John Trenhaile

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Blood Rules

John Trenhaile
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John Trenhaile

When Islamic terrorists hijack a plane on route from London to Kuala Lumpur, passengers Colin Raleigh and his son Robbie are shocked to discover that one of the terrorists is Colin's estranged wife and Robbie's mother, Leila.Leila Hanif is daughter of a Beirut gangster and sister of an international terrorist, but above all a mother. She was forced to abandon her son and husband when she went into hiding two years ago. Now she is desperate to get her son back. But events on the plane have been orchestrated every step of the way. In the glare of the desert sun, everyone's secrets will come to light...Blood Rules is a complex and intelligent thriller told against the background of the Israeli-Lebanese conflict from John Trenhaile, author of The Mahjong Spies and Krysalis.

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Tiger of Desire

John Trenhaile
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John Trenhaile
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Krysalis

John Trenhaile
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John Trenhaile

David Lescombe, one of the Whitehall's top civil servants, believes he has a happy marriage to Anna, a successful barrister. But when Anna disappears and, at the same time, Krysalis, a unique NATO file, is removed from David's safe at their home, security services on both sides of the Atlantic are quick to accuse Anna of treason. David determines to find his wife and clear her name. But every step takes him further into danger ... and the evidence against Anna mounts up.As David uncovers more and more about the woman he married and thought he knew, he also begins to catch glimpses of another tantalizingly vague figure: Gerhard Kleist, the psychoanalyst first consulted by Anna some years previously. Is their relationship merely that of doctor-patient? Are they lovers? Or is Kleist's role something more sinister?

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Acts of Betrayal

John Trenhaile
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John Trenhaile

Two friends who had taken the bar together end up taking very different paths... one is about to crown his ambition with a judgeship - the other stands accused of high treason in a plot to kill the Queen.Successful attorney Frank Thornton stands accused of taking part in an IRA plot to assassinate the Queen. He is shocked when the chief witness against him turns out to be Alistair Scrutton, his law school chum. Frank calls on Roz Forbes, the deputy editor of The Times, to save him from certain execution for treason.But it is the shadowy figure of Krait, an international terrorist and assassin, who hold the key to the mystery of Thornton's plight...

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The Mahjong Spies

John Trenhaile
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John Trenhaile

The gripping first Cold War thriller in John Trenhaile's series about Simon Young, a young man caught between East and West. As the handover of Hong Kong to Communist China grows ever closer, the bitter struggle for power in the Far East has already begun.Soviet forces are determined to undermine Hong Kong's financial stability and to ensure that China inherits nothing but a worthless, empty shell.Pitted against them are the elite of Chinese Intelligence, the Mahjong Brigade, who plan to sabotage the plot, using as their instrument Simon Young - an influential Hong Kong tai-pan. A master in the mannered warfare of global finance, Young is a novice in the hostile world of international espionage. If he is to survive at all he must secure his own allies in this deadly game.But even his beautiful Chinese wife, Jinny, has secrets to conceal...

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The Gates of Exquisite View

John Trenhaile
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John Trenhaile
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The Scroll of Benevolence

John Trenhaile
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John Trenhaile
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A Means to Evil

John Trenhaile
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John Trenhaile
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Against All Reason

John Trenhaile
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John Trenhaile
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Nocturne for the General

John Trenhaile
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John Trenhaile

In a Soviet prison camp near Murmansk is an old man, bowed but not broken, known only by a number. Were his name to be made known, his fellow inmates would kill him. For this old man with blackened teeth and arthritic legs is Stepan Ilyich Povin, former KGB general, now disgraced but kept alive for the sake of the secret which he has retained through two years of interrogation and beatings.Povin's secret is the final link in a chain whose completion would make his former masters very happy indeed - a secret which draws British Intelligence ever closer to the camp in the Artic Circle...NOCTURNE FOR THE GENERAL is the conclusion to the Stepan Povin trilogy which began with The Man Called Kyril.

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A View From the Square

John Trenhaile
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John Trenhaile

Stepan Ilyich Povin, the KGB's chief of foreign intelligence, is seeking asylum in the West. In exchange he offers a stunning piece of information: The Soviets are about to capture a sophisticated American spy plane that radar cannot detect, a plane that is so crucial to America's defense that she will risk war to keep its secrets from the Soviets.The Americans send Kirk Binderhaven - an ex-CIA operative and survivor of countless perilous assignments - to destory the plane. Deep within Soviet territory, trekking across snowbound Siberian wastes to reach his target, Binderhaven will encounter the cruelest odds of his career...and a beautiful Russian woman who will become critical to the whole enterprise. A VIEW FROM THE SQUARE is the second book in the Stepan Povin trilogy, the thrilling sequel to A Man Called Kyril

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The Man Called Kyril

John Trenhaile
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John Trenhaile

The KGB wall of power has cracked. A double agent is leaking crucial Soviet secrets to London from the core of the fortress of Dzerzhinsky Square. He must be stopped before the leak erupts as a full, raging meltdown. The man they call Kyril holds the key. As live bait for both sides he's running on his own, a moving target. And only when the last traitor dies will he know who's won the deadliest game ever played...THE MAN CALLED KYRIL is a classic Cold War thriller which was adapted for television as Codename: Kyril, starring Edward Woodward and Richard E. Grant.

John Trenhaile

John Trenhaile practiced for thirteen years at the Chancery Bar before leaving the law to devote himself to writing full-time. He is the author of twelve bestselling novels. His first, The Man Called Kyril, was adapted for television and starred Edward Woodward and Richard E. Grant.