Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard finds himself entangled in a case that goes to the very heart of English society. A great newspaper is threatened with ruin, its reporters with murder, and England is faced with losing its lifeline to the world. What’s more, the lives of thousands of innocent and defenceless people are at risk, and it is up to Gideon to find the single crazed genius who is behind it all.
Master crime fiction writer John Creasey's near 600 titles have sold more than 80 million copies in over 25 languages across 100 countries under both his own name and more than 20 other pseudonyms. His style varied with each identity and led to him being regarded as a literary phenomenon. Amongst the many series written were Gideon of Scotland Yard, The Toff, The Baron, Dr. Palfrey and Inspector West, as JJ Marric, Michael Halliday, Patrick Dawlish and others.
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John Creasey was the seventh of nine children born to Joseph Creasey, a coachmaker, and Ruth Creasey. They were very poor, and John suffered a bout of polio, resulting in his not learning to walk until he was six. He was ten when a schoolmaster suggested he had a gift for writing.He was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in 1946 for services in the United Kingdom's National Savings Movement during World War II. He wrote over 565 books under 25 pseudonyms.
Gordon Griffin is one of the most prolific and sought-after voice artists in the UK. As well as narrating over 700 audiobooks, Gordon can be heard on countless TV and radio advertisements, corporate videos, training films and documentaries.
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Book Description Harper & Row, 1973. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060127872