Drink with the Devil

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Penguin, Jun 1, 1997 - Fiction - 336 pages
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The hunt is on for a fortune in stolen British gold in this New York Times bestselling Sean Dillon novel.

Irish militant Michael Ryan wants to finance war in his homeland—and a sinister pact with the New York Mafia will make his dreams a savage reality. Former IRA enforcer Sean Dillon now works for the British government. His mission: retrieve the gold lying shipwreched at the botton of the Irish Sea by any means necessary—and finish Ryan's bloody plot before it gets off the ground.

Two deadly men are locked in a furious race, with millions of dollars—and lives—hanging in the balance...

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Onetime terrorist Sean Dillon goes for the gold once more, in a tired, overgalvanized treasure hunt aimed at die-hard Higgins regulars. Before he beat his IRA sword into the plowshare of Her Majesty's ... Read full review

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The fifth Sean Dillon adventure (the last was Angel of Death, LJ 3/1/95) finds the former terrorist involved with a group of Irish Protestant paramilitaries in 1985 as they hijack a truck carrying 100 ... Read full review

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Jack Higgins lives on Jersey in the Channel Islands. The author of dozens of bestsellers, most famously The Eagle Has Landed, he served three years with the Royal Horse Guards in Eastern Europe during the Cold War, and subsequently was a circus roustabout, a factory worker, a truck driver, and a laborer before entering college at age 27. He holds degrees in sociology, social psychology, and economics, and a doctorate in media. A fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, he is an expert scuba diver and marksman.

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