Six Spider Shepherd short stories in one volume by bestselling author Stephen Leather. The short stories are Hard Targets, Natural Selection, Narrow Escape, Warning Order, Hostile Territory and Rough Diamonds and feature Dan "Spider" Shepherd whose adventures have been Sunday Times bestsellers.
Stephen Leather is one of the UK's most successful thriller writers. He was a journalist for more than ten years on newspapers such as The Times, the Daily Mail and the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. He has sold more than a million eBooks and was named by Bookseller magazine as one of the most influential figures in British publishing. His bestsellers have been translated into more than ten languages. He has also written for television shows such as London's Burning, The Knock and the BBC's Murder in Mind series. Two of his books, The Stretch and The Bombmaker, were made into movies.
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About the Author
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 eBooks have topped the Amazon Kindle charts in the UK and the US. He has sold more than a million eBooks and was voted by The Bookseller magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the UK publishing world. His bestsellers have been translated into fifteen languages. He has also written for television shows such as London’s Burning, The Knock and the BBC’s Murder in Mind series and two of his books, The Stretch and The Bombmaker, were filmed for TV. You can find out more from his website www.stephenleather.com and you can follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/stephenleather
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As a former combat soldier i found this book tobe accurate and well written
*cries* whyyyyy i seriously just read a really depressing USCan fic and now... Well thats my own fault :p Its great! Keep going!
Me: yay chapter 2!<p> Rin: yeahhhhhhh great job ....*sarcasam*<p> Me: shut up rin! Rin i almost forgot! Happy belated 17th brithday!! It was the 27th and i forgot!<p> Rin: thank you. Me: yep! On to the story<p> Rin's POV<p> I still have Cram class after school this year. Shura walks with me and I take my seat in front of the class alone. There was more people this year since all the cr<_>ap went down with Satan and stuff. I get a dirty looks from all the kids. They knew what happened and what I was. I sometimes feel like Yukio will magically walk into the room and start teaching. It never happens. I actually pay attention now, for Yukio's sake. Kuro was on my shoulder and crawled onto my head as the knew exorcist that took yukio's place. She gave eat sh<_>it looks.<p> Izumo came with me to Yukios grave today. requested for him to be buried next to dad. Izumo waits in church. I went and sat between their graves.<p> "Hey dad, Yukio. I must be insane because I am talking to nothing but graves and air, but I just... dad this is for you too, did you hate me? Ever? Dad I know you protected me but I just... cant help but wonder sometimes... and Yukio, you treated me like cr<_>ap after dad passed and I mean after your demonic powers where awakened you stopped, but did you hate me while you were human? I just need answers or something, I dont feel like I actually have a reson to wake up in the mornings... no real reason to... live," tears fell freely now, "of course you wont answer, your gone forever and I am alone..other than Kuro I am alone..." I being sobbing.<p> Izumo is suprisingly calm when I finally come back and we go back to True Cross Academy. I go to my dorm and fall asleep thinking about my dad and twin hating me.<p> End<p> Me: how was it? Good? Bad? Any suggestions for next chapter are appreciated!