An action packed adventure thriller from the acclaimed screenwriter of Keeping Faith. For fans of Frank Gardner and James Swallow.
Matthew Hall was educated at Hereford Cathedral School and graduated in Law from Worcester College, Oxford. He worked as a criminal barrister before getting his first screenwriting commission with the ITV hit series, Kavanagh QC starring John Thaw. He has since written over 60 hours of prime-time drama. In 2018 he won a BAFTA Cymru for his BBC series, Keeping Faith, which returns for a third and concluding season in 2020. He lives in Herefordshire with his wife Patricia Carswell. They have two sons.
This intelligent thriller is his best work yet * The Sun
This is an ideal piece of escapism. I heartily recommend it * Shots Magazine *
A Bond-style thriller for the 21st century. . . Written with pace and great panache, it feels like a movie already * The Daily Mail *
Hall probes how a real-life Jack Reacher figure might cope with years of taking lives for the greater good, and Black's inner conflict gives the firefights and betrayals erupting around him unusual depth * The Times *
A fast-paced global thriller * Mail on Sunday *
Matthew Hall has crafted an action thriller with more texture than most * The Times *
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Breathlessly enjoyable * The Times *
An edge-of-the-seat thriller . . . should come with a health warning * Irish Independent *
Fasten your seatbelts for a quality thriller . . . * Independent on Sunday *