They call themselves "January 30", after the date of a British massacre in Belfast. They are allied with no one, killing American diplomats and KGB agents, Arabs and Israelis, IRA gunmen and Loyalist soldiers. But they are definitely the enemies of peace--and they are plotting an assassination that will shatter an uneasy truce that reigns in Ireland. <P> Former IRA enforcer Sean Dillon must hunt down January 30 before they kill again. Before they spark another war. Before Dillon himself falls prey to the ultimate assassin--the Angel of Death...
Jack Higgins's previous novels Edge of Danger and Midnight Runner put British intelligence agent Sean Dillon through "a lot of thrills [and] wild action" (Los Angeles Times). Now a new enemy has emerged with a dark secret from World War II--and a score to settle with agent Dillon.
One man must fight to the death to save his sister from the Mafia's wrathOliver Grant is an American intelligence officer, a hero of the Vietnam War. But when the Mafia kidnaps his sister, his life is turned upside down and he agrees to complete a dangerous assignment for the powerful mob boss Dimitri Stavrou in order to gain her freedom: Grant must save Stavrou's son from a secret cliff-top prison in Libya. To accomplish this mission, he must scale the rocky crag and somehow get Stavrou's son out alive. His sister's life--and his own--hang in the balance.
Special Agent Paul Chavasse is about to start a much-deserved holiday when he is abruptly pulled back to active duty. He knows that if he's being called into action, a job has gone bad--and it's about to get a lot worse.<P> As Hitler's private secretary--and an influential member of the Third Reich--Martin Bormann was one of those rare Nazis who managed to simply disappear at the end of World War II. But the terrible secrets Bormann carried into oblivion are about to be revealed to the world. A manuscript that exposes former Nazis now in hiding is up for grabs, and there are those in power who have much to lose with its discovery. Now, Chavasse must retrieve the Bormann Testament before it is buried forever--and him along with it...
When a young woman commits suicide, Detective Sergeant Nick Miller follows a hazardous trail to find the powerful man responsible for the girl's fate, only to watch him walk out of court a free man. But the dead girl's father swears to exact justice--with or without the law on his side.
May 1944. The eve of the Allied invasion of Europe. When American OSS agent Craig Osbourne is taken aboard a German E-boat off the coast of Brittany, he thinks that his war - and possibly his life - are over. But the Lili Marlene is actually operated by the Royal Navy out of an ultrasecret base on the English coast. And it will soon be returning Osbourne - a highly trained assassin - to occupied France. There, he will help the beautiful twin sister of a dead British agent infiltrate a German High Command briefing on the defense of the Atlantic Wall. Nothing will prevent the coming Allied assault - but its success may well depend on the outcome of this mission.
A former POW hunts for the truth behind a web of murder, betrayal, and treasonIn the midst of the Korean War, Martin Shane and five others were captured as POWs and tormented by the cruel Colonel Li. One of them revealed military secrets in return for freedom, but before Shane could uncover his identity, a violent explosion wiped his memory and confined him to the sterile halls of a mental institution. When he suddenly regains his memory six years later, Shane has only one goal: find out who betrayed them to Colonel Li. Shane seeks out the five men he fought beside all those years ago in order to expose a shocking truth behind the fateful day that changed all of their lives forever.
A rogue terrorist in Northern Ireland prepares for his final deadly strike--to assassinate the popeTrained by the KGB, the assassin known as Cuchulain has been wreaking havoc throughout Northern Ireland for over two decades, leaving a trail of bodies in his wake. Now he has set his sights on his most audacious target yet: the pope. Desperate to stop the terrorist, British Intelligence enlists an enemy Irish gunman, Liam Devlin, to accomplish what it never could. He must put an end to Cuchulain's reign of terror, once and for all.
An ex-con must save Northern Ireland from a violent cabal, before the nation is plunged into chaosFormer IRA operative Martin Fallon has survived prison, the bottle, and a police pursuit that sent him running the length and breadth of Ireland. As Fallon turns forty years old, the IRA needs his help again, this time to break Patrick Rogan, the leader of IRA Ulster, out of prison before he is executed. But not all is as it seems. When a newly freed Rogan commits murder in the name of a ruthless IRA sect, Fallon's rescue mission will become a deadly clash between those who wish to save Ireland, and those who seek to destroy it.
Jack Higgins pits the heroic covert intelligence team of Blake Johnson and Sean Dillon against a hidden foe in a very different kind of game--with a very different set of rules.
After a harrowing betrayal, a soldier fights for redemption In the darkest days of World War II, Captain Hugh Lomax was Greece's last hope to drive the Nazis from the island of Kyros. His daring mission, and its brilliant success, should have ensured Lomax a hero's welcome when he returned to Kyros years later. Instead, he discovers that his allies on the island have been executed and the survivors manipulated to believe that he had betrayed them. Lomax is determined to earn back the trust of the people of Kyros. But first he must uncover the truth behind the murderous conspirators--before they can kill him.
A veteran agent goes undercover to stop a wave of prison escapes orchestrated by a sinister criminal networkA mysterious man known as the Baron is the mastermind behind a spate of daring jailbreaks that have set the British Intelligence Service on edge. Only Paul Chavasse, a brilliant operative who can think like a criminal, can prevent the escape of another of Britain's most dangerous inmates. Chavasse must pose as a prisoner and win the trust of Harry Youngblood, a disenchanted member of the Baron's inner circle. The mission sends Chavasse and Youngblood on a deadly journey through a dark criminal underworld as they race to thwart the plot of an evil mastermind.
Outspoken Russian writer Alexander Kurbsky wanted to "disappear" into the West. To avoid the wrath of the ruling elite, he makes elaborate plans with covert experts Charles Ferguson and Sean Dillon for his escape. It's a real coup for the West-except for one thing: Kurbsky is still working for the Russians. And his master plan is about to unfold.
Communists intend to use an old Irish priest, head of an underground movement, to humiliate John F. Kennedy as he visits Berlin in the spring of 1963.
The master of suspense returns with a cutting-edge tale that pits his heroes Sean Dillon and Sara Gideon against the nuclear ambitions of Iran. An eminent Iranian scientist has made a startling breakthrough in nuclear weapons research, but he can't stand the thought of his regime owning the bomb. He would run if he could, but if he does, his family dies. He is desperate; he doesn't know what to do. It is up to Sean Dillon and the rest of the small band known as the Prime Minister's private army to think of a plan. Most particularly, it is up to their newest member, an intelligence captain and Afghan war hero named Sara Gideon, who thinks there just might be a way to pull it off. But plans have a way of encountering the unexpected. And as the operation spins out, from Paris and Syria to Iran and the Saudi Arabian desert, there is very much that is unexpected indeed. And much blood that will be spilled.
The President is coming to London, but not to an entirely warm welcome. A fanatical mullah is offering a blessing to anyone who will assassinate the President, and though most London Muslims think the mullah has crossed the line, a few think otherwise. Urgently, Sean Dillon, General Charles Ferguson, and the rest of the small band known as the "Prime Minister's private army" are called in, augmented by an extraordinary new recruit, an intelligence captain and Afghan war hero named Sara Gideon. She has her own deep contacts, but the more she investigates, the more she discovers herself in a very dark place indeed. For the assassination plan is only the beginning...
A novel of the last, desperate days of John Dillinger, America's most notorious bank robberIn 1934, after his spectacular jailbreak from a cell in Indiana, Dillinger was like a ghost--some claimed to spot him in New York, others in London, New Orleans, or California. Though the FBI would eventually find and kill Dillinger in Chicago, speculation about his whereabouts in those mysterious final months never waned. In Jack Higgins's suspenseful imagining, Dillinger flees to Mexico, where his attempts at finding freedom launch the fugitive into the clutches of men much more dangerous than the federal agents on his trail. This dramatic account of Dillinger's final days brings him face-to-face with bloodthirsty bandits and corrupt police officers, breathing vivid life into the story of America's most fascinating outlaw.
In 1985, 100 million pounds of gold bullion disappeared in a hijacking off the coast of England. However, the boat that carried the hijackers and the booty is believed to have sunk in an unexpected storm. Ten years later, the U.S president receives word that the bullion may be financing an Irish civil war. With the British prime minister, he hires Dillon, a British Intelligence Agent and ex-IRA enforcer, to find the money and the dangerous minds that control it.
In this sequel to The Eagle Has Landed, Kurt Steiner actually survives his wounds and is spirited away to the Tower of London, where he is held a secret prisoner.
New York Times Bestseller: An audacious Nazi plan to kidnap Winston Churchill threatens to tip the scales of World War II.In November of 1943, an elite team of Nazi paratroopers descends on British soil with a diabolical goal: to abduct Winston Churchill and cripple the Allied war effort. The mission, ordered by Hitler himself and planned by Heinrich Himmler, is led by ace agent Kurt Steiner and aided on the ground by IRA gunman Liam Devlin. As the deadly duo executes Hitler's harrowing plot, only the quiet town of Studley Constable stands in their way. Its residents are the lone souls aware of the impending Nazi plan, and they must become the most unlikely of heroes as the fate of the war hangs in the balance.
The wreckage of a private plane plunges charter pilot Joe Martin into deadly danger in the icy desert of Cape Desolation, Greenland...
A murderous vendetta places at stake not only lives but the fate of nations.
Two British agents must prevent a devastating weapon from falling into enemy handsIn the hotly contested Falkland Islands, an underground struggle rages between Argentinean agents seeking to buy black-market Exocet missiles and the British officials who will do anything to stop them. British intelligence dispatches two operatives to prevent the spread of the state-of-the-art weapons, and the odds are stacked against them. Tony Villiers and Gabrielle Legrand must overcome their complicated past and take down the international arms dealer at the center of the conflict before two nations are brought to their knees.
Former allies in the IRA, Sean Dillon and Martin Brosnan have chosen different paths. Now Dillon is a terrorist for hire, a master of disguise employed by Saddam Hussein. Brosnan is the one man who knows Dillon's strengths and weaknesses...and brilliant mastery of espionage. Once friends, now enemies, they are playing the deadliest game of their careers. A game that culminates in a frightening--and true--event: Iraq's attempted mortar attack on the British war cabinet at 10 Downing Street in February 1991.
The death of a gangster draws super-spy Paul Chavasse into a breathtaking new adventure on the high seas by one of the true masters of modern thriller writing, the bestselling author of Midnight Runner and The Keys of Hell. Weighted down by chain, the body of gangland boss Harvey Preston was dragged out of the English Channel in the nets of a local fishing boat. British intelligence suspects a connection with a modern cross-channel smuggling ring. But as undercover agent Paul Chavasse embarks on what will be one of the most dangerous cases in his extraordinary career, he soon discovers that this is no small-time operation -- and the ruthless men behind it will go to any lengths to protect their precious cargo.
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