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.
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.
You may or may not know that bestselling novelist of the â€˜70s and â€˜80s Jack Higgins was also published under the name of Harry Patterson. The Valhalla Exchange is one of those and it was first published in 1976. Itâs been out of print for some while and now Higginsâ publishers have decided to republish the Patterson titles under Jack Higgins. Itâs brilliant World War Two action set at the end of the war when the Russians are moving relentlessly south through the ruins of Berlin and towards the bunker where the Nazi administration is falling apart, but itâs also about a mystery that has fascinated the world ever since as well as the fate of some prisoners of war who have yet to be liberated. Gripping stuff and fascinating too.
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
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.
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.
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.