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A Thousand Suns [used book], Alex Scarrow
1 A Thousand Suns [used book]
Alex Scarrow UK Orion 2007 1407230573 / 9781407230573 Soft cover Good Book A-format 
It's early April of 1945 and the dog-days of World War II. The Nazi regime is being slowly throttled by the oncoming Russian and Allied armies and Hitler rages uselessly in his Berlin bunker. But the high command have one more throw of the dice to make... An audacious plan is hatched to save the Fatherland and beat off the oncoming apocalypse. All it will take is a hodge-podge squadron of escort fighters, a captured US bomber and one suicidally brave pilot to fly it over the Atlantic into the beating heart of America. Half a century later, a rusting plane is discovered, sunk with its crew, off the coast of New York - a relic from a bygone age. Chris Roland, a brilliant young photographer, is sent to take photos of this time capsule. But it is only when he discovers that the fragments of Nazi uniforms on the decaying corpses that he realises that he has come across a secret so terrible that even fifty years later it could still kill him... 
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Brute Force 11 Nick Stone [used book], Andy McNab
2 Brute Force 11 Nick Stone [used book]
Andy McNab UK Bantam Press 2008 0593055616 / 9780593055618 Hardcover Good Book Royal 
Days after his car erupts in a ball of flame, Nick Stone narrowly cheats death a second time when a gunman opens fire on him from the back of a motorcycle. Who knows his movements? Who wants him dead, and why? Stone's only chance of survival is to carry the fight to his attackers - but first he must uncover a trail of clues that leads from his own dark and complex past into the heart of a chilling conspiracy that threatens us all...Nick Stone's eleventh adventure is McNab at his explosive best. 
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Dark Winter #6 Nick Stone [used book], Andy McNab
3 Dark Winter #6 Nick Stone [used book]
Andy McNab Australia Bantam Press 2003 0593050266 / 9780593050262 Soft cover Good Book Trade Paperback 
Outside of Pakistan, the world's highest concentration of al-Qaeda lurks in South-East Asia and there, Nick Stone's bosses get wind of an act of terror that will dwarf even the nightmare of 9/11. When Stone is despatched to Malaysia by the CIA to assassinate a biochemist, he expects his mission to be a straightforward part of the fight against Bin Laden. But there are complications, not least because he is working alongside an attractive woman whose motives he doesnût fully understand. Target neutralized, Stone returns to the USA and a maelstrom of personal problems. Kelly, the fourteen-year-old orphan to whom he is joint guardian, cannot escape the ghosts of her traumatic past; she has a prescription drug habit that's spiralling out of control, and Stone knows he is the only one who can help her. He takes her to recuperate in England, but the terrible consequences of what happened in Penang are never far behind. Realizing he cannot escape them, Stone unearths a doomsday threat against the populations of New York, London and Berlin and finds himself facing an unspeakable trade-off: the life of someone he loves, against those of millions he doesnût even know . . . 
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Dark Winter #6 Nick Stone [used book], Andy McNab
4 Dark Winter #6 Nick Stone [used book]
Andy McNab UK Corgi Books 2005 0552150185 / 9780552150187 Soft cover Good Book A-format 
Outside of Pakistan, the world's highest concentration of al-Qaeda lurks in South-East Asia and there, Nick Stone's bosses get wind of an act of terror that will dwarf even the nightmare of 9/11. When Stone is despatched to Malaysia by the CIA to assassinate a biochemist, he expects his mission to be a straightforward part of the fight against Bin Laden. But there are complications, not least because he is working alongside an attractive woman whose motives he doesnût fully understand. Target neutralized, Stone returns to the USA and a maelstrom of personal problems. Kelly, the fourteen-year-old orphan to whom he is joint guardian, cannot escape the ghosts of her traumatic past; she has a prescription drug habit that's spiralling out of control, and Stone knows he is the only one who can help her. He takes her to recuperate in England, but the terrible consequences of what happened in Penang are never far behind. Realizing he cannot escape them, Stone unearths a doomsday threat against the populations of New York, London and Berlin and finds himself facing an unspeakable trade-off: the life of someone he loves, against those of millions he doesnût even know . . . 
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Exit Wound #12 Nick Stone [used book], Andy McNab
5 Exit Wound #12 Nick Stone [used book]
Andy McNab Australia Bantam Press 2009 0593059522 / 9780593059524 Hardcover Good Book Royal 
Three tons of Saddam Hussein's gold in an unguarded warehouse in Dubai...For two of Nick Stone's closest ex-SAS comrades, it was to have been the perfect, victimless crime. But when they're double-crossed and the robbery goes devastatingly wrong, only Stone can identify his friends' killer and track him down...As one harrowing piece of the complex and sinister jigsaw slots into another, Stone's quest for vengeance becomes a journey to the heart of a chilling conspiracy, to which he and the beautiful Russian investigative journalist with whom he has become ensnared unwittingly hold the key. Ticking like a time-bomb, brimming with terror and threat, Andy McNab's latest Nick Stone adventure is a high-voltage story of corruption, cover-up and blistering suspense - the master thriller writer at his electrifying, unputdownable best. 
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Liberation Day #5 Nick Stone [used book], Andy McNab
6 Liberation Day #5 Nick Stone [used book]
Andy McNab UK Bantam Press 2002 0593048237 / 9780593048238 Soft cover Good Book Trade Paperback 
December 2001. A Zodiac inflatable slips away from a submarine off the Algerian coast. If he hadn't needed American citizenship so badly, Nick Stone wouldn't have agreed to do this one last job, but the CIA's offer of a new life in the United States is one he cannot refuse. The job seems simple enough for a man of his particular skills: kill a money-laundering local businessman and bring back his severed head to the West. But Stone has not been told the full story - in reality the job has only just begun. Operating in the dangerous underworld of the South of France, he is in at the deep end of a very dirty war. And in the most daunting mission he has yet undertaken, as one bloody twist leads to another, Stone ultimately finds himself confronted by the most desperate dilemma a man could ever face. 
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Recoil #9 Nick Stone [used book], Andy McNab
7 Recoil #9 Nick Stone [used book]
Andy McNab UK Corgi Books 2007 055215377X / 9780552153775 Soft cover Good Book A-format 
Recuperating in Switzerland after a job that cost the life of one of his closest friends, ex-deniable operator Nick Stone is looking for a quiet life. But when his private life starts to disintegrate, Nick is reluctantly forced back into action. The trail leads him to Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where it isn't long before his dark past comes knocking on his door..."Recoil" is another pulsating example of modern thriller writing at its very best: compelling, authentic and utterly real. McNab has worked for many years behind the headlines and he knows only too well what makes them... 
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Sword Song #4 Last Kingdom Saxon Chronicles, Bernard Cornwell
8 Sword Song #4 Last Kingdom Saxon Chronicles
Bernard Cornwell UK Harper 2008 0007219733 / 9780007219735 Soft cover New Book B-format 
The fourth in the bestselling Alfred series from number one historical novelist, Bernard Cornwell. It is 885. England is at peace; the Danes rule the north and King Alfred holds the south. But trouble stirs when a band of Vikings invade London. Uhtred of Bebbanburg, Alfred's greatest warrior, must lead his men to attack the Viking raiders in the south. But his allegiance to the King will be tested in perhaps the most threatening way yet. 
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Vagabond #2 Grail Quest, Bernard Cornwell
9 Vagabond #2 Grail Quest
Bernard Cornwell UK Harper 2009 0007310315 / 9780007310319 Soft cover New Book B-format 
The eagerly anticipated follow-up to the bestselling Harlequin, this is the second instalment in Bernard Cornwell's GRAIL QUEST series, in a bright and bold repackage. It is 1346. While King Edward III fights in France, England lies exposed to the threat of invasion. Thomas of Hookton, archer and hero of Crécy, finds himself back in the north just as the Scots invade on behalf of their French allies.Thomas is determined to pursue his personal quest: to discover whether a relic he is searching for is the Holy Grail. But once again it is the archers whose skills will be called upon, and who will become the true heroes of the battle. 
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The Infidel [used book], Bob Shepherd
10 The Infidel [used book]
Bob Shepherd UK Simon and Schuster 2010 1847377750 / 9781847377753 Soft cover Good Book Trade Paperback 
When Islamic militants infiltrate an elite British counter-narcotics programme, disaster is averted thanks to ex-SAS soldiers John Patterson and Dusty Miller. But when fallout from the affair threatens to topple the West's fragile Afghan alliance and expose failings inside the UK's new crime fighting agency, John and Dusty suddenly find themselves on the wrong side of the law - and on the run. One place on earth holds the key to clearing their names: Nuristan, a remote Afghan province and notorious terrorist haven. But their journey to freedom will thrust them deeper into the Afghan conflict than they ever imagined. Battling hostile terrain and Islamic fighters, John and Dusty emerge the unlikely champions of an ancient community torn apart by al-Qaeda and western forces. An action-packed tale of honour and betrayal, inspired by Rudyard Kipling's The Man Who Would Be King, The Infidel is thrilling, gripping and deeply relevant to the great military and political issues of our time. 
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The Lost Throne #4 Payne and Jones [used book], Chris Kuzneski
11 The Lost Throne #4 Payne and Jones [used book]
Chris Kuzneski UK Penguin Books Ltd 2008 0141037075 / 9780141037073 Soft cover Good Book A-format 
Hewn into the towering cliffs of central Greece, the Meteora monasteries are all but inacessible. The Holy Trinity is the most isolated, its sacred brotherhood the guardians of a long-forgotten secret. In the dead of night, the sanctity of the holy retreat is shattered by an elite group of warriors, carrying ancient weapons. One by one, they hurl the silent monks from the cliff-top - the holy men taking their secret to their rocky graves. Halfway across Europe, a terrified academic fears for his life. Richard Byrd has nearly uncovered the location of one of the Seven Ancient Wonders - the statue of Zeus and his mighty throne. But Byrd's search has also uncovered a forbidden conspiracy, and there are those who would do anything to conceal its dark agenda... 
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Firefight [used book], Chris Ryan
12 Firefight [used book]
Chris Ryan UK Century 2008 1846053307 / 9781846053306 Soft cover Good Book Trade Paperback 
Former SAS Captain Will Jackson is a man with nothing to lose. A veteran of the most dangerous missions the Regiment could throw at him, his life was torn apart the day a terrorist attack killed his family. Now he leads a life of grief-stricken obscurity, the world of warfare nothing but a distant memory. People higher up the chain of command have other plans, however. They're in a mess of their own making, and unless they sort it out, thousands of innocent people will pay the price. And so they make Jackson an offer he can't refuse. An offer that will take him straight back into a brutal theatre of war. Only one person can help prevent the disaster that is waiting to happen, and that person is being held by the Taliban insurgency in the depths of a harsh Afghanistan winter. As Will reluctantly prepares to undertake this final mission, he does so in the knowledge that it will stop a devastating terrorist attack - as well as achieve an ulterior motive of his own. But in the murky world of international terrorism, things are very seldom what they seem.And as events begin to unfold, Will starts to learn that someone, somewhere is playing a game with him; that nobody can be trusted; and that sometimes, you just have to fight fire with fire. 
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Firefight [used book], Chris Ryan
13 Firefight [used book]
Chris Ryan UK Arrow Books 2009 0099519259 / 9780099519256 Soft cover Good Book A-format 
Former SAS Captain Will Jackson is a man with nothing to lose. A veteran of the most dangerous missions the Regiment could throw at him, his life was torn apart the day a terrorist attack killed his family. Now he leads a life of grief-stricken obscurity, the world of warfare nothing but a distant memory. People higher up the chain of command have other plans, however. They're in a mess of their own making, and unless they sort it out, thousands of innocent people will pay the price. And so they make Jackson an offer he can't refuse. An offer that will take him straight back into a brutal theatre of war. Only one person can help prevent the disaster that is waiting to happen, and that person is being held by the Taliban insurgency in the depths of a harsh Afghanistan winter. As Will reluctantly prepares to undertake this final mission, he does so in the knowledge that it will stop a devastating terrorist attack - as well as achieve an ulterior motive of his own. But in the murky world of international terrorism, things are very seldom what they seem.And as events begin to unfold, Will starts to learn that someone, somewhere is playing a game with him; that nobody can be trusted; and that sometimes, you just have to fight fire with fire. 
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Ultimate Weapon [used book], Chris Ryan
14 Ultimate Weapon [used book]
Chris Ryan UK Century 2006 1780893701 / 9781780893709 Soft cover Good Book Trade Paperback 
The new blockbuster from the bestselling author of The Increment and Greed - a former SAS commander and the only member of his team to escape from Iraq during the Gulf War. Three people. Three stories. And a dangerous struggle for survival in a country ravaged by war. Nick Scott fought in the SAS during the first Gulf War. Captured and tortured, he was left a broken man. His daughter Sarah Scott is a beautiful young scientist who has cracked one of the scientific secrets of the age. Now, she has vanished. Her lover Jed Bradley is one of the SAS's toughest young agents, dropped behind enemy lines in the build-up to the Iraq War to find the truth about Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction. Caught in the midst of a global power play, Nick and Jed must fight their way through a war-ravaged Iraq as the regime of Saddam Hussein collapses around them. It is a desperate race to find the woman they both love . . . and to unlock the secret of the Ultimate Weapon. 
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Atlantis Found #15 Dirk Pitt [used book], Clive Cussler
15 Atlantis Found #15 Dirk Pitt [used book]
Clive Cussler UK Penguin Books Ltd 2001 0140287965 / 9780140287967 Soft cover Good Book A-format 
Around the world ancient artefacts are suddenly appearing, hinting at a catastrophe that will soon visit Earth ...Dirk Pitt is on hand at a Colorado archaeological site where an ancient and mysterious artefact has been found - one that is perhaps linked to other strange objects turning up across the globe. And soon Pitt's skills and ingenuity are desperately needed to rescue the team after a suspicious explosion seals them deep underground. It quickly becomes clear that the artefacts carry a message: a warning of global Armageddon. Yet a shadowy organisation called the Fourth Empire not only wants to stop others from heeding that warning, but is also actively seeking to accelerate the end it foretells. Now Pitt and NUMA must face this diabolical foe, who will stop at nothing to wipe out all life on earth... 
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Atlantis Found #15 Dirk Pitt [used book], Clive Cussler
16 Atlantis Found #15 Dirk Pitt [used book]
Clive Cussler UK Penguin Books Ltd 2000 0718144163 / 9780718144166 Soft cover Good Book Trade Paperback 
Around the world ancient artefacts are suddenly appearing, hinting at a catastrophe that will soon visit Earth ...Dirk Pitt is on hand at a Colorado archaeological site where an ancient and mysterious artefact has been found - one that is perhaps linked to other strange objects turning up across the globe. And soon Pitt's skills and ingenuity are desperately needed to rescue the team after a suspicious explosion seals them deep underground. It quickly becomes clear that the artefacts carry a message: a warning of global Armageddon. Yet a shadowy organisation called the Fourth Empire not only wants to stop others from heeding that warning, but is also actively seeking to accelerate the end it foretells. Now Pitt and NUMA must face this diabolical foe, who will stop at nothing to wipe out all life on earth... 
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Dragon #10 Dirk Pitt [used book], Clive Cussler
17 Dragon #10 Dirk Pitt [used book]
Clive Cussler UK Grafton Books 1991 0586074732 / 9780586074732 Soft cover Good Book A-format 
Japan, 1945: Two U.S. bombers take off with atomic bombs. Only one gets through. The Pacific, 1993: A Japanese cargo ship bound for the United States is instantly, thunderously vaporized, taking with it a Norwegian vessel. Japanese fanatics have developed a chilling plan to devastate and destroy the Western powers. From the ocean depths to the discovery of cache of lost Nazi loot, DIRK PITT is untangling a savage conspiracy and igniting a daring counterattack. While Washington bureaucrats scramble, a brutal industrialist commands his blackmail scheme from a secret island control center. And DIRK PITT, the dauntless hero of Sahara and Inca Gold, is taking on death-dealing robots and a human-hunting descendant of samurai warriors. Pitt alone controls the West's secret ace in the hole: a tidal wave of destruction waiting to be triggered on the ocean floor! 
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Flood Tide #14 Dirk Pitt [used book], Clive Cussler
18 Flood Tide #14 Dirk Pitt [used book]
Clive Cussler UK Simon & Schuster 2013 1471132692 / 9781471132698 Soft cover Good Book Trade Paperback 
AN UNDERWATER GRAVEYARD IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST...A MYSTERIOUS SEAPORT IN THE LOUISIANA BAYOUS...A DIABOLICAL PLOT TO DESTROY AMERICA! When NUMA agent DIRK PITT rescues a beautiful undercover agent in a daring underwater operation at Orion Lake, just north of Seattle, he confronts a sinister network run by Qin Shang, a ruthless smuggler who sells Chinese immigrants into slavery. Shang's campaign contributions have bought him a collection of powerful U.S. politicians, but Pitt is not a man to be subverted by politics. As he moves to probe Shang's mystifying seaport in the Louisiana bayous, his investigation involves him in an adrenaline-pumped race up the Mississippi River and a desperate dash to recover sunken Chinese treasures lost half a century before. And in Qin Shang, Pitt faces ones of his most formidable foes -- a madman bent on killing thousands of innocent civilians with a catastrophic surge of mass destruction. 
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Inca Gold #12 Dirk Pitt [used book], Clive Cussler
19 Inca Gold #12 Dirk Pitt [used book]
Clive Cussler UK Harper Collins 1998 000647909X / 9780006479093 Soft cover Good Book A-format 
A CLASSIC DIRK PITT ADVENTURE A desperate call for help from a stricken archaeological expedition brings Dirk Pitt to a sacred well high in the Andes. What he discovers as he attempts to rescue two divers lost in the perilous depths, leads him into deadly confrontation with a band of ruthless art-thieves, who plunder ancient sites for their precious artefacts. Dirk Pitt's extraordinary adventures take him to the fabled Lost City of the Dead, lead him in search of a Spanish galleon washed miles inland by a giant tidal wave centuries before, and eventually set him on the trail of a fabulous hoard of Inca gold. But Pitt will need all his skills and tenacity simply to survive as he races to track down the sacred site - before the richest prize known to man is lost to the world forever... 
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Inca Gold #12 Dirk Pitt [used book], Clive Cussler
20 Inca Gold #12 Dirk Pitt [used book]
Clive Cussler UK Harper Collins 2011 0007896700 / 9780007896707 Soft cover Good Book Trade Paperback 
A CLASSIC DIRK PITT ADVENTURE A desperate call for help from a stricken archaeological expedition brings Dirk Pitt to a sacred well high in the Andes. What he discovers as he attempts to rescue two divers lost in the perilous depths, leads him into deadly confrontation with a band of ruthless art-thieves, who plunder ancient sites for their precious artefacts. Dirk Pitt's extraordinary adventures take him to the fabled Lost City of the Dead, lead him in search of a Spanish galleon washed miles inland by a giant tidal wave centuries before, and eventually set him on the trail of a fabulous hoard of Inca gold. But Pitt will need all his skills and tenacity simply to survive as he races to track down the sacred site - before the richest prize known to man is lost to the world forever... 
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