The Wrecking Crew [NOOK Book]

Overview

Janac's back... and there will be games - so what will you do when it's them... or the woman you love?

Drug baron Janac has unleashed a reign of terror in the South China Sea to fund his battle for control of the Australian narcotics trade. When he attacks an old cargo ship on an evil night off the Indonesian coast, it seems he has also found the perfect victims to exploit ...
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The Wrecking Crew

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Overview

Janac's back... and there will be games - so what will you do when it's them... or the woman you love?

Drug baron Janac has unleashed a reign of terror in the South China Sea to fund his battle for control of the Australian narcotics trade. When he attacks an old cargo ship on an evil night off the Indonesian coast, it seems he has also found the perfect victims to exploit with his psychotic games.

Phil Hamnet and his wife Anna are sharing a last voyage before the arrival of their twins. Hamnet escapes Janac's attack, but Anna is taken and held hostage to ensure first his silence, and then his cooperation. But when Janac's rogue ex-Special Forces crew attack more ships and men start dying, Hamnet has to decide if he can continue to sacrifice the lives of unknown sailors to save the woman he loves.

It's an awful decision for anyone to have to make, but for a man who's already had the same dilemma - tormented in a lifeboat, adrift in the vastness of the Pacific Ocean - it's a living nightmare.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940149546091
  • Publisher: Cool Gus Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/12/2014
  • Series: A Janac's Games Thriller, #2
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 279
  • Sales rank: 1,259,829
  • File size: 801 KB

Meet the Author

Mark Chisnell grew up in a small town on the east coast of England. The town was dominated by the rise of the oil industry and the decline of shipbuilding and fishing. Mark has been a professional sportsman and also won awards as a broadcaster and for his non-fiction accounts of maritime adventure. He's written for some of the world's leading magazines and newspapers, including Esquire and the Guardian. One of his greatest personal achievements was hitch-hiking to Mount Everest base-camp in Tibet. In Trainers.

Mark had thought he'd have a future as a marine engineer, that was until he picked up a copy of Robert Pirsig's Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. The cover said it would change the way the reader felt about the world and it changed Mark's perception about his life and where he wanted to go. He learned that books can change people's lives and that he wanted to write one. He wanted to write many.

Mark began by writing about the sport in which he won three world championships, and subsequently won plaudits and recognition for his adrenaline-fuelled and suspenseful accounts of round-the-world racing. When he moved to fiction, he used his experiences as a sportsman and his background in broadcasting and journalism to weave chart-topping tales filled with intrigue, danger, romance and characters that take the reader on an incredible page turning journey.

Mark currently lives in Europe with his wife and son.
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  • Posted April 20, 2012

    A believable main character who an enigma all his own, left me w

    A believable main character who an enigma all his own, left me with unresolved situations and relationships and wanting sequels.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 30, 2010

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    highly recommend

    This is a very tense book. lots of action and keeps you interested page by page. Great read

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 23, 2012

    Very good

    With 570 pages of intense reading, the story never stop. Took a couple of days to read and was very hard to put down.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 16, 2010

    grate book. !!!

    GRATE BOOK !!!!!!

    2 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 25, 2010

    Reviews from the Original Paperback Publication

    'It's a great escapist yarn with Janac a really nasty villain who gives Hamnet untold grief. I enjoyed this one.'
    Hawkes Bay Today

    'I found it impossible to put down.'
    Boating New Zealand

    'A real ripping yarn, hard to take seriously but begging to be made into an all-action film.'
    Qantas in-flight magazine

    'Perfect for summer reading.'
    CityMix Auckland

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 3, 2010

    Exciting from the getgo!

    Piracy on the high seas leads to an action packed novel. Once you start reading, you cna't put the nook down.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 23, 2013

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    Quite suspenseful...really enjoyed it. I think a male reader would really like it eveen more.

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  • Posted April 5, 2013

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    This was an action packed bitter-sweet story. I could not put it

    This was an action packed bitter-sweet story. I could not put it down until the end.
    There was some profanity and graphic slaughter. I would not recommend it to YA.
    I was disappointed on the ending. It was weak and left one wondering - "What happened next?"
    I understand there are other sequels but the sneak peak of the next sequel is not going to answer that question.

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