Daca Danny Cartwright ar fi cerut-o in casatorie pe Beth Wilson cu o zi inainte sau una dupa, nu ar mai fi fost arestat sub acuzatia de a-si fi ucis cel mai bun prieten. Si cand martorii acuzarii sunt un avocat, un actor cunoscut, un aristocrat si cel mai tanar asociat dintr-o mare firma, cine o sa creada varianta lui? Danny e condamnat la 22 ani si e trimis la inchisoarea de maxima securitate Belmarsh, de unde nu a evadat nimeni. Dar toata lumea a subestimat hotararea lui Danny de a se razbuna ..
A doua carte a aventurilor tanarului Hector Lynch care, de data aceasta, cade in mainile vestitului pirat John Coxon. Acesta il ia drept nepotul lui Sir Thomas Lynch, guvernator in Jamaica. Hector incurajeaza confuzia pentru a-si putea elibera prietenii, pe Jacques si Dan. Capitanul Coxon il preda pe Hector lui Sir Morgan, dusman jurat al guvernatorului Lynch, doar ca acum adevarul iese la iveala, Coxon e umilit in public, iar Hector castiga un dusman. Impreuna cu prietenii lui, Hector se alatur..
Ambushed by a gang of hardened sea robbers headed for the South Sea, Hector Lynch, pirate and fugitive, must navigate their vessel on a nightmarish journey through the stormy seas off Cape Horn. There Hector uncovers the macabre and eerie remains of a small warship emtombed on an ice float. Her only crew are two skeletons - the unfortunate captain and his dog, both frozen to death. When his ruthless shipmates abandon him in Peru, Hector learns from the dead captain's brother that Maria, the youn..
Hector Lynch and his companions are in the Caribbean, diving to plunder a wreck on the notorious Vipers reef, when they are spotted by a passing Spanish ship. To prevent news of their activities getting out, they cripple the Spanish vessel by burning her sails - an act of piracy - and then head for their base in Tortuga. There Hector's wife Maria awaits, for she and Hector are planning a better life for themselves - this time on the right side of the law. But a chance encounter at sea means that..
Spetsnaz era un nume care baga spaima in inima dusmanilor Rusiei. Dar acum, cand tara e prada cainilor, Dima Mayakovsky - odata o figura respectata in randul Fortelor Speciale - nu mai vrea sa fie partas. Dar cand un evadat periculos apare in Teheran, Kremlinul vrea ca Dima sa il aduca inapoi. Legenda ex-Spetsnaz nu are de ales - trebuie sa isi conduca echipa calita in lupte pe un teritoriu ostil in asa fel incat sa nu fie zarit nici de satelitii americani care se invart deasupra...
Hazel Bannock is the owner of the Bannock Oil Corp, one of the major global oil producers. While cruising in the Indian Ocean, her yacht is hijacked by Somalian pirates and her nineteen year old daughter Cayla kidnapped. Major Hector Cross is an ex-SAS operative and the man behind Cross Bow Security, the company contracted to Bannock Oil to provide all their security.
His loyalty to the Bannock family goes beyond the call of duty. The pirates demand a crippling ransom for Cayla's release, a..
Featuring Jack Reacher, hero of the new blockbuster movie starring Tom Cruise. When you're as big and rough as Jack Reacher - and you have a badly-set, freshly-busted nose, patched with silver duct tape - it isn't easy to hitch a ride. But Reacher has some unfinished business in Virginia, so he doesn't quit.
And at last, he's picked up by three strangers - two men and a woman. But within minutes it becomes clear they're all lying about everything - and then they run into a police roadblock on t..
The Sunday Times No. 1 epic new novel inspired by the heroic real-life tale of George Mallory
This is the story of a man who loved two women, and one of them killed him.
Some people have dreams that are so outrageous that if they were to achieve them, their place in history would be guaranteed. Francis Drake, Robert Scott, Percy Fawcett, Charles Lindbergh, Amy Johnson, Edmund Hillary and Neil Armstrong are among such individuals. But what if one man had such a dream, and when he'd fulfille..
Ultimul volum din seria egipteana, dupa River God, The Seventh Scroll si Warlock, acesta continua povestea lui Warlock, intelept cunoscator al vechilor traditii si stapan al magiei si supranaturalului. Egiptul e lovit de o serie de calamitati si apoi urmeaza dezastrul final: secarea apelor Nilului. Ceva catastrofal se intampla in adancurile neexplorate ale Africii, la izvoarele fluviului. Disperat, faraonul trimite dupa Taita, singurul barbat care ar putea sa ajunga la izvoarele Nilului si sa de..
Jason Bourne is now working as a 'blacksmith' - someone who is hired by high-level government ministers fearful of assassination attempts. He is paid to impersonate these men at meetings in places of uncertain security around the globe. Bourne is at one such meeting when armed gunmen storm the room - but their target is not the minister he impersonates, it is Bourne himself. Kidnapped and transported to an underground bunker, Bourne finds himself face-to-face with a well-known terrorist, a man w..
Readers were first introduced to Jason Bourne's nemesis Leonid Arkadin, a brilliant Russian assassin and fearless international mercenary, in THE BOURNE SANCTION. His girlfriend was killed during a fight for which an enraged Arkadin blames Bourne. In THE BOURNE DECEPTION, Arkadin hunted Bourne to take revenge and kill him. Bourne, in a fight for his life, learned that Arkadin's skills mirror Jason's because he received the same original CIA Treadstone training. Now, in THE BOURNE ..
University professor David Webb - forever caught between two identities - is still haunted by the splintered nightmares his former life - as Jason Bourne. Soon he finds himself embroiled in a CIA operation to hunt down a terrorist organisation, and is plunged into the deadliest and most tangled assignment of his double life. With his own side trying to take him down, all the while an assassin as brilliant and damaged as himself is getting closer by the minute.....
Reformed from his days of covert operations, Paul Janson has set a new mission for himself. Working in partnership with champion sharpshooter Jessica Kincaid, he rehabilitates disenchanted agents and helps them create new lives outside of the violent intelligence sector. Janson also takes on independent assignments - for a fee, he'll use his skills to resolve international crises. But only those that he believes contribute to the greater good of all. When oil executive Kingsman Helms begs Janson..
In 999 se naste Thorgils Leifsson, fiul lui leif Norocosul si al Thorgunnei, o nobila irlandeza misterioasa. Baiatul e crescut de feluriti mentori in Islanda si Groenlanda care il invata traditiile vikinge, avertizandu-l asupra invaziei 'Christului Alb' pe taramul 'Stravechilor Zei'. In copilarie ajunge in Vineland, cel mai indepartat avanpost din vest, unde e martorul masacrului condus de o matusa care sterge de pe fata pamantului asezarile vikinge. Apoi e prins intr-o lupta sangeroasa intre fa..
Londra 1019. Au trecut cateva luni de cand Thorgils a evadat din ghearele Bisericii Irlandeze doar ca sa se pomeneasca implicat intr-o poveste de dragoste cu Aelfgifu, sotia lui Knut cel Mare, conducatorul Angliei si unul din cei mai puternici oameni din lumea vikingilor. Cand idila lor iese la iveala, Thorgils e silit sa fuga. Pe drum se intovaraseste cu Grettir, un proscris temut pentru comportamentul lui volatil. Cei doi se fac frati de cruce. Din pamantul inghetat dinnord, de-a lungul marilo..
Constantinopole, 1035. Thorgils a devenit membru al garzii varangiene si e martor al gloriei celui mai bogat oras din lume, dar si al crimelor din familia imperiale. Sub comanda sefului razboinic Harald Sigurdsson, devine momeala intr-o ambuscada mortala planuita impotriva piratilor arabi care hartuiesc flota bizantina din Mediterana, iar mai tarziu se alatura campaniei de recucerire a Siciliei de la Sarazini. Cand harald ajunge pe tronul Norvegiei, Thorgils e trimis intr-o misiune secreta la du..
An absorbing re-creation of the 12th Century ...this is a fast-moving story of humbler folk caught up in cruel battles'. (The Independent). 'Original, atmospheric and genuinely moving ...captures the imagination and does not let go'. (Giles Kristian). It's 1141 and freezing cold. Gwil, a battle-hardened mercenary, is horrified to stumble across a little girl close to death. She has been attacked, just one more victim in a winter of atrocities. Clutching a sliver of parchment, she is terrified - ..
If Danny Cartwright had proposed to Beth Wilson the day before, or the day after, he would not have been arrested and charged with the murder of his best friend. And when the four prosecution witnesses are a barrister, a popular actor, an aristocrat and the youngest partner in an established firm's history, who is going to believe his side of the story. Danny is sentenced to twenty-two years and is sent to Belmarsh prison, the highest security jail in the land, from where no inmate has ever esca..
Against All Enemies is the first Max Moore novel by bestselling author, Tom Clancy.
When Ex-Navy SEAL and CIA operative Maxwell Moore barely survives a prisoner exchange that goes explosively wrong off the coast of Pakistan, he realises that powerful, cunning forces have been marshalled against him. Determined to dig out the truth, he uncovers a shocking conspiracy.
The two greatest threats to U.S. security have forged an unholy alliance. For the Mexican drug cartel, it means money, power,..
The cell rings twice, and then his old partner in his ear...'I'm at the scene of what appears to be a murder-suicide. I'd like you to come and take a look. Bring your sidekick with you, if she's available...' Retired Detective Bill Hodges now runs a two-person firm called Finders Keepers with his partner Holly Gibney. They met in the wake of the 'Mercedes Massacre' when a queue of people was run down by the diabolical killer Brady Hartsfield.
Brady is now confined to Room 217 of the Lakes Reg..