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Mikhail Kelly’s credentials were impeccable. Russian mother, Irish father hanged by the British. He could split an apple – or a head – across a large room with a handgun. And his special talent was acting. The KGB gave him the perfect part…assassin. For more than twenty years Cuchulain has created chaos, fear and disorder in Ireland by hitting counter-productive targets on both sides of the border, making fools of British Intelligence and the IRA. But Cuchulain is a man whose time is nearly up. The one person who can identify him is the beautiful Tanya Voroninova, daughter of a KGB general. And the one person who can persuade her to defect is Liam Devlin, poet, scholar, IRA gunman retired. Hunted by the combined forces of British Intelligence, the IRA and the KGB who now regard him as an expendable embarrassment, Cuchulain prepares to hit the most counter-productive target of all time.…
The Eagle Has Flown
By the end of 1943, all evidence of the abortive German attempt to assassinate Winston Churchill has been carefully buried in an unmarked grave in the Norfolk village of Studley Constable. But two of the most wanted ringleaders are still alive.… In the fourth hard winter of war, British intelligence pick up disturbing reports from Heinrich Himmler’s power base in Wewelsburg Castle. The mission is not yet accomplished. For the Fatherland, the Reichsfuhrer is demanding the Eagle’s return.…
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About the Author
Jack Higgins (a pseudonym for the British novelist Harry Patterson, b. 1929) is one of the most popular English authors of thrillers and espionage novels. His breakthrough book, The Eagle Has Landed, numbers among more than 60 books by Higgins that have collectively sold more than 250 million copies — many featuring the brash young antihero Sean Dillon. Before beginning his writing career, Higgins served in the British Army along the East German border. He lives in the Channel Islands.