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False Friends

The 9th Spider Shepherd Thriller

By Stephen Leather

  • Paperback
  • £7.99

THE TOP FIVE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER: the ninth Spider Shepherd thriller from Stephen Leather, known for his heart-pounding, page-turning, topical action.

The ninth book in the bestselling Dan 'Spider' Shepherd series.

The most wanted man in the world is dead. Now those loyal to him seek revenge.

When Navy Seals track down and kill Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan, it's obvious there was a traitor on the inside. After the false friends are revealed to be two British students, Malik and Chaudhry - former Islamic fundamentalists recruited by MI5 - they become targets themselves.

Dan 'Spider' Shepherd must teach the pair how to survive undercover with al-Qaeda closing in. But Spider is not used to playing the handler. And with the line between mentor and friend beginning to blur, and a terrorist plot putting thousands of lives at stake, can he protect everyone before it's too late?

Biographical Notes

Stephen Leather is one of the UK's most successful thriller writers, an ebook and Sunday Times bestseller and author of the critically acclaimed Dan 'Spider' Shepherd series and the Jack Nightingale supernatural detective novels. Before becoming a novelist he was a journalist for more than ten years on newspapers such as The Times, the Daily Mirror, the Glasgow Herald, the Daily Mail and the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. He is one of the country's most successful ebook authors and his titles have topped the Amazon Kindle charts in the UK and the US. His bestsellers have been translated into fifteen languages and he has also written for television.

You can learn more from Stephen's website, www.stephenleather.com, find him on Facebook, and follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/stephenleather.

Stephen also has a website for his Spider Shepherd series, www.danspidershepherd.com, and for his Jack Nightingale series, www.jacknightingale.com.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780340925010
  • Publication date: 06 Dec 2012
  • Page count: 480
  • Imprint: Hodder Paperbacks
Let Spider draw you into his web, you won't regret it. — Sun
As tough as British thrillers get ... gripping. — Irish Independent
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