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Do you need my help? It was the first question he asked. They called him when they had nowhere else to turn.

As a boy, Evan Smoak was taken from an orphanage. Raised and trained in a top-secret programme, he was sent to bad places to do things the government denied ever happened.

Then he broke with the programme, using what he'd learned to vanish. Now he helps the desperate and deserving.

But someone's on his trail.

Someone who knows his past and believes that the boy once known as Orphan X must die . . .

Praise for Orphan X
'A perfect mix of Jason Bourne and Jack Reacher, ex operative Evan Smoak turns on the action.' Lisa Gardner
'Gregg Hurwitz's Orphan X is his best yet—a real celebration of all the strengths he brings to a thriller.' Lee Child
'ORPHAN X is the most exciting new series character since Jack Reacher. A page-turning masterpiece of suspense.' Jonathan Kellerman
'ORPHAN X is the most gripping, high-octane thriller I've read in a long, long time.' Tess Gerritsen
'Everyone has a book that breaks them out, steps up the game, changes things. For Gregg Hurwitz it's Orphan X. Do yourself a favor and read it.' Steve Berry
'Brilliantly conceived, Evan Smoak, of Orphan X fame, deserves his own niche in the thriller hero hall of fame.' David Baldacci
'ORPHAN X is an order-of-magnitude leap into stardom. It's the most exciting thriller I've read since THE BOURNE IDENTITY.' Robert Crais
'A thrill-a-minute read with twists and turns galore. I'm looking forward to Evan Smoak's next adventure.'Phillip Margolin


A masterpiece of suspense and thrills. Turn off the real world and dive into this amazing start to a new series

Daily Mail

Outstanding in every way

Lee Child

The most gripping thriller I've read in a long, long time!

Tess Gerritsen

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Orphan X Review

“…three parts Jason Bourne, one part Jack Reacher.”

Also by Gregg Hurwitz

Tell No Lies
The Rains
Last Chance
The Nowhere Man
Don't Look Back


Make Me
The Thirst
The Black Book
The Girl on the Train
Don't Let Go
Fifty Fifty
Line of Fire
The Couple Next Door
Two Nights
The Child
Final Girls
I Am Pilgrim
The Innocent Wife
If I Die Before I Wake
The Word Is Murder
The Girl in Kellers Way
The Perfect Couple