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Overkill by James Barrington
  

Overkill

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An up-to-the-minute Clancy-style thriller with a compelling British hero, Paul Richter, who is to star in an on-going series. Join him now as the Russians and Al-Qaeda threaten America and team up to take control of Western Europe. It seems only one man can stop them … thrilling stuff. The author is a trained helicopter pilot who has worked in covert operations and espionage.


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Overkill by James Barrington

A group of disgruntled Russian supremos decide the time has come to deploy their secret nuclear arsenal, and so team up with al-Qaeda in order to neutralise America and take political and economic control of western Europe. Only one man can stop them - a British agent called Paul Richter. As a Special Operations Officer working for British Intelligence, Richter discovers that Europe has been seeded with neutron bombs, while more lethal nuclear devices have been planted in strategic cities throughout America, which can be detonated by satellite at any moment. Now the US government is about to be handed an ultimatum - abandon Western Europe to the Russian forces or see millions of its citizens destroyed. But what the renegade Russians don't realise is their own allies' even deadlier agenda.

About the Author

James Barrington is a trained military pilot who has worked in covert operations and espionage. He now lives in Andorra, and this is his first novel. James Barrington is a pseudonym.

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Publication date

7th January 2005

Author

James Barrington

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Publisher

Pan Macmillan

Format

Paperback
560 pages

Categories

Action Adventure / Spy
Books for the Boys
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Thriller / suspense
Adventure

ISBN

9780330427500

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