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A gripping tale of murder, betrayal and revenge from the world's bestselling thriller writer

A gripping tale of murder, betrayal and revenge from the world's bestselling thriller writer.

When ex-SAS operative David Shelley hears of the death of a young woman he used to provide protection for, he's brought in by the grieving parents to help find those responsible.

Shelley soon finds himself caught in a whirlpool of murder, betrayal and revenge.

Formats & editions

  • Trade Paperback

    9781780899169

    September 3, 2018

    Century

    384 pages

    RRP $37.00

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  • Hardback

    9781780899152

    September 15, 2018

    Century

    384 pages

    RRP $55.00

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    • Mighty Ape
    • Paper Plus
    • The Warehouse
    • Whitcoulls
    • The Nile
    Or

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  • EBook

    9781473560741

    August 23, 2018

    Cornerstone Digital

    384 pages

    Online retailers

    • iBooks NZ
    • Amazon Kindle
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    • Booktopia NZ

Extract

Prologue

She locked the door, double-checked the gun was in place and took up position on the bed, drawing the laptop towards her, ready for her next customer.

She sat with her legs folded beneath her, wearing an off-white vest top and short denim skirt. Her lips were dark crimson, cheeks thick with blusher. And as she regarded herself in the tiny communication window of the laptop – dispassionately, as though it were some other twenty-four-year-old staring back at her – she remembered a time when she wouldn’t have dreamed of slathering on the make-up. Not unless it was for a student fancy-dress party. Rocky Horror theme, tarts and vicars, something like that. Uh, gross, she’d have said. How obvious.

But those days were history. She didn’t go to fancy-dress parties any more. Although she often invited men ‘to party’.

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