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Silencer

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Nick Stone is McNab’s ex-SAS now MI5 deniable asset in a long running series partly based on McNab’s own experience. This is the 15th in the series and one of the most personal as Stone’s partner, baby and the life he’s fought hard to create for himself are threatened and he must follow a trail of bad buys from Moscow to Moldova to Hong Kong to Mexico to save his cover, his freedom and his family. Big money is involved, farming body parts and Mexican politics all add to an action-packed plot as one would expect. Gripping, involving and with a trademark humour this is McNab at his best.

If you like Andy McNab you might also like to read books by Patrick Woodrow, Frederick Forsyth and Stephen Leather.

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Silencer by Andy McNab

1993: Under deep cover, Nick Stone and a specialist surveillance team have spent weeks in the jungles and city streets of Colombia. Their mission: to locate the boss of the world's most murderous drugs cartel - and terminate him with extreme prejudice. Now they can strike. But to get close enough to fire the fatal shot, Nick must reveal his face. It's a risk he's willing to take - since only the man who is about to die will see him. Or so he thinks...2012: Nick is in Moscow; semi-retired; semi-married to Anna; very much the devoted father of their newborn son. But when the boy falls dangerously ill and the doctor who saves him comes under threat, Nick finds himself back in the firing line. To stop his cover being terminally blown, he must follow a trail that begins in Triad-controlled Hong Kong and propels him back into the even more brutal world he thought he'd left behind. The forces ranged against him have guns, helicopters, private armies and a terrified population in their vice-like grip. Nick Stone has two decades of operational skills that may no longer be deniable - and a fierce desire to protect a woman and a child who now mean more to him than life itself.

About the Author

Andy McNab

Andy McNab joined the infantry as a boy soldier. In 1984 he was 'badged' as a member of 22 SAS Regiment and was involved in both covert and overt special operations worldwide. During the Gulf War he commanded Bravo Two Zero, a patrol that, in the words of his commanding officer, 'will remain in regimental history for ever'. Awarded both the Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) and Military Medal (MM) during his military career, McNab was the British Army's most highly decorated serving soldier when he finally left the SAS in February 1993. He wrote about his experiences in three books: the phenomenal bestseller Bravo Two Zero, Immediate Action and Seven Troop.

He is the author of the bestselling Nick Stone thrillers. Besides his writing work, he lectures to security and intelligence agencies in both the USA and UK. He is a patron of the Help for Heroes campaign.

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Publication date

30th November 1999

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Andy McNab

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Hardback

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Action Adventure / Spy
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ISBN

9780593065242

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