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Andrew Grant graduated in English Literature and Drama from the University of Sheffield. He set up and ran an independent theatre company which had critical success with local, regional and national audiences - including those at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He still lives in Sheffield and Even is his first novel.
Cooler than Bond. Deadlier than Bourne. This is the second spy thriller in the David Trevellyan series. Obliged to leave New York City in the aftermath of his previous mission, David Trevellyan is summoned to the British Consulate in Chicago. To the same office where, just a week before, his new handler was attacked and shot by a Royal Navy Intelligence operative gone bad. Assigned the task of finding the rogue agent, and putting an end to his treacherous scheme, Trevellyan soon finds that once again his only hope of saving countless innocence lives lies not within the system, but in his instinctive believe - you're bound to do what's right, whatever the personal cost may be.
July 2009 Debut of the Month. James Bond and Jason Bourne better hope they don’t meet ex Royal Navy intelligence officer David Trevellyan, the new character created by Birmingham born novelist Andrew Grant, as they would be in serious trouble. But if you like reading explosive edge of the seat action adventure then you will be happy you found him. This is a rocket ride of a thriller and it’s only a debut!
In 2009, Andrew Grant began photographing dogs - starting with two French bulldogs at a commercial 'shoot'. Then he discovered the sad fact that millions of lost or abandoned dogs enter animal shelters every year. And only a few leave, through rescue and adoption. The rest are euthanased or live out lonely, caged lives. Andrew Grant began to photograph dogs that should be rescued, and dogs that have been rescued. Over 6 years he raised nearly GBP2 million for shelter dogs through his photographic project. He did this with the sale of four limited-edition books of dog portraits, each called 'Rover'. Those books are all sold out, and fetch up to GBP400 on the rare book market - when available. Most, though, are as treasured as their canine subjects. Now, Firefly Books is publishing a popularly-priced trade edition of 'Rover: Wagmore Edition'. It contains 360 of Andrew Grant's most appealing photographs of dogs. Some are the best friends of lucky owners, and some, sadly, are homeless. All are splendidly realized in sharp, large and very lifelike colour portraits. All were captured by state-of-the-art equipment and are truly the most beautiful dog pictures you have ever seen. Firefly Books pledges a portion of the revenue from sales of 'Rover: Wagmore Edition' to dog rescue.
For fans of Craig Johnson and James Lee BurkeFalse Positive follows up the powerful punch of Andrew Grant's novel RUN with a staggering second dose of thrills and suspense that is just as smart, atmospheric, and soul-searing. Alabama detective Cooper Devereaux makes no apologies for his luxe lifestyle or the way he does his job. Most cops haven't lived the kind of life he hasstarting out as an orphan, raised by a grizzled cop saviorand most don't use his kind of high-risk tactics. But he may have met his match in fellow detective Jan Loflin, who's fresh off a long undercover stint in Vice when they're partnered on a case that will test them both beyond their direst nightmares. A seven-year-old boy has disappeared from his home in the Birmingham suburbs. But the more Devereaux digs into the missing child's background, the more he discovers about his own, eventually shaking loose a series of harrowing truthsabout bloodlines, mass murder, obsession, and what two damaged detectives have in common with the innocent victim they're so desperate to save. This twisty page-turnerthe debut of the Detective Cooper Devereaux serieshurtles at a mile a minute through an action-packed search for a missing child, culminating in an ending that no reader will see coming.Praise for False Positive ';A fast-moving thriller . . . Readers who like defects in their heroes will love this guy, who knows he's not as good as he'd like to be. The final twist comes just as all finally seems well with the world. A dark, enjoyable novel. One of Grant's better works.'Kirkus Reviews ';Smashing.'Booklist ';Engrossing . . . Action-driven, the book's pace never stops until the startling conclusion, which will chill to the core.'RT Book Reviews (Top Pick!) Praise for Andrew Grant's RUN ';An adrenaline-fueled thrill ride that will have your head spinning and your heart pounding.'Joseph Finder ';High stakes, high tension, and nonstop action . . . Hang on and enjoy this smart, original, and fast-paced adventure.'Hank Phillippi Ryan ';Relentless, twisty, and blistering fast, it's a book you don't dare start at bedtime.'Sean Chercover ';A whizbang of a novel with just the right dose of smart-ass.'Chelsea Cain ';Breathtakingly fast-paced.'Harlan Coben ';A perfect thrillersmart, fast, and blazing with nonstop surprises.'Robert CraisFrom the Hardcover edition.
For fans of Harlan Coben's Tell No One and Joseph Finder's Paranoiaa high-octane thriller featuring a tech consultant who unwittingly steps into the rabbit hole of corporate cover-upsand finds that his highly demanding job has suddenly become highly dangerous. From Andrew Grant, the critically acclaimed author hailed by Nelson DeMille as ';a little bit of le Carre and Ian Fleming, but with more grit and a sharper edge,' comes a thrilling novel of suspense that hits the ground running when an innocent man suddenly finds himself a moving target. Marc Bowman, a highly successful computer consultant and software designer, walks into his job at a major tech company one morning only to find himself fired on the spot, stonewalled by his boss, and ushered out of the building. Then things get worse: An explosive argument drives his wife away and a robbery threatens to yank a million-dollar ideaand his whole futureout from under him. In a matter of hours, Marc has gone from having it all to being sucker-punched by fate. But it's only Monday, and before the week is over, he'll be stalked, ambushed, wiretapped, arrested, duped, double- and triple-crosseduntil he can't tell enemies from allies. Suddenly, the only thing standing between him and the wrath of everyone from the FBI to Homeland Security to his desperate ex-bosses is a flash drive full of data that might just be the holy grail of high-tech secretsand a holy terror in the wrong hands. Now, as the gloves come off and the guns come out, turning back is hopeless and giving up is madness. The only person left for Marc to trust is himself. And the only thing left to do is keep runningor end up a dead man walking.Praise for Run ';Readers who enjoy corporate espionage will enjoy [Run].'Booklist ';Fast-moving . . . high on adrenaline.'Publishers Weekly ';Twists and surprises abound, the pace never slows, and the writing satisfies. So go ahead, read and enjoy this one.'Kirkus Reviews ';Run is an incredibly smart thriller, using current technology and security concerns mixed with old-school tactics to create breathless suspense. . . . The plot twists continue right up to the very last page, and the action propels the story forward, sweeping the reader right along with it. For a fast-paced, tension-fueled thriller where shady characters abound, add Run to your list.'Crimespree Magazine ';Run is brilliantly crafted and lightning-paced.'BookPage ';Run to the bookstore and check out Andrew Grant's Run.'Kings River Life Magazine';Breathtakingly fast-paced.'Harlan Coben ';Smart, fast, and blazing with nonstop surprises, Run owned me from the first page and, man, those pages kept turning! This is a perfect thriller.'Robert Crais ';An adrenaline-fueled thrill ride that will have your head spinning and your heart pounding.'Joseph Finder ';A fast-paced, sleek thrill ride. Andrew Grant knows how to keep you turning the pages.'Jeff Abbott ';High stakes, high tension, and nonstop action . . . Don't even try to predict where this taut thriller is headed. Just hang on and enjoy this smart, original, and fast-paced adventure.'Hank Phillippi RyanFrom the Hardcover edition.
David Trevellyan takes a lonely late-night walk between a restaurant and his New York City hotel. A familiar huddled shape in the mouth of an alley catches his eye. A homeless man has been shot dead. As David steps forward, a police car arrives. And a second too late he realizes he's been set up. Trevellyan isn't worried. He's a survivor from the shadowy world of Royal Navy Intelligence. He's been in and out of trouble a thousand times before. But when the police hand the case to the FBI, he's sucked deeper into the system. With no idea who is friend and who is foe, he penetrates deep into a huge international conspiracy, which spans from war-torn Iraq to the very heart of the USA. He knows that the price of failure will be death, but the reward for success will be redemption - for himself as well as for the huddled corpse from the alley. His motivation is his cherished life-long belief: you don't get mad - you get EVEN. 'Brilliantly plotted and smart, and delivers the bone-jarring kick of a .45' Jeffery Deaver
Creative Writing and Art History considers the ways in which the writing of art history intersects with creative writing. Essays range from the analysis of historical examples of art historical writing that have a creative element to examinations of contemporary modes of creative writing about art. * Considers the ways in which the writing of art history intersects with creative writing * Covers a diverse subject matter, from late Neolithic stone circles to the writing of a sentence by Flaubert * The collection both contains essays that survey the topic as well as more specialist articles * Brings together specialist contributors from both sides of the Atlantic
Obliged to leave New York City in the aftermath of his previous mission, David Trevellyan is summoned to the British Consulate in Chicago. To the same office where, just a week before, his new handler was attacked and shot by a Royal Navy Intelligence operative gone bad. Assigned the job of finding the rogue agent and putting an end to his treacherous scheme, Trevellyan soon finds that once again, his only hopes of saving countless innocent lives lie not within the system, but in his own instincts and skills. Trust is an illusion-trust the wrong person, and it could get you killed.
Andrew Grant introduces a twenty-first century James Bond in this new action-adventure series set on the gritty streets of New York. Walking to his New York City hotel late one night, Royal Navy intelligence operative David Trevellyan notices a huddled shape in the entrance of an alley. A homeless man has been murdered. As he steps forward, a cop car arrives, and Trevellyan suddenly realizes he's been set up. When the NYPD hands the problem to the FBI, the British consulate tells him he's on his own. With no idea who's a friend and who's a foe, he penetrates deep into a huge international conspiracy. The price of failure will be death, and the reward for success will be redemption, both for himself and for the huddled corpse in the alley. The motivation will be his cherished, life-long belief: You don't get mad, you get even.
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