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True Colours by Stephen Leather
  

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The tenth Spider Shepherd adventure. If you have not discovered him yet then why not? After you’ve had your Jack Reacher fix you need to move on to these. Not only is he British but his adventures are highly imaginative and do keep you guessing to the end. This one involves Russian oligarchs being targeted by some assassin and Spider facing an old adversary. It really is ace.

If you like Stephen Leather you might also like to read books by A J Quinnell, John Connolly and Joe Hill.

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True Colours by Stephen Leather

The Russian oligarchs are the world's new elite. They treat the world as their plaything, travelling without borders and living lives of unimaginable luxury without fear or restraint. But when an assassin starts killing off some of the world's richest men, an oligarch with friends in high places seeks the protection of MI5. And Spider Shepherd is placed in the firing line. But while Shepherd has to save the life of a man he neither likes nor respects, he has to deal with a face from his past. The Taliban sniper who put a bullet in his shoulder turns up alive and well and living in London. And Shepherd is in no mood to forgive or forget.

Reviews

'As tough as British thriller writers get ... gripping' -- Irish Independent

'A writer at the top of his game' -- Sunday Express

'Lots of gunfire, tactical talk and imaginative plotting. Let Spider draw you into his web, you won't regret it' -- Sun on FALSE FRIENDS

About the Author

Stephen Leather

Stephen Leather was a journalist for more than ten years on newspapers such as The Times, the Daily Mail and the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. Before that, he was employed as a biochemist for ICI, shovelled limestone in a quarry, worked as a baker, a petrol pump attendant, a barman, and worked for the Inland Revenue. He began writing full-time in 1992. His bestsellers have been translated into more than ten languages. He has also written for television shows such as London’s Burning, The Knock and the BBC’s Murder in Mind series.

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Book Info

Publication date

21st November 2013

Author

Stephen Leather

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Publisher

Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division

Format

Paperback
496 pages

Categories

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

ISBN

9781444736564

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