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Black Ops

The 12th Spider Shepherd Thriller

By Stephen Leather

  • Hardback
  • £14.99

The twelfth heart-pounding thriller in Stephen Leather's bestselling Spider Shepherd series.

'Let Spider draw you into his web, you won't regret it' - Sun

Spider Shepherd's MI5 controller, Charlie Button, has gone rogue, using government resources to get revenge on the men who killed her husband. Spider is told to betray her. Worse, he's asked to cooperate with his nemesis at MI6, Jeremy Willoughby-Brown, in taking Charlie down. And he will have to cross the assassin, Lex Harper, currently on the trail of two Irish terrorists, who may be able to lead him to his ex-boss.

Meanwhile, another high profile mission is about to engulf Spider. President Vladimir Putin is about to visit the UK and a father who lost his daughter on the downed Malaysian plane over the Ukraine holds Putin directly responsible for her death and wants revenge.

Along with everything else, it's down to Spider to stop the assassination of a head of state on British soil.

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: 9781444736632
  • Publication date: 16 Jul 2015
  • Page count: 432
  • Imprint: Hodder & Stoughton
Let Spider draw you into his web, you won't regret it. — Sun
As tough as British thrillers get . . . gripping. — Irish Independent
A writer at the top of his game. — Sunday Express
Let Spider draw you into his web, you won't regret it.
As tough as British thrillers get . . . gripping.
A writer at the top of his game.
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