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The Break Line

by James Brabazon

Action / Adventure / Spy / Espionage eBooks of the Month Thriller and Suspense

The Break Line Synopsis



Officially, Max McLean doesn't exist. The British government denies all knowledge of the work he does on their behalf to keep us safe. But Max and his masters are losing faith in each other. And they've given him one last chance to prove he's still their man. Sent to a military research facility to meet a former comrade-in-arms, Max finds the bravest man he ever knew locked up for his own protection. His friend lost his mind during an operation in West Africa. The reason? Absolute mortal terror. Max is determined to find out why. Ahead lies a perilous, breathtaking mission into the unknown that will call into question everything that Max once believed in. Acting alone, without back-up, Max lands in Sierra Leone with his friend's last words ringing in his ears: 'They're coming, Max. They're coming . . .'

The Break Line is a debut dripping with authenticity and menace. Smart, unputdownable and packed with irresistible set pieces and jaw-dropping plot twists, this is a thriller like no other. 'A taut, razor-edged thriller, packed with granular detail and authenticity' JAMES SWALLOW, author of NOMAD

The Break Line Press Reviews

A natural-born writer . . . strong, lucid, non-stop suspense -- Ted Bell New York Times Bestselling author of Overkill

The Break Line punches you in the stomach on the first page and then plunges you into the most extraordinary and exciting world of covert operations that I have ever read . I have worked in those places and covered those wars... Brabazon's novel gets it exactly right. With a terrifyingly precise eye and an irresistible prose style, he has creates a world that is almost impossible to leave. I finished the book three days ago and feel like I'm still waiting for the choppers to come take me home... - Sebastian Junger

A taut, razor-edged thriller, packed with granular detail and authenticity - James Swallow, author of Nomad

Beautifully written and extensively researched, The Break Line is a riveting page-turner, a gruesome delight, and a study of what lies in the shadowed corners of the human heart - Gregg Hurwitz, author of Orphan X

Brimming with authenticity, tightly plotted and beautifully written ... The Break Line is a belter of a thriller - Fiona Cummins, author of Rattle

The Break Line is insanely immersive, brilliantly blurring the lines between fiction and reality. I couldn't put it down' - Tom Marcus, No.1 bestselling author of Soldier Spy

Breathless, complex, and seriously hardcore - don't plan to sleep tonight. - Lee Child

Taut, tough and visceral - and, most of all, written with a breath-taking authenticity' - RAYMOND KHOURY, Bestselling author of The Last Templar

A wonderfully crafted story of action, history, and secrets that is as imaginative as it is compelling -- Steve Berry 

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ISBN: 9780718186234
Publication date: 26/07/2018
Publisher: Michael Joseph Ltd an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780718186234
Publication date: 26th July 2018
Author: James Brabazon
Publisher: Michael Joseph Ltd an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 384 pages
Genres: Action Adventure / Spy, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Adventure, Espionage & spy thriller,

About James Brabazon

James Brabazon is an award-winning frontline journalist and documentary filmmaker. Based in London, he has reported in over sixty countries, investigating, filming and directing in the world's most hostile environments. His awards include the Rory Peck Trust International Impact Award 2003, the Rory Peck Freelancer's Choice Award 2003, the IDA Courage Under Fire Award 2004 and the IDFA Joris Ivens Competition Special Jury Award 2004. He has also been nominated for two BAFTAs and two EMMYs. He has made thirty international current affairs films broadcast by the BBC, Channel 4, CNN, SABC and the Discovery Channel. He lectures on the ethics and practicalities of journalism ...

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