A Devil Is Waiting (Hardcover) - Higgins, Jack

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The President of the United States is heading to London, but not to an entirely warm welcome. A fanatical mullah is offering a blessing to anyone who will assassinate the President. Urgently, Sean Dillon, General Charles Ferguson, and the rest of the small band known as the "Prime Minister''s private army" are called in, augmented by an extraordinary new recruit, an intelligence captain and Afghan war hero named Sara Gideon.

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Publisher Penguin Group USA
Mfg Part# 9780399158094
SKU 222757036
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 039915809X
Release Date 1/3/2012
Author Info
Jack Higgins
Though born in Newcastle-on-Tyne, Jack Higgins grew up in Belfast amid chaotic political unrest made even more significant by his family's political involvements. He later moved to Leeds, where he earned a teacher's certificate in 1958. This allowed him to acquire a variety of teaching positions that took him through Yorkshire and eventually to London, where he received a B.S. in sociology at the University of London in 1962. Before becoming an internationally best-selling author, Higgins held such jobs as circus tent-hand and tram conductor. But when his novel "The Eagle Has Landed" hit the bookstores in 1975, Higgins embarked upon a successful career writing thrillers varying in themes from organized crime to political and military conspiracies.
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Editors Note A devil is indeed waiting . . . The President is coming to London, but not to an entirely warm welcome. A fanatical mullah is offering a blessing to anyone who will assassinate the President, and though most London Muslims think the mullah has crossed the line, a few think otherwise. Urgently, Sean Dillon, General Charles Ferguson, and the rest of the small band known as the "Prime Minister's private army" are called in, augmented by an extraordinary new recruit, an intelligence captain and Afghan war hero named Sara Gideon. She has her own deep contacts, but the more she investigates, the more she discovers herself in a very dark place indeed. | For the assassination plan is only the beginning. . . .
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Number of Pages 0321
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