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Summary

Nomad was explosive. This is nuclear....

The new thriller from internationally best-selling author James Swallow.

Move over Jason Bourne, Marc Dane is here....

A vicious Serbian gang whose profits come from fake nuclear weapons. A disgraced Russian general, with access to the real thing. A vengeful Somali warlord, with a cause for which he'd let the world burn. A jaded government agency, without the information to stop him. Only one man sees what's coming. And even he might not be able to prevent it....

Racing breathlessly from uncharted CIA prisons to the skyscrapers of Dubai, from stormbeaten oil rigs off the African coast to the ancient caverns beneath the city of Naples, Marc Dane returns in the incredible new action thriller from the internationally best-selling author of Nomad.

©2017 James Swallow (P)2017 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

Critic reviews

"A second outing for Britain's answer to Jason Bourne...Our hero is the only person who can see the danger the world is facing. Fast-moving and fun...." ( Daily Mail)

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Disappointing sequal.

I loved Nomad but this follow up seems to have lost its way a little, at least for my tastes. The performance was great as always, but the story seems to become akin to something from the Fast and Furious franchise, action segments beyond belief and corney dialogue left me detached from the characters.

12 of 12 people found this review helpful

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Thrilling Listen / Superb Narration

This is an excellent continuation of the Marc Dane story, which truly comes to life with the brilliant narration by Colin Mace, whose effortless ability to move through the characters various accented English, and gender made this a pleasure to listen to. For anyone who liked the first in the series - Nomad, or I am Pilgrim (another superb story) should really enjoy this.

10 of 10 people found this review helpful

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disappointing

ludicrous action sequences. Wouldn't employ hero as a baby sitter. Plot beyond fantasy and cohesion

7 of 7 people found this review helpful

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Boring

Vacuous story, winding plot - won't be reading anymore in this series to be honest

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

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chuffin triffic. if you want thrillin not Killin

Starts of as a slow burner. Then rocks your world. Not sure I am lucky enough to work for that outfit.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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Exile

Another great listen from James Swallow. Well narrated by Colin Mace full of tension and really well made characters. It was a joy to listen too. I look forward too the next one.

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great!

Both books have been brilliant.
Great story lines.
Loved the narrator.
I'll definitely be keeping an eye out for the next one.

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Good story great pace.

Book kept flow and followed nicely from the first in the series Nomad. Good listen.

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Good narrator

the story was good and kept a great flow. the technical side of things was interesting. I really liked the narrator

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Getting worse.

The first book in the series was fantastic. They’ve been getting worse since then.

It feels more like a film script than a book now.