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.
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.
Closing date: 06/09/2018
'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
Publication date: 08/07/2010
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division
|Publication date:||8th July 2010|
|Publisher:||Hodder & Stoughton Ltd an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division|
|Genres:||Action Adventure / Spy, Books of the Month, Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,|
|Categories:||Thriller / suspense,|
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 ...More About Gerald Seymour