A Devil is Waiting (Sean Dillon, Book 19) by Jack Higgins

By Jack Higgins

The enchanting new Sean Dillon mystery of homicide, terrorism and revenge from the Sunday instances bestselling writer. clean from his undertaking within the JUDAS GATE to search out and cast off considered one of al Qaeda’s such a lot valued brokers, a traitor answerable for numerous soldiers’ deaths in Afghanistan, Sean Dillon is again in a blistering new event. the yank President, on a deliberate stopover at to Europe, is entertained via the British major Minister at the terrace of the home of Commons. at the related day, London born Mullah Ali Salim makes an impassioned speech at Hyde Park nook accusing the President of warfare crimes, objecting to his presence and supplying a blessing to an individual who will assassinate him. Dillon, significant Ferguson and Daniel Holley are referred to as into motion, helped through a brand new recruit, Intelligence Corp Captain Sara Gideon, a warfare hero within the Afghan clash, whose speciality is Pashta and Iranian. They quick locate themselves attempting to deal with an incredible upsurge in terrorism from enemies close to and much, all with hyperlinks to al Qaeda. As a Sephardic Jew from a filthy rich and old English relatives, Sara will locate herself on the middle of the firestorm while she is swept into the guts of the fear service provider. although their chief should be long gone the hazard continues to be as poor as ever, and notwithstanding Dillon and corporate could have received the 1st conflict with al Qaeda, they'll research the struggle is way from over. A satan is certainly ready and the assassination plan is barely the beginning…

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Not immediately. I made myself something to eat first, read a little, then went out. ” Harry hesitated, then told the detective about his conversation with Trisha. Skinner nodded, Macbeth made a note. Yet neither of them seemed interested. ” “Give or take ten minutes. I can’t be precise. Look, do you mind‑” “You came straight home, you said. Anyone see you arrive back? ” “Not as far as I can recall. ” Skinner appeared to reflect on Harry’s answers for a moment or two before saying, “What were your feelings towards your wife, Mr.

The barmaid shrugged. A bulging eye twinkled at her as a new line of self-defence evidently occurred to the man. “And I’ll keep me mouth shut about yer job at the Apollo. ” Shirelle tossed her blond mane in contempt. The earrings jangled with menace, but she spoke resignedly. “All right, I’ll cover for you. ” The small man blew her a kiss and shoved back through the crowd, vanishing from view. Liz still had not turned up. Harry spotted a trio of young girls slinking through the double doors at the other side of the concert hall.

At the entrance, a drunken tramp was about to pick an argument with a couple of bouncers, mean and muscular in their ill-fitting dinner suits. Their sniggers suggested they were hoping that he would provoke them into violence. A sign by the pay desk said MEMBERS AND BONA FIDE GUESTS ONLY - BY ORDER, but when Harry handed over his money he was allowed straight through with no questions asked. The interior of the club was a raucous contrast to the desert calm of the city streets. The queue at the bar was three deep and dozens more people sat at tables grouped in a semi-circle facing the stage.

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