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Blackwater by Conn Iggulden
  

Blackwater

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A beautifully written thriller with a dark twist. Davy's life has become complicated when he confides in his older brother and calls on him for help. Is he taking things too far though? Compelling reading.

If you like Conn Iggulden you might also like to read books by Bernard Cornwell, Steven Pressfield and Bernard Cornwell.

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Synopsis

Blackwater by Conn Iggulden

How do you know when you're in too deep?

Davey has always lived in the shadow of his older brother, a smiling sociopath who will stop at nothing to protect himself and his family. But when the shadowy figure of Denis Tanter comes into Davey's life, how far will the bond of brotherhood reach?

Reviews

Praise for Conn Iggulden and his books:

'Great fun … the great events and breathtaking brutality of the times are brought lavishly to life.' GUARDIAN

'A brilliant story - I wish I'd written it. A novel of vivid characters, stunning action and unrelenting pace. It really is a terrific read.' BERNARD CORNWELL

'Stunning. Words like "brilliant", "sumptuous" and "enchanting" jostle to be used but scarcely convey the way Iggulden brings the tale to life … exhilarating.' Los Angeles Times

About the Author

Conn Iggulden

Conn Iggulden is one of the most successful authors of historical fiction writing today; with UK sales topping almost 3 million, Conn has joined the likes of Bernard Cornwell and Ken Follett on the A-list of historical novelists. Conn’s previous two series, on Julius Caesar and on the Mongol Khans of Central Asia, describe the founding of the greatest empires of their day and were number one bestsellers. An ex-school teacher and adventurer, Conn was the first author to ever achieve a simultaneous no 1 across and fiction and non-fiction charts with Dangerous Book for Boys. Over 7 million copies of his books have now sold globally. Conn lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and four children.

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Book Info

Publication date

2nd March 2006

Author

Conn Iggulden

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www.conniggulden.com/

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Publisher

Harpercollins Publishers

Format

Paperback (b Format)
96 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
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Historical fiction

ISBN

9780007221660

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