Whispers of Betrayal
By (author) Michael Dobbs
Normal Price: $32.99
Your Price: $29.69 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $3.30! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.48 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Whispers of Betrayal by Michael Dobbs
Book DescriptionIn the new novel of treachery at the highest levels from the bestselling author of House of Cards, backbench MP Tom Goodfellowe is caught up in a national crisis as the capital is held to ransom by one angry man. Colonel Peter Amadeus is an old soldier with a grievance. He wants an apology from the Prime Minister. But this Prime Minister does not believe in apologizing for anything. For Amadeus it becomes a matter of honour - and retribution. Soon London is a city under siege, its lifelines cut. Then comes his ultimatum: the Prime Minister must resign - or London will be destroyed. Only one man stands between the capital and disaster - Tom Goodfellowe, a backbench MP who can't even sort out his own life, let alone save the lives of others. He is a man torn between ambition, honour and love - with the fate of London slipping swiftly through his fingers.
Buy Whispers of Betrayal book by Michael Dobbs from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780006497998
(178mm x 111mm x 27mm)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publish Date: 8-May-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Michael Dobbs
Ghost at the Door, Paperback (April 2014)
Harry Jones is back, and this time he's got nothing to lose...
House of Cards, Paperback / softback (March 2014)» View all books by Michael Dobbs
"The story that inspired the hit Netflix series"--Cover.
UK Kirkus Review » Thomas Goodfellowe MP, Michael Dobbs's maverick politico, returns for another adventure in which he finds, yet again, that despite unquashable stirrings of ambition for high office, he cannot be a team-player on the side of his even more power-hungry, and certainly more ruthless, party bosses. Dobbs has married a convincingly cynical insider's view of the byzantine ways of Westminster power-broking and spin-doctoring to a dramatic plot involving terrorist-style direct action by a group of disgruntled ex-sevice personnel, with the charismatically flawed but fundamentally decent Goodfellowe at the centre. As the terrorist band wreaks a series of highly imaginative stunts on the capital and the image-obsessed prime minister fears for his position if they are not apprehended, Goodfellowe struggles to save the city and the PM's reputation from a climactic armageddon, while still finding time to pursue his passionate relationship with his sexy restaurateur girlfriend and attempt a reconciliation with his troubled daughter, and still entertain fantasies about exchanging his backbencher's bicycle for a ministerial limo. A page-turning read to the cliffhanger ending, with some excellent fun at the expense of politics and politicians along the way. (Kirkus UK)
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Whispers of Betrayal book by Michael Dobbs and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Michael Dobbs
Michael Dobbs was at Mrs Thatcher's side as she took her first step into Downing Street as Prime Minister, and was a key aide to John Major when he was voted out. In between times he was bombed in Brighton, banished from Chequers and blamed for failing to secure a Blair-Major television debate. He is now one of the country's leading political commentators and a BBC TV presenter of current affairs.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.