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    • Tennessee Night

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103

    When Jack Nightingale learns that there is a mysterious list of children who are at risk, he takes the case, spurred on by the fact that he knows one of the names, and that makes it personal. His investigation brings him up against a demon from hell who is being used on a mission of revenge. But if Nightingale is to save the children, and his own soul, he’ll need help from an old adversary. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bloody marvellous

    • By Andromeda's Twin on 07-03-19

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Last Man Standing

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 213
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 189
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191

    Friendships 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 halfway 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. Three other bodyguards were also killed, and now Bobby-Ray is on the run. The dead client was a Russian oligarch with connections to the Kremlin. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Like My Old Leather Jacket!

    • By Simon on 01-02-19

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Nightingale 2

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 13 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 74

    The second book of short stories featuring supernatural detective Jack Nightingale, who fights his battles in the shadows, in the grey areas where demons and monsters seek their prey, where one mistake can cost him his life - or worse. In this collection of nine short stories, Nightingale matches wits against haunted houses, serial killers back from the dead, disturbed spirits, demon dolls and monsters from hell.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Jenny and Gosling Hall

    • By lorried on 14-02-19

    Regular price: £22.09

    • Nightfall

    • A Jack Nightingale Supernatural Thriller
    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 760
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 608
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 608

    “You’re going to hell, Jack Nightingale”: They are words that ended his police career. Now Jack’s a struggling private detective – and the chilling words come back to haunt him. Nightingale’s life is turned upside down the day that he inherits a mansion from a man who claims to be his father. It comes with a warning that Nightingale’s soul was sold at birth and a devil will come to claim it on his 33rd birthday – just three weeks away.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a gripping tale.

    • By Hilary T. on 15-06-10

    Regular price: £13.99

    • Hard Landing

    • Dan Shepherd, Book 1
    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Martyn Read
    • Length: 15 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 746
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 697
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 694

    As a detective working for an elite undercover squad, Dan "Spider" Shepherd has lied, cheated, and conned in order to bring Britain's most wanted criminals to justice. When a powerful drugs baron starts to kill off witnesses to his crimes, Shepherd is given his most dangerous assignment yet. He has to go undercover in a top-security prison - a world where one wrong move will mean certain death. Playing his role to perfection, Shepherd gambles everything to move in on his quarry - only to realise that the man he is set to trap is even more dangerous than the police anticipated.…

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • First class entertainment

    • By G. Myers on 26-03-15

    Regular price: £15.79

    • Live Fire

    • Dan Shepherd, Book 6
    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 14 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 357
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 307
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 306

    Mickey and Mark Moore are hard men who live by their own code and leaders of a gang that has made millions at gunpoint. But when Dan "Spider" Shepherd is sent to infiltrate the tightly-knit team of bank robbers, he discovers that he has more in common with them then he first thought.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story telling

    • By David on 20-10-11

    Regular price: £17.29

    • Tall Order

    • The Spider Shepherd Thrillers, Book 15
    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 343
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 327
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 328

    The 15th thriller in the Spider Shepherd series promises even more enthralling action from the Sunday Times best seller Stephen Leather. He is one of the world's most ruthless terrorists, codenamed Saladin. He plans and executes devastating attacks, and then, ghostlike, he disappears. Ten years ago he blew a plane out of the sky above New York - and now he's struck again, killing 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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Spider! As Explosive As Ever!

    • By Gary on 25-07-18

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Dead Men

    • Dan Shepherd, Book 5
    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Cornelius Garrett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 336
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 283
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 281

    Former SAS trooper turned undercover cop Dan "Spider" Shepherd knows that there are no easy solutions in the war against terrorism. But when a killer starts to target pardoned IRA terrorists, Shepherd has to put his life on the line to protect his former enemies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • another top 'spider' Shepheard novel

    • By Steven on 19-01-09

    Regular price: £28.59

    • Short Range

    • The 16th Spider Shepherd Thriller
    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Dan 'Spider' Shepherd's career path - soldier, policeman, MI5 officer - has always put a strain on his family. So he is far from happy to learn that MI5 is using teenagers as informants. Parents are being kept in the dark and Shepherd fears that the children are being exploited. As an undercover specialist, Shepherd is tasked with protecting a 15-year-old schoolboy who is being used to gather evidence against violent drug dealers and a right-wing terrorist group. But when the boy's life is threatened, Shepherd has no choice but to step in and take the heat.

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Light Touch

    • The 14th Spider Shepherd Thriller
    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 478
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 449
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 446

    The 14th thriller in the Spider Shepherd series promises even more gripping action from The Sunday Times best seller Stephen Leather. Working undercover is all about trust - getting the target to trust you and then betraying them in order to bring them to justice. But what do you do when you believe an undercover cop has crossed the line and aligned herself with the international drugs smuggler she was supposed to be targeting?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not the best spider book

    • By Amazon Customer on 15-08-17

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Soft Target

    • Dan Shepherd, Book 2
    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Martyn Read
    • Length: 14 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 418
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 394
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 392

    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, ultimately, to 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. 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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just great!

    • By Trevor on 22-01-15

    Regular price: £15.79

    • Moving Targets

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 131
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 119

    Not all terrorists are driven by religion or politics. Dan "Spider" Shepherd and his SAS team are on the trail of a terrorist whose motives are much more personal. Sabit Kusen wants revenge and doesn’t care how many innocents he kills along the way. Shepherd and his team hunt their quarry around the world - from Athens to Paris to Zurich to Singapore and on to Sydney - but the elusive Kusen is always one step ahead of them. Can Shepherd catch Sabit Kusen before he carries out his most audacious attack? And does he have what it takes to pull the trigger to end the fanatic’s reign of terror?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Conicidentally

    • By Wayne Flint on 12-12-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • White Lies

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 413
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 388
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 385

    Dan "Spider" Shepherd is used to putting his life on the line - for his friends and for his job with MI5. So when one of his former apprentices is kidnapped in Pakistan, Shepherd doesn’t hesitate to join a rescue mission. But when the rescue plan goes horribly wrong, Shepherd ends up in the hands of al-Qaeda terrorists. His SAS training is of little help as his captors torture him.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Action all the way

    • By B. Lawrenson on 24-03-15

    Regular price: £21.39

    • Hot Blood

    • Dan Shepherd, Book 4
    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Martyn Read
    • Length: 15 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 392
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 316
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 316

    Dan "Spider" Shepherd is used to putting his life on the line. It goes with the turf when you're an undercover cop. Now working for the Serious Organised Crime Agency, Shepherd is pitting his wits against the toughest criminals in the country. 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, his career, or his friend.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • best one yet

    • By Andrew Earnshaw on 16-05-16

    Regular price: £25.09

    • Cold Kill

    • Dan Shepherd, Book 3
    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Martyn Read
    • Length: 14 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 389
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 364
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 362

    People smuggling, counterfeit currency, and attempted murder: It’s all in a day’s work for undercover cop Dan "Spider" Shepherd. 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. With the clock ticking, Shepherd and his colleagues realise that to avoid catastrophe, they have to be even more merciless than the terrorists.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great book!!

    • By Trevor on 02-02-15

    Regular price: £15.79

    • The Vets

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 22 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 205
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166

    Hong Kong: The British administration is preparing to hand the capitalist colony back to communist China with the minimum of fuss. But Colonel Joel Tyler has other plans for the British Colony, plans which involve four Vietnam War veterans and a spectacular mission, making use of their unique skills. Vietnam was the one thing the four men had in common before Tyler moulded them into a team capable of pulling off a sensational robbery. But while the vets are preparing to take Hong Kong by storm, their paymaster, Anthony Chung, puts the final touches on an audacious betrayal.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of Leather's Longest and Best Books!

    • By Alex Man on 20-07-15

    Regular price: £18.59

    • True Colours

    • Dan Shepherd, Book 10
    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 14 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 373
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 342
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 342

    When a set of Russian oligarchs are assassinated in London, the Russian expat community become anxious. One man appeals to the British government for protection and MI5 assigns Spider Shepherd to the case. But he soon discovers that the killings aren't political - they're personal, and the assassin is much nearer than anyone could conceive. And that's not the only score Spider must settle. Asked by a group of ex-colleagues to hunt down a former Taliban tyrant who has claimed UK asylum by assisting the British government, Spider is forced to decide between his sense of justice and his job.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Russians Guns and Bristish heroes...

    • By Mr. M. Curtis on 17-03-14

    Regular price: £24.49

    • Midnight

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 505
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 418
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 419

    Jack Nightingale found it hard enough to save lives when he was a cop. Now he needs to save a soul – his sister's. But to save her he has to find her and they’ve been separated since birth. When everyone Jack talks to about his sister dies horribly, he realises that someone, or something, is determined to keep them apart. If he's going to save his sister, he's going to have to do what he does best - negotiate. But any negotiation with the forces of darkness comes at a terrible price.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Had hoped ...

    • By TinaF on 09-02-16

    Regular price: £15.79

    • Nightingale: A Short Story Collection

    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 176
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 167
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166

    Detective Jack Nightingale fights his battles in the shadows, in the grey areas where demons and monsters seek their prey. In this collection of nine short stories, Nightingale matches wits against demons from Hell, monsters created by humans, and Satanists who have done their own private deals with the devil.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bite size Nightingale!

    • By Annabel on 15-09-17

    Regular price: £30.49

    • Dark Forces

    • The 13th Spider Shepherd Thriller
    • By: Stephen Leather
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 13 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 550
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 516
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 514

    A violent South London gang will be destroyed if Dan 'Spider' Shepherd can gather enough evidence against them while posing as a ruthless hit man. What he doesn't know is that his work as an undercover agent for MI5 is about to intersect with the biggest terrorist operation ever carried out on British soil. Only weeks before, Shepherd witnessed a highly skilled IS sniper escape from a targeted missile strike in Syria. But never in his wildest dreams did he expect to next come across the shooter in a grimy East London flat.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By pete boatman on 16-08-16

    Regular price: £22.99

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