The Death Trade

By Jack Higgins
Putnam Adult, Hardcover, 9780399165894, 319pp.

Publication Date: December 31, 2013

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Description
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.



About the Author
Since The Eagle Has Landed one of the biggest-selling thrillers of all time every novel Jack Higgins has written, including his most recent works, A Devil Is Waiting and The Death Trade, has become an international bestseller. He has had simultaneous number-one bestsellers in hardcover and paperback, and many of his books have been made into successful movies, among them The Eagle Has Landed, To Catch a King, On Dangerous Ground, Eye of the Storm, and Thunder Point. Higgins, who lived in Belfast until he was twelve, had several close calls with bombs and gunfire at an early age. After leaving school at fifteen, he served three years with the Royal Horse Guards in Eastern Europe during the cold war. Subsequently, he was a circus roustabout, a factory worker, a truck driver, and a laborer, before entering college at age twenty-seven. He has degrees in sociology, social psychology, and economics from the University of London, and a doctorate in media from Leeds Metropolitan University. A fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and an expert scuba diver and marksman, Higgins lives on Jersey in the Channel Islands.



Praise For The Death Trade

Praise for THE DEATH TRADE
 
“Higgins, with his usual panache, follows a well-established and successful formula that should please fans.”—Publishers Weekly
 
Praise for Jack Higgins
 
“Jack Higgins is the dean of intrigue novelists. He has no equal.” —St. Louis Post-Dispatch
 
“Jack Higgins has written some of the best suspense fiction of the past fifty years.” —San Diego Union-Tribune

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