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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. We’ve got your daughter. After discovering Simon Kernick, I was sold. He is the new Ludlum or Forsyth. I have a new collection of his books. It’s evening, you’re back late from work-and the house is in darkness.
May your spirit never stop soaring. Prologue When his girlfriend greeted him at the door dressed only in a T-shirt and thong, then kissed him hard on the mouth without a word before pulling him into her ground-floor bedroom, she was so worked up she didn't even notice that he was wearing gloves. I haven't got that sort of money. And you're going to get hold of it for us as well. You've got exactly forty-eight hours. Please, I'm going to need longer than that. There's no compromise. You have to get us that money.
Simon Kernick lives near London and has two young children. His extensive list of contacts in the police force has been built up over more than a decade. It includes long serving officers in Special Branch, the National Crime Squad (now SOCA), and the Anti-Terrorist Branch, all of whom have plenty of tales to tell. May your spirit never stop soaring.
It was dark in the room, and her mouth felt bone dry. She wondered how long she'd been out. Without a watch it was difficult to tell, but it was a while. Half an hour, something like that. her eyes, swung her legs off the bed and remembered that she'd been very close to getting the chain free from the wall. And then she heard a loud bang. It was the sound of the front door shutting. She grabbed the chain with both hands, closed her eyes and pulled as hard as she could
The Business of Dying. Characters and Series: Most of Simon Kernick’s novels are stand alone adventures, but his beginnings in the writing world were accomplished on the back of an interesting character, who is the protagonist in three of his novels. Dennis Milne is a London police officer, a sergeant in fact. Dennis has a secret that makes him a rather interesting individual, he supplements his income by working as a part time hit man. In Simon Kernick’s debut novel The Business of Dying, we are introduced to this fascinating individual.
I am slowly working my way through Simon Kernick's books ever since picking up the book Relentless.
You get home from work and your daughter is missing . I am slowly working my way through Simon Kernick's books ever since picking up the book Relentless. Now I have to point out that after reading Relentless which is a 10 out of 10 book, the expectation was high. In this book we meet Mike Bolt, a member of the SOCA.
Simon Kernick writes great plots, great characters, great action". For the latest books, recommendations, offers and more. If it's heart-thudding tension you want, Simon Kernick is your man". Carla McKay, Daily Mail. Simon Kernick uses every trick in the book to keep the action breakneck" and the characters are instantly engaging".
Simon Kernick is one of Britain’s most exciting thriller writers. He arrived on the crime writing scene with his highly acclaimed debut novel The Business of Dying, the story of a corrupt cop moonlighting as a hitman. Simon's big breakthrough came with his novel Relentless which was the biggest selling thriller of 2007.