Timebomb by Gerald Seymour
A Thriller

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Hard on the heels of last year's brilliant The Collaborator comes this multilayered novel of espionage and crime. In 1992, after being fired from a top secret nuclear facility, a KGB operative buried a nuclear suitcase--a dirty bomb. Sixteen years later he has found a buyer. Traveling with the buyer is an undercover agent, working for MI6. But as their shadowy journey begins, it becomes clear that their man is beginning to suffer from Stockholm Syndrome, and the whole operation is very likely to be thrown into jeopardy. Displaying a fast-paced narrative and an in-depth knowledge of international politics, Timebomb is a racing thriller to keep you reading late into the night.


 

About Gerald Seymour

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GERALD SEYMOUR spent fifteen years as an international television news reporter, covering Vietnam and the Middle East and specializing in terrorism. He is the author of the acclaimed thriller Harry's Game and many other books, six of which have been filmed for television.
 
Published February 16, 2012 by Overlook. 432 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Themes of disenfranchisement breeding treachery and buried evils inevitably resurfacing permeate this latest, balletic thriller from Seymour (Walking Dead, 2008, etc.), whose sense of historical underpinnings, earned from years of covering terrorism as a journalist, elevate this tale to the heigh...

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In the prologue to this dense spy novel from Seymour (The Collaborator), a disgruntled KGB agent who’s recently lost his job, Maj.

Nov 28 2011 | Read Full Review of Timebomb: A Thriller

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With this stand-alone novel, Mr. Robinson—best-known for his award-winning Inspector Banks mystery series—has fashioned a gripping tale that brings to mind not only old-time Hollywood but also British "golden age" storytelling in the Agatha Christie and Daphne du Maurier tradition.

Feb 18 2012 | Read Full Review of Timebomb: A Thriller

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