenseful fiction, this is a must-have collection of Forsyth's writing that is fascinating, pacy and informative.
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Len Deighton Collection - 6 Books (Collection)
Heralded as 'a master of fictional espionage', our Len Deighton Collection contains six suspenseful books from the bestselling Harry Palmer (which was made into a classic movie starring Michael Caine) and Bomber author.
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From hunting a spy on the streets of Cairo in City of Gold, to the occupation of Britain by the Nazis in SS-GB, Deighton paints a vivid picture of life lived at the extreme - full of suspense, intrigue and explosive pace.
Comprised of intricate plots, compelling characters and brilliantly drawn backgrounds, Len Deighton is a special talent whose tales will fascinate every reader. Completely unputdownable!
David Downing Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
Fizzing with suspense from the first page to the last, our David Downing Collection is an outstanding set of three post-war fiction books following the exploits of British spy John Russell.
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Fast forward four years since Russell left his son, Paul, and lover Effi Koenen in volatile Berlin: Potsdam Station sees Russell return to Germany to find out if they're alive and to protect them from the advancing Red Army. But his plan is faltered by the Soviets, who find a use for him that has him parachuting into Berlin behind the German lines.
Forced into becoming a double agent for the Soviets in Lehrter Station and embarking on the most dangerous task of his life in Masaryk Station, our David Downing Collection is convincing, compelling and captivating - just perfect for fans of C. J. Sansom and Robert Harris.
This book contains books 3-6 of the John Russell Station series.
Chris Ryan Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
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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!
Brett Battles Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
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.
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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.
James Bond 007 Collection - 14-Book Slipcase (Collection)
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.
- RRP £111.86
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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.
Iain Gale Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
A hugely vivid series that finely combines action and intrigue, the Book People's Iain Gale Collection is a set of brilliantly old-fashioned tales of military strategy and valour, starring a hero who is both colourful and powerful - Jack Steel.
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In Man of Honour, fresh from victory over Louis XIV's France, Jack Steel, Lieutenant of the finest infantry in Queen Anne's army, must lead his men through the battle for Blenheim to collect a letter whose controversial contents could destroy the Duke of Marlborough. Rules of War follows Jack as he is sent undercover to discover and deal with national traitors, while Brothers in Arms sees Jack promoted to captain as his Grenadier troops are ambushed by the French cavalry.
Sure to appeal to fans of Bernard Cornwell's Sharpe - which was dramatised for television and starred Game of Thrones' and Lord of the Rings' Sean Bean - and Patrick O'Brian books, our three-book Iain Gale Collection is a powerful and stunning series of historical adventures - a treat for every history buff.
Please note, this collection contains books 1, 2 and 3 of Iain Gale's Jack Steel series.
Brothers in Blood (Hardback)
Best-known for his Eagle series, Simon Scarrow has been delighting fans of historical fiction for nearly 15 years. And the latest release in the series, Brothers in Blood, sees heroes Cato and Marco return to Britannia to do what they do best.
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A messenger on the streets of Rome has been tortured, revealing a plot to sabotage the Roman army's campaign against Britannia's native tribes - so a plan is hatched to eliminate the two Roman soldiers who could stand in the way, Cato and Macro. Unwarned, Cato and Macro are pursuing the native tribes through the mountains, and defeating them seems within their grasp. But the plot against them threatens their military goals... and their lives!
An ideal read for fans of Bernard Cornwell books and Scarrow's bestselling titles The Gladiator and Centurion, Brothers in Blood, book 13 in the Eagle series, is a satisfyingly bloodthirsty combination of historical detail and fast-paced action.
Dead Line (Paperback)
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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The Bourne Collection - 10 Books (Collection)
Robert Ludlum & Eric Van Lustb
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!
- RRP £79.90
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Dan Brown Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
Immerse yourself in Dan Brown's enthralling world in this three-book collection. With two stories featuring his popular character Robert Langdon, these are gripping reads sure to keep you hooked.
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Angels and Demons follows symbologist Langdon as he attempts to stop the legendary secret society; the Illuminati; from destroying Vatican City while the global bestseller 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...
Deception Point is the story of a meteorite that may provide proof of extraterrestrial life and the dark forces trying to prevent this becoming public knowledge... This collection also includes a preview excerpt of Dan Brown's Inferno.
The Outsiders (Hardback)
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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Tony Park Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
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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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."
- RRP £20.00
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Clive Cussler Collection - 4 Books (Collection)
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!
- RRP £32.96
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Mike Rossiter Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
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.
- RRP £26.97
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Edward Marston Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
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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.
David Donachie Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
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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.
Agent 6 (Hardback)
Tom Rob Smith
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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Land of Fire (Paperback)
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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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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Inca Gold (Paperback)
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)
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...
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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.
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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