The brutally authentic, tense and terrifying thriller from bestselling author and frontline journalist James Brabazon’Totally James Bond’ THE TIMES’Escape into a world of black ops, spies and assassins.
A James Bond for the 21st century’ EXPRESS______Officially, Max McLean doesn’t exist. An off-the-books assassin for the British government, he operates alone. But when a routine hit goes badly wrong, a cryptic note on a $100 bill prised from his target’s dead fingers suggests there’s more to the mission than meets the eye. Is someone from Max’s former life trying to send him a message?From Paris to Jerusalem and on to the frozen wastes of north-west Russia, Max is forced into a desperate race for the truth – with unknown enemies determined to stop him at any cost. And when the secret coded into the banknote is finally revealed, only one thing is certain:With the fate of the world in his possession, failure is not an option . . . ______A razor-sharp action thriller with the raw inventiveness of I Am Pilgrim and the breathless pace of movies like John Wick and James Bond, Arkhangel sees James Brabazon stake his claim alongside Lee Child, David Baldacci and Gregg Hurwitz as a master of the genre. Praise for James Brabazon’Don’t plan on sleeping’ Lee Child’A full-throttle exercise in tension’ CRIMETIME’A thriller of an unusually classy calibre’ Financial Times’Outstanding . . . I couldn’t put this book down’ Andy McNab