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A Game That Must be Lost by Alan Hunt
  

A Game That Must be Lost

Thriller / Suspense   Action Adventure / Spy   Independent Authors   

RRP £7.99

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A thriller with so many twists and turns, you may just bump into yourself as you do a rapid about turn. This is the second novel featuring Adam White, set in the intriguing world of the British High Commission. This time Adam is in Singapore, the British High Commissioner has a wild child for a daughter and is actually in touch with his own wild side. Adam makes a mistake which could be deadly, and finds himself in a whole heap of trouble. The author Alan Hunt is a former British Diplomat and I felt as though I was in reliable hands. While the intense drama begins to ramp up, Hunt balances the pace by studying relationships and also delivers lighter moments as the receptionist practices her English. ‘A Game That Must be Lost’ is a thoroughly enjoyable and gripping read. ~ Liz Robinson

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Synopsis

A Game That Must be Lost by Alan Hunt

This thrilling second novel by the author of No Immunity will keep readers guessing until the very end. It is 2005, and the eve of the Chinese New Year in Singapore. There is violence in Indonesia, a confrontation between Japan and North Korea, and mounting tension between Iran and the West. The British High Commissioner's daughter, Marina Singleton, vanishes with a consignment of smuggled heroin, leaving an innocent man to face the death penalty. Andrew Singleton himself then disappears from a nearby Indonesian island, following a clandestine assignation with his mistress. A demand is received for the release of terrorists detained in Singapore, but is there more to Singleton's disappearance? Where is Marina? And how did the kidnappers know where to find Singleton? Adam White, Head of Chancery at the High Commission, embarks on a perilous path to try to solve these mysteries. Meanwhile, Singleton, confronting the past he has been avoiding, learns of a sinister plot to plunge the world into nuclear conflict. Will he be able to get a warning to those concerned in time? A Game That Must Be Lost will draw fans of high-octane thrillers into a story that twists and turns until the final pages, in which the interlocking pieces of a complex and terrifying game fall into place.

About the Author

Alan Hunt

Alan Hunt is a former British diplomat, who served in the Middle East, Europe, Latin America and East Asia. He was for seven years Director of the Oxford University Foreign Service Programme and is now a Visiting Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges. His first novel, No Immunity, was published in 2014.

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Book Info

Publication date

28th March 2016

Author

Alan Hunt

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Publisher

Matador an imprint of Troubador Publishing

Format

Paperback
320 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Action Adventure / Spy
Independent Authors

Thriller / suspense

ISBN

9781785890819

Publisher Profile

Matador an imprint of Troubador Publishing is an imprint of Matador

logo Matador has been offering authors a high quality self-publishing service since 1999. Part of Troubador Publishing Ltd, Matador offers a wide range of services aimed at publishing, marketing and distributing books and ebooks to a high standard, be that via Print On Demand (POD) or through traditional bookshop distribution. Matador has deliberately established itself at the quality end of the self-publishing market. We work in partnership with our authors, most of whom publish with us as they are serious about their self-publishing, wanting a high quality book or a real chance at getting their work distributed and read. As a result, we are the UK's most widely recommended self-publishing service. 'Matador is a highly reputable partnership publisher offering an author the best chance of self-publishing success in the UK.' Mick Rooney, Editor of The Independent Publishing Magazine

Publisher's Website

www.troubador.co.uk/matador...

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