The Dealer and the Dead
"The three British masters of suspense, Graham Greene, Eric Ambler, and John le Carre, have been joined by a fourth--Gerald Seymour." -"New York Times""The Dealer and the Dead" is the newest heart-pounding thriller from international bestselling author Gerald Seymour, the "best spy novelist ever" ("Philadelphia Inquirer)"Sometimes surviving a war can almost seem worse than dying in it.Vukovar, 1992--a small Croatian village near the Serbian border. In a moonlit field, the villagers await an arms shipment they need to make a last-ditch fight against the advancing Serbs. The promised delivery never comes, and the village is overrun.Eighteen years later, a body is unearthed from a field, and with it the identity of the arms dealer who betrayed them. Now the villagers can plot their revenge. In leafy England, Harvey Gillott regards himself a man of his world. There is only one blemish on his record, and that was all a long time ago. But Gillott, his family, his friends and his enemies are about to be pitched into a sequence of events that will unfold across Europe with breath-taking drama and almost biblical power.
Harvey Gillott is about to find out what happens when the hand of the past reaches out to the present--and it's holding a gun.
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THE DEALER AND THE DEADUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
In 1991, Croatian villagers pooled together their worldly goods to buy weapons to use against advancing Serb forces, only to be left defenseless by a shadowy arms dealer who took the money and ran ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Hagelstein - LibraryThing
If Gerald Seymour has a formula, it is this: Lay out a situation with life and death potential, introduce characters, build plot, make the characters come alive, and finally – bring them together in a ... Read full review