Description - Midnight Runner by Jack Higgins
Undercover enforcer Sean Dillon is the target for a vengeance killer in this action-packed new thriller from the master of the genre - the author of the international bestsellers DAY OF RECKONING and EDGE OF DANGER. A ruthless killer is seeking revenge - and she has Sean Dillon in her sights - in this adrenalin-fuelled adventure from the master of the modern thriller. The murderous Rashid family were forced to pay the ultimate price for their crimes by the British Government's secret enforcer Sean Dillon and his undercover team. Yet one member of that oil-rich dynasty was allowed to live, and that could have been Dillon's fatal mistake. Kate Rashid witnessed her brothers being killed one by one, and now she has sworn vengeance. Sean Dillon, White House operative Blake Johnson, even the US President himself...their time is coming, and only she knows how - or when.
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(178mm x 111mm x 27mm)
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Undercover operative Sean Dillon returns and finds himself the target for a revenge-crazed killer, in a book which shows the kind of energy and invention that were the hallmarks of Higgins's early work. At the end of Edge of Danger the sinister Rashid family had been largely destroyed by Dillon and his crack undercover team. However, one scion of the utterly ruthless oil-magnate family was allowed to live - and that decision is one that Dillon comes to regret. The implacable Kate Rashid has seen her brothers being killed one by one, and has taken a vow of vengeance. But there are more lives at stake than Sean Dillon's: White House operative Blake Johnson and even the President himself are in the line of fire, and it takes all of Dillon's expertise simply to stay alive, let alone put paid to Kate Rashid's campaign. All of the set-pieces are delivered with authority, and Dillon is as economically - and persuasively - drawn as ever. (Kirkus UK)
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Author Biography - Jack Higgins
Jack Higgins was a soldier and then a teacher before becoming a full-time writer. The Eagle Has Landed turned him into an international bestselling author and his novels have since sold over 250 million copies and been translated into fifty-five languages. Many of them have also been made into successful films.