I Want Him Dead [NOOK Book]

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Deserted by her husband, Anne Lucas wants him dead.

Small-time villain Joe Barrington wants out from the manipulations of gangster-on-the-run Michael McMarn. Joe's brother, Eamonn Coyd, emotionally and physically scarred, wants to get him and his family abroad fast. As a result, Coyd comes up with what is to prove a deadly alliance. If Joe Barrington takes up Anne Lucas's ...
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I Want Him Dead

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Overview

Deserted by her husband, Anne Lucas wants him dead.

Small-time villain Joe Barrington wants out from the manipulations of gangster-on-the-run Michael McMarn. Joe's brother, Eamonn Coyd, emotionally and physically scarred, wants to get him and his family abroad fast. As a result, Coyd comes up with what is to prove a deadly alliance. If Joe Barrington takes up Anne Lucas's contract on her wealthy husband, then he can not only walk away with £30,000 but bleed her financially for months to come.

When Anne and her unknown contract killer begin a deadly game of mutual entrapment they run the risk of self-destruction. Behind these players moves the bizarre shadow of gangster boss, McMarn, determined to revenge himself on his renegade contract killer.

I Want Him Dead
is a fast moving, crisply written tale of avarice, vengeance and human frailty which grips like a vice until the final page.

Anthony Masters was renowned as an adult novelist, short story writer and biographer, but was best known for his fiction for young people.

Many of his novels carry deep insights into social problems, which he experienced over four decades by helping the socially excluded. He ran soup kitchens for drug addicts and campaigned for the civic rights of gypsies and other ethnic minorities. Masters is also known for his eclectic range of non-fiction titles, ranging from the biographies of such diverse personalities as the British secret service chief immortalized by Ian Fleming in his James Bond books (The Man Who Was M: the Life of Maxwell Knight).

His children's fiction included teenage novels and the ground breaking Weird World series of young adult horror, published by Bloomsbury. He also worked with children both in schools and at art festivals. Anthony Masters died in 2003.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781448213153
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
  • Publication date: 9/24/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Anthony Masters was renowned as an adult novelist, short story writer and biographer, but was best known for his fiction for young people.

Many of his novels carry deep insights into social problems, which he experienced over four decades by helping the socially excluded. He ran soup kitchens for drug addicts and campaigned for the civic rights of gypsies and other ethnic minorities. Masters is also known for his eclectic range of non-fiction titles, ranging from the biographies of such diverse personalities as the British secret service chief immortalized by Ian Fleming in his James Bond books (The Man Who Was M: the Life of Maxwell Knight).

His children's fiction included teenage novels and the ground breaking Weird World series of young adult horror, published by Bloomsbury. He also worked with children both in schools and at art festivals. Anthony Masters died in 2003.
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