In the early morning hours of 6 November 1943, SS Reichsfuhrer Heinrich Himmler receives the coded message he has been waiting for- 'The Eagle has landed.'
SinceThe Eagle Has Landed- one of the biggest-selling thrillers of all time - every novelJack Higginshas writtenhas become an international bestseller. He has had simultaneous number-one bestsellers in hardcover and paperback, and many of his books have been made into successful movies, includingThe Eagle Has Landed, To Catch a King, On Dangerous Ground, Eye of the StormandThunder Point. Higgins, who lived in Belfast until he was twelve, had several close calls with bombs and gunfire at an early age. After leaving school at fifteen, he served three years with the Royal Horse Guards in Eastern Europe during the cold war. Subsequently, he was a circus roustabout, a factory worker, a truck driver, and a laborer, before entering college at age twenty-seven. He has degrees in sociology, social psychology, and economics from the University of London, and a doctorate in media from Leeds Metropolitan University. A fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and an expert scuba diver and marksman, Higgins lives on Jersey in the Channel Islands.
A thriller writer in a class of his own * Financial Times *
Higgins is a master of his craft * Daily Telegraph *
A compulsively readable storyteller * Sunday Express *
100 per cent proof adventure * New York Times *
Higgins makes the pages fly * New York Daily News *
The master craftsman of good, clean adventure * Daily Mail *
A seasoned pro . . . Mr Higgins knows how to tell a story! * The New York Times Book Review *
The architect of the modern thriller * The Huffington Post *
Unsurpassed by any adventure story in recent years