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The Dealer and the Dead by Gerald Seymour
  

The Dealer and the Dead

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July 2010 Book of the Month.

‘Revenge is a dish best served cold’ ,or so the saying goes, and when a group of Croatian villagers think they have found out who betrayed them during the Serb/Croat war 18 years ago they plot their revenge. Another suspense filled thriller from a great story teller.

If you like Gerald Seymour you might also like to read books by Joseph Finder, Martin Cruz Smith and Nelson DeMille.

Synopsis

The Dealer and the Dead by Gerald Seymour

Eighteen years after the barbarous war with the Serbs that tore their communities apart, a group of Croatian villagers discover the identity of the Englishman who they believe betrayed them by welching on a deal to supply arms. With revenge in sight at last, they hire a professional killer from London to track him down ...but is the story as simple as they think? A brilliant, bruising thriller, told in a unique way, about what happens when the hand of the past suddenly reaches out to the present - and is holding a gun.

Reviews

'In a class of his own'
The Times on THE WAITING TIME

'A dense, intensely satisfying thriller from one of the modern masters of the craft, Seymour's latest novel will remind the world just how phenomenally accomplished a thriller writer he is.'
Daily Mail on THE COLLABORATOR

'A forceful, kinetic narrative'
Independent on THE COLLABORATOR

'Tight writing and meticulous research ... an artist's brush that lingers equally on the grime, the glitter and the blood'
Peter Millar, The Times on THE COLLABORATOR

'Intricately researched incidents that surge to a dramatic crescendo'
Telegraph on THE COLLABORATOR

'A superb feat of storytelling by a master of his craft'
Sunday Telegraph on THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER

'A genuinely exciting epic'
Daily Telegraph on THE UNTOUCHABLE

About the Author

Gerald Seymour

Gerald Seymour was our Guest Editor in August 2014 - click here - to see the books that inspired his writing.

Gerald Seymour exploded onto the literary scene in 1975 with the massive bestseller HARRY'S GAME. The first major thriller to tackle the modern troubles in Northern Ireland, it was described by Frederick Forsyth as 'like nothing else I have ever read' and it changed the landscape of the British thriller forever.

Gerald Seymour was a reporter at ITN for fifteen years. He covered events in Vietnam, Borneo, Aden, the Munich Olympics, Israel and Northern Ireland. He has been a full-time writer since 1978.

Author Photo © Gillian Seymour

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Book Info

Publication date

8th July 2010

Author

Gerald Seymour

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Publisher

Hodder & Stoughton Ltd an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division

Format

Hardback
464 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Action Adventure / Spy
Books of the Month
Crime / Mystery
eBook Favourites

Thriller / suspense

ISBN

9780340918906

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