Partisans

      Alistair MacLean
Partisans

A thrilling tale of wartime espionage by the acclaimed Alistair MacLean.

During World War II, Yugoslavian rebel forces struggle to resist the German occupation, even as a three-way civil war tears the nation apart. In the mist of this terrible confusion, three compatriots set out across their besieged country to relay the German battle plan and unmask a double agent. But where do their loyalties really lie? On this dangerous journey with dangerous companions, everyone's motives are uncertain—and no one is who he seems.


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    Where Eagles Dare

      Alistair MacLean
Where Eagles Dare

A team of British special forces parachutes onto a mountainside in wartime Germany. Their mission: To rescue a captured American general from the Castle of the Eagle before the Nazi interrogators can force him to reveal secret D-Day plans. As team members start to perish along the way, the true purpose of the rescue turns out to be infinitely more complicated.


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    H. M. S. Ulysses

      Alistair MacLean
H. M. S. Ulysses

The book that launched the career of one of the world's most popular thriller writers of all time, HMS Ulysses tells the story of enlisted men who rose to great heroism in savage conditions.

Alongside The Caine Mutiny and The Cruel Sea, HMS Ulysses is one of the classic novels of the navy at war and a gripping survival tale. On a desperate voyage to Murmansk, the men of convoy FR77 are pushed to the limits of human endurance, crippled by relentless enemy attack and the bitter cold of the Arctic.

"A story of exceptional courage which grips the imagination." —Daily Telegraph

"A brilliant, overwhelming piece of descriptive writing." —The Observer

"It deserves an honorable place among twentieth-century war books." —Daily Mail


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    The Golden Gate

      Alistair MacLean
The Golden Gate

A tense and nerve-shattering classic from the highly acclaimed masster of action and suspense. A ROLLING FOR KNOX is how the journalists describe the Presidential motorcade as it enters San Francisco across the Golden Gate. Even the ever-watchful FBI believe it is impregnable ? as it has to be with the President and two Arab potentates aboard. But halfway across the bridge the unthinkable happens. Before the eyes of the world a master criminal pulls off the most spectacular kidnapping in modern times?

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    Caravan to Vaccares

      Alistair MacLean
Caravan to Vaccares

From all over Europe, even from behind the Iron Curtain, gypsies make an annual pilgrimage to the shrine of their patron saint in Provence. But at this year's gathering, people are mysteriously dying. Intrepid sleuths Cecile Dubois and Neil Bowman join the caravan in order to uncover the truth behind the deaths, in the process revealing an international plot that the sinister Gaiuse Strome will stop at nothing to keep secret.


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    The Dark Crusader

      Alistair MacLean
The Dark Crusader

An advertisement for specialists in different fields of research appears in newspapers. Eight scientists are hired, and all eight disappear. Another ad pops up for a fuel specialist, and that's when John Bentall, a physicist and counterespionage agent, is called in to find out what happened to the missing scientists and to unravel the sinister plot behind it all.


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    Night Without End

      Alistair MacLean
Night Without End

From the acclaimed master of action and suspense. The all time classic. An airliner crashes in the polar ice-cap. In temperatures 40 degrees below zero, six men and four women survive. But for the members of a remote scientific research station who rescue them, there are some sinister questions to answer ? the first one being, who shot the pilot before the crash?

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    The Satan Bug

      Alistair MacLean
The Satan Bug

Behind the locked doors of E block in the fortress-like Mordon Research Centre, a scientist lies dead and a new toxin of terrifying power has vanished. When the first letter is delivered threatening to unleash the virus, special agent Pierre Cavell is given just 24 hours to solve the mystery of the break-in and prevent a plague-born apocalypse.


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    When Eight Bells Toll

      Alistair MacLean
When Eight Bells Toll

Millions of pounds in gold bullion are being pirated in the Irish Sea. When two undercover investigators disappear in the latest hijacking, Treasury Agent Philip Calvert is sent to find the criminals responsible. His investigations lead the veteran agent to a lonely bay in the Scottish Highlands, where the sleepy town of Torbay turns out to harbor dark secrets at its heart. Enlisting the help of a colorful cast of Highlanders along with other unlikely allies, Calvert draws closer to uncovering the mastermind behind the crimes. But will he be able to find the truth before the wily local operatives add him to the list of casualties?

"High-wire tension." —Guardian

"Alistair MacLean is a magnificent storyteller." —Sunday Mirror


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    Ice Station Zebra

      Alistair MacLean
Ice Station Zebra

The nuclear submarine Dolphin has impossible orders: Sail beneath the ice floes of the Arctic Ocean to locate and rescue the men of research station Zebra, gutted by fire and drifting with the ice-pack somewhere within the Arctic Circle. But the orders can't prepare the crew for what they'll find if their mission is successful—that the fire at Ice Station Zebra was sabotage and one of the survivors is a killer...

“Tense, terrifying . . . moves at a breathless pace."—Daily Express

“A thoroughly professional cliff-hanger."—Sunday Telegraph


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    Circus

      Alistair MacLean
Circus

Reissue of the classic tale of espionage set in Cold War Europe, where the world’s greatest circus acrobat must break into an impenetrable fortress, from the acclaimed master of action and suspense.

Bruno Wildermann of the Wrinfield Circus is the world’s greatest trapeze artist, a clairvoyant with near-supernatural powers and an implacable enemy of the East European regime that arrested his family and murdered his wife. The CIA needs such a man, and recruits Bruno for an impossible raid - on the impreganble Lubylan fortress, where his family his held. Under cover of a circus tour, Bruno prepares to return to his homeland. But before the journey even begins a murderer strikes twice. Somewhere in the circus there is a communist agent with orders to stop Bruno at any cost...


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    Puppet on a Chain

      Alistair MacLean
Puppet on a Chain

Paul Sherman has been an agent at Interpol's Narcotics Bureau for a long time. Used to working alone, he has a lot of readjusting to do for his current assignment. He must fly to the Netherlands to break up a vicious drug ring and track down a dope king. The catch? He has the assistance of two attractive female agents.


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    The Golden Rendezvous

      Alistair MacLean
The Golden Rendezvous

A timeless classic of modern-day piracy from the acclaimed master of action and suspense.

Aboard the SS Campari, all is not well.For Johnny Carter, the Chief Officer, the voyage has already begun badly; but it’s only when the Campari sails that evening, after a succession of delays that he realises something is seriously wrong.A member of the crew is suddenly missing and the stern-to-stern search only serves to increase tension. Then violence erupts and suddenly the whole ship is in danger. Is the Campari a victim of modern day piracy? And what of the strange cargo hidden below the decks?


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    Breakheart Pass

      Alistair MacLean
Breakheart Pass

A train is barreling through a blizzard across the desolate Nevada territory of hostile Paiute Indians toward Fort Humboldt in 1873. Nevada's Governor, the fort commander's daughter, and a US marshal escorting an outlaw are onboard. No one is telling the truth, and at least one person is capable of murder. Who will make it to their destination?


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    The Way to Dusty Death

      Alistair MacLean
The Way to Dusty Death

Johnny Harlow seems to have it all: he's good looking, desired by women, and envied by men; he's also the reigning Formula One world champion and the poster boy for the world's most thrilling and richly financed sport. But after a wreck kills his best friend and maims his girlfriend, he takes a hard turn and is driven to drink.

Johnny realizes something is rotten in his beloved sport: too many things are going wrong in too many races. And when he is the apparent cause of the latest accident, he decides the time has come to sort things out. But what he begins to uncover has nothing to do with cars...and there are people will do anything to prevent him from discovering the truth.


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    Bear Island

      Alistair MacLean
Bear Island

Reissue of the classic tale of adventure and death on a mysterious Arctic island, from the acclaimed master of action and suspense.

A converted fishing trawler, Morning Rose carries a movie-making crew across the Barents Sea to isolated Bear Island, well above the Arctic Circle, for some on-location filming, but the script is a secret known only to the producer and screenwriter. En route, members of the movie crew and ship's company begin to die under mysterious circumstances. The crew's doctor, Marlowe, finds himself enmeshed in a violent, multi-layered plot in which very few of the persons aboard are whom they claim to be. Marlowe's efforts to unravel the plot become even more complicated once the movie crew is deposited ashore on Bear Island, beyond the reach of the law or outside help. The murders continue ashore, and Marlowe, who is not what he seems to be either, discovers they may be related to some forgotten events of the Second World War.


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    Fear is the Key

      Alistair MacLean
Fear is the Key

A classic novel of ruthless revenge set in the steel jungle of an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico – and on the sea bed below it. Now reissued in a new cover style.

A sunken DC-3 lying on the Caribbean floor. Its cargo: ten million, two hundred and fifty thousand dollars in gold ingots, emeralds and uncut diamonds guarded by the remains of two men, one woman and a very small boy. The fortune was there for the taking, and ready to grab it were a blue-blooded oilman with his own offshore rig, a gangster so cold and independent that even the Mafia couldn't do business with him and a psychopathic hired assassin. Against them stood one man, and those were his people, those skeletons in their watery coffin. His name was Talbot, and he would bury his dead – but only after he had avenged their murders.


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