A British cabinet minister is gunned down on a London street by an IRA assassin. In the wake of a national outcry, the authorities must find the hitman. But the trail is long cold, the killer gone to ground in Belfast, and they must resort to more unorthodox methods to unearth him. Ill prepared and poorly briefed, undercover agent Harry Brown is sent into the heart of enemy territory to infiltrate the terrorists..
But when it is a race against the clock, mistakes are made and corners cut. For Harry Brown, alone in a city of strangers, where an intruder is the subject of immedate gossip and rumour, one false move is enough to leave him fatally isolated....
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A paperback edition of a thriller last published by Collins/Fontana. A British cabinet minister is gunned down by an IRA assassin, leaving an undercover agent to track down the killer before he himself is killed. By the author of FIELD OF BLOOD, THE HEART OF DANGER and KILLING GROUND.Review:
'Devastatingly good...you can smell the mean streets where the terrorists hide' ( Spectator)
'A tough thriller, vibrant with suspense' ( Evening Standard)
'Evokes the atmosphere and smell of the back streets of Belfast as nothing else I have ever read' (Frederick Forsyth Sunday Express)
'Absorbing from beginning to end...the sort of book that makes you lose track of time' ( The New York Times)
'First rate...Edge-of-the-seat reading' ( The Washington Post)
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