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Jack Higgins - Author

About the Author

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.

Featured books by Jack Higgins

The Death Trade

The Death Trade

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback Release Date: 23/10/2014

THE NEW HIGGINS HAS LANDED! One man with the key to Armageddon. One chance for Sean Dillon to find him. The hunt is on, in the mesmerizing new Sean Dillon thriller of murder, terrorism and revenge from the Sunday Times bestselling author. THE CLOCK IS TICKING When an eminent Iranian scientist makes a startling breakthrough in nuclear weapons research he knows that any regime, including his own, will use it to achieve global supremacy. Desperate, he is left with only one course of action. THE BULLETS ARE FLYING When a ghost from her past reaches out to Afghan war hero Sara Gideon, newest member of the 'Prime Minister's private army', she knows they must risk everything to avoid apocalypse. Led by Sean Dillon, they are plunged into the white-hot crucible of the Middle East and North African terror networks and soon become caught between Iran's secret service and al Qaeda agents in a desperate battle for the ultimate prize. THE HUNT IS ON But nothing is ever as it seems in the death trade, and as the operation spins out, from Paris and Syria to Iran and the Saudi Arabian desert, blood will be spilled on all sides as events spiral towards a shocking conclusion. The explosive new thriller from the legendary Sunday Times bestselling author, Jack Higgins.

The Death Trade

The Death Trade

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/05/2014

THE NEW HIGGINS HAS LANDED! One man with the key to Armageddon. One chance for Sean Dillon to find him. The hunt is on, in the mesmerizing new Sean Dillon thriller of murder, terrorism and revenge from the Sunday Times bestselling author. THE CLOCK IS TICKING When an eminent Iranian scientist makes a startling breakthrough in nuclear weapons research he knows that any regime, including his own, will use it to achieve global supremacy. Desperate, he is left with only one course of action. THE BULLETS ARE FLYING When a ghost from her past reaches out to Afghan war hero Sara Gideon, newest member of the 'Prime Minister's private army', she knows they must risk everything to avoid apocalypse. Led by Sean Dillon, they are plunged into the white-hot crucible of the Middle East and North African terror networks and soon become caught between Iran's secret service and al Qaeda agents in a desperate battle for the ultimate prize. THE HUNT IS ON But nothing is ever as it seems in the death trade, and as the operation spins out, from Paris and Syria to Iran and the Saudi Arabian desert, blood will be spilled on all sides as events spiral towards a shocking conclusion. The Death Trade. The explosive new thriller from the legendary Sunday Times bestselling author, Jack Higgins.

Other books by Jack Higgins

Sure Fire

Sure Fire

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 05/06/2018

For twins Rich and Jade, their lives have just been turned upside down. When their mother is tragically killed in a car crash, their long-lost father, John Chance, appears to collect them at the funeral. He's a bachelor who lives on his own, and it's clear that Rich and Jade aren't welcome. But when Chance suddenly disappears, Rich and Jade uncover the truth: He's a spy. And now, whoever kidnapped their father is after them, too. Sure Fire is a gripping adventure from the master of the modern thriller.

A Fine Night for Dying

A Fine Night for Dying

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/02/2018

The death of a gangster draws super-spy Paul Chavasse into a breathtaking adventure on the high seas - an unforgettable tale from one of the true masters of modern thriller writing, the bestselling author of Midnight Runner and The Keys of Hell. Caught in the nets of a local fishing boat, the body of gangland boss Harvey Preston is dragged from the English Channel, wrapped from head to toe in heavy chain. British intelligence suspects a connection with a cross-channel smuggling ring. But as undercover agent Paul Chavasse embarks on what will be one of the most dangerous cases in his extraordinary career, he soon discovers that this is no small-time operation - and the ruthless men behind it will stop at nothing to protect their precious cargo.

The Wolf at the Door

The Wolf at the Door

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/02/2018

Dillon and company are back in the ultimate blockbuster from the legend that is Jack Higgins... THE LEGEND IS BACK Someone is targeting the members of the elite intelligence unit known as 'the Prime Minister's private army' and all those who work with them. On Long Island, a trusted operative for the President nudges his boat up to a pier, when a man materializes out of the rain and shoots him. In London, General Charles Ferguson, adviser to the Prime Minister, approaches his car on a side street, when there is a flash, and the car explodes. In New York, a former British soldier takes a short walk when a man comes up fast behind him, a pistol in his hand. For Sean Dillon the hunt is on, a very well-connected old nemesis has clearly become tired of their interference in his schemes. But proving it is going to be a difficult task, and surviving it the hardest task of all...

Pay the Devil

Pay the Devil

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/02/2018

In his first new paperback for HarperCollins, master storyteller Jack Higgins displays all his customary skills in a heart-pounding adventure with a less familiar setting - 19th-century rural Ireland - and featuring a swashbuckling new hero. At the end of the American Civil War, Confederate Colonel Clay Fitzgerald escapes to Ireland, where his uncle has left him an estate, only to find that Ireland is caught up in a civil war of its own. The struggle between the wealthy landlords and the impoverished tenant farmers is growing in intensity, and having just fought and lost a terrible war, Clay wants to avoid the coming conflict. But after witnessing the atrocities that the landowners visit upon the people, Clay is unable to stand by. Taking the guise of a legendary night-riding outlaw, he joins the fight against the landlords - and wages a rebellion of his own...

The Savage Day

The Savage Day

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/02/2018

Action and blood-thirsty suspense from the master of the game. Simon Vaughan knows what it's like to fight a dirty war, he's had first-hand experience in Korea. Now he languishes in a Greek jail. When it comes to firearms and gun-running nobody does it better, but those days are behind him, until the British army propose a deal. His freedom for his help against the IRA in Belfast. He doesn't haven't any choice, if he wants his freedom back he'll have to conquer a new battlegroung...

Sad Wind from the Sea

Sad Wind from the Sea

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/01/2018

The very first novel written by Jack Higgins, re-packaged to celebrate 50 years of bestsellerdom. He guesses it's around 3am. Gun runner and occasional smuggler Mark Hagen, hears a scream through the fog. He finds a girl; young, beautiful, trouble. But as Mark Hagen himself said I love trouble, angel. It makes life so much more interesting. Before long he is hauled into a chaotic chase involving The Red Chinese, and a lot of gold. From feeling he had lost everything to suddenly fighting for his life, Hagen must battle his inner demons and some truly terrifying enemies in a deadly game of power, action and murder.

The Graveyard Shift

The Graveyard Shift

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/01/2018

Darker Place

Darker Place

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 02/11/2017

Betrayal. Conspiracy. Murder. Jack Higgins is back.Disillusioned with the Putin Government, famous Russian writer and ex-paratrooper Alexander Kurbsky decides he wants to disappear into the West. However he is under no illusions about how the news will be greeted at home - he has seen too many of his countrymen die mysteriously at the hands of the thuggish Russian security services, so he makes elaborate plans with Charles Ferguson, Sean Dillon and the rest of the group known informally as the 'Prime Minister's private army' for his escape and concealment. It's a real coup for the West except for one thing. Kurbsky is still working for the Russians. The plan is to infiltrate British and American intelligence at the highest levels, and he has his own motivations for doing the most effective job possible. He does not care what he has to do or where he has to go or whom he has to kill.

Rough Justice

Rough Justice

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 05/10/2017

The legend returns with an action-packed tale of lies, deceit and deadly power play. Whilst checking up on the volatile situation in Kosovo the US President's right-hand man Blake Johnson meets Major Harry Miller, a member of the British Cabinet. Miller is there doing his own checks for the British Prime Minister. When both men get involved with a group of Russian soldiers about to commit an atrocity, Miller puts an end to the scuffle with a bullet in the forehead of the ring-leader. But this action has dire consequences not only for Miller and Johnson but their associates too, including Britain's Sean Dillon, and all the way to the top of the British, Russian and United States governments. Death begets death, and revenge leads only to revenge, and before the chain reaction of events is over, many will be dead.

The Midnight Bell

The Midnight Bell

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/10/2017

The bell tolls at midnight as death requires it. But will it finally toll for Sean Dillon & company in the explosive new thriller of murder, terrorism and revenge from the Sunday Times bestselling author. In Ulster, Northern Ireland, a petty criminal kills a woman in a drunken car crash. Her sons swear revenge. In London, Sean Dillon and his colleagues in the `Prime Minister's private army', fresh from defeating a deadly al-Qaeda operation, receive a warning: `You may think you have weakened us, but you have only made us stronger.' In Washington, D.C., a special projects director with the CIA, frustrated at not getting permission from the President for his daring anti-terrorism plan, decides to put it in motion anyway. Soon, the ripples from these events will meet and overlap, creating havoc in their wake. Desperate men will act, secrets will be revealed - and the midnight bell will toll.

The Midnight Bell

The Midnight Bell

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/10/2017

The bell tolls at midnight as death requires it. But will it finally toll for Sean Dillon & company in the explosive new thriller of murder, terrorism and revenge from the Sunday Times bestselling author. In Ulster, Northern Ireland, a petty criminal kills a woman in a drunken car crash. Her sons swear revenge. In London, Sean Dillon and his colleagues in the `Prime Minister's private army', fresh from defeating a deadly al-Qaeda operation, receive a warning: `You may think you have weakened us, but you have only made us stronger.' In Washington, D.C., a special projects director with the CIA, frustrated at not getting permission from the President for his daring anti-terrorism plan, decides to put it in motion anyway. Soon, the ripples from these events will meet and overlap, creating havoc in their wake. Desperate men will act, secrets will be revealed - and the midnight bell will toll.

Killing Ground

Killing Ground

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 07/09/2017

The master returns, with a chilling novel of modern terrorism and revenge.For intelligence operative Sean Dillon, it is a routine passport check. But the events it will lead to will be as bloody as any he has ever known. The man he stops at Heathrow airport is Caspar Rashid, born in England with family ties to a Bedouin tribe fiercely wedded to the old ways.Rashid's thirteen-year-old daughter, Sara, has been kidnapped by Rashid's own father and taken to Iraq to be married to a man known as the Hammer of God, one of the Middle East's most feared terrorists. When Rashid begs Dillon for help, he sees a chance to settle some old scores - but he has no idea of the terrible chain of events he is about to unleash. Before his journey is done, many men will die - and Dillon may be one of them.

Without Mercy

Without Mercy

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 03/08/2017

From the master of suspense, a fierce thriller of terrorism, murder and revenge. In Jack Higgins' acclaimed bestseller Dark Justice, intelligence operative Sean Dillon and his colleagues in Britain and the United States beat back a terrible enemy, but at an equally terrible cost. One of them was shot, another run down in the street. Both were expected to survive - but only one of them does. As Detective Superintendent Hannah Bernstein of Special Branch lies recuperating in the hospital, a dark shadow from their past, scarred deep by hatred, steals across the room and finishes the job. Consumed by grief and rage, Dillon, Blake, Ferguson and all who loved Hannah swear vengeance, no matter where it takes them. But they have no idea of the searing journey upon which they are about to embark - nor of the war which will change them all.

Dark Justice

Dark Justice

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 06/07/2017

It is night in Manhattan. The President of the United States is scheduled to have dinner with an old friend, but in the building across the street a man has disabled the security and stands at a window, a rifle in his hand. The assassination doesn't go according to plan, but this is only the beginning. Someone is recruiting a shadowy network of agents with the intention of creating terror. Their range is broad, their identities masked, their methods subtle. White House operative Blake Johnson and his opposite number in British intelligence, Sean Dillon, set out to trace the source of the havoc, but behind the first man lies another, and behind him another still. And that man is not pleased by the interference. Soon, he will target them all: Johnson, Dillon, Dillon's colleagues. And one of them will fall.

The Graveyard Shift

The Graveyard Shift

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/06/2017

The first of two classic police thrillers featuring detective Nick Miller, set in London's seedy underworld. Ben Garvald is out of prison. After nine years in prison, he's coming back to the old neighbourhood. Back to his remarried ex-wife. Back for revenge. That's what the cops think. But Detective Sergeant Nick Miller isn't worried. His highly unorthodox methods are perfectly suited for the graveyard shift - the midnight hours when the driven and desperate come out to play. Tonight, Nick Miller's toughest opponent will be Ben Garvald... And only one of them will live to see the dawn.

Bad Company

Bad Company

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 01/06/2017

Wartime secrets threaten to topple a President - in heart-stopping adventure from the incomparable Jack Higgins. In the waning days of World War II, Hitler entrusted his diary to a young aide, Baron Max von Berger. Over the years, von Berger has used his inheritance to become one of the richest men in the world, developing a secret alliance with the Rashid family - long-time foes of Major Ferguson of British Intelligence, his undercover enforcer, Sean Dillon and their American colleague Blake Johnson. Now the ultimate confrontation is drawing near. The diary and its explosive revelations of a secret wartime meeting between emissaries of Hitler and Roosevelt will destroy the US President Jake Cazalet...unless Dillon can find it first.

Midnight Bell

Midnight Bell

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 18/05/2017

"e;The bell tolls at midnight as death requires it."e; But will it finally toll for Sean Dillon & company in the explosive new thriller of murder, terrorism and revenge from the Sunday Times bestselling author. In Ulster, Northern Ireland, a petty criminal kills a woman in a drunken car crash. Her sons swear revenge. In London, Sean Dillon and his colleagues in the 'Prime Minister's private army', fresh from defeating a deadly al-Qaeda operation, receive a warning: 'You may think you have weakened us, but you have only made us stronger.'In Washington, D.C., a special projects director with the CIA, frustrated at not getting permission from the President for his daring anti-terrorism plan, decides to put it in motion anyway. Soon, the ripples from these events will meet and overlap, creating havoc in their wake. Desperate men will act, secrets will be revealed - and the midnight bell will toll.

Midnight Runner

Midnight Runner

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 04/05/2017

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.

Edge of Danger

Edge of Danger

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 06/04/2017

Sean Dillon is thrown into a desperate race against time to prevent an assassination that would shock the world. When Paul Rashid, leader of the Rashid Bedouin of Hazar in the Persian Gulf, uncovers an international conspiracy to deprive his family of the oil wealth that is their birthright, he vows to gain a very public vengeance. The man sent to stop him is the British Government's uncompromising secret enforcer Sean Dillon. It is a mission that will test him as never before, confronted by foes old and new in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse that will take him from Ireland to the USA, and from the heart of the English countryside to the deserts of Hazar...and the very edge of danger.

Day of Reckoning (Sean Dillon Series, Book 8)

Day of Reckoning (Sean Dillon Series, Book 8)

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 02/03/2017

Sean Dillon in his most spectacular adventure yet, a no-holds-barred battle with a Mafia don.When the Mafia kill a reporter for getting too close, White House security insider Blake Johnson takes it personally. The reporter was his ex-wife, and with the help of undercover enforcer Sean Dillon and his intelligence colleagues he is hell-bent on revenge.In London, Beirut and Ireland, the daredevil friends risk everything as they combine to destroy the illegal businesses of Mafia frontman, Jack Fox. But Fox is not one to back down for anyone, so if Dillon and Johnson want to bring him down they will have to take things to the limit, as events race towards a day of reckoning.

White House Connection

White House Connection

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 02/02/2017

Two governments at the mercy of one assassin. New York: a woman waits in the shadows, a Colt .25 in her elegant hand. Her target: Senator Michael Cohan, member of an extremist organization dedicated to destroying the peace talks. Run by Britain's most wanted terrorist, Jack Barry, its secret links stretch all the way to the Oval Office. Washington: The President calls Blake Johnson, head of secret White House department, 'the Basement'. He needs to see him now. London: Brigadier Ferguson of Special Forces brings in the only man who can hold it together and stop all hell breaking loose - ex-IRA enforcer Sean Dillon, their most lethal operative, and Jack Barry's deadliest enemy...

President's Daughter

President's Daughter

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 05/01/2017

The President's daughter has been kidnapped by Jewish terrorists. With the world watching, Sean Dillon is called in to find her, before the Commander-in-Chief is forced to make a decision which could rip the world apart. Twenty years ago a young war hero saved a life, and began a passionate affair. Now, that young war hero is President of the United States, and a souvenir from his past, a beautiful daughter that he never knew existed, surfaces as the first of many secrets to be kept from public knowledge. But someone, somewhere, has uncovered the truth. The girl is seized by religious zealots, and unless the President complies with their demands, her execution is certain. Yet if he gives in, the Middle East will ignite in war. He calls in the only men who can help: Sean Dillon and Blake Johnson, two notorious specialists, who will do whatever it takes to find the President's daughter. But with time running out, can they get to her before a desperate father makes a truly momentous decision - one the whole world will regret?

Midnight Bell

Midnight Bell

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 27/12/2016

From the the dean of intrigue novelists (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)comes aNew York Times-bestselling novel of terrorism and revenge featuring IRA-hitman-turned-intelligence-operative Sean Dillon...The bell rings at midnight, as death requires it.Irish proverbIn Ulster, Northern Ireland, a petty criminal kills a woman in a drunken car crash. Her sons swear revenge. In London, Sean Dillon and his colleagues in the Prime Minister's private army, fresh from defeating a deadly al-Qaeda operation, receive a warning: You may think you have weakened us, but you have only made us stronger. In Washington, D.C., a special projects director with the CIA, frustrated at not getting permission from the President for his daring anti-terrorism plan, decides to put it in motion anyway. He knows he's rightthe nation will thank him later.Soon, the ripples from these events will meet and overlap, creating havoc in their wake. Desperate men will act, secrets will be revealedand the midnight bell will toll.

The Midnight Bell

The Midnight Bell

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/12/2016

'The bell tolls at midnight as death requires it.' But will it finally toll for Sean Dillon & company in the explosive new thriller of murder, terrorism and revenge from the Sunday Times bestselling author. In Ulster, Northern Ireland, a petty criminal kills a woman in a drunken car crash. Her sons swear revenge. In London, Sean Dillon and his colleagues in the 'Prime Minister's private army', fresh from defeating a deadly al-Qaeda operation, receive a warning: 'You may think you have weakened us, but you have only made us stronger.' In Washington, D.C., a special projects director with the CIA, frustrated at not getting permission from the President for his daring anti-terrorism plan, decides to put it in motion anyway. Soon, the ripples from these events will meet and overlap, creating havoc in their wake. Desperate men will act, secrets will be revealed - and the midnight bell will toll.

Tag der Rache

Tag der Rache

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/12/2016

Der Raub des Goldes von der Fahre Belfast-Glasgow ist ein Meisterstuck. Und weitere sollen folgen.Doch mit einem haben die Gangster nicht gerechnet: mit ganz infamem Verrat. Und den nutzt der alte Hase Vaugham gnadenlos aus ... (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine fruhere Ausgabe.)

Das Jahr des Tigers

Das Jahr des Tigers

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/12/2016

Im unwegsamen Hochland von Tibet spielt sich ein erbarmungsloser Kampf ab, den nur einer gewinnen kannDer Mathematiker Dr. Hoffner ist im Besitz einer Formel von unschatzbarem Wert, die der Westen um jeden Preis in seinen Besitz bringen mu. Geheimagent Paul Chavasse zieht alle Register. Und der gnadenlose Kampf steigert sich zum blutigen Wettlauf mit dem Tod ... (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine fruhere Ausgabe.)

Drink with the Devil

Drink with the Devil

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 01/12/2016

Ten years ago a fortune in gold bullion was stolen, only to disappear beneath the Irish Sea. Now it's been found, and Sean Dillon must face ghosts from his past in the race to get to it first. A fortune in stolen British gold, brutally hijacked by Irish Protestant paramilitaries in the 1980s, lies shipwrecked at the bottom of the Irish Sea. Now the Irish Rose, and her precious cargo, have been found. The race is on to recover the bullion. Irish militant Michael Ryan wants to finance war in his homeland - and a sinister pact with the New York Mafia will make his dreams a savage reality. To stop him, the British and American authorities must call in the best: Sean Dillon, once the most feared IRA enforcer, now working for British Intelligence. His mission: to retrieve the gold and stop Ryan by any means necessary. With millions of pounds, and countless innocent lives, hanging in the balance, the two men become locked in a furious race. Pursued by ghosts from his past, Dillon must fight for his own survival in this brutally thrilling game of cat and mouse.

Schlussel zur Holle

Schlussel zur Holle

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/11/2016

Was als unbeschwerter Ferienflirt begann, wird bald todlicher Ernst. Die schone Francesca will die Statue der Schwarzen Madonna aus Albanien heimholen. Nichts einfacher als das, denkt Geheimagent Paul Chavasse und bietet ihr ritterlich Hilfe und Begleitung an. Zu spat entdeckt er, auf was fur ein heimtuckisches Unternehmen er sich eingelassen hat. Aussteigen kann er nicht mehr, und so muss er die Hollenfahrt bis zum bitteren Ende mitmachen ... (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine fruhere Ausgabe.)

Memoiren eines Gigolos

Memoiren eines Gigolos

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/11/2016

Um als Schriftsteller moglichst im Range eines Hemingway Ruhm zu ernten, tummelt sich der Vorstadt-Gigolo Oliver auf dem Parkett der Liebe. Seine Betrachtungen uber die Frauen und seine Erfahrungen mit ihnen verleihen diesem Roman eine hochst delikate und pikante Note. (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine fruhere Ausgabe.)

Der Adler ist gelandet

Der Adler ist gelandet

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/11/2016

Dies ist die Geschichte des kuhnsten deutschen Kommandounternehmens im Zweiten Weltkrieg: der versuchten Entfuhrung Churchills. Die perfekte Planung und der irrwitzige Ablauf, vor allem aber die meisterhafte Mischung aus authentischer Zeitgeschichte und dramatischer Darstellung reien den Leser mit wie kein anderes Buch seiner Art. (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine fruhere Ausgabe.)

Ein Sarg fur Ibiza

Ein Sarg fur Ibiza

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/11/2016

Eigentlich hatte der Pilot Jack Nelson zusammen mit seiner Freundin Lilly St. Claire ein paar schone Tage auf Ibiza verbringen wollen. Aber zwei Frauen machen ihm einen dicken Strich durch die Rechnung: die schone Unbekannte, die sich als Nonne entpuppt, und eine kostbare silberne Madonna, die eine Jagd auf Leben und Tod auslost.Die Hollenfahrt ist fast uberstanden -, da macht Jack eine furchtbare Entdeckung ... (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine fruhere Ausgabe.)

Konigsjagd

Konigsjagd

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/11/2016

Sommer 1940. Die Nazis haben den groten Teil Westeuropas erobert. Im portugiesischen Exil verfolgt der Herzog von Windsor gebannt das weitere Schicksal seines Landes und fragt sich, welche Rolle er dabei spielen kann. In Berlin bereitet Hitler die Plane fur eine Invasion Englands vor - und fur die Ergreifung des Mannes, den er als Marionettenkonig fur das scheinbar schon besiegte Land ausgewahlt hat ...(Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine fruhere Ausgabe.)

Baron in der Unterwelt

Baron in der Unterwelt

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/11/2016

Man furchtet sie, und man bewundert sie. Denn sie sind Meister des Verbrechens, in ihren Raubzugen ebenso erfolgreich wie im Verstecken der Beute. Selbst Gefangnismauern uberwinden sie mit Leichtigkeit.Ihnen das Handwerk zu legen, scheint auf unuberwindliche Schwierigkeiten zu stoen. Doch auch Paul Chavasse versteht sich meisterhaft auf sein Handwerk ...(Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine fruhere Ausgabe.)

Holle auf Zeit

Holle auf Zeit

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/11/2016

Mit allen Mitteln pumpen die Dealer ihre lebensgefahrliche Ware auf die Markte. Die Stiefmutter eines der Opfer, eine mutige Frau von Einflu, versucht, den Drahtziehern das Handwerk zu legen. Doch erst, als sie begreift, da sie nur Erfolg haben kann, wenn sie genauso erbarmungslos denkt und handelt wie die Connection, zeichnet sich eine Chance ab ...(Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine fruhere Ausgabe.)

Der Schrei aus der Kalte

Der Schrei aus der Kalte

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/11/2016

Mit diesem Roman jagt Higgins den Leser in einen Strudel von Spannung und eine Kette von Ereignissen, deren Buhne das "e;Berlin der Kalte"e; ist, die Drehscheibe internationaler Geheimdienste. Es geht um einen geheimnisvollen Mann in Soutane, der die andere Seite jahrelang zur Weiglut gebracht hat, indem er ihre scheinbare Allmacht immer wieder zur Ohnmacht verurteilte - der die Geheimdienst-Drehscheibe Berlin tollkuhn fur seine Unternehmen benutzte.Doch eines Tages schlagt auch seine Stunde, denn gegen Verrat ist selbst er machtlos ... (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine fruhere Ausgabe.)

Exocet

Exocet

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/11/2016

Im Falkland-Konflikt geht es um ein Waffengeschaft, das ebenso absurd wie schmutzig ist: Um englische Schiffe zu versenken, mussen die Argentinier um jeden Preis die Exocet-Rakete beschaffen, die ausgerechnet Frankreich, der Bundnispartner der Briten, entwickelt hat. Und es sieht ganz so aus, als ob das Geschaft uber die Waffenbruderschaft von Briten und Franzosen siegen wird ... (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine fruhere Ausgabe.)

Luciano

Luciano

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/11/2016

Dieser Higgins ist ein Meisterstuck in der Mischung von authentischer Zeitgeschichte und dramatischer Handlung.Sommer 1943. Die Amerikaner wissen, da ihre Invasion auf Sizilien einen hohen Blutzoll fordern wird, wenn es ihnen nicht gelingt, hinter den feindlichen Linien einen Verbundeten zu mobilisieren: die Mafia. Es beginnt ein Wettlauf mit der Zeit, der ganz anders endet, als wir bisher aus der Geschichte wissen ... (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine fruhere Ausgabe.)

Die Stunde des Jagers

Die Stunde des Jagers

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/11/2016

Unerkannt lebt er 20 Jahre als vom KGB eingeschleuster "e;Schlafer"e;, der auf seine Stunde wartet ...Nur zwei Menschen kennen seine wahre Identitat, einer ist die schone Tanja.Als sich ihre Wege kreuzen und seine Rolle aufzufliegen droht, ist er fur Ost wie West ein "e;verbrannter Spion"e;, man lat ihn fallen. Doch da beginnt ein Wettlauf: mit der Zeit, mit seinem Opfer, mit seinem Tod ... (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine fruhere Ausgabe.)

Das groe Doppelspiel

Das groe Doppelspiel

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/11/2016

In einer Fruhlingsnacht des Jahres 1944 landet an der normannischen Kuste eine junge Frau. Sie hat einen kuhnen Auftrag: Sie soll nicht nur in die Rolle ihrer geheimnisvollen Schwester schlupfen, sie soll auch unter Einsatz ihres Lebens und ihrer Liebe zu dem entscheidenden Mann ein gigantisches Doppelspiel in Szene setzen, das den Gegner in eine todliche Falle lockt ... (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine fruhere Ausgabe.)

Eine Nacht zum Sterben

Eine Nacht zum Sterben

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/11/2016

Eins wei Chavasse: Sein neuer Auftrag ist ein Himmelfahrtskommando. Als er jedoch den morderischen Plan seiner Gegner ganz durchschaut, packt ihn blankes Entsetzen. Die anderen sind nicht nur in der Uberzahl, sie haben auch die besseren Trumpfe. Aber eines wissen sie noch nicht: Sie sitzen selbst auf dem Pulverfa ...(Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine fruhere Ausgabe.)

Der Tag, an dem John Dillinger starb

Der Tag, an dem John Dillinger starb

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/11/2016

Anfang Marz 1934 bricht John Dillinger, zum Tode verurteilter Verbrecher Nr. 1 der USA, aus der Todeszelle aus.Es beginnt eine Flucht, wahrend der ein Mann verzweifelt versucht, wieder Boden unter die Fue zu bekommen.Chicago, New Orleans, New York, Kalifornien: Immer und uberall gibt es jemanden, der den beruchtigten Outlaw entweder erkennt und verrat oder seine Lage schamlos ausnutzt.Doch Dillinger gelingt es mit einem geradezu sechsten Sinn, sich den Fallen zu entziehen, bevor sie zuschnappen; er schafft es zu uberleben, auch wenn seine Tage, ohne da er es wei, gezahlt sind. Denn mit jedem Sprung zieht er mehr Verfolger auf seine Fahrte ... (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine fruhere Ausgabe.)

Solo

Solo

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/11/2016

Niemand ahnt, da der international gefeierte Konzertpianist John Mikali zugleich einer der gefahrlichsten Manner Europas ist. Bis er in seinem ungeheuerlichen Doppelspiel auf einen gnadenlosen Gegner trifft.Zwischen zwei gleichwertigen Geheimdienst-Spezialisten entwickelt sich ein Kampf, der seine faszinierende Spannung der Meisterschaft eines Autors verdankt, der wie kaum ein anderer die Faden dramaturgisch zu ziehen versteht. (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine fruhere Ausgabe.)

Die Teufelsrose

Die Teufelsrose

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/11/2016

Der gnadenlose Kampf zweier Manner, die eine alte, bose Rechnung zu begleichen haben, ist Mittelpunkt der verbluffend gebauten Handlung. Beide sind zu Hause in der Welt der Agenten und dunklen Drahtzieher. Martin Brosnan, der sich eigentlich von den nervenzerfetzenden Einsatzen zuruckziehen will, ist ein Idealist Graham Greenescher Pragung, und sein Idealismus wird einmal zuviel mibraucht. Sein Gegenspieler ist ein knochenharter Soldnertyp, der fur Geld und aus Freude am bitterbosen Spiel selbst den wahnwitzigsten Auftrag annimmt. Dieser Roman des international erfolgreichen Thriller-Autors Jack Higgins zeigt besonders uberzeugend, wie glanzend er sein Handwerk beherrscht - die raffinierte Mischung aus Dramatik, authentischen Fakten und einfallsreicher Fiktion, mit der er Spannung zu absoluter Hohe treibt.(Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine fruhere Ausgabe.)

Heldenspiel

Heldenspiel

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/11/2016

Von der Insel St. Pierre im Armelkanal aus soll der letzte, verzweifelte Versuch gestartet werden, den Gegner zu stoppen ...Doch der kennt den Plan langst und setzt seinen besten Mann, Owen Morgan, ein, um das Unternehmen zu sabotieren. Aber das Spezialkommando scheitert, und Freund wie Feind werden zu ohnmachtigen Marionetten in einem Spiel um sinnloses Heldentum ... (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine fruhere Ausgabe.)

Nacht der Fuchse

Nacht der Fuchse

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/11/2016

Es geht um ein auergewohnliches, hochst geheimes Ereignis des Zweiten Weltkriegs, um einen Zwischenfall, der den Ausgang des Krieges in Europa hatte nachhaltig beeinflussen konnen. Bei einer alliierten Ubung fur die Landung an der Atlantikkuste wird ein Schiff von einem deutschen Schnellboot versenkt; ein hoher Offizier gilt als vermit, der die supergeheimen Daten fur den D-Day, den Tag der Invasion, kennt.Als die Alliierten durch Resistance-Kanale erfahren, da der Mann von den Deutschen aufgefischt wurde, gilt allerhochste Alarmbereitschaft. Der Mann mu um jeden Preis - und rechtzeitig - befreit werden ... (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine fruhere Ausgabe.)

Angel of Death

Angel of Death

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 03/11/2016

A mysterious terrorist group is killing other terrorists, IRA thugs, and CIA and KGB agents, all in a bid to break the fragile peace process. Sean Dillon is the only man who can find them - if he can live long enough. No one is more feared than January 30, the mysterious terrorist group currently holding bloody reign over the world. Their targets are random, their methods deadly. With the carnage mounting, and a US senator due to fly in to broker urgent peace talks, the Prime Minister authorizes a special investigation to hunt down the terrorists with extreme prejudice. Former enemies now uneasy allies, Brigadier Charles Ferguson and Sean Dillon, once the most feared enforcer in the IRA, are enlisted to lead the desperate hunt. Then the senator is targeted for death. Ferguson and Dillon need to move fast, putting their trust in each other, and their lives on the line, in order to seek out and destroy January 30 - before they can kill again, before they start a war.

On Dangerous Ground

On Dangerous Ground

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 06/10/2016

A clandestine treaty. A death-bed confession. The hunt is on for Sean Dillon, who must go head to head with the Mafia. The year is 1944. Just outside Delhi a British Dakota crashes, taking lives and destroying a clandestine treaty signed by Lord Mountbatten and the Communist leader, Mao Tse-tung. An historic agreement, one set to change the course of history. Over thirty years later, a death-bed confession from a Mafia kingpin reveals the answers to untouched secrets about the treaty, and just how much the British and Chinese governments would pay for its destruction. It's not long before Sean Dillon enters the fray, his feared expertise tested as he goes up against the uncompromising violence of the Mafia and the enticing dangers of a beautiful woman, more deadly than any assassin. Battling ruthless killers and the higher unseen powers of the government, Dillon must expose treacheries, colossal truths, and risk everything he loves in an explosive and thrilling quest for justice.

Thunder Point

Thunder Point

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 01/09/2016

They gave Sean Dillon a choice: life in prison or a suicide mission. In the inky depths beneath Thunder Point a diver discovers a priceless treasure: a German U-boat sunk in American waters three weeks after the end of the Second World War. Inside is final proof that Martin Bormann escaped Hitler's bunker, and that he took with him the most explosive secrets of the Reich. Among them: the names of British Nazi sympathisers - some of them pillars of the establishment - and the devastating document known as the Windsor Protocol. For the sake of national security, the U-boat must be destroyed. And no questions asked. Even if it means persuading Britain's most wanted IRA terrorist to take on the job. Sean Dillon, assassin, gun for hire, is about to be made an offer he cannot refuse...

Eye of the Storm

Eye of the Storm

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 11/08/2016

Introducing Sean Dillon: Terrorist. Assassin. Hero. Sean Dillon is a hired killer. The IRA, the PLO, ETA - he's worked for them all. Now, with the Gulf War raging, the Iraqis need his services for an apocalyptic strike at the heart of the West. If it succeeds, it will shake the world to its foundations. Leaders will be wiped out, terror will spread: a devastating blow against democracy. Dillon has 10 Downing Street in his sights but British Intelligence are on his trail. They have hired a killer to stalk a killer - a mortal enemy who is hell-bent on revenge. As the lightning strikes and the bullets fly, Sean Dillon will discover how it feels to be at the eye of the storm...

Liam Devlin Novels

Liam Devlin Novels

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 28/06/2016

Three New York Timesbestselling thrillers take IRA gunman Liam Devlin from WWII to the Cold War to a terrorist plot in Northern Ireland. In The Eagle Has Landed, the inspiration for the film starring Donald Sutherland, an audacious Nazi plan to kidnap Winston Churchill threatens to tip the scales of World War II. In November 1943, an elite team of Nazi paratroopers descends on British soil with a diabolical goal: Abduct Winston Churchill and cripple the Allied war effort. The mission, ordered by Hitler himself and planned by Heinrich Himmler, is led by ace agent Kurt Steiner and aided on the ground by IRA gunman Liam Devlin. As the deadly duo executes Hitler's harrowing plot, only the quiet town of Studley Constable stands in their way. Its residents, including a beautiful widow, are the lone souls aware of the impending Nazi plan, and they must become the most unlikely of heroes as the fate of the war hangs in the balance. In Touch the Devil, in the shadow of the Cold War, two rugged IRA veterans must crush a ruthless mercenary before his deadly scheme can bring Europe to its knees. Terrorist-for-hire Frank Barry has been wreaking havoc in Germany and France with backing from the KGB. But his next mission might be his deadliest: Barry plans to steal a state-of-the-art missile and sell it to the highest bidder. Only Barry's longtime rivals, retired IRA gunman Liam Devlin and his ally Martin Brosnan, can prevent the missile from falling into the wrong hands. But first, Devlin must stage a thrilling jailbreak to free Brosnan before the men set off on a gripping race against the clock to eliminate Barry and end his reign of terror. In Confessional, a rogue terrorist in Northern Ireland prepares for his final deadly strike. Trained by the KGB, the assassin known as Cuchulain has cut a path of violence throughout the region for over two decades, leaving a trail of bodies in his wake. Now he has set his audacious sights on his highest profile target yet: the pope. Desperate to stop the terrorist, British Intelligence enlists an enemy Irish gunman, Liam Devlin, to accomplish what they never could. He must put an end to Cuchulain, once and for all. Jack Higgins is, without a doubt, ';the master' (Tom Clancy) of well-crafted World War II espionage thrillers. These three novels featuring Liam Devlin are required reading for lovers of intrigue, action, suspense, and adventure.

The Killing Ground

The Killing Ground

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/10/2015

Jack Higgins, the undisputed master of action and suspense is back with a brand new adventure featuring the unstoppable Sean Dillon. For intelligence operative Sean Dillon, it is a routine passport check. But the events it will lead to will be as bloody as any he has ever known. The man he stops at Heathrow airport is Caspar Rashid, born and bred in England, but with family ties to a Bedouin tribe fiercely wedded to the old ways, as Rashid has just found out to his pain. His thirteen-year-old daughter, Sara, has been kidnapped by Rashid's own father and taken to Iraq to be married to a man known as the Hammer of God, one of the Middle East's most feared terrorists. Dillon has had his own run-ins with the tribe, and when the distraught man begs him for help, he sees a chance to settle some old scores - but Dillon has no idea of the terrible chain of events he is about to unleash, nor of the implacable enemies he is about to gain. Before his journey is done, many men will die - and Dillon may be one of them.

A Darker Place

A Darker Place

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/10/2015

Dillon and company are back in the ultimate blockbuster from the `legend' that is Jack Higgins Disillusioned with the Putin Government, famous Russian writer and ex-paratrooper Alexander Kurbsky decides he wants to disappear into the West. However he is under no illusions about how the news will be greeted at home - he has seen too many of his countrymen die mysteriously at the hands of the thuggish Russian security services, so he makes elaborate plans with Charles Ferguson, Sean Dillon and the rest of the group known informally as the Prime Minister's private army for his escape and concealment. It's a real coup for the West...except for one thing. Kurbsky is still working for the Russians. The plan is to infiltrate British and American intelligence at the highest levels, and he has his own motivations for doing the most effective job possible. He does not care what he has to do or where he has to go...or whom he has to kill.

Without Mercy

Without Mercy

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/10/2015

The new bestseller from the original thrill-seeker - Jack Higgins. In Higgins' acclaimed bestseller Dark Justice, intelligence operative Sean Dillon and his colleagues in Britain and the United States beat back a terrible enemy, but at an equally terrible cost. One of them was shot, another run down in the street. Both were expected to survive - but only one of them does. As Detective Superintendent Hannah Bernstein of Special Branch lies recuperating in the hospital, a dark shadow from their past, scarred deep by hatred, steals across the room and finishes the job. Consumed by grief and rage, Dillon, Blake, Ferguson and all who loved Hannah swear vengeance, no matter where it takes them. But they have no idea of the searing journey upon which they are about to embark - nor of the war which will change them all.

Rough Justice

Rough Justice

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/10/2015

The master of the game is back, with another pulse-pounding adventure featuring the unstoppable Sean Dillon Whilst checking up on the volatile situation in Kosovo the US President's right-hand man Blake Johnson meets Major Harry Miller, a member of the British Cabinet. Miller is there doing his own checks for the British Prime Minister. When both men get involved with a group of Russian soldiers about to commit an atrocity, Miller puts and end to the scuffle with a bullet in the forehead of the ring-leader. But this action has dire consequences not only for Miller and Johnson but their associates too, including Britain's Sean Dillon, and all the way to the top of the British, Russian and United States governments. Death begets death, and revenge leads only to revenge, and before the chain reaction of events is over, many will be dead...

Rain on the Dead

Rain on the Dead

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/09/2015

A storm is coming for Sean Dillon & company in the mesmerizing new thriller of murder, terrorism and revenge from the Sunday Times bestselling author. It begins with the attempted assassination of the ex-President of the United States. Only the presence of Sean Dillon and the fellow members of the `Prime Minister's Private Army' prevents it becoming a bloodbath. Soon they are on the trail of the perpetrators, confident they will catch them. What Dillon & Co don't realize is that they have just sprung a trap that will lead them to almost certain death. For there is a new Master pulling the strings for al Qaeda in London, and this time he's going to make sure the hated enemy is destroyed once and for all. A storm is coming for Sean Dillon...

Bad Company

Bad Company

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 24/08/2015

Wartime secrets threaten to topple a President - in the heart-stopping new adventure featuring Sean Dillon, from the incomparable Jack Higgins - bestselling author of Midnight Runner. In the waning days of World War II, Hitler entrusted his diary to a young aide, Baron Max von Berger. Over the years, von Berger has used his inheritance to become one of the richest men in the world, developing a secret alliance with the Rashid family - long-time foes of Major Ferguson of British Intelligence, his undercover enforcer Sean Dillon and their American colleague Blake Johnson. Now the ultimate confrontation is drawing near. The diary and its explosive revelations of a secret wartime meeting between emissaries of Hitler and Roosevelt will destroy the US President Jake Cazalet ... unless Dillon can find it first.

Midnight Runner

Midnight Runner

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/08/2015

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.

Dark Justice

Dark Justice

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/08/2015

A fabulous all-new contemporary thriller from the master of the genre - the author of the international bestsellers Midnight Runner, A Fine Night for Dying and Bad Company. Sean Dillon is back in another heart-stopping, adrenalin-laced adventure When the president's right hand men foil a plan to assassinate him. Sean Dillon is called upon to trace the would-be killer's history It appears the assassin is British with Muslim connections, and suddenly Dillon is on a trail that leads him to England, Russia and Iraq, where he prepares for the deadliest challenge of his life.

Edge of Danger

Edge of Danger

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/08/2015

The action-packed new Sean Dillon novel. Master thriller writer Jack Higgins plunges his hugely popular hero into his ninth adventure - racing against time to prevent an assassination that would shock the world. When Paul Rashid, leader of the Rashid Bedouin of Hazar in the Persian Gulf, uncovers an international conspiracy to deprive his family of the oil wealth that is their birthright, he vows to gain a very public vengeance. The man sent to stop him is the British Government's uncompromising secret enforcer Sean Dillon. It is a mission that will test him as never before, confronted by foes old and new in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse that will take him from Ireland to the USA, and from the heart of the English countryside to the deserts of Hazar... and the very edge of danger.

Day of Reckoning

Day of Reckoning

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/08/2015

The incomparable Jack Higgins returns to the bestseller lists, launching undercover enforcer Sean Dillon into his most spectacular adventure yet - a no-holds-barred battle with a Mafia don. It's all action and suspense as Sean Dillon and his secret intelligence colleagues seek to help American White House security insider Blake Johnson avenge the death of his ex-wife, a reporter murdered for getting too close to a Mafia story. In London, Beirut and Ireland, the daredevil friends are prepared to risk everything as they combine to thwart the ever more desperate ambition of Mafia frontman Jack Fox. Here in his eighth adventure, former IRA terrorist turned British Government enforcer Sean Dillon is established as one of the most popular characters in modern fiction, while Jack Higgins has an unrivalled position as the biggest name in thriller writing around the world. Widely hailed as an outstanding return to form, Day of Reckoning raced straight into the top ten of the Sunday Times bestseller list in hardback

The President's Daughter

The President's Daughter

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/05/2015

The President's daughter has been kidnapped by Jewish terrorists. With the world watching, Sean Dillon is called in to find her, before the Commander-in-Chief is forced to make a decision which could rip the world apart. Twenty years ago a young war hero saved a life, and began a passionate affair. Now, that young war hero is President of the United States, and a souvenir from his past, a beautiful daughter that he never knew existed, surfaces as the first of many secrets to be kept from public knowledge. But someone, somewhere, has uncovered the truth. The girl is seized by religious zealots, and unless the President complies with their demands, her execution is certain. Yet if he gives in, the Middle East will ignite in war. He calls in the only men who can help: Sean Dillon and Blake Johnson, two notorious specialists, who will do whatever it takes to find the President's daughter. But with time running out, can they get to her before a desperate father makes a truly momentous decision, one the whole world will regret?

Angel of Death

Angel of Death

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/05/2015

A mysterious terrorist group is killing other terrorists, IRA thugs and CIA and KGB agents, all in a bid to break the fragile peace process. Sean Dillon is the only man who can find them, if he can live long enough. No one is more feared than January 30: the mysterious terrorist group currently holding destructive and bloody reign over the world. Their targets are random, from all races and religions, their methods deadly. They are the enemies of peace and they are unstoppable. With the carnage mounting, and a US senator due to fly in to broker urgent peace talks, the Prime Minister authorizes a special investigation to hunt down the terrorists with extreme prejudice. Former enemies now uneasy allies, Brigadier Charles Ferguson and Sean Dillon, once the most feared enforcer in the IRA, are enlisted to lead the desperate hunt. Then the senator is targeted for death. Ferguson and Dillon need to move fast, putting their trust in each other, and their lives on the line, in order to seek out and destroy January 30 - before they can kill again, before they start a war.

Drink with the Devil

Drink with the Devil

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/05/2015

Ten years ago, a fortune in gold bullion was stolen, only to disappear beneath the Irish Sea. Now it's been found, and Sean Dillon must face ghosts from his past in the race to get to it first. A fortune in stolen British gold, brutally hijacked by Irish Protestant paramilitaries in the 1980s, lies shipwrecked at the bottom of the Irish Sea. Now the Irish Rose, and her precious cargo, have been found. The race is on to recover the bullion. Irish militant Michael Ryan wants to finance war in his homeland - and a sinister pact with the New York Mafia will make his dreams a savage reality. To stop him, the British and American authorities must call in the best: Sean Dillon, once the most feared IRA enforcer, now working for British Intelligence. His mission: to retrieve the gold and stop Ryan by any means necessary. With millions of pounds, and countless innocent lives hanging in the balance, the two men become locked in a furious race. Pursued by ghosts from his past, Dillon must fight for his own survival in this brutally thrilling game of cat and mouse.

On Dangerous Ground

On Dangerous Ground

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/05/2015

A clandestine treaty. A death-bed confession. And the hunt is on for Sean Dillon, who must go head to head with the Mafia. The year is 1944. Just outside Delhi a British Dakota crashes, taking lives and destroying a clandestine treaty signed by Lord Mountbatten and the Communist leader, Mao Tse-tung. An historic agreement, one set to change the course of history. Over thirty years later, a death-bed confession from a Mafia kingpin reveals the answers to untouched secrets about the treaty, and just how much the British and Chinese governments would pay for its destruction. It's not long before Sean Dillon enters the fray; his feared expertise tested as he goes up against the uncompromising violence of the Mafia and the enticing dangers of a beautiful woman, more deadly than any professional killer he has ever known. Battling ruthless killers and the higher unseen powers of the government, Dillon must expose treacheries, colossal truths, and risk everything he loves in an explosive and thrilling quest for justice.

The White House Connection

The White House Connection

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/05/2015

The Irish Peace Process is about to be blown sky-high and the fates of two governments hang in the balance, as the crack team of the THE PRESIDENT'S DAUGHTER is reunited in this explosive thriller. New York: a woman waits in the shadows, a Colt .25 in her elegant hand. Her target: Senator Michael Cohan, member of an extremist organization dedicated to destroying the peace talks. Run by Britain's most wanted terrorist, Jack Barry, its secret links stretch all the way to the Oval Office. Washington: The President calls Blake Johnson, head of secret White House department, `the Basement'. He needs to see him now. London: Brigadier Ferguson of Special Forces brings in the only man who can hold it together and stop all hell breaking loose - ex-IRA enforcer Sean Dillon, their most lethal operative, and Jack Barry's deadliest enemy...

Rain on the Dead (Sean Dillon Series, Book 21)

Rain on the Dead (Sean Dillon Series, Book 21)

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 21/05/2015

A storm is coming for Sean Dillon & company in the mesmerizing new thriller of murder, terrorism and revenge from the Sunday Times bestselling author.It begins with the attempted assassination of the ex-President of the United States.Only the presence of Sean Dillon and the fellow members of the 'Prime Minister's Private Army' prevents it becoming a bloodbath. Soon they are on the trail of the perpetrators, confident they will catch them.What Dillon & Co don't realize is that they have just sprung a trap that will lead them to almost certain death.For there is a new Master pulling the strings for al Qaeda in London, and this time he's going to make sure the hated enemy is destroyed once and for all.A storm is coming for Sean Dillon...

The Death Trade

The Death Trade

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback Release Date: 23/10/2014

THE NEW HIGGINS HAS LANDED! One man with the key to Armageddon. One chance for Sean Dillon to find him. The hunt is on, in the mesmerizing new Sean Dillon thriller of murder, terrorism and revenge from the Sunday Times bestselling author. THE CLOCK IS TICKING When an eminent Iranian scientist makes a startling breakthrough in nuclear weapons research he knows that any regime, including his own, will use it to achieve global supremacy. Desperate, he is left with only one course of action. THE BULLETS ARE FLYING When a ghost from her past reaches out to Afghan war hero Sara Gideon, newest member of the 'Prime Minister's private army', she knows they must risk everything to avoid apocalypse. Led by Sean Dillon, they are plunged into the white-hot crucible of the Middle East and North African terror networks and soon become caught between Iran's secret service and al Qaeda agents in a desperate battle for the ultimate prize. THE HUNT IS ON But nothing is ever as it seems in the death trade, and as the operation spins out, from Paris and Syria to Iran and the Saudi Arabian desert, blood will be spilled on all sides as events spiral towards a shocking conclusion. The explosive new thriller from the legendary Sunday Times bestselling author, Jack Higgins.

Exocet

Exocet

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/08/2014

A sensational tale of passion and fire in the South Atlantic set during the Falklands War, from the Sunday Times bestselling author, Jack Higgins. On one side, the largest and most effective seagoing Task Force ever assembled. On the other, an air force ready to die as they attack again and again despite the odds. A single deadly missile means the difference between winning and losing the war. One man can get General Galtieri the Exocets he needs to turn the tide. But he is a man haunted by love. And for that British Intelligence have a secret weapon of their own...

Death Trade

Death Trade

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 26/06/2014

THE NEW HIGGINS HAS LANDED! One man with the key to Armageddon. One chance for Sean Dillon to find him. The hunt is on, in the mesmerizing new Sean Dillon thriller of murder, terrorism and revenge from the Sunday Times bestselling author.THE CLOCK IS TICKINGWhen an eminent Iranian scientist makes a startling breakthrough in nuclear weapons research he knows that any regime, including his own, will use it to achieve global supremacy. Desperate, he is left with only one course of action.THE BULLETS ARE FLYINGWhen a ghost from her past reaches out to Afghan war hero Sara Gideon, newest member of the `Prime Minister's private army', she knows they must risk everything to avoid apocalypse. Led by Sean Dillon, they are plunged into the white-hot crucible of the Middle East and North African terror networks and soon become caught between Iran's secret service and al Qaeda agents in a desperate battle for the ultimate prize.THE HUNT IS ONBut nothing is ever as it seems in the death trade, and as the operation spins out, from Paris and Syria to Iran and the Saudi Arabian desert, blood will be spilled on all sides as events spiral towards a shocking conclusion.The explosive new thriller from the legendary Sunday Times bestselling author, Jack Higgins.

Midnight Runner

Midnight Runner

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 06/05/2014

An action-packed thriller from the master of the genreSean Dillon once again finds himself facing the murderous Rashid family and their oil-rich dynasty. After Kate Rashid watched her brothers lives being taken one by one as Sean Dillon and his undercover team foiled their plot to kill the president, she vowed to seek revenge. Now Sean Dillon is in her sights, but her plot to seek vengeance reaches far beyond the British agent or his team. Shell get even with Dillon, White House operative Blake Johnsoneven the US President if she needs toand only she knows when or how.

Edge of Danger

Edge of Danger

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 04/03/2014

From bestselling author Jack Higgins comes a new thriller reuniting heroic American agent Blake Johnson and ex-IRA enforcer Sean Dillon. They join forces in a desperate race to stop a fanatical clan of international warriors from taking its ultimate revenge. Its target?The President of the United States.

Day of Reckoning

Day of Reckoning

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 07/01/2014

A masterful thriller from bestselling author Jack HigginsWhen international crime boss Jack Fox orders that journalist Katherine Johnson be killed, he brings down the wrath of the dead womans ex-husband: Blake Johnson, head of the covert White House department known as The Basement. Along with Sean Dillon, Johnson sets out for revenge, determined to bring Foxs empire of crime crashing down. They follow Foxs money trail around the globe, leaving the shreds of his business behind them. But Fox isnt known as a man to back away from a threat, and Johnson and Dillon know theyre in for a fight unlike any theyve faced before. Fox is unaccustomed to his enemies being so close on his heels, so he unleashes his own brand of revengebrutal, swift, and deadly. Another page-turner from the master...one of the fastest-moving thrillers Higgins has penned for some time. It isn't just Higgins at his best, it is him at his most inventive and impressive. Oxford Times

Death Trade

Death Trade

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 31/12/2013

With fresh plots, interesting characters, and vibrant settings, Jack Higgins has firmly cemented his reputation as one of the worlds most successful thriller writers. The Strand MagazineThe master of suspense returns, with a fierce cutting-edge tale of international terrorism and personal heroism.Jack Higgins has written some of the best suspense fiction of the past fifty years, wrote The San Diego Union-Tribune. And in The Death Trade, he does it again.An eminent Iranian scientist has made a startling breakthrough in nuclear weapons research, but he cant stand the thought of his country owning the bomb. He would run if he could, but if he does, his family dies. He is desperate, he doesnt know what to do.It is up to Sean Dillon and the rest of the small band known as the Prime Ministers private army to come up with a plan. Most particularly, it is up to their newest member, an intelligence captain and Afghan war hero named Sara Gideon, who thinks there just might be a way to bring it off.But plans have a way of coming up against the unexpected. And as the operation spins out, from Paris and Syria to Iran and the Saudi Arabian desert, there is very much that is unexpected, indeed. And much blood that will be spilled.Filled with event, driven by characters of complexity and passion, The Death Trade is a remarkable novel by the dean of intrigue novelists (St. Louis Post-Dispatch).

Sean Dillon 3-Book Collection 2: Angel of Death, Drink With the Devil, The President's Daughter

Sean Dillon 3-Book Collection 2: Angel of Death, Drink With the Devil, The President's Daughter

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 05/12/2013

Three more deadly missions for Sean Dillon: assassin, terrorist, hero; available together for the first time in this bundle from master storyteller, Jack Higgins.ANGEL OF DEATHA mysterious terrorist group is killing other terrorists, IRA thugs and CIA and KGB agents, all in a bid to break the fragile peace process. Sean Dillon is the only man who can find them, if he can live long enough.DRINK WITH THE DEVILTen years ago, a fortune in gold bullion was stolen, only to disappear beneath the Irish Sea. Now it's been found, and Sean Dillon must face ghosts from his past in the race to get to it first.THE PRESIDENT'S DAUGHTERThe President's daughter has been kidnapped by Jewish terrorists. With the world watching, Sean Dillon is called in to find her, before the Commander-in-Chief is forced to make a decision which could rip the world apart.

The Eagle Has Landed

The Eagle Has Landed

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/10/2013

The Eagle Has Landed, by international bestselling author Jack Higgins, is the ultimate WWII thriller. In the early morning hours of 6 November 1943, SS Reichsfuhrer Heinrich Himmler receives the coded message he has been waiting for: 'The Eagle has landed'. It was to become known as the most daring enemy mission of the entire war: Operation Eagle, Himmler's audacious plan to kidnap Winston Churchill on British soil. But, despite spectacular secrecy, there was to be no surrender without a fight . . . For in that remote corner of Norfolk, an elite unit is gathered together. Ready to do battle for a nation against the most ruthless task force ever assembled. First published in 1975, The Eagle Has Landed is a classic tale of the ultimate act of wartime treachery, and one of the bestselling thrillers of all time. Every one of Jack Higgins' subsequent publications has been an international blockbuster bestseller, including The White House Connection and Day of Reckoning. Praise for The Eagle Has Landed: 'A compulsively readable storyteller' Sunday Express '100 per cent proof adventure' New York Times Jack Higgins was brought up in Belfast and later moved to Leeds. Leaving school with no qualifications, he became a circus hand, a tram conductor and a teacher before turning to writing.

The Eagle Has Flown

The Eagle Has Flown

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/10/2013

The breathtaking sequel to the all-time classic, THE EAGLE HAS LANDED, reissued for a new generation The greatest World War Two story of all time - is not over... By the end of 1943, all evidence of the abortive German attempt to assassinate Winston Churchill has been carefully buried in an unmarked grave in the Norfolk village of Studley Constable. But two of the most wanted ringleaders are still alive... In the fourth hard winter of war, British Intelligence pick up disturbing reports from Heinrich Himmler's power base in Wewelsburg Castle. The mission is not yet accomplished. For the Fatherland, the Reichsfuhrer is demanding the Eagle's return...

Dillinger

Dillinger

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2013

The dramatic final moments of the legendary outlaw's career - retold by the world's master storyteller, Jack Higgins. Early March 1934, America's most notorious criminal makes his spectacular escape from Lake County Jail, Indiana. Three months later, John Dillinger, the last American outlaw, is gunned down by FBI agents outside a movie theatre in Chicago. But what really happened during Dillinger's final months of liberty? As the fugitive makes a desperate break for the Mexican border, master thriller writer Jack Higgins takes up the story, following Dillinger into the savage hands of his new captors. Where love is as elusive as a pardon. And the price paid for freedom is blood...

A Game for Heroes

A Game for Heroes

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2013

Combat, love and sacrifice from the twilight of the war in this classic thriller of WW2 adventure. The occupied Channel Islands: the last outpost of German resistance at the end of a long and savage conflict. Most feared among them: St Pierre. The mid-Atlantic fortress chosen by a crazed SS Commandant for his suicidal stand. With Berlin on the verge of capture, it is the most sensitive mission of the war. An end game that calls for a hero - with something else besides. A game for a battle-hardened veteran ready to lay down his life for his birthplace. And for the woman he left behind...

Sean Dillon 3-Book Collection 1: Eye of the Storm, Thunder Point, On Dangerous Ground

Sean Dillon 3-Book Collection 1: Eye of the Storm, Thunder Point, On Dangerous Ground

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 11/04/2013

Introducing Sean Dillon - terrorist, assassin, hero - in his first three adventures from master storyteller Jack Higgins.EYE OF THE STORMSean Dillon is a hired killer. The IRA, the PLO, ETA - he's worked for them all. Now, with the Gulf War raging, the Iraqis need his services for an apocalyptic strike at the heart of the West. But British Intelligence are on his trail - they have hired a killer to stalk a killer; a mortal enemy who is hell-bent on revenge. As the lightning strikes and the bullets fly, Sean Dillon will discover how it feels to be at the eye of the storm...THUNDER POINTA diver discovers a priceless treasure off Thunder Point: a German U-boat containing proof that Martin Bormann escaped from Hitler's bunker, bearing the most explosive secrets of the Third Reich - and the devastating document known as the Windsor Protocol. For the sake of national security, the U-boat must be destroyed, no questions asked. Sean Dillon, Britain's most wanted terrorist, is about to be made an offer he cannot refuse...ON DANGEROUS GROUNDA deathbed confession from a Mafia kingpin reveals details of a top-secret treaty, believed lost in a plane crash in 1944. To keep it secret the British and Chinese governments will do whatever it takes. Soon, Sean Dillon enters the fray; his feared expertise tested as he battles ruthless killers and higher unseen powers to expose treacheries, colossal truths, and risk everything he loves in an explosive quest for justice.

The Dark Side of the Street

The Dark Side of the Street

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/01/2013

For Harry Youngblood, escaping from prison is going to be easy. But escaping his past could cost him his life... Twenty years inside for one third of a million pounds: that was the price Harry Youngblood was paying. Drummond is Youngblood's cellmate. He is also intelligence agent Paul Chavasse, working undercover. And when Youngblood is broken out, Chavasse tags along for the ride. His objective is to break the crime ring headed by the Baron, to whom Youngblood is indebted. But Chavasse will have to get past a psychopathic henchman named Vaughan if he is to succeed...

Comes the Dark Stranger

Comes the Dark Stranger

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/01/2013

Martin Shane was tortured, starved and broken. But a memory has surfaced... A memory of the man who did this to him. And he must pay. His memory has shut down, closed itself off to protect him from the violence in his past. But fragments are coming back... Suggestions of names, places, faces. Then... the memory of a terrible betrayal. In order to find peace, Martin Shane must first find the man who delivered him and his comrades to their enemies. And when Shane finds him, he will pay.

To Catch a King

To Catch a King

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/01/2013

July 1940. England prepares for invasion, all eyes focused on its borders. But such focus inevitably leaves gaps elsewhere, and Hitler sees an opportunity to carry out an audacious plot that would change the course of the war... The Duke of Windsor, brother to King George VI and former ruler of the United Kingdom in his own right, is a target. Hitler's intention: to kidnap him and hold him ransom - the ultimate leverage against an embattled and beleaguered British government. But can it really be done? And who amongst the German secret services is audacious enough to set a trap to catch a king?

Year of the Tiger

Year of the Tiger

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/01/2013

In 1959, British agents masterminded the escape of the Dalai Lama from Tibet. Three years later, Paul Chavasse is doing it all over again... A vitally important scientist, holding intelligence that could shift the balance of world power, is being held in China. British secret agent Paul Chavasse, responsible for extracting the Dalai Lama from under Chinese noses, is the perfect man to slip through the border, locate the scientist and bring him back to the West. But Chavasse's nerve, stamina and loyalties will all be tested as he finds the Chinese are reluctant to let their asset go without a fight...

Night of the Fox

Night of the Fox

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/12/2012

A classic thriller featuring the most daring escape of the Second World War, from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Eagle Has Landed. American Colonel Hugh Kelso is washed ashore on German-held Jersey in Spring 1944, with top-secret D-Day plans in his possession. To get him back, the most daring escape of the Second World War must be planned and executed. Harry Martineau, bilingual philosophy professor turned assassin, and Sarah Drayton, a beautiful, half-French Jersey native, are selected to carry out the mission, and set off to steal the most precious Allied asset from under the noses of the Nazis...

The Thousand Faces of Night

The Thousand Faces of Night

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/12/2012

A classic thriller from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Eagle Has Landed. After five years' hard time, ex-soldier Hugh Marlowe emerges into the free world ready to fight anyone who stands in his way. Rough justice is all he knows. But when a beautiful, vulnerable woman asks for his help, Marlowe quickly finds himself a world away from the London gangland that he knows in a different life with its own problems. And its own dangers. Marlowe can see a light at the end of this tunnel, but the devil is waiting along the way, and not one of his faces is the same...

A Season in Hell

A Season in Hell

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/12/2012

A classic thriller from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Eagle Has Landed. Sean Egan, ex-SAS operative and private investigator, is hired by wealthy American to investigate the murder of her stepson - a student who has been brutally killed and his corpse used to transport a deadly consignment of drugs. Investigate, and avenge... Egan is initially unwilling to take the job, but when he discovers a personal link, choice becomes a luxury he can no longer afford. The hunt is on for a ruthless man with links not only to drugs but also international terrorism, and the old Sicilian proverb has never been more true: the price for revenge is a season in hell.

Bloody Passage

Bloody Passage

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/12/2012

A classic thriller from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Eagle Has Landed. Oliver Grant is a decorated soldier, Military Intelligence Major and a case-hardened mercenary. So when the stepson of a Mafia boss is kidnapped and taken to a Libyan prison fortress, Grant is the perfect choice to carry out the rescue. Except for one detail: he doesn't want the job. In an attempt to change his mind, Grant's young sister is snatched and he is forced to comply - he knows that the Mafia don't make idle threats. But then Grant's beautiful, innocent lover also disappears, and he realises that he is involved in a game that will be played to the death...

A Devil is Waiting

A Devil is Waiting

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/10/2012

THE NEW HIGGINS HAS LANDED! The mesmerizing new Sean Dillon thriller of murder, terrorism and revenge from the Sunday Times bestselling author. Fresh from his mission in THE JUDAS GATE to seek out and eliminate one of al Qaeda's most valued agents, a traitor responsible for countless soldiers' deaths in Afghanistan, Sean Dillon is back in a blistering new adventure. The American President, on a planned visit to Europe, is entertained by the British Prime Minister on the terrace of the House of Commons. On the same day, London born Mullah Ali Salim makes an impassioned speech at Hyde Park Corner accusing the President of war crimes, objecting to his presence and offering a blessing to anyone who will assassinate him. Dillon, Major Ferguson and Daniel Holley are called into action, helped by a new recruit, Intelligence Corp Captain Sara Gideon, a war hero in the Afghan conflict, whose speciality is Pashta and Iranian. They quickly find themselves trying to handle a massive upsurge in terrorism from enemies near and far, all with links to al Qaeda. As a Sephardic Jew from a wealthy and ancient English family, Sara will find herself at the heart of the firestorm when she is swept into the heart of the terror organisation. Though their leader may be gone the threat remains as terrible as ever, and though Dillon and company may have won the first battle with al Qaeda, they will learn the war is far from over. A devil is indeed waiting and the assassination plan is only the beginning...

Flight of Eagles

Flight of Eagles

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 04/10/2012

Born in the United States but separated since they were boys, twin brothers Max and Harry Kelso found themselves fighting on opposite sides when the Second World War broke out, Max as one of the Luftwaffe's most feared pilots, Harry as a Yank ace in the RAF...Two brothers united by blood - divided by warIn the early days of World War Two, nations were forced to choose sides in the epic battle that would change history forever. But for two brothers, fate had already made the choice.Separated as boys, Max and Harry Kelso have grown up to become ace fighter pilots - Max as one of the Luftwaffe's most feared pilots, and Harry as a Yank with the RAF. Now, the machinery of war has set in motion an intrigue so devious, so full of danger, that they will be forced to question everything they value: their lives and ultimately their loyalties.Against impossible odds, it is their courage alone that will decide the course of the war itself...

Eye of the Storm

Eye of the Storm

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/06/2012

Introducing IRA enforcer and deadly assassin, Sean Dillon, in his explosive debut from number one bestselling author, Jack Higgins. A STORM IS COMING... Sean Dillon is a hired killer. The IRA, the PLO, ETA - he's worked for them all. Now, with the Gulf War raging, the Iraqis need his services for an apocalyptic strike at the heart of the West. If it succeeds, it will shake the world to its foundations. Leaders will be wiped out, terror will spread: a devastating blow against democracy. Dillon has 10 Downing Street in his sights but British Intelligence are on his trail. They have hired a killer to stalk a killer - a mortal enemy who is hell-bent on revenge. As the lightning strikes and the bullets fly, Sean Dillon will discover how it feels to be at the eye of the storm...

Thunder Point

Thunder Point

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/06/2012

Former IRA enforcer and deadly assassin, Sean Dillon, returns in the stunning sequel to EYE OF THE STORM, from number 1 bestselling author, Jack Higgins. Thunder Point: St John, the Virgin Islands, 1992... For once, the lone diver's treasure was priceless: a German U-boat, sunk in American waters three weeks after the end of the war. Inside: final proof that Reichsleiter Martin Bormann escaped from Hitler's bunker - with the Third Reich's hideous secrets intact. Among them: the names of British Nazi sympathisers - some of them pillars of the establishment - and the devastating document known as the Windsor Protocol. For the sake of national security, the U-boat must be destroyed. And no questions asked. Even if it means persuading Britain's most wanted IRA terrorist to take on the job...

Devil is Waiting (Sean Dillon Series, Book 19)

Devil is Waiting (Sean Dillon Series, Book 19)

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2012

THE NEW HIGGINS HAS LANDED! The mesmerizing new Sean Dillon thriller of murder, terrorism and revenge from the Sunday Times bestselling author.Fresh from his mission in THE JUDAS GATE to seek out and eliminate one of al Qaeda's most valued agents, a traitor responsible for countless soldiers' deaths in Afghanistan, Sean Dillon is back in a blistering new adventure.The American President, on a planned visit to Europe, is entertained by the British Prime Minister on the terrace of the House of Commons. On the same day, London born Mullah Ali Salim makes an impassioned speech at Hyde Park Corner accusing the President of war crimes, objecting to his presence and offering a blessing to anyone who will assassinate him.Dillon, Major Ferguson and Daniel Holley are called into action, helped by a new recruit, Intelligence Corp Captain Sara Gideon, a war hero in the Afghan conflict, whose speciality is Pashta and Iranian. They quickly find themselves trying to handle a massive upsurge in terrorism from enemies near and far, all with links to al Qaeda.As a Sephardic Jew from a wealthy and ancient English family, Sara will find herself at the heart of the firestorm when she is swept into the heart of the terror organisation. Though their leader may be gone the threat remains as terrible as ever, and though Dillon and company may have won the first battle with al Qaeda, they will learn the war is far from over. A devil is indeed waiting and the assassination plan is only the beginning...

Pay the Devil

Pay the Devil

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 05/06/2012

At the end of the American Civil War, Confederate Colonel Clay Fitzgerald escapes to Ireland, where his uncle has left him an estate, only to find that Ireland is caught up in a civil war of its own. The struggle between the wealthy landlords and the impoverished tenant farmers is growing in intensity, and having just fought and lost a terrible war, Clay wants to avoid the coming conflict. But after witnessing the atrocities that the landowners visit upon the people, Clay is unable to stand by. Taking the guise of a legendary night-riding outlaw, he joins the fight against the landlords -- and wages a rebellion of his own!

Last Place God Made

Last Place God Made

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/03/2012

Locals call it the Rio das Mortesthe treacherous Brazilian river where the Huna tribe is known to kill all who trespass. Despite the rivers deadly reputation, pilot Neil Mallory agrees to fly supplies to outposts there in hopes of making enough money to buy his passage back to England. But when he and fellow pilot Sam Hannah discover a field of massacred missionaries shot through with the Hunas arrows, they decide to strike out along the River of Death to stage a daring rescue of the two nuns who are missing.Their mission draws them deep into the treacherous jungle, where a final violent showdown with the Huna leads to a fateful decision that will change their lives forever.

Khufra Run

Khufra Run

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/03/2012

When a naked girl runs into the lights of Jack Nelsons jeep, the freelance pilot finds himself submerged in the most perilous treasure hunt ever. On his side are the girl, Claire Bouvier and his best buddy Harry Turk, a tough fighter still scarred by the nightmare of Vietnam.Waiting for them in the trackless wastes of the Khufra marshes are the ruthless Colonel Taleb of the local security police and his murderous Husa Horseman.Only time will tell who will survive in the deadliest adventure of all.A superb storyteller Daily MailA thriller writer in a class of his own Financial Times

Iron Tiger

Iron Tiger

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/02/2012

Before the sun can set on Jack Drummonds career as a pilot in the British Navy, he must complete one final flighta weapons drop over Tibet to aid guerilla fighters in their border dispute with the Red Chinese. But before he can complete the job, his plane and supplies are burned, stranding him in the Himalayas.Now, with his plane grounded, he must deliver a Tibetan leaders son to safety over land. With the advancing Chinese enemy hot on his heels, Drummonds final mission becomes a suspense-filled struggle for survival across the worlds most rugged terrain. But first he must uncover the truth behind the murderous conspiratorsbefore they can kill him.

Sad Wind from the Sea

Sad Wind from the Sea

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/02/2012

A gunrunners hunt for a fortune in gold leads to a life-and-death struggle in Communist China.Mark Hagens streak of bad luck left him broke, despondent, and barely able to eke out a living smuggling guns in Macao. But things begin to look up when Hagen gets a lead on a bounty of gold, lying untouched at the bottom of a lagoon in the marshes of southern China.Unfortunately for Hagen, hes not the only one after the sunken treasure, and the race to the gold quickly escalates into a bloody struggle for survival on the treacherous waters of the South China Sea.

Passage by Night

Passage by Night

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/01/2012

Harry Manning fled Cuba for the Bahamas to escape the chaos of the Revolution; to find solace in a bottle of rum and comfort in the arms of his girlfriend, Maria. But when Cuban terrorists bomb a plane in which Maria is traveling, Mannings quest for a separate peace gives way to a thirst for vengeance.To take down the terrorists, Manning must navigate the web of betrayal and intrigue that threatens to renew a nuclear standoff.

Solo

Solo

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/01/2012

Piano virtuoso John Mikalis flair as a musician is matched only by his skill as an assassin. The trail of bodies hes left in his wake is proof. But when he kills a young woman while fleeing from a murder scene, the womans father, a special forces soldier in the British military, vows to avenge his daughters death. Now, both men are locked in a deadly game, playing for the ultimate stakes.

Brought in Dead

Brought in Dead

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/01/2012

The second of two classic police thrillers featuring detective Nick Miller, set in London's seedy underworld. After a long night on the job, Detective Sergeant Nick Miller is on his way home - only to become the first policeman at the scene of a young woman's mysterious suicide. What's odd is that it appears she tried to conceal her identity before doing herself in. Miller follows a hazardous trail to find the powerful man responsible for the girl's fate, only to watch him walk out of court a free man. But the dead girl's father swears to exact justice with or without the law on his side...

Sheba

Sheba

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/01/2012

The Lost Temple of Sheba is not just a biblical legend. A German archaeologist has found it. The Nazis have claimed it. And one American explorer has stumbled upon their secret - a plot that could change the course of World War II. The year is 1939. An American archaeologist named Gavin Kane is asked to help a woman search for her missing husband. When Kane follows the man's trail into the ruthless desert of Southern Arabia he makes two shocking discoveries. One is the legendary Temple of Sheba, an ancient world as fantastic as King Solomon's Mines. The other is a band of Nazi soldiers who plan to turn the sacred landmark into Hitler's secret stronghold... This electrifying thriller is Jack Higgins' most exciting novel of World War II intrigue since The Eagle has Landed.

Devil is Waiting

Devil is Waiting

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 03/01/2012

Jack Higgins has written some of the best suspense fiction of the past fifty years, wrote the San Diego Union-Tribune, and The Strand Magazine agreed: With fresh plots, interesting characters and vibrant settings, Jack Higgins has firmly cemented his reputation as one of the worlds most successful thriller writers.And in this novel, a devil is indeed waiting.The President is coming to London, but not to an entirely warm welcome. A fanatical mullah is offering a blessing to anyone who will assassinate the President, and though most London Muslims think the mullah has crossed the line, a few think otherwise.Urgently, Sean Dillon, General Charles Ferguson, and the rest of the small band known as the Prime Ministers private army are called in, augmented by an extra-ordinary new recruit, an intelligence captain and Afghan war hero named Sara Gideon. She has her own contacts and ways of working, but the more she explores the threat, the more she discovers herself in a very dark place indeed.

Devil is Waiting

Devil is Waiting

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 03/01/2012

Jack Higgins has written some of the best suspense fiction of the past fifty years, wrote the San Diego Union-Tribune, and the Strand Magazine agreed: With fresh plots, interesting characters and vibrant settings, Jack Higgins has firmly cemented his reputation as one of the worlds most successful thriller writers. And in his new novel, a devil is indeed waiting.The President is coming to London, but not to an entirely warm welcome. A fanatical mullah is offering a blessing to anyone who will assassinate the President, and though most London Muslims think the mullah has crossed the line, a few think otherwise.Urgently, Sean Dillon, General Charles Ferguson, and the rest of the small band known as the Prime Ministers private army are called in, augmented by an extra-ordinary new recruit, an intelligence captain and Afghan war hero named Sara Gideon. She has her own contacts and ways of working, but the more she explores the threat, the more she discovers herself in a very dark place indeed.

Sheba

Sheba

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/12/2011

On the eve of the Second World War, as German armies gather to invade Poland, Hitler has hit upon a master plan to distract the British while the blitzkrieg takes place. A German archeologist from Dahrein, Otto Muller, who has just made a sensational discovery, is summoned to Berlin.In Dahrein, the Spanish-held port on the gulf, Gavin Kane, an American trader, and Ruth Cunningham embark on a search to find Ruths husband, an archeologist who has disappeared in the desert while on a quest to find the long-lost temple of Sheba. With little to go on but the ancient testament of a Greek adventurer, Alexias, the only survivor of a Roman expedition of 24 BC, Kane and Cunningham venture into the inhospitable Empty Quarter, the Rubh al Khali, a region of outlaws, treachery and death.Calling on all their reserves of cunning and ingenuity to survive the deserts and its denizens, they are drawn inexorably onwards by the overwhelming allure of Sheba. When they finally reach their destination, they stumble upon a conspiracy that could have devastating consequences for the world.Inspired by one of his early novels, now long out of print, Sheba has all the hallmarks of a vintage Higgins thriller.

Exocet

Exocet

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/12/2011

In the hotly contested Falkland Islands, an underground struggle rages between Argentinean agents seeking to buy black-market Exocet missiles and the British officials who will do anything to stop them. British intelligence dispatches two operatives to prevent the spread of the state-of-the-art weapons, and the odds are stacked against them. Tony Villiers and Gabrielle Legrand must overcome their complicated past and take down the international arms dealer at the center of the conflict before two nations are brought to their knees.

Dillinger

Dillinger

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/11/2011

In 1934, after his spectacular jailbreak from a cell in Indiana, Dillinger was like a ghostsome claimed to spot him in New York, others in London, New Orleans, or California. Though the FBI would eventually find and kill Dillinger in Chicago, speculation about his whereabouts in those mysterious final months never waned.In Jack Higginss suspenseful imagining, Dillinger flees to Mexico, where his attempts at finding freedom launch the fugitive into the clutches of men much more dangerous than the federal agents on his trail. This dramatic account of Dillingers final days brings him face-to-face with bloodthirsty bandits and corrupt police officers, breathing vivid life into the story of Americas most fascinating outlaw.

Cry of the Hunter

Cry of the Hunter

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/11/2011

Former IRA operative Martin Fallon has survived prison, the bottle, and a police pursuit that sent him running the length and breadth of Ireland. As Fallon turns forty years old, the IRA needs his help again, this time to break Patrick Rogan, the leader of IRA Ulster, out of prison before he is executed.But not all is as it seems. When a newly freed Rogan commits murder in the name of a ruthless IRA sect, Fallons rescue mission will become a deadly clash between those who wish to save Ireland, and those who seek to destroy it.

Flight of Eagles

Flight of Eagles

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/11/2011

Born in the United States but separated since they were boys, twin brothers Max and Harry Kelso found themselves fighting on opposite sides when the Second World War broke out, Max as one of the Luftwaffe's most feared pilots, Harry as a Yank ace in the RAF...Two brothers united by blood - divided by warIn the early days of World War Two, nations were forced to choose sides in the epic battle that would change history forever. But for two brothers, fate had already made the choice.Separated as boys, Max and Harry Kelso have grown up to become ace fighter pilots - Max as one of the Luftwaffe's most feared pilots, and Harry as a Yank with the RAF. Now, the machinery of war has set in motion an intrigue so devious, so full of danger, that they will be forced to question everything they value: their lives and ultimately their loyalties.Against impossible odds, it is their courage alone that will decide the course of the war itself...

Wrath of God

Wrath of God

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/11/2011

A story of passion and heroism from a violent land - Mexico in the 1920s......a place and a time when life was cheap and survival was for those who fought dirtiest. A year after the Revolution, violent unrest still simmers across rural Mexico.In the northern foothills of the Sierra Madre, the country's most renowned assassin turned psychotic bandit has dispensed with any need for rules. Plenty of men had tried to take Tomas de la Plata. But never another trained killer, who is fighting to escape the death sentence.Emmet Keogh fled a bitter war in Ireland, only to find himself halfway across the world and on the wrong side of the law. Now he has a choice. To kill the most dangerous man in Mexico - or face death by firing squad.

Cold Harbour

Cold Harbour

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/11/2011

An explosive World War Two adventure from the author of THE EAGLE HAS LANDED set on the eve of D-Day. A routine mission ends in icy terror for OSS agent Craig Osborne, as he floats helplessly in the sea off the coast of Brittany. The rumble of engines should signal rescue... But it is a German warship which appears out of the fog - hauling Osborne to safety and preparing him for the fight. As the time of invasion approaches, the Allies are ready to play their dirtiest trick: dispatching a highly trained killer behind German lines - in a disguised E-boat with the name Lili Marlene emblazoned on its prow...

Luciano's Luck

Luciano's Luck

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/11/2011

The brilliant suspense thriller from the author of THE EAGLE HAS LANDED, set in the wartime battlegrounds of the Mediterranean. In the historic summer offensive of 1943, The Allies stand ready to invade Sicily. The cost will be high in lives and time, unless the Sicilians themselves can be persuaded to rise against their Nazi opressors. Only the Mafia can command an uprising A brilliant suspense thriller from the wartime battlegrounds of the Mediterranean. In the historic summer offensive of 1943, the Allies stand ready to invade Sicily. The cost will be high in lives and time, unless the Sicilians themselves can be persuaded to rise against their Nazi oppressors. Only the Mafia can command an uprising - and the Godfather refuses to fight... Desperate action is needed to dent Hitler's evil pride. Someone who understands Mafia ways, and knows how to earn the loyalty the Allies crave. Someone who isn't afraid of killing his own...

The Testament of Caspar Schultz

The Testament of Caspar Schultz

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/11/2011

Somewhere in Germany was hidden a manuscript that would rock Western Europe to its foundations: the testament of Caspar Schulz. Once a prominent Nazi, and long believed to be dead, Schultz could soon be hailed as the author of the most shattering confessions ever to make print. Paul Chavasse, British Intelligence's toughest trouble-shooter, was hired to track the former Nazi down and secure the manuscript. But he soon discovered that he wasn't the only one who wanted to get his hands on the book. And some of his rivals would go to any lengths - including murder - to get it.

Comes the Dark Stranger

Comes the Dark Stranger

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/10/2011

A former POW hunts for the truth behind a web of murder, betrayal, and treason. In the midst of the Korean War, Martin Shane and five others were captured as POWs and tormented by the cruel Colonel Li. One of them revealed military secrets in return for freedom, but before Shane could uncover his identity, a violent explosion wiped his memory and confined him to the sterile halls of a mental institution. When he suddenly regains his memory six years later, Shane has only one goal: find out who betrayed them to Colonel Li. Shane seeks out the five men he fought beside all those years ago in order to expose a shocking truth behind the fateful day that changed all of their lives forever."e;Jack Higgins is the master."e; Tom Clancy

Bloody Passage

Bloody Passage

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/10/2011

Oliver Grant. Decorated soldier, then Major in Military Intelligence. Now a case-hardened mercenaryselling his services to the highest bidder wherever the going is rough. Seemingly the perfect choice to rescue the stepson of a millionaire Mafia boss from a Libyan prison fortress.Except for one tiny detail. Grant doesnt want the job.It takes kidnapping and threatening his younger sister before even Grant is forced to see sense. Dimitri Stavrou does not play games. But then Grants beautiful, gentle lover turns up on the wrong end of a machine gunand he starts to realize just how much trouble he's in.

Season in Hell

Season in Hell

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/09/2011

American socialite Sarah Talbot had everything going for her: a multi-million dollar business, a large circle of well-placed friends, and a successful marriage to English aristocrat and army colonel Edward Talbot. Talbot is killed in the Falklands Campaign leaving her with her adored step-son Eric, a student at Cambridge. Then Eric dies in Paris of a drug-overdose, and when Sarah seeks to uncover the mysterious circumstances surrounding his death she finds all official roads to justice are blocked. If she wants satisfaction she must take matters into her own hands. And Sarah is determined: someone must pay.When she meets enigmatic young former SAS sergeant Sean Egan, an eloquent lone gun and the ultimate soldier, she knows she has the weapon she needs. A study in contradictions, Egan is a careful, thoughtful man, but a man to whom killing is as natural as breathing.Together they embark on a quest for revenge that will lead them from London to Paris, to Sicily and Northern Ireland, then back to London and a shattering climax on the dark, brooding wharves of the river Thames. Together Sean and Sarah will plumb the depths of the underworld, a world in which mans capacity for destruction is almost beyond belief, a world in which revenge truly is a season in hell.

Prayer for the Dying

Prayer for the Dying

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/09/2011

An ex-IRA soldier must save a priest targeted for elimination to gain absolution for his violent past.Everyone has demons to overcome, but Martin Fallon has more than most. A ruthless hitman and executioner for the IRA, Fallon is haunted by a mistake that led to the explosion of a school bus full of children. When he's threatened by the sadistic Meehan brothers, Fallon must agree to one last hit. But this time there's a witness: a priest named Father De Costa. And when everyone else wants the Father dead, Fallon is determined to protect him, to earn redemption from his life of crime and forgiveness for the blood on his hands.

Wrath of the Lion

Wrath of the Lion

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/08/2011

The French submarine L'Alouette prowls deep beneath the surface of the North Atlantic, its crewmembers eager to spill blood in the service of their frenzied nationalismregardless of the cost. And only one man can stop them. That man is Neil Mallory, former lieutenant colonel of the British Special Air Services and Korean War hero. Can Mallory and his team find and destroy L'Alouette before it shatters Europe's fragile peace?

Violent Enemy

Violent Enemy

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/07/2011

Seven years ago, Sean Rogans dedication to the Irish Republican Army landed him in a high-security prison. When the organization needs his help again, Rogan stages a daring jailbreak, determined to intercept an armored truck and deliver its payload to IRA leader Colum OMore. But the IRA of years past is long gone, replaced by an organization rife with betrayal and manipulation. With the police hot on Rogans trail, he must face down the treachery from all sides that threatens to bring his mission to a bloody end.

Thousand Faces of Night

Thousand Faces of Night

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/07/2011

Hugh Marlow fought for his country before ending up on the wrong side of the law. After five hard years inside, thinking only of the fortune hed stashed away before being thrown behind bars, he was ready to fight anyone who stood in the way of what was his. Rough justice was still the only thing he understood. Unfortunately for him, he wasnt the only one. Now the worst of Londons gangsters and criminals are after Marlowe and his hidden bounty.But there is also a beautiful, vulnerable woman asking for his helpIn order to leave behind his life of lawless abandon, Marlowe must outwit and outmuscle the murderous men who want nothing more than to see him dead and to claim the money as their own.

Wrath of God

Wrath of God

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/06/2011

A year after the Revolution, violent unrest still simmers across rural Mexico. Except in Mojada, in the northern foothills of the Sierra Madre, where the countrys most renowned assassin has dispensed with any need for rules. Plenty of men had tried to take Tomas de la Plata. But never a trained killer just a whisper away from deathEmmet Keogh escaped a bitter war in Ireland only to find himself in debt to a beautiful Yaqui woman and caught red-handed on the wrong side of the law. Now he has a choice: To kill the most dangerous man in Mexico or face death by firing squadThe Wrath of God was made into a classic film starring Robert Mitchum and, in her last film, Rita Hayworth. Exceptionally readable adventuresmooth writing, life-size characters and plenty of exciting characters Sunday Times

Game For Heroes

Game For Heroes

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/06/2011

The occupied Channel Islands: the last outpost of German resistance at the end of a long and savage conflict. Most feared amongst them: St Pierre, the heavily guarded fortress chosen by a crazed SS Commandant for his suicidal final stand.With Berlin on the verge of capture, it is the most sensitive mission of the war.An end game that calls for a hero with something else besides. A game for a battle-hardened veteran ready to lay down his life for his birthplace. And for the woman he left behindJack Higgins is the master craftsman of good, clean adventurein the footsteps of Sapper and the great John Buchan Daily Mail

Fine Night For Dying

Fine Night For Dying

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/05/2011

Caught in the nets of a local fishing boat, the body of gangland boss Harvey Preston is dragged from the English Channel, wrapped from head to toe in heavy chain. British Intelligence suspects a connection with a cross-channel smuggling ring. But as undercover agent Paul Chavasse embarks on what will be one of the most dangerous cases in his extraordinary career, he soon discovers that this is no small-time operationand the ruthless men behind it will stop at nothing to protect their precious cargo.Open a Jack Higgins novel and youll encounter a master craftsman at the peak of his powersfirst-rate tales of intrigue, suspense and full-on action. Sunday ExpressThe master craftsman of good, clean adventure Daily Mail

The Judas Gate

The Judas Gate

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2011

Treachery has a price, in the mesmerizing new Sean Dillon thriller from the Sunday Times-bestselling author. Helmand Province, Afghanistan: a lone convoy edges its way towards a deserted mountain village, led by US Army Rangers in Mastiff APVs. Stopping to search the area, the Rangers are hit by a massive roadside bomb, and as half the patrol lie dead or injured, the rest are ambushed with military precision. A nearby British medical team responds to the call for back-up, but all are slaughtered when their Chinook helicopter is blown up. The ambush is bad, but what's worse is that, amidst the battlefield chatter picked up by Major Giles Roper, not all the Taliban voices are Afghan - some are English, and the commander bears an Irish accent; he even names himself 'Shamrock'. Why would he commit such an atrocity, but more importantly can he be found before he masterminds another? Sean Dillon is put in charge of hunting the traitor down, with all the resources of the 'Prime Minister's private army' at his disposal. The fast and furious plot sweeps the reader from Pakistan to Algeria to London to Paris to Ireland, with many deaths along the way. The stakes are already high for Dillon and company then a familiar, deadly face makes a dramatic reappearance. This time, Dillon will not only be going to war - the war will be coming to him, and he will learn that this Judas has al-Qaeda on his side...

Keys of Hell

Keys of Hell

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/04/2011

British expatriate Paul Chavasse is about as tough as they come. For years, he has made a dangerous living running men and intelligence across the Adriatic Sea from Italy to the communist country of Albania. But his ideals are about to be testedmore than he ever thought possible.The Albanian government, seeking to crush a religious resurgence within its borders, wants to find and destroy the Madonna of Scutaria legendary statue of ebony and gold that has protected the faithful for a thousand years. Before government forces capture them, priests hide the carving deep in the marshes along the coast.Now, Paul Chavasse must outrun an entire army in a race to save the priceless relicand the lives of thousands of believers.Higgins makes the pages fly. New York Daily News

Midnight Never Comes

Midnight Never Comes

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/04/2011

Paul Chavasse had everything a good agent needed. Flair, ingenuity, a superb intelligence, common sense plus a willingness to kill. Now he was part of the walking wounded. So badly hurt on his last mission they figured he was through. But Chavasse was far from through. A few months of special training and he was ready to take on one of the most dangerous men in the world - Max Donner. A millionaire with his own private army and a plan for stealing Britains newest secret missile. Paul was ready for Max Donner. But he was not ready for Donners beautiful young stepdaughter, Asta.

Eagle Has Landed

Eagle Has Landed

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 29/03/2011

In Jack Higgins's classic international bestseller, an audacious Nazi plan to kidnap Winston Churchill threatens to tip the scales of World War IIIn November of 1943, an elite team of Nazi paratroopers descends on British soil with a diabolical goal: to abduct Winston Churchill and cripple the Allied war effort. The mission, ordered by Hitler himself and planned by Heinrich Himmler, is led by ace agent Kurt Steiner and aided on the ground by IRA gunman Liam Devlin.As the deadly duo executes Hitler's harrowing plot, only the quiet town of Studley Constable stands in their way. Its residents are the lone souls aware of the impending Nazi plan, and they must become the most unlikely of heroes as the fate of the war hangs in the balance.

Bormann Testament

Bormann Testament

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/03/2011

Special Agent Paul Chavasee is about to start a much-deserved holiday when he is abruptly pulled back to active duty. He knows that if hes being called into action, a job has gone badand its about to get a lot worse.As Hitlers private secretaryand an influential member of the Third ReichMartin Bormann was one of those rare Nazis who managed to simply disappear at the end of World War II. But the terrible secrets Bormann carried into oblivion are about to be revealed to the world. A manuscript that exposes former Nazis, who are now in hiding, is up for grabs, and there are those in power who have much to lose with its discovery.Now, Chavasse must retrieve the Bormann testament before it is buried foreverand him along with it.

Year of the Tiger

Year of the Tiger

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/03/2011

In 1959, agents acting for British Intelligence mastermind the famous escape of the Dalai Lama from Tibet. Three years later, Whitehall is again behind a spectacular secret mission against the occupying Chinese Forces.Paul Chavasse is persuaded to return because he is the only man who knows about Tibet. Knows about the evil its oppressors are capable of. Knows just about enough to bring a vitally important scientist back to the West alive.Chavasse thought he was aware of the risks. An illegal plane flight through the high Himalayas, a dangerous rendezvous with the Tibetan freedom fighters, almost certain confrontation with a trigger-happy army. But success is never a certainty. Not when your soul is almost destroyed by a cruel and vicious captor. And not when your heart is in thrall to the beautiful women who may aid your betrayal.

Toll for the Brave

Toll for the Brave

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/02/2011

Betrayed by his lover, beaten and almost broken by his captors, Ellis Jackson escapes from the Viet Cong with his best friend James Maxwell St. Clair. Dodging bullets, they finally break free from a living hell.Some years later, back in England, Ellis wakes to find himself holding a 12-bore shot gun surrounded by staring faces. In the other room his mistress, together with James are both dead.Has Ellis Jackson finally succumbed to the madness he first endured at the hands of the Viet Cong? Or is he being set up by a greater power than himself?Open a Jack Higgins novel and youll encounter a master craftsman at the peak of his powersfirst-rate tales of intrigue, suspense, and full-on action. Sunday ExpressA thriller writer in a class of his own. Financial Times

To Catch a King

To Catch a King

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/02/2011

1940. Hitlers terrifying war machine will soon roll through England, and in its wake Hitler plans to enthrone puppet monarchs under Nazi control. For these roles he demands none other than the exiled Duke and Duchess of Windsor.Berlin. Brilliant SS officer Walter Schellenberg is ordered to persuade the Duke and Duchess to the Nazi cause. But when Shellenberg impulsively aids the escape of beautiful Jewish nightclub singer Hannah Winter, he plunges them both into a dark arena of intrigue and betrayal. Hunted by ruthless Gestapo agents, chased through the deadly underground from Berlin to Madrid to Lisbon, they are racing on a collision course with their own loyaltiesand the fate of all England.Higgins is the masters master of World War II spycraft storytelling United Press International

Storm Warning

Storm Warning

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/01/2011

Its August 1944 and as the Allied forces gain momentum in Europe, a group of loyal German expatriates trapped in Brazil hatch a desperate plan to return to the Motherland. Twenty-seven of them crowd aboard a 19th century, three-mast schooner, the Deutschland in a desperate journey to return home. They must cross five thousand miles of rough sea, and slip past both the American and British navies.A captured U-boat ace, a female American doctor caught up in the nightmare, a veteran gun boat commander and a rear admiral determined to get back into the action. Allies and enemies, men and women, the hunters and the haunted all drawn inescapably into the eye of the storm.The waves crash across the decks so wildly you will find yourself sinking into your armchair for protection. Philadelphia Bulletin

Luciano's Luck

Luciano's Luck

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/01/2011

In the Summer of 1943, the Allies were poised to invade Sicily. Yet the price would be high in blood and timeunless the island people rose in revolt against their Nazi oppressors.But only the Mafia could command an uprising, and Mafia supremo Antonia Luca hated everything American. Someone very persuasive indeed was needed to change his mind.And they didnt come any more persuasive than the man known as Lucky Luciano.100 percent proof adventure New York TimesTotal credibilitya thundering climax Jack Higgins has done it again."e; Yorkshire Post

On Dangerous Ground

On Dangerous Ground

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/01/2011

A clandestine treaty. A death-bed confession. And the hunt is on for Sean Dillon, who must go head to head with the Mafia. The year is 1944. Just outside Delhi a British Dakota crashes, taking lives and destroying a clandestine treaty signed by Lord Mountbatten and the Communist leader, Mao Tse-tung. An historic agreement, one set to change the course of history. Over thirty years later, a death-bed confession from a Mafia kingpin reveals the answers to untouched secrets about the treaty, and just how much the British and Chinese governments would pay for its destruction. It's not long before Sean Dillon enters the fray; his feared expertise tested as he goes up against the uncompromising violence of the Mafia and the enticing dangers of a beautiful woman, more deadly than any professional killer he has ever known. Battling ruthless killers and the higher unseen powers of the government, Dillon must expose treacheries, colossal truths, and risk everything he loves in an explosive and thrilling quest for justice.

The President's Daughter

The President's Daughter

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/01/2011

The President's daughter has been kidnapped by Jewish terrorists. With the world watching, Sean Dillon is called in to find her, before the Commander-in-Chief is forced to make a decision which could rip the world apart. Twenty years ago a young war hero saved a life, and began a passionate affair. Now, that young war hero is President of the United States, and a souvenir from his past, a beautiful daughter that he never knew existed, surfaces as the first of many secrets to be kept from public knowledge. But someone, somewhere, has uncovered the truth. The girl is seized by religious zealots, and unless the President complies with their demands, her execution is certain. Yet if he gives in, the Middle East will ignite in war. He calls in the only men who can help: Sean Dillon and Blake Johnson, two notorious specialists, who will do whatever it takes to find the President's daughter. But with time running out, can they get to her before a desperate father makes a truly momentous decision, one the whole world will regret?

Angel of Death

Angel of Death

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/01/2011

A mysterious terrorist group is killing other terrorists, IRA thugs and CIA and KGB agents, all in a bid to break the fragile peace process. Sean Dillon is the only man who can find them, if he can live long enough.No one is more feared than January 30: the mysterious terrorist group currently holding destructive and bloody reign over the world. Their targets are random, from all races and religions, their methods deadly. They are the enemies of peace and they are unstoppable.With the carnage mounting, and a US senator due to fly in to broker urgent peace talks, the Prime Minister authorizes a special investigation to hunt down the terrorists with extreme prejudice. Former enemies now uneasy allies, Brigadier Charles Ferguson and Sean Dillon, once the most feared enforcer in the IRA, are enlisted to lead the desperate hunt.Then the senator is targeted for death. Ferguson and Dillon need to move fast, putting their trust in each other, and their lives on the line, in order to seek out and destroy January 30 - before they can kill again, before they start a war.

Judas Gate

Judas Gate

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 04/01/2011

Treachery has a price, in this mesmerizing thriller from the New York Timesbestselling writer.With his latest novels, Jack Higgins has showed himself on top of his game (Publishers Weekly), his books infused with a timely edginess [that] pulls you along like the surprisingly strong current of the Thames River (Associated Press). The Judas Gate is just as timelyand just as surprising.A disturbing audiotape has made its way to General Charles Ferguson, adviser to the Prime Minister, and from him to the President of the United States: battlefield chatter from an ambush in Helmand province, Afghanistan, in which twelve U.S. Army Rangers and a British medical team died. Most of the Taliban voices are Afghan, but not all of themshockingly, some of them are British, and one in particular, the voice of the commander, bears an Irish accent.The idea that one of their own could be responsible for such a massacre is appalling, and Ferguson immediately puts Sean Dillon in charge of hunting the traitor down. But Dillon has his own way of doing things and, he will eventually discover, so does his quarry. Not only will Dillon be going to warthe war will be coming to him.Filled with suspense, driven by characters of complexity and passion, The Judas Gate is an unforgettable novel by the man who has produced some of the best suspense fiction of the past fifty years (The San Diego Union-Tribune).

Judas Gate

Judas Gate

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 04/01/2011

Treachery has a price, in this mesmerizing thriller from the New York Timesbestselling writer.With his latest novels, Jack Higgins has showed himself on top of his game (Publishers Weekly), his books infused with a timely edginess [that] pulls you along like the surprisingly strong current of the Thames River (Associated Press). The Judas Gate is just as timelyand just as surprising.A disturbing audiotape has made its way to General Charles Ferguson, adviser to the Prime Minister, and from him to the President of the United States: battlefield chatter from an ambush in Helmand province, Afghanistan, in which twelve U.S. Army Rangers and a British medical team died. Most of the Taliban voices are Afghan, but not all of themshockingly, some of them are British, and one in particular, the voice of the commander, bears an Irish accent.The idea that one of their own could be responsible for such a massacre is appalling, and Ferguson immediately puts Sean Dillon in charge of hunting the traitor down. But Dillon has his own way of doing things and, he will eventually discover, so does his quarry. Not only will Dillon be going to warthe war will be coming to him.Filled with suspense, driven by characters of complexity and passion, The Judas Gate is an unforgettable novel by the man who has produced some of the best suspense fiction of the past fifty years (The San Diego Union-Tribune).

Night of the Fox

Night of the Fox

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 28/12/2010

On the verge of the D-Day invasion, a covert British operative must race against the clock to rescue a stranded soldier and secure Allied victoryIn May of 1944, shipwrecked American Colonel Hugh Kelso washes up on the shore of Nazi-occupied Jersey with a valuable secret. As one of the few men with knowledge of the impending invasion of Normandy, Kelso must be protected at all costs. Enter Henry Martineau, a British operative charged with the dangerous mission of impersonating a Nazi officer to infiltrate Jersey and retrieveor silenceColonel Kelso. The stakes couldn't be higher as the fate of the war hangs in the balance.

Season in Hell

Season in Hell

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 28/12/2010

A British commando and a Wall Street lawyer team up to avenge the murders of their loved ones at the hands of a grisly international drug conspiracySean Egan and Sarah Talbot are united by tragedy when his sister and her son are both murdered, their corpses used to smuggle heroin by members of Europe's bloodiest drug ring. Now Egan, an Irish-born British Special Forces operative, and Talbot, a well-connected Wall Street lawyer, will stop at nothing to bring the murderers to justice. Their mission takes them through London, Paris, Sicily, and Ireland as they're trailed by a brutally efficient hit man bent on thwarting their every move, all leading up to a final deadly showdown on the darkened streets of London that will change Egan's and Talbot's lives forever.

Hell Is Always Today

Hell Is Always Today

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/12/2010

When the body of a young womenthe fifth to die in as many weeksis found in a rain-soaked alley, the city is gripped with mortal fear. A mad killer known as the Rainlover walks among them, and no one, not even the police, knows when he will strike again.But Detective Sergeant Nick Miller has more than the Rainlover on his mindlike boxer-turned-expert-cat-burglar Gunner Sean Doyle. Hes busted out of prison, and Nick wants to put him back behind bars in the worst way. What neither of them knows is that each of their fates will be decided high above the streets, with cop and convict facing down their most daunting challenges the only way they know how.Higgins makes the pages fly. New York Daily NewsHiggins is the master. Tom Clancy

Graveyard Shift

Graveyard Shift

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/11/2010

Ben Garvald is out of prison. After nine years in lockup, hes coming back to the old neighborhood. Back to his remarried ex-wife. Back for revenge. Thats what the cops think.But Detective Sergeant Nick Miller isnt worried. His highly unorthodox methods are perfectly suited for the graveyard shiftthe midnight hours when the driven and desperate come out to play. Tonight, Nick Millers toughest opponent will be Ben Garvald.And only one of them will live to see the dawn.A thriller writer in a class of his own. Financial TimesHiggins is the master. Tom Clancy

Brought In Dead

Brought In Dead

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/11/2010

After a long night on the job, Detective Sergeant Nick Miller is on his way homeonly to become the first policeman at the scene of a young womans mysterious suicide. Whats odd is that it appears she tried to conceal her identity before doing herself in.Miller follows a hazardous trail to find the powerful man responsible for the girls fate, only to watch him walk out of court a free man. But the dead girls father swears to exact justice with or without the law on his side. A fascinating and unusual thriller from an accomplished storyteller (St. Louis Post-Dispatch), Brought in Dead will keep you guessing until the final page.A Seasoned Pro. The New York Times Book Review"e;Action-packed, colourful and written by a natural storyteller."e; Sunday Mail (London)

Confessional

Confessional

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/11/2010

A KGB-trained IRA assassin has gone rogue and is hellbent on killing the Pope. The IRA, KGB and British Secret Service are all after him, but can Liam Devlin get there first? Classic Jack Higgins for the new generation Operating in Ireland to keep the cycle of violence between the IRA and British Intelligence at a fever pitch, hit man Cuchulain targets the pope as his ultimate victim, and two enemies become the only people who can stop him. The third book in the Liam Devlin series, hero of The Eagle has Landed.

Day of Judgment

Day of Judgment

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/10/2010

Unprecedented security surrounds President Kennedy's historic visit to Berlin in 1963, the latest propaganda salvo in the Cold War between East and West. But now the East German masters plan a devastating counterstrike... A concentration camp survivor held at gunpoint in the impregnable fortress of Schloss Neustadt. Forced to publicly betray the West. As the countdown approaches zero, the hand-picked rescue team storms the border. Prepared to kill or be killed for freedom... "e;A thriller writer in a class of his own."e; - Financial Times"e;Jack Higgins is undoubtedly a master craftsman."e; - Sunday Telegraph

Savage Day

Savage Day

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/10/2010

Simon Vaughn knows what it's like to fight a dirty war, he's had first-hand experience in Korea. Now he languishes in a Greek jail. When it comes to firearms and gun-running nobody does it better, but those days are behind him, until the British army proposes a deal. His freedom for his help against the IRA in Belfast. He doesn't have a choice, if he wants his freedom back he'll have to conquer a new battleground... "e;Highly topical, highly inventive."e; - Evening Standard

Darker Place

Darker Place

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 17/09/2010

A famous Russian writer and ex-paratrooper named Alexander Kurbsky has gotten fed up with the Putin government, and decides he wants to "e;disappear"e; into the West. He is under no illusions, however, about how the news will be greeted at home, having seen too many of his countrymen die mysteriously at the hands of the thuggish Russian security services, so he makes elaborate plans with Charles Ferguson, Sean Dillon and the rest of the group known informally as the "e;Prime Ministers private army"e; for his escape and concealment. Its a real coup for the West except for one thing: Kurbsky is still working for the Russians. The plan is to infiltrate British and American intelligence at the highest levels, and he has his own motivations for doing the most effective job possible. He does not care what he has to do or where he has to go...or whom he has to kill. Filled with suspense, driven by characters of complexity and passion, A Darker Place once again proves that, in the words of the Associated Press, When it comes to thriller writers, one name stands well above the crowd Jack Higgins.

Dark Side of the Street

Dark Side of the Street

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/09/2010

The Organization was all-powerful, and the Baron's word was law. A sinister villain's network, raking profits from all fields of crime. But one man is ready to storm them, and bring 'Babylon' crashing down....For Harry Youngblood, it means finding a new identity. Burying his own criminal past, then finding ways to attack the evil at its roots. Each step brings him closer to betrayal, until there's only one way left to fight....

Flight of Eagles

Flight of Eagles

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/09/2010

In the early days of World War II, nations were forced to choose sides in the epic battle that would change history forever. But for two brothers, fate had already made the choice. Separated as boys, Max and Harry Kelso have grown up to become ace fighter pilots--Max with the German Luftwaffe and Harry in Britain's RAF. Now, the machinery of war has set in motion an intrigue so devious, so filled with peril, that it will require them to question everything they know, everything they hold most dear: their lives, their families, their loyalties. Against impossible odds, it is their courage alone that will decide the course of the war...

Judas Gate (Sean Dillon Series, Book 18)

Judas Gate (Sean Dillon Series, Book 18)

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 02/09/2010

Treachery has a price, in the mesmerizing new Sean Dillon thriller from the Sunday Times-bestselling author.Helmand Province, Afghanistan: a lone convoy edges its way towards a deserted mountain village, led by US Army Rangers in Mastiff APVs. Stopping to search the area, the Rangers are hit by a massive roadside bomb, and as half the patrol lie dead or injured, the rest are ambushed with military precision. A nearby British medical team responds to the call for back-up, but all are slaughtered when their Chinook helicopter is blown up.The ambush is bad, but what's worse is that, amidst the battlefield chatter picked up by Major Giles Roper, not all the Taliban voices are Afghan - some are English, and the commander bears an Irish accent; he even names himself 'Shamrock'. Why would he commit such an atrocity, but more importantly can he be found before he masterminds another?Sean Dillon is put in charge of hunting the traitor down, with all the resources of the 'Prime Minister's private army' at his disposal. The fast and furious plot sweeps the reader from Pakistan to Algeria to London to Paris to Ireland, with many deaths along the way. The stakes are already high for Dillon and company then a familiar, deadly face makes a dramatic reappearance. This time, Dillon will not only be going to war - the war will be coming to him, and he will learn that this Judas has al-Qaeda on his side...

Night of the Fox

Night of the Fox

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/08/2010

In the fifth year of conflict, the master plan for the invasion of Hitlers Channel stronghold is the Allies greatest secret. National security demands it doesnt fall into enemy hands. So when Colonel Hugh Kelso is pulled from the sea off German-occupied Jersey in April 1944, a major crisis erupts. Because Kelso is still alive and knows the exact details of the imminent invasion. To ensure the success of their offensive, the Allies launch a suicidal mission. To rescue the Colonel. Or silence him for ever

Cold Harbour

Cold Harbour

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/08/2010

May 1944. The eve of the Allied invasion of Europe. When American OSS agent Craig Osbourne is taken aboard a German E-boat off the coast of Brittany, he thinks that his war and possibly his life are over. But the Lili Marlene is actually operated by the Royal Navy out of an ultrasecret base on the English coast. And it will soon be returning Osbourne a highly trained assassin to occupied France. There, he will help the beautiful twin sister of a dead British agent infiltrate a German High Command briefing on the defense of the Atlantic Wall. Nothing will prevent the coming Allied assault but its success may well depend on the outcome of this missionGripping. Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Eagle Has Flown

Eagle Has Flown

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/07/2010

By the end of 1943, all evidence of the abortive German attempt to assassinate Winston Churchill has been carefully buried in an unmarked grave in the Norfolk village of Studley Constable. But two of the most wanted ringleaders are still aliveIn the fourth hard winter of war, British intelligence pick up disturbing reports from Heinrich Himmlers power base in Wewelsburg Castle. The mission is not yet accomplished. For the Fatherland, the Reichsfuhrer is demanding the Eagles return

Confessional

Confessional

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/07/2010

Mikhail Kellys credentials were impeccable. Russian mother, Irish father hanged by the British. He could split an apple or a head across a large room with a handgun. And his special talent was acting. The KGB gave him the perfect partassassin. For more than twenty years Cuchulain has created chaos, fear and disorder in Ireland by hitting counter-productive targets on both sides of the border, making fools of British Intelligence and the IRA. But Cuchulain is a man whose time is nearly up. The one person who can identify him is the beautiful Tanya Voroninova, daughter of a KGB general. And the one person who can persuade her to defect is Liam Devlin, poet, scholar, IRA gunman retired. Hunted by the combined forces of British Intelligence, the IRA and the KGB who now regard him as an expendable embarrassment, Cuchulain prepares to hit the most counter-productive target of all time

Solo

Solo

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/06/2010

Luciano's Luck

Luciano's Luck

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/06/2010

Exocet

Exocet

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/06/2010

Midnight Never Comes

Midnight Never Comes

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/06/2010

The Savage Day

The Savage Day

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/06/2010

Passage by Night

Passage by Night

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/06/2010

The Last Place God Made

The Last Place God Made

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/06/2010

Dark Side of the Street

Dark Side of the Street

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/06/2010

Confessional

Confessional

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/06/2010

Comes the Dark Stranger

Comes the Dark Stranger

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/06/2010

Hell Is Too Crowded

Hell Is Too Crowded

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/06/2010

The Dark Side of the Island

The Dark Side of the Island

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/06/2010

The Thousand Faces of Night

The Thousand Faces of Night

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/06/2010

Sad Wind from the Sea

Sad Wind from the Sea

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/06/2010

Cry of the Hunter

Cry of the Hunter

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/06/2010

Exocet

Exocet

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 22/06/2010

Two British agents must prevent a devastating weapon from falling into enemy handsThe classic Jack Higgins thrillernow available as an ebookIn the hotly contested Falkland Islands, an underground struggle rages between Argentinean agents seeking to buy black-market Exocet missiles and the British officials who will do anything to stop them.British intelligence dispatches two operatives to prevent the spread of the state-of-the-art weapons, and the odds are stacked against them. Tony Villiers and Gabrielle Legrand must overcome their complicated past and take down the international arms dealer at the center of the conflict before two nations are brought to their knees.

Luciano's Luck

Luciano's Luck

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 22/06/2010

In the darkest days of World War II, an American Mafioso is the Allies' only hope to tip the scales of victoryAs the Allies struggle to gain a foothold in Italy in 1943, American gangster Charles ';Lucky' Luciano is pulled from his prison cell in New York by the U.S. military and handed a top-secret mission. Lucky must go to Sicily to persuade a distrustful Mafia to revolt against the island's fascist occupiers.If successful, Lucky's mission will pave the way for a full-scale invasion of Italy and aid the advancing Allied forces in breaking Hitler's grip on the nation once and for all. But if he fails, the toll in human blood will be higher than anyone can imagine.

Solo

Solo

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 22/06/2010

A father's quest for vengeance draws him into a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with a veteran assassinThe classic Jack Higgins thrillernow available as an ebookPiano virtuoso John Mikali's flair as a musician is matched only by his skill as an assassin. The trail of bodies he's left in his wake is proof. But when he kills a young woman while fleeing from a murder scene, the woman's father, a special forces soldier in the British military, vows to avenge his daughter's death.Now, both men are locked in a deadly game, playing for the ultimate stakes.

Prayer for the Dying

Prayer for the Dying

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 22/06/2010

An ex-IRA soldier must save a priest targeted for elimination to gain absolution for his violent pastEveryone has demons to overcome, but Martin Fallon has more than most. A ruthless hitman and executioner for the IRA, Fallon is haunted by a mistake that led to the explosion of a school bus full of children.When he's threatened by the sadistic Meehan brothers, Fallon must agree to one last hit. But this time there's a witness: a priest named Father De Costa. And when everyone else wants the Father dead, Fallon is determined to protect him, to earn redemption from his life of crime and forgiveness for the blood on his hands.

Savage Day

Savage Day

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 22/06/2010

A mission to reclaim a fortune in gold leads a man into the hair-raising heart of a terrorist underworldSimon Vaughan's life of adventure and arms trafficking came to an abrupt end the day the police threw him into a jail cell in Greece. But then the British Army comes calling with an offer he can't refuse. In exchange for his freedom, Vaughan must recover a bounty of gold stolen by the IRA in Belfast, and extinguish the organization's ruthless leader in the process.Now Vaughan must brave a new kind of war zone, one where he'll fight to hang on to his freedom, and his life.

Last Place God Made

Last Place God Made

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 22/06/2010

Two pilots venture into the heart of the Amazon to save the lives of two nuns held hostage by a savage tribeLocals call it the Rio das Mortesthe treacherous Brazilian river where the Huna tribe is known to kill all who trespass. Despite the river's deadly reputation, pilot Neil Mallory agrees to fly supplies to outposts there in hopes of making enough money to buy his passage back to England. But when he and fellow pilot Sam Hannah discover a field of massacred missionaries shot through with the Huna's arrows, they decide to strike out along the River of Death to stage a daring rescue of the two nuns who are missing.Their mission draws them deep into the treacherous jungle, where a final violent showdown with the Huna leads to a fateful decision that will change their lives forever.

Bloody Passage

Bloody Passage

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 22/06/2010

One man must fight to the death to save his sister from the Mafia's wrathOliver Grant is an American intelligence officer, a hero of the Vietnam War. But when the Mafia kidnaps his sister, his life is turned upside down and he agrees to complete a dangerous assignment for the powerful mob boss Dimitri Stavrou in order to gain her freedom: Grant must save Stavrou's son from a secret cliff-top prison in Libya.To accomplish this mission, he must scale the rocky crag and somehow get Stavrou's son out alive. His sister's lifeand his ownhang in the balance.

Violent Enemy

Violent Enemy

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 22/06/2010

An imprisoned IRA soldier sets out to make a daring heistwith the fate of Northern Ireland's Republican cause resting in the balanceSeven years ago, Sean Rogan's dedication to the Irish Republican Army landed him in a high-security prison. When the organization needs his help again, Rogan stages a daring jailbreak, determined to intercept an armored truck and deliver its payload to IRA leader Colum O'More.But the IRA of years past is long gone, replaced by an organization rife with betrayal and manipulation. With the police hot on Rogan's trail, he must face down the treachery from all sides that threatens to bring his mission to a bloody end.

Passage by Night

Passage by Night

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 22/06/2010

In the shadow of the Cuban Missile Crisis, a deep-sea diver out for revenge must thwart a deadly terrorist conspiracyHarry Manning fled Cuba for the Bahamas to escape the chaos of the Revolution; to find solace in a bottle of rum and comfort in the arms of his girlfriend, Maria. But when Cuban terrorists bomb a plane in which Maria is traveling, Manning's quest for a separate peace gives way to a thirst for vengeance.To take down the terrorists, Manning must navigate the web of betrayal and intrigue that threatens to renew a nuclear standoff.

To Catch a King

To Catch a King

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 22/06/2010

A bartender and nightclub singer are thrown into the midst of a treacherous Nazi plot in war-torn LisbonAs the Nazi war machine prepares to invade England, Hitler plots to kidnap the Duke and Duchess of Windsor while they travel in Portugal, and install them as puppet monarchs under the thumb of his fascist regime.But when an American bartender and a young Jewish nightclub singer catch wind of the scheme, they set out to derail the Nazi conspiracy. As Hitler's henchmen close in, their thrilling rescue missionand the surprising help it receiveswill have the power to turn the tide of the Nazi progress toward European domination.

Midnight Never Comes

Midnight Never Comes

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 22/06/2010

A former intelligence operative must stop a group of ruthless Russian spies from obtaining Britain's newest and deadliest high-tech missileFor ten years, Paul Chavasse was one of Britain's most promising intelligence agents. But when a botched mission in Albania destroyed him physically and psychologically, he was discharged from the agency a broken man.To regain his life of adventure, Chavasse trains under Chinese martial arts master Yuan Tao, gathering his strength and focusing his energy. And he will tackle his deadliest assignment yet: foiling a Russian plot to steal a high-powered British missile.

Dark Side of the Street

Dark Side of the Street

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 22/06/2010

A veteran agent goes undercover to stop a wave of prison escapes orchestrated by a sinister criminal networkA mysterious man known as the Baron is the mastermind behind a spate of daring jailbreaks that have set the British Intelligence Service on edge. Only Paul Chavasse, a brilliant operative who can think like a criminal, can prevent the escape of another of Britain's most dangerous inmates.Chavasse must pose as a prisoner and win the trust of Harry Youngblood, a disenchanted member of the Baron's inner circle. The mission sends Chavasse and Youngblood on a deadly journey through a dark criminal underworld as they race to thwart the plot of an evil mastermind.

Touch the Devil

Touch the Devil

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 22/06/2010

In the shadow of the Cold War, two rugged IRA veterans must crush a ruthless mercenary before his deadly scheme can bring Europe to its kneesTerrorist-for-hire Frank Barry has been wreaking havoc in Germany and France with backing from the KGB. His next mission might be his deadliest, as Barry plans to steal a state-of-the-art missile and sell it to the highest bidder.Only Barry's longtime rivals, retired IRA gunman Liam Devlin and his ally Martin Brosnan, can prevent the missile from falling into the wrong hands. But first Devlin must stage a thrilling jailbreak to free Brosnan before the men set off on a gripping race against the clock to eliminate Barry and his reign of terror.

Confessional

Confessional

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 22/06/2010

A rogue terrorist in Northern Ireland prepares for his final deadly striketo assassinate the popeTrained by the KGB, the assassin known as Cuchulain has been wreaking havoc throughout Northern Ireland for over two decades, leaving a trail of bodies in his wake. Now he has set his sights on his most audacious target yet: the pope.Desperate to stop the terrorist, British Intelligence enlists an enemy Irish gunman, Liam Devlin, to accomplish what it never could. He must put an end to Cuchulain's reign of terror, once and for all.

Sad Wind from the Sea

Sad Wind from the Sea

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 22/06/2010

A gunrunner's hunt for a fortune in gold leads to a life-and-death struggle in Communist ChinaMark Hagen's streak of bad luck left him broke, despondent, and barely able to eke out a living smuggling guns in Macao. But things begin to look up when Hagen gets a lead on a bounty of gold, lying untouched at the bottom of a lagoon in the marshes of southern China.Unfortunately for Hagen, he's not the only one after the sunken treasure, and the race to the gold quickly escalates into a bloody struggle for survival on the treacherous waters of the South China Sea.

Cry of the Hunter

Cry of the Hunter

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 22/06/2010

An ex-con must save Northern Ireland from a violent cabal, before the nation is plunged into chaosFormer IRA operative Martin Fallon has survived prison, the bottle, and a police pursuit that sent him running the length and breadth of Ireland. As Fallon turns forty years old, the IRA needs his help again, this time to break Patrick Rogan, the leader of IRA Ulster, out of prison before he is executed.But not all is as it seems.When a newly freed Rogan commits murder in the name of a ruthless IRA sect, Fallon's rescue mission will become a deadly clash between those who wish to save Ireland, and those who seek to destroy it.

Thousand Faces of Night

Thousand Faces of Night

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 22/06/2010

One man's race to recover a hidden treasure becomes a struggle for survival against a violent criminal underworldHugh Marlowe spent five years in prison thinking only of the fortune he'd stashed away before being thrown behind bars. Unfortunately for him, he wasn't the only one.Now the worst of London's gangsters and criminals are after Marlowe and his hidden bounty. And in order to leave behind his life of lawless abandon, Marlowe must outwit and outmuscle the murderous men who want nothing more than to see him dead and to claim the money as their own.

Comes the Dark Stranger

Comes the Dark Stranger

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 22/06/2010

A former POW hunts for the truth behind a web of murder, betrayal, and treasonIn the midst of the Korean War, Martin Shane and five others were captured as POWs and tormented by the cruel Colonel Li. One of them revealed military secrets in return for freedom, but before Shane could uncover his identity, a violent explosion wiped his memory and confined him to the sterile halls of a mental institution. When he suddenly regains his memory six years later, Shane has only one goal: find out who betrayed them to Colonel Li.Shane seeks out the five men he fought beside all those years ago in order to expose a shocking truth behind the fateful day that changed all of their lives forever.

Hell Is Too Crowded

Hell Is Too Crowded

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 22/06/2010

Framed for a grisly murder, one man must descend into London's criminal underground to uncover the truth behind a deadly conspiracyWhen a young woman approaches Matt Brady from the shadows of the London night and invites him to accompany her back to her London apartment, it seems like a dream. But the next morning he awakes to a nightmare: the woman's body lies dead on the floor, and the police are hauling him off to prison for a murder he did not commit.Brady's insatiable quest for the truth drives him to break out of prison and infiltrate London's sordid criminal underworld, where he must confront the man who framed him in a deadly final showdown.

Dark Side of the Island

Dark Side of the Island

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 22/06/2010

After a harrowing betrayal, a soldier fights for redemptionIn the darkest days of World War II, Captain Hugh Lomax was Greece's last hope to drive the Nazis from the island of Kyros. His daring mission, and its brilliant success, should have ensured Lomax a hero's welcome when he returned to Kyros years later. Instead, he discovers that his allies on the island have been executed and the survivors manipulated to believe that he had betrayed them.Lomax is determined to earn back of the trust of the people of Kyros. But first he must uncover the truth behind the murderous conspiratorsbefore they can kill him.

Dillinger

Dillinger

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 22/06/2010

A novel of the last, desperate days of John Dillinger, America's most notorious bank robberThe classic Jack Higgins thrillernow available as an ebookIn 1934, after his spectacular jailbreak from a cell in Indiana, Dillinger was like a ghostsome claimed to spot him in New York, others in London, New Orleans, or California. Though the FBI would eventually find and kill Dillinger in Chicago, speculation about his whereabouts in those mysterious final months never waned.In Jack Higgins's suspenseful imagining, Dillinger flees to Mexico, where his attempts at finding freedom launch the fugitive into the clutches of men much more dangerous than the federal agents on his trail. This dramatic account of Dillinger's final days brings him face-to-face with bloodthirsty bandits and corrupt police officers, breathing vivid life into the story of America's most fascinating outlaw.

Wrath of the Lion

Wrath of the Lion

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 22/06/2010

At the height of the Cold War, a renegade submarine threatens to ignite Europe in all-out warThe French submarine L'Alouette prowls deep beneath the surface of the North Atlantic, its crewmembers eager to spill blood in the service of their frenzied nationalismregardless of the cost. And only one man can stop them.That man is Neil Mallory, former lieutenant colonel of the British Special Air Services and Korean War hero. Can Mallory and his team find and destroy L'Alouette before it shatters Europe's fragile peace?

Iron Tiger

Iron Tiger

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 22/06/2010

On the eve of China's invasion of Tibet, a veteran pilot is enmeshed in a fierce struggle for survivalThe classic Jack Higgins thrillernow available as an ebookBefore the sun can set on Jack Drummond's career as a pilot in the British Navy, he must complete one final flighta weapons drop over Tibet to aid guerilla fighters in their border dispute with the Red Chinese. But before he can complete the job, his plane and supplies are burned, stranding him in the Himalayas.Now, with his plane grounded, he must deliver a Tibetan leader's son to safety over land. With the advancing Chinese enemy hot on his heels, Drummond's final mission becomes a suspense-filled struggle for survival across the world's most rugged terrain.

Valhalla Exchange

Valhalla Exchange

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 22/06/2010

A lone journalist unravels the mystery behind a Nazi war criminal's escape In 1945, as the Allies closed in on war-ravaged Berlin, Hitler's personal secretary, Martin Bormann, made his escape. Since that fateful day, Bormann's story has been shrouded in mystery.Thirty-one years later, a journalist has begun to finally piece together Bormann's cunning getaway. His electrifying investigation exposes the unwitting role of five Allied POWs in Bormann's escape plot as the Nazi regime crumbled. Now, with help from a surviving POW, this journalist follows history's twists and turns to a final, shocking conclusion.

Eagle Has Landed

Eagle Has Landed

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/06/2010

It was to become known as the most daring enemy mission of the entire war: Operation Eagle, SS Reichsfuhrer Heinrich Himmlers audacious plan to kidnap Winston Churchill on British soil in November 1943.But, despite spectacular secrecy, there was to be no surrender without a fight.For in a remote corner of Norfolk, an elite unit is gathered together. Ready to do battle for a nation against the most ruthless task force ever assembled.100 percent proof adventure. New York Times

Touch the Devil

Touch the Devil

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/06/2010

Frank Barry, terrorist of the highest order. His ideology is money and his track record is flawless. When the Russians want review copies of the latest NATO missile system, Barry is the man to deliver them. Martin Brosnan, poet, scholar and killer. Trained in Vietnam then polished in the ranks of the IRA he now languishes in a French prison fortress of Belle Isle. Liam Devlin, Brosnan's best and oldest friend. Devlin wants Brosnan out of jail and on Barry's trail, and he'll use everything in his power to do so... "e;Exciting and believable...Higgins writes in a terse, succinct style. He knows what he's about and he does his job with skill"e; - New York Times

The Dark Side of the Island

The Dark Side of the Island

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2010

Reissue of the timeless Higgins classic... Captain Hugh Lomax's last view of Kyros had been as a German prisoner of war. The picturesque beauty of the Greek Islands hiding their blood-drenched history and the terrifying carnage that took place years earlier. But there are questions still unanswered. Lomax knows he was innocent, and as he returns to Kyros he begins to remember things he had long since buried in the back of his mind; the deadly mission he undertook, as well as a horrific massacre that still remains without reason. Now, the time has come for answers. Lomax is set to unlock the secrets of his past; someone betrayed the islanders at the height of the Nazi occupation, and they want their secret kept, whatever it takes, whoever has to suffer.

Solo

Solo

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2010

Reissue of the timeless Higgins classic... In the depths of a cavernous of concert hall, a gifted psychopath plots and waits, his thoughts on nothing but music and murder. He kills for pleasure, constantly searching, and with a brand new target in his sights, his mind spirals once again into torture and violence. But this time, he has chosen the wrong victim; the teenage daughter of one of the most feared and respected SAS soldiers known; a man with more training and advanced killer instinct than even himself. Now, the hunt is on. As soldier stalks maestro for a brutal vengeance, one attempts to outsmart the other in a deadly game of cunning, skill, and bloody expertise, building to a nerve-shattering climax.

The Last Place God Made

The Last Place God Made

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2010

Reissue of the timeless Higgins classic...In 1930's Brazil, Neil Mallory works as a courier flying mail and machine parts around the Amazonian rain forest. On a routine day his plane falls in a terrifying and potentially fatal crash; his life saved by the bravery of the enigmatic Captain Sam Hannah.In need of a partner, Hannah recruits Mallory as his right-hand-man in travelling to the deepest and darkest heart of the jungle, coming up against indigenous peoples, and a beautiful woman with secrets to hide.As Mallory and Hannah's friendship turns them into adversaries, the game is set for competitive bravery and a battle of wills as they oppose each other in one of the most hidden and remote places on Earth.

Cry of the Hunter

Cry of the Hunter

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2010

Reissue of the timeless Higgins classic...Martin Fallon was one of the legendary heroes of the Organisation. A fighter in his teens, and a leader north of the border in his twenties. By the age of forty he'd spent nine years in prison, turned to the bottle and almost turned his back on the gun.The trouble is, the war isn't over. And everyone wants Fallon back...The Ulster Constabulary, who still have a king's ransom on his head. His own colleagues, who use the dirtiest trick in the book to return their top operator to the front line. And a beautiful woman named Anne Murray: the only confessor to the demons that a terrorist like Fallon will carry to the grave...

Drink With the Devil

Drink With the Devil

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/05/2010

A fortune in stolen British gold lies shipwrecked at the bottom of the Irish Sea. And history's deadliest treasure hunt is on. Irish militant Michael Ryan wants to finance war in his homeland--and a sinister pact with the New York Mafia will make his dreams a savage reality. Former IRA enforcer Sean Dillon now works for the British government. His mission: retrieve the gold by any means necessary--and finish Ryan's bloody plot before it gets off the ground. Two deadly men are locked in a furious race, with millions of dollars--and lives--hanging in the balance...

President's Daughter

President's Daughter

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/05/2010

In 1969, Jake Cazalet saved the life of a Frenchwoman in Vietnam, and a brief, passionate affair ensued. Years later in Paris, he was introduced to another beautiful young woman - his daughter. For many reasons, their relationship remained a secret. Now Jake Cazalet is president of the United States. Somehow, someone has discovered the truth about his daughter, and she is seized by a vicious extremist group. If the president does not comply with the kidnapper's demands - or uses any of America's security agencies to track them down - they will execute her. He has ten days to decide. Desperate, he turns to British operative Sean Dillon and FBI agent Blake Johnson. And if these two men cannot find his daughter, the president will have to make the most momentous decision of all...

On Dangerous Ground

On Dangerous Ground

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/04/2010

Jack Higgins, the bestselling author of The Eagle Has Landed and Angel of Death, presents an explosive and timely thriller about the uncertain future of Hong Kong, China, and the world1944. Mao Tse-tung signs a secret document that could delay the Chinese takeover of Hong Kong for an additional one hundred years. But all copies of the document disappear in a plane crash. 1993. As Hong Kong prepares to be restored to China in 1997, Englands prime minister learns of the existence of Mao Tse-tungs lost document. Former terrorist Sean Dillon is given direct orders to keep the document from coming to light at all costs. One copy still exists, hidden in the wreckage of a plane on the bottom of a Scottish Loch. But Dillons not the only person searching for it. There are powerful business interests, including the Mafia, that will do anything to retain their power over Hong Kong even if the delicate balance of world power is destroyed

Angel of Death

Angel of Death

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/04/2010

They call themselves "e;January 30,"e; after the date of a British massacre in Belfast. They are allied with no one, killing American diplomats and KGB agents, Arabs and Israelis, IRA gunmen and Loyalist soldiers. But they are definitely the enemies of peace--and they are plotting an assassination that will shatter the uneasy truce that reigns in Ireland.Former IRA enforcer Sean Dillon must hunt down January 30 before they kill again. Before they spark another war. Before Dillon himself falls prey to the ultimate assassin--the Angel of Death...

Eye of the Storm

Eye of the Storm

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/03/2010

Former allies in the IRA, Sean Dillon and Martin Brosnan have chosen different paths. Now Dillon is a terrorist for hire, a master of disguise employed by Saddam Hussein. Brosnan is the one man who knows Dillons strengths and weaknessesand brilliant mastery of espionage. Once friends, now enemies, they are playing the deadliest game of their careers. A game that culminates in a frightening and true event: Iraqs attempted mortar attack on the British war cabinet at 10 Downing Street in February 1991Blending fact and fiction, Eye of the Storm is pure excitement. Jack Higgins at his best. Will leave readers happily breathlesshis most enjoyable book in years. Kirkus ReviewsA heart-stopping cat-and-mouse gamespectacular and surprising. Abilene Reporter News

Thunder Point

Thunder Point

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/03/2010

1945. The day before Hitler commits suicide, he arranges for Nazi leader Martin Bormann to flee to South America in a German U-boat. 1992. Terrorist Sean Dillon is saved from a Yugoslavian firing squad if he agrees to help the British government retrieve the long-lost documents of Martin Bormann. The wreck of Bormanns U-boat has been discovered in the Caribbean, along with a secret list of Nazi sympathizers. The names include high-level citizens from the U.S. and Great Britain and may implicate the Duke of Windsor himself. The evidence lies in a watertight briefcase on the bottom of the sea. And the desperate search to find it will send shockwaves across the worldGrippingbelievablefast-paced. The Washington Post Book WorldA breakneck yarn! Kirkus Reviews

East of Desolation

East of Desolation

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/01/2010

Joe Martin had been on many salvage operations, but his gut feeling told him this one was different. The insurance company and the beautiful widow of the dead pilot had hired him to find out what he could about the crash, but some things were best left alone.Before long, what should have been a routine mission becomes a hair-raising adventure packed with danger and betrayal. Then a batch of priceless emeralds are thrown into the equation, and Joes life is on the line.A thriller writer in a class of his own Financial TimesHiggins is a master of his craft. Daily Telegraph

Wolf at the Door

Wolf at the Door

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 05/01/2010

On Long Island, a trusted operative for the President nudges his boat up to a pier, when a man materializes out of the rain and shoots him. In London, General Charles Ferguson, adviser to the Prime Minister, approaches his car on a side street, when there is a flash, and the car explodes. In New York, a former British soldier, who is also a bit more than that, takes a short walk in Central Park to stretch his legs, when a man comes up fast behind him, a pistol in his hand.And that is only the beginning. Someone is targeting the members of the elite intelligence unit known as the Prime Ministers private army and all those who work with them, and whoever is doing it has a lot of resources at his command. Sean Dillon has an idea of who it may be, an old nemesis who has clearly gotten tired of their interference in his schemes. But proving it is going to be a difficult task. And surviving it the hardest task of all.

Valhalla Exchange

Valhalla Exchange

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/12/2009

On the 30th of April, 1945, Russian radar reported a light aircraft leaving the vicinity of the Tiergarten in Berlin. But who was on board, and where was the plane going?Berlin was in ruins as the Russians moved relentlessly towards the concrete bunker where the Nazi administration was falling apart. But one man, Reichsleiter Martin Bormann, Adolf Hitlers secretary and minence grise had a daring plan to escape.Far away to the southwest, at Schloss Arlberg above the River Inn, five prisoners of war were contemplating their fate. Would they be murdered by their captors or liberated by the Russians?Unbeknown to them Bormann has his own plans. They are about to become part of a mystery that has fascinated the world for over sixty years. What exactly did happen to Bormann and his prisoners?

Wolf at the Door (Sean Dillon Series, Book 17)

Wolf at the Door (Sean Dillon Series, Book 17)

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 03/09/2009

Dillon and company are back in the ultimate blockbuster from the legend that is Jack Higgins...THE LEGEND IS BACKSomeone is targeting the members of the elite intelligence unit known as 'the Prime Minister's private army' and all those who work with them.On Long Island, a trusted operative for the President nudges his boat up to a pier, when a man materializes out of the rain and shoots him. In London, General Charles Ferguson, adviser to the Prime Minister, approaches his car on a side street, when there is a flash, and the car explodes. In New York a former British soldier takes a short walk when a man comes up fast behind him, a pistol in his hand.For Sean Dillon the hunt is on, a very well-connected old nemesis has clearly become tired of their interference in his schemes. But proving it is going to be a difficult task, and surviving it the hardest task of all...

Dark Justice (Sean Dillon Series, Book 12)

Dark Justice (Sean Dillon Series, Book 12)

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 01/07/2009

A fabulous all-new contemporary thriller from the master of the genre - the author of the international bestsellers Midnight Runner, A Fine Night for Dying and Bad Company.Read by Rupert Penry-Jones.Sean Dillon is back in another heart-stopping, adrenalin-laced adventureWhen the president's right hand men foil a plan to assassinate him. Sean Dillon is called upon to trace the would-be killer's historyIt appears the assassin is British with Muslim connections, and suddenly Dillon is on a trail that leads him to England, Russia and Iraq, where he prepares for the deadliest challenge of his life.The Jack Higgins name is synonymous with action, pace and breath-taking suspense. He has sold over 250 Million copies of his novels and remains one of the world's best-selling writer's of thriller fiction.

Without Mercy (Sean Dillon Series, Book 13)

Without Mercy (Sean Dillon Series, Book 13)

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 01/07/2009

From the master of suspense, a fierce thriller of terrorism, murder and revenge.In Higgins' acclaimed bestseller DARK JUSTICE, intelligence operative Sean Dillon and his colleagues in Britain and the United States beat back a terrible enemy, but at an equally terrible cost. One of them was shot, another run down in the street. Both were expected to survive - but only one of them does.As Detective Superintendent Hannah Bernstein of Special Branch lies recuperating in the hospital, a dark shadow from their past, scarred deep by hatred, steals across the room and finishes the job.Consumed by grief and rage, Dillon, Blake, Ferguson and all who loved Hannah swear vengeance, no matter where it takes them. But they have no idea of the searing journey upon which they are about to embark - nor of the war which will change them all.

First Strike

First Strike

Author: Jack Higgins, Justin Richards Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2009

Jack Higgins, master of the modern thriller, teams up with Justin Richards, bestselling author of Dr Who, to deliver a pulse-pounding new instalment in the adventures of the teenage Chance twins... Barely have Rich and Jade Chance walked away from their terrifying ordeal in the Middle East, when they stumble into another nightmare. And this time, it's at the heart of the free world... As their father deals with missing nuclear missiles in China, the twins are finally enjoying their all-expenses paid trip to the White House. But the enjoyment isn't going to last long. Soon, the President they saved from assassination in Sharp Shot is targeted again. Now Rich and Jade face a shocking siege and a battle to prevent World War III - all from the comfort of home. The President's home...

My Kind of 'Toon, Chicago is Political Cartoons

My Kind of 'Toon, Chicago is Political Cartoons

Author: Jack Higgins, Roger Ebert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/05/2009

An institution at the Chicago Sun-Times , his home paper for more than twenty-five years, Pulitzer Prize - winning editorial cartoonist Jack Higgins gathers for the first time in My Kind of 'Toon, Chicago Is approximately 250 editorial and political cartoons. Over the years, he has filed syndicated cartoons from the Soviet Union, Hungary, Ireland, and Cuba. From his front-row seat, he has lately focused on the highs and lows of the Chicago and Illinois politics that produced both the first African American president and a string of corrupt gubernatorial administrations.

Darker Place

Darker Place

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 27/01/2009

A famous Russian writer and ex-paratrooper named Alexander Kurbsky has gotten fed up with the Putin government, and decides he wants to disappear into the West. He is under no illusions, however, about how the news will be greeted at home, having seen too many of his countrymen die mysteriously at the hands of the thuggish Russian security services, so he makes elaborate plans with Charles Ferguson, Sean Dillon, and the rest of the group known informally as the Prime Ministers private army for his escape and concealment.Its a real coup for the West except for one thing: Kurbsky is still working for the Russians. The plan is to infiltrate British and American intelligence at the highest levels, and he has his own motivations for doing the most effective job possible. He does not care what he has to do or where he has to goor whom he has to kill.Filled with suspense, driven by characters of complexity and passion, A Darker Place once again proves that, in the words of the Associated Press, When it comes to thriller writers, one name stands well above the crowdJack Higgins.

A Prayer for the Dying

A Prayer for the Dying

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/12/2008

The classic bestseller from the master of the game. No one becomes a contract killer and expects to hang around to collect a pension. Sooner or later, even the best in their field make mistakes. Even Martin Fallon, the most ruthless hitman of them all. Fallon was the best you could get with a gun in his hand, but his first mistake was to cross powerful crime boss Jack Meehan, and his last, to seek redemption for his soul...

Passage by Night

Passage by Night

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/12/2008

The classic bestseller from the master of the gameHarry Manning had fled the Cuban revolution, sacrificing everything for freedom and seeking solace on the tranquil waters of the Bahamas. For a time he found solace in the arms of the beautiful Maria and oblivion in alcohol.Then once again his life is shattered when a terrorist bomb claims the lives of those he loves and suddenly his descent into desitituition is replaced by a deep seething desire to avenge his friends.But unknowingly his lust for retribution has unearthed a deadly conspiracy that threatens to bring the world to the brink of the ultimate war.

Rough Justice

Rough Justice

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 19/08/2008

Dispatched by the President to report on the state of troubled Kosovo, his trusted agent Blake Johnson runs into a military man there named Harry Miller, who has the same task from the British Prime Minister. They band together just in time to stop a Russian officer from torching a mosque -- or rather, Miller stops him, with a bullet to the forehead. This action will have considerable consequences, not only for Miller and Johnson, and their associates, including Britain's Sean Dillon, but for a great many people, all the way to the top of the governments of the United States, Britain, and Russia. Death begets death, and revenge leads only to revenge, and before the chain reaction of events is done, from Kosovo to London to Beirut to Ireland to Moscow . . . there will be plenty of both. Filled with all the ingredients that have made him justly admired, Rough Justice is further proof that, in the words of the Associated Press, "e;When it comes to thriller writers, one name stands well above the crowd -- Jack Higgins."e;

The Killing Ground

The Killing Ground

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2008

Jack Higgins, the undisputed master of action and suspense is back with a brand new adventure featuring the unstoppable Sean Dillon. For intelligence operative Sean Dillon, it is a routine passport check. But the events it will lead to will be as bloody as any he has ever known. The man he stops at Heathrow airport is Caspar Rashid, born and bred in England, but with family ties to a Bedouin tribe fiercely wedded to the old ways, as Rashid has just found out to his pain. His thirteen-year-old daughter, Sara, has been kidnapped by Rashid's own father and taken to Iraq to be married to a man known as the Hammer of God, one of the Middle East's most feared terrorists. Dillon has had his own run-ins with the tribe, and when the distraught man begs him for help, he sees a chance to settle some old scores - but Dillon has no idea of the terrible chain of events he is about to unleash, nor of the implacable enemies he is about to gain. Before his journey is done, many men will die - and Dillon may be one of them.

Killing Ground

Killing Ground

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 12/02/2008

For intelligence operative Sean Dillon, it is a routine passport check. But the events it will lead to will be as bloody as any he has ever known. The man he stops at Heathrow airport is Caspar Rashid, born and bred in England, but with family ties to a Bedouin tribe fiercely wedded to the old ways, as hes just found out to his pain.Rashids thirteen-year-old daughter, Sara, has been kidnapped by his own father and taken to Iraq to be married to a man known as the Hammer of God, one of the Middle Easts most feared terrorists. Dillon has had his own run-ins with that tribe, and when the distraught man begs Dillon for help, he sees a chance to settle some old scoresbut he has no idea of the terrible chain of events he is about to unleash, nor of the implacable enemies he is about to gain. Before his journey is done, many men will dieand Dillon may be one of them.

Wrath of the Lion

Wrath of the Lion

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2008

Classic adventure from the million copy bestseller Jack Higgins A rogue U-boat is patrolling the Atlantic coast, its fanatical crew ready to slaughter for a self-proclaimed dream of France. In the long dark years of the Cold War, not every battle merited centre stage. Many threats to Europe were imagined, but this one is very real. L'Alouette has to be stopped, eliminated before all out war prevails once again. Only one man can stop the threat, and the prospect of peace in Europe rests in his hands. They call him `the Butcher of Perak...'

The Iron Tiger

The Iron Tiger

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2008

Classic adventure from the million copy bestseller Jack Higgins The called it the Place of Silence: the last frozen barrier between Balpur and Tibet. An icy wilderness where desperate men made a living smuggling guns across the border. Even for the bravest, the luck has to run out... On what he thought would be his last flight, Jack Drummond found his own recipe for disaster. A deadly cargo of machine guns. A band of ruthless guerrillas. And a confrontation with the Chinese Reds, leaving no chance for escape...

Touch the Devil

Touch the Devil

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2008

Classic adventure from the million copy bestseller Jack Higgins If there's such a thing as a grade A terrorist then his name is Frank Barry. His ideology is money and his track record is flawless. When the Russians want review copies of the latest NATO missile system, Barry's the man to deliver them. Stopping him will be near enough impossible, but one man knows all the moves. Martin Brosnan is a poet, scholar and trained killer. A graduate of Vietnam and polished in the ranks of the IRA he could be the key to ending Barry's reign. There's one problem, Brosnan is languishing in a French prison, and only the powerfully persuasive Liam Devlin can get him out and working for British intelligence.

Day of Judgment

Day of Judgment

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/11/2007

A classic thriller from Jack Higgins, the undisputed master of adrenalin packed adventure and the bestselling author of `The Eagle has Landed' It's 1963 and the eve of John F.Kennedy's historic visit to Berlin. Locked away inside the impregnable fortress of Schloss Neustadt, Father Sean Conlin, survivor of Dachau and lifelong champion of human freedom is fighting to deny his jailers their ultimate goal. On this momentus day, when the whole world is watching they must make him admit to being a CIA hireling. But the West is determined to save him, and gambling with their lives a small band of men begin a daring rescue mission that could change the course of history.

Storm Warning

Storm Warning

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/06/2007

Classic adventure from the million copy bestseller Jack Higgins In the end all roads lead to hell. It's 1944 and Germany is facing its final defeat. Five thousand miles across the Allied dominated Atlantic, twenty-two men and five nuns aboard the Barquentine Deutschland are battling home to Kiel. Among them are a U-boat ace captured in a raid on Falmouth. A female American doctor caught in the nightmare of flying bombs. A gunboat commander who's fought from the Solomons to the Channel and a rear admiral desperate to get some of the action. Allies and enemies, men and women, the hunters and the haunted all drawn into the eye of the storm.

Sure Fire

Sure Fire

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 04/06/2007

The phenomenally successful Jack Higgins teams up with Justin Richards to launch a sure fire best seller for children.The mother of fourteen-year-old twins Rich and Jade dies in a car crash and they are told they must go and live with their estranged father, who they have never met before. Neither the children nor their father get on, but when Rich and Jade witness him being kidnapped they are drawn into a dangerous crisis that could engulf not just their family but the whole world...

East of Desolation

East of Desolation

Author: Jack Higgins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/09/2006

Classic adventure from the undisputed master of action and adrenalin-pumping suspense. When a plane crashes in the icy Greenland desert with no passengers on board, and no means of identification, Joe Martin is hired to fly to the scene of the crash by the insurance company involved and the beautiful widow of the dead pilot. But the routine mission spirals into hair-raising suspense when a priceless batch of emeralds are added to the mystery, and suddenly Joe finds himself in mortal danger.

Without Mercy

Without Mercy

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 23/08/2005

On the pavement, Hannah Bernstein was trying to haul herself up, clutching at the railings as Dillon got to her. Youre all right, just hold on to me. But there was blood coming down her face, and he was afraid. In Jack Higginss acclaimed bestseller Dark Justice, intelligence operative Sean Dillon and his colleagues in Britain and the United States beat back a terrible enemy, but at an equally terrible cost. One of them was shot, another run down in the street. Both were expected to survive - but only one of them does. As Detective Superintendent Hannah Bernstein of Special Branch lies recuperating in the hospital, a dark shadow sent by a figure from the past steals across the room and finishes the job. Consumed by grief and rage, Dillon, Blake, Ferguson, and all who loved Hannah swear vengeance, no matter where it takes them. But they have no idea of the searing journey, both physical and emotional, upon which they are about to embark - nor of the war that will change them all. Filled with dark suspense, driven by characters of complexity and passion, this is a novel that once again proves that, in the words of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Jack Higgins is the dean of intrigue novelists. He has no equal.

White House Connection

White House Connection

Author: Jack Higgins Format: eBook Release Date: 25/07/2005

New York: Late at night, the rain pouring down, a well-dressed woman in her sixties stands in a doorway, a gun in her purse, waiting for a Senator to come home. Washington, D.C.: The phone rings on the desk of Blake Johnson, head of the White House department known as The Basement. The President wants him now. London: The Prime Minister sits thinking of Sean Dillon, the one-time terrorist, now his most effective, if not exactly trusted, operative. It'll have to be Dillon, he thinks. There's no one else. Someone is killing off the members of a splinter group known as the Sons of Erin, normally not a cause for much concern, but the consequences are much greater than anyone realizes. For in these actions lie the seeds of disaster: the fall of two governments, the derailing of the Irish peace process. Dillon and Johnson must stop this unknown assassin, the heads of state agree, quickly, quietly, before all hell breaks loose... But they may already be too late. For in the Manhattan night, the silver-haired woman smiles, adjusts her rain hat more snugly on her head, and steps out into the street. Four down, she thinks. Three to go.