And went back to war. Praise for stephen leather'explores complex contemporary issues while keeping the action fast and bloody'Economist'Action and scalpel-sharp suspense' Daily Telegraph'The sheer impetus of his story-telling is damned hard to resist'Sunday Express. And was turned away, fobbed off, treated as a nuisance.
The Foreigner: the bestselling thriller now starring Jackie Chan: previously published as The Chinaman - Which was when, denied justice, he decided on revenge. He understood death. Jungle-skilled, silent and lethal, he had killed for the Viet Cong and then for the Americans. He had watched helpless when his two eldest daughters had been raped and killed by Thai pirates. Now all that was behind him. Stephen leather's bestselling breakthrough thriller, previously published as THE CHINAMAN - perfect for fans of Lee Child and James Patterson.
The Long ShotHodder & Stoughton - Or where the crack marksmen will strike. Former sas sergeant mike cramer is also on the trail, infiltrating the Irish community in New York as he tracks down Mary Hennessy, the ruthless killer who tore his life apart. Unless cramer and howard agree to co-operate, the world will witness the most spectacular terrorist coup of all time.
. The plan is so complex, the target so well protected that the three snipers have to rehearse the killing in the seclusion of the Arizona desert. Cole howard of the FBI knows he has only days to prevent the audacious assassination. But he doesn't know who the target is.
The Double TapHodder & Stoughton - Ex-ira extremist dermot lynch blames Cramer for his lover's death - and he's out for revenge. As cramer trains for the most dangerous mission of his career, Lynch hunts down his sworn enemy. When the fbi discover the next name on the assassin's hitlist, Cramer is set up to take his place. The wild card: Cramer's past has caught up with him.
The players are in position for the final deadly game. Praise for stephen leather'a master of the thriller genre'irish times'A writer at the top of his game'Sunday Express'In the top rank of thriller writers' Jack Higgins. And the unknown assassin silently closes in on his target. An anonymous professional with a unique calling card - one bullet in the head and one in the chest for each and every target.
The Double Tap - The judas goat: an ex-member of the SAS, Mike Cramer is the perfect sacrificial bait. The assassin: the world's most successful contract killer.
Hard Landing The Spider Shepherd Thrillers Book 1Hodder & Stoughton - He has to go undercover in a top security prison, a world where one wrong move will mean certain death. As shepherd gambles everything to move in on his quarry, he soon realises that the man he is hunting is even more dangerous than the police realise. The first book in the bestselling Dan 'Spider' Shepherd series.
And that he is capable of striking outside the prison walls and hitting Shepherd where it hurts most. Working for an elite undercover squad he has lied, cheated and conned in order to bring Britain's most wanted criminals to justice. But when a powerful drugs baron starts to kill off witnesses to his crimes, Shepherd is given his most dangerous assignment yet.
Hard Landing The Spider Shepherd Thrillers Book 1 - Dan 'spider' shepherd is used to putting his life on the line.
Soft Target The Spider Shepherd Thrillers Book 2Hodder & Stoughton - And the job couldn't have come at a worse time for him. As shepherd finds himself in the firing line, he has to decide exactly where his loyalties lie. The second book in the bestselling Dan 'Spider' Shepherd series. There's only one thing more dangerous than a corrupt cop. And that's a corrupt cop with a gun.
When a group of armed police in an elite unit turn maverick and start to rip off drug dealers at gunpoint, undercover cop Dan 'Spider' Shepherd is given his most dangerous mission so far. Shepherd is ordered to infiltrate the tight-knit team, to gain their confidence and to ultimately betray them. Facing men with guns is nothing new for the former SAS trooper, but it's the first time he's had to investigate his own.
Last Man Standing: The explosive thriller from bestselling author of the Dan 'Spider' Shepherd seriesHodder & Stoughton - Three other bodyguards were also killed and now Bobby-Ray is on the run. A thriller-a-minute tale - Irish IndependentFriendships forged in the heat of combat can be stronger than anything. So when sas trooper matt standing is told that the former Navy SEAL who saved his life is in trouble, he doesn't hesitate to go to his aid - even if that means flying half way around the world to Los Angeles.
Navy seal-turned-bodyguard Bobby-Ray Barnes has been accused of killing the man he was supposed to be protecting. For that he'll need the help of an old SAS friend, Dan 'Spider' Shepherd, and a ruthless network of secret service operatives. But who wanted him dead? and if bobby-ray wasn't the killer, who carried out the assassination and why is Bobby-Ray being framed? Standing is the only man who can answer those questions - providing he can stay alive long enough.
Last Man Standing: The explosive thriller from bestselling author of the Dan 'Spider' Shepherd series - Praise for bestselling author stephen leather'the sheer impetus of his storytelling is damned hard to resist' Sunday Express'A master of the thriller genre' Irish Times'As tough as British thriller writers get' Irish Independent. The dead client was a Russian oligarch with connections to the Kremlin.
Cold Kill The Spider Shepherd Thrillers Book 3Hodder & Stoughton - The target: hundreds of passengers on a cross-channel train deep below the English Channel. With the clock ticking and the explosives primed, Shepherd and his colleagues have to decide just how far they are prepared to go to save innocent lives. Even deadlier than terrorists. The third book in the bestselling Dan 'Spider' Shepherd series.
But what starts as a run-of-the mill investigation quickly turns into a matter of life and death when he uncovers a terrorist cell on a mission of death and destruction. And they realise that to avoid catastrophe, they have to be even more merciless than the terrorists. It's all in a day's work for undercover cop Dan 'Spider' Shepherd.
Cold Kill The Spider Shepherd Thrillers Book 3 - . Are the men trying to stop them. People-smuggling, counterfeit currency and attempted murder.
Hot Blood The Spider Shepherd Thrillers Book 4Hodder & Stoughton - But when the man who once saved his life is kidnapped in the badlands of Iraq, Shepherd has to decide whether his loyalties lie with his country, thrown into a basement and threatened with execution, his career, or his friend. And with the execution deadline only days away, Shepherd knows that the only way to stop his friend being murdered is to put himself in the firing line in the most dangerous city in the world - Baghdad.
The fourth book in the bestselling Dan 'Spider' Shepherd series. Dan 'spider' shepherd is used to putting his life on the line. Now working for the serious Organised Crime Agency, Shepherd is pitting his wits against the toughest criminals in the country. Shepherd and his former sas colleagues realise that the hostage has been abandoned by the Government and that officially nothing is being done to rescue him.
Hot Blood The Spider Shepherd Thrillers Book 4 - . It goes with the turf when you're an undercover cop.
Nightfall Nightingale Book 147North - It’s a hard pill to swallow. But when people close to him start to die horribly, he is led to the inescapable conclusion that real evil may be at work. Now a struggling private detective, the chilling words return with a vengeance when Jack inherits a mansion with a priceless library—and a terrifying warning from a man who claims to be his father.
He doesn't believe in Hell and probably doesn't believe in Heaven either. Nightingale quickly learns his soul was sold at birth and a devil will come to claim it on his thirty-third birthday, which is just three short weeks away. And if he doesn't find a way out, he'll be damned for eternity. Dripping with brooding intensity, and surprising wit, United Kingdom thriller master Stephen Leather’s first book in the Nightingale series is a riveting, unrelenting suspense, heart-stopping mystery with extraordinary range and power.
Nightfall Nightingale Book 1 - You're going to hell, Jack Nightingale. These are the words that ended Jack Nightingale's career as a police negotiator.
Tall OrderHodder & Stoughton - Gripping' irish independent 'The sheer impetus of his story-telling is damned hard to resist'Sunday Express. But martin was killed ten years ago - wasn't he?Shepherd must find Martin and take him back to the killing fields on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. He plans and executes devastating attacks and then, ghost-like, he disappears.
Ten years ago he blew a plane out of the sky above New York - and now he's killed dozens in a London strike. But one of the latest victims is related to the acting head of MI5, who knows exactly who she wants on the case: Spider Shepherd. Dean martin, a psychologically damaged former Navy SEAL, is the only person in the world who can identify Saladin.
Tall Order - . He is one of the world's most ruthless terrorists, codenamed Saladin. Revenge on the world's most wanted terrorist is long overdue, and Shepherd is determined to be the one to deliver it. Praise for stephen leather'A master of the thriller genre'Irish Times'As tough as British thrillers get.
Dead Men The Spider Shepherd Thrillers Book 5Hodder & Stoughton - While he is undercover in belfast, a grief-stricken Saudi whose two sons died under torture in the name of the War on Terror is planning to avenge their deaths by striking out at two people close to Shepherd. As the muslim assassin closes in on his prey, Shepherd realises that the only way to save lives is to become a killer himself.
But when a killer starts to target pardoned IRA terrorists, Shepherd has to put his life on the line to protect his former enemies. The fifth book in the bestselling Dan 'Spider' Shepherd series. Former sas trooper turned undercover cop Dan Spider Shepherd knows there are no easy solutions in the war against terrorism.