Predator - Wilbur Smith (Paperback)

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LET THE HUNT BEGIN.

HECTOR CROSS, ex-SAS officer, private security expert, widower. His wife was taken much too soon, by a cruel man with evil intentions.

JOHNNY CONGO, psychopath, extortionist, terrorist, the man who murdered Hector’s wife. Cross wants him dead. So does the US government.

Congo is locked up on Death Row in the most secure prison in the free world, counting down the days until his execution. He’s got two weeks. He wants out. He’s escaped before and knows he can again.

Cross, still licking his wounds from his last bruising encounter with Congo, is back and ready for work. In the middle of the rough Atlantic stands oil supertanker Bannock A. Terrorist activity in the area has triggered panic and there’s only one person they can trust to protect her.

What is promised as a cakewalk turns out to be much more, a mission that will test Cross to his emotional and physical limits. But a life spent in the SAS and private security has left Cross hard-wired for pain and as he is thrown into the fire once more, he will not stop until he has snared his prey.

Hector Cross is Predator.

Product Details

Barcode
9780007535798
Department
Books
Released
17 Nov 2016
Content Source
South African
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Wilbur Smith
Tom Cain (Collaborator)
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Language
English
Number of Pages
448
Dimensions
197 x 130 x 130mm (410g)

Summary

LET THE HUNT BEGIN.

HECTOR CROSS, ex-SAS officer, private security expert, widower. His wife was taken much too soon, by a cruel man with evil intentions.

JOHNNY CONGO, psychopath, extortionist, terrorist, the man who murdered Hector's wife. Cross wants him dead. So does the US government.

Congo is locked up on Death Row in the most secure prison in the free world, counting down the days until his execution. He's got two weeks. He wants out. He's escaped before and knows he can again.

Cross, still licking his wounds from his last bruising encounter with Congo, is back and ready for work. In the middle of the rough Atlantic stands oil supertanker Bannock A. Terrorist activity in the area has triggered panic and there's only one person they can trust to protect her.

What is promised as a cakewalk turns out to be much more, a mission that will test Cross to his emotional and physical limits. But a life spent in the SAS and private security has left Cross hard-wired for pain and as he is thrown into the fire once more, he will not stop until he has snared his prey.

Hector Cross is Predator.

Fiction

General Subject
Crime/Thrillers
BISAC Subject 1
Fiction / Thrillers
BISAC Subject 3
Fiction / Espionage
BISAC Subject 4
Fiction / Suspense
BISAC Subject 5
Fiction / Action & Adventure
BIC Classification 1
Thriller / suspense
BIC Classification 2
Adventure
Dewey Classification
823.914
Readership
General (US: Trade)

Author Bio

Wilbur Smith was born in Central Africa in 1933. He was educated at Michaelhouse and Rhodes University. He became a full-time writer in 1964 after the successful publication of WHEN THE LION FEEDS, and has since written over thirty novels, all meticulously researched on his numerous expeditions worldwide. His books are now translated into twenty-six languages.

Review Quotes

Praise for Wilbur Smith:

`Gun-blazing action' Daily Telegraph

'Wilbur Smith is one of those benchmarks against whom others are compared' The Times

'A master storyteller' Sunday Times