East of Desolation

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HarperCollins Publishers, Sep 4, 2008 - Fiction - 336 pages
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Classic adventure from the undisputed master of action and adrenalin-pumping suspense.

When a plane crashes in the icy Greenland desert with no passengers on board, and no means of identification, Joe Martin is hired to fly to the scene of the crash by the insurance company involved and the beautiful widow of the dead pilot. But the routine mission spirals into hair-raising suspense when a priceless batch of emeralds are added to the mystery, and suddenly Joe finds himself in mortal danger.

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User Review  - Olivermagnus - LibraryThing

Joe Martin, a recovering alcoholic, makes his living as a bush pilot in Greenland, flying passengers and cargo to remote areas. He's been on many salvage operations, but starts to get a bad feeling ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bridgey - LibraryThing

A book written in a different style and formula than you would usualy expect from Higgins. In fact, it really reminds me of Alisitair Macleans Bear Island. The plot is simple enough, an ex forces ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

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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