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Summary

A storm is coming for Sean Dillon and company in the mesmerizing new thriller of murder, terrorism and revenge from the Sunday Times best-selling author.

It begins with the attempted assassination of the ex-President of the United States.

Only the presence of Sean Dillon and the fellow members of the 'Prime Minister's Private Army' prevents it becoming a bloodbath. Soon they are on the trail of the perpetrators, confident they will catch them.

What Dillon and Co don't realize is that they have just sprung a trap that will lead them to almost certain death. For there is a new Master pulling the strings for al Qaeda in London, and this time he's going to make sure the hated enemy is destroyed once and for all.

A storm is coming for Sean Dillon....

©2015 Jack Higgins (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic reviews

"Open a Jack Higgins novel and you'll encounter a master craftsman at the peak of his powers … first-rate tales of intrigue, suspense and full-on action." ( Sunday Express)
"With fresh plots, interesting characters and vibrant settings, Jack Higgins has firmly cemented his reputation as one of the world's most successful thriller writers." ( The Strand Magazine)
"A thriller writer in a class of his own." ( Financial Times)

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Couldn’t raise the enthusiasm to finish this one!

I tried twice to listen to this audiobook- which was well enough read - but just couldn’t get past the (many) paper-thin stereotypes. If you like your Islamic fundamentalist terrorists fanatical and irredeemable, your IRA fighters tough, smart and with a hidden heart of gold, your American and Brit heroes smart, violent and SAS-trained, this book’s for you. For the rest of us, there are all the other books in the Audible library.

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Rain on the Dead

Up to Jack Higgins usual high standard. A thoroughly good read. Read adequate but not up to usual Harper standard.

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yet another great adventure by Mr Dillon Ferguson with twist and turns along the way

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rain on the dead

as always, Jack Higgins is the master and the story is well narrated by Nigel Carrington.