The Death Trade
By Jack Higgins
(Putnam Adult, Hardcover, 9780399165894, 336pp.)
Publication Date: December 31, 2013
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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.
Jack Higgins lives on Jersey in the Channel Islands.
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