A Darker Place (Sean Dillon Series, Book 16)

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HarperCollins Publishers, Apr 2, 2009 - Fiction - 312 pages
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Dillon and company are back in the ultimate blockbuster from the ‘legend’ that is Jack Higgins

Disillusioned with the Putin Government, famous Russian writer and ex-paratrooper Alexander Kurbsky decides he wants to disappear into the West. However he is under no illusions about how the news will be greeted at home - he has seen too many of his countrymen die mysteriously at the hands of the thuggish Russian security services, so he makes elaborate plans with Charles Ferguson, Sean Dillon and the rest of the group known informally as the "Prime Minister's private army" for his escape and concealment.

It's a real coup for the West...except for one thing. Kurbsky is still working for the Russians. The plan is to infiltrate British and American intelligence at the highest levels, and he has his own motivations for doing the most effective job possible. He does not care what he has to do or where he has to go...or whom he has to kill

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User Review  - DeaconBernie - LibraryThing

Sean Dillon did not kill anybody in this book. In fact, he was on holiday almost the entire time. Two new characters were introduced, both disenchanted Russian soldiers. It is not clear how big a part ... Read full review

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User Review  - HenriMoreaux - LibraryThing

Slight better than the last instalment of the Sean Dillon saga but still nothing like Higgins earlier works. Overall, an average choice for something to fill in your time if you've got no better options. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Jack Higgins was a soldier and then a teacher before becoming a full-time writer. ‘The Eagle Has Landed’ turned him into an international bestselling author and his novels have since sold over 250 million copies and been translated into fifty-five languages. Many of them have also been made into successful films.

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