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There are many Jack Reacher wannabes but there are none, in my opinion, to touch him. However, the hero here, Sam Carver, in his third outing, comes mighty close. He is a retired MI6 hit man and now he’s been framed for crimes he didn’t do … obviously he must clear his name … and in doing so discovers a plot which must be foiled. Terrific stuff. Highly recommended.

Comparison: Lee Child, Brett Battles, Robert Ludlum.

If you like Tom Cain you might also like to read books by Stephen Leather, Lee Child and Ted Bell.

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Assassin by Tom Cain

He is the most popular President in decades - which is why they want him dead When a people-trafficker dies a violent death in Dubai, and a gangland money-launderer has a fatal car accident in San Francisco, both bear the hallmarks of a Sam Carver 'accident'. The only problem is Sam Carver no longer plays that game. He made a promise.

But someone is setting Carver up, framing him for crimes he didn't commit. And now his old paymasters at MI6 want him stopped. A copycat killer wants to crush Carver, and then beat him at his own game by hitting the world's most prominent target, the new President of the United States.

Carver will have to use all his cunning and tradecraft to stop this deadly opponent. Alone and on the run, he must fight to clear his name - but first he must stop a fatal shot that will be heard around the world.

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The most audacious and timely thriller in years * Daily Mirror * Fast-moving, cleverly constructed and very readable * Daily Mail *

About the Author

Tom Cain is the pseudonym for an award-winning journalist, with 25 years’ experience working for Fleet Street newspapers, as well as major magazines in Britain and the US. During the course of his career he has conducted several hundred in-depth interviews with senior politicians, billionaire entrepreneurs, Olympic athletes, movie stars, supermodels and rock legends. He has investigated financial scandals on Wall Street, studio intrigues in Hollywood and corrupt sports stars in Britain. He has lived in Moscow, Washington DC and Havana, Cuba. Although he has edited four magazines, published over a dozen books, written film-scripts and been translated into some 20 languages, this is his first thriller.

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19th August 2010


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Corgi Books an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd


528 pages


Action Adventure / Spy
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