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  • Gerald Seymour

    Gerald Seymour's international thrillers have topped best-seller lists in England and have been made into television movies in both the UK and the United States. Like Ken Follett and John le CarrE, he is a master at putting strong characters in compelling situations. When sources reveal that Iran's top assassin has targeted Frank Perry for his next kill, the British Security Service wants Frank to move from the quiet English seacoast village where he's been hiding for five years. But having left behind his life and family once before, Frank decides he's through running. As he and the government take protective measures, Frank discovers an unsuspected enemy: the fears and suspicions of his...read more

  • Gerald Seymour

    Called 'the finest thriller writer in the world today' by the Daily Telegraph, Gerald Seymour is the author of several acclaimed best-sellers. A novel of riveting suspense, The Untouchable is the tale of Mister, the supreme crimelord of London, and his scheme to expand his illicit enterprises into the Balkans. Only one man stands in his way-British customs officer Joey Cann. With a flawless reading by narrator Gerard Doyle, The Untouchable is truly an enthralling...read more

  • Gerald Seymour

    In a Croatian village near Vukovar, no one who survived will ever forget the night they waited for the weapons they needed to make a last-ditch fight against the advancing Serbs. The promised delivery never came, and the village was overrun. Eighteen years later, a body is unearthed from a field, and with it the identity of the arms dealer who betrayed them. Now the villagers can plot their revenge. In leafy England, arms dealer Harvey Gillott regards himself as a man of his word. There is only one blemish on his record, and that was long ago. But Gillott, his family, his friends and his enemies are about to be pitched into a sequence of events that will unfold across Europe with...read more

  • Gerald Seymour

    They used to meet for a smoke behind the MI5 building. They were disbanded after the death of the youngest member of their team at the hands of a Russian gangster. Now, suddenly, the Graveyard Team is being called back together. Word is that the gangster is staying at a villa in Spain - the Costa del Sol being a multi-billion dollar hub in the worldwide drug trade. The Outsiders is vintage Seymour: action, suspense, brilliant characterisation and fascinating insight into a full-scale war - the war against organised crime, which is happening all around us, every...read more

  • Gerald Seymour

    One frozen night in Germany, Tracy Barnes witnesses the killing of her lover by the secret police. Years later, when the Wall has crumbled and old enemies are new friends, Tracy encounters the murderer and plans to make him pay. But in a country still at war with itself, Tracy finds that she is being played as a pawn in a far bigger game of revenge that reaches all the way to Moscow. Crackling with suspense and finely realized characters, Dead Ground floodlights a chilling East Germany at the end of the Cold War, exposing some uncomfortable truths behind one of recent history’s most important political transitions. This is spy fiction at its best: a mission of revenge, a haunting...read more

  • Gerald Seymour

    Hidden in the vastness of the Saudi Arabian desert, a camel caravan of fugitives moves slowly toward its goal. Deep in the sand and out of sight are the men they seek, leaders of al-Qaeda, regrouping to strike again. One man in the caravan stands out for his strength and self-discipline. His identity is masked, his past blanketed from memory. His obsession is to be briefed on his next target. Searching for him in the limitless sands are American and British counterterrorism experts with their sophisticated electronics. If they fail to find and kill him, if he receives his orders, he will disappear again to re-emerge in a teeming Western city with a suitcase bomb that will create the...read more

  • Gerald Seymour

    MI5 officer Winnie Monks has never forgotten the death of a young agent on her team at the hands of a former Russian Army Major turned gangster. Now, 10 years later, she learns that the Major is travelling to a villa on the popular Spanish holiday destination Costa del Sol, and she asks permission to send in a surveillance unit. They find an empty property near the Major's. It's a perfect base for Winnie's darker, less official, plans. But it turns out the villa isn't deserted. The owners have invited a young British couple to house sit while they are away. Jonno and Posie, a new couple, think they are embarking on a romantic, carefree break in the sun. But when the Secret Service team...read more

  • Gerald Seymour

    Deadlier than the Mafia, the Camorra never forget, and never forgive. She is an Italian accountancy student in London, and her boyfriend Eddie teaches at a language school. But the prime reason Immacolata Borelli came to Britain was to look after her gangster brother, wanted for multiple murders back home in Naples. For the Borelli clan are major players in the Camorra, a crime network more close-knit and ruthless than the Sicilian Mafia. Mario Castrolami is a senior Carabinieri investigator of the Camorra, his career dedicated to destroying the corruption and violence of the clans. When Immacolata calls from London to say she is prepared to collaborate with justice - to betray...read more

  • Gerald Seymour

    Barney Crispin, SAS Captain, is sent urgently to the Afghanistan border on the direct order of the Foreign Secretary. His mission is to organise the destruction of one of the new Soviet helicopters and to bring its secret parts back to...read more

  • Gerald Seymour

    Holt, a diplomat, and Noah Crane, Israeli master-sniper, plan to walk by night into the dangerous Beqa'a Valley, where capture by the Syrian Army results in torture and death. It is to find one man: the subject of an act of vengeance by the British, to display their strength in the face of terrorism. But when Holt and Crane are far into the Beqa'a, unrecoverable, their cover is...read more

  • Gerald Seymour

    Farideh's husband is a corporal in the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, entrapped by MI6 for interrogation. His job as a driver to a top general has left him with potentially valuable knowledge, but he won't talk unless Farideh is brought out of Iran. The SAS say it's too dangerous, but the director of the operation doesn't want to lose his prize. He assembles a little team of three ex-soldiers and one student drop-out who knows the language and smuggles them into...read more

  • Gerald Seymour

    Danny Curnow, known in the army family by his call sign, Vagabond, ran agents, informers. Now he lives in quiet isolation and works as a guide to tourists visiting the Normandy's D-Day beaches. But violence in Northern Ireland is on the rise again. The covert world was close to destroying Danny. Fifteen years later the stakes are higher, the risks greater, and Danny will have to prove that he is as hard and ruthless as...read more

  • Gerald Seymour

    Officially, the Cold War is over, and the hand of friendship has been exchanged in public. In private, though, the intelligence war continues. A British trawler strays into Russian waters. On its return, the captain has a package for British Intelligence. For the next four years, a high-ranking Russian naval officer provides MI6 with priceless information. But suddenly he goes quiet. Clearly under suspicion, the decision is made to get him out. But his controllers in London know nothing about him...read more

  • Gerald Seymour

    Jago is a kid from a rough part of London who has worked hard to get a job in a bank. Marcantonio is a member of the 'Ndrangheta crime families from Southern Italy. He is in Germany to learn how to channel their illicit millions towards legitimate businesses. When Jago witnesses Marcantonio commit a vicious assault, he is drawn into the middle of a delicate surveillance...read more

  • Gerald Seymour

    In a moment of suspense that will affect many thousands of lives, a handful of people will converge on a barren stretch of Yemeni desert. Corrie Rankin is already a legend at MI6 when he is sent to take down a high value player in the war against Al Qaeda. This is Jericho's War. The weapons it deploys and the brutal aims it pursues are state of the art. The fear it breeds and the raw bravery it demands are as timeless as the desert...read more

  • Gerald Seymour

    A thrilling classic from a master of the genre. In a wrecked Croat village, a mass grave is uncovered and the mutilated body of a young Englishwoman, Dorrie Mowat, is exhumed. Her mother, who loathed Dorrie in life, becomes obsessed by the need to find out about her death. But with civil war tearing apart the former Yugoslavia, none of the authorities there or in Britain are interested in a 'minor' war crime. So she turns to Bill Penn, private investigator, MI5 reject. For him this looks like a quick trip to safe Zagreb, the writing of a useless report and a good fee at the end of it. But once there he finds himself drawn inexorably towards the killing ground behind the lines,...read more

  • Gerald Seymour

    Charlotte Parsons, a teacher from Devon, is sent to Sicily by the American Drug Enforcement Agency to infiltrate La Cosa Nostra and expose the heroin trade in this brilliantly crafted thriller. READ BY THE ACTOR BRIAN COX. Charlotte Parsons, a teacher from Devon, is sent to Sicily by the American Drug Enforcement Agency to infiltrate La Cosa Nostra and expose the heroin trade in this brilliantly crafted...read more

  • Gerald Seymour

    Arab terrorists plot the assassination of an eminent Israeli scientist when he visits London. The hit is to be carried out with IRA help, and, although the operation is compromised, the killers decide to continue. The British security services, and their Israeli counterparts, race against time to reach the killers before they reach their target. The target - Israel's leading nuclear scientist on a visit to London. The assassins - An Arab terrorist, the only survivor of a three-man hit-squad ambushed by Israeli Intelligence in France but still an untried amateur, desperate to prove himself a killer. And McCoy, an IRA mercenary, who is to provide him with the weapons he needs and...read more

  • Gerald Seymour

    When British businessman Geoffrey Harrison is kidnapped on the same day that Franca Tantardini, Italy's most ruthless terrorist, is captured, there seems no reason why their destinies should become linked, until Franca's teenage lover intervenes, kidnapping Harrison from his kidnappers, and straightforward extortion becomes political terrorism. Beautiful, seductive and extremely dangerous, Franca Tantardini is one of Italy's most ruthless political extremists. When she is captured in a shoot-out, her fanatical young lover, Giancarlo Battestini, vows to set her free and, with quiet watchfulness, waits for the moment to strike. In Rome, a British businessman, Geoffrey Harrison,...read more

  • Gerald Seymour

    A modern classic from one of the great thriller writers of our era. McAnally had sworn his oath to the IRA. But he quit and went south into the Republic, until they came for him, made him fire the deadly rocket launcher one last time. Then he played his final card and most terrifying role - Supergrass. Ferris, the young British lieutenant, hadn't wanted to join the Army. But a cruel twist of fate put him in the front line of a brutally tense war of nerves. He became the pawn in a game where the stakes were the entire command of the Belfast IRA. For these two men, enmeshed in Ulster's centuries of turmoil, this was to become their Field of...read more