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 Operation Relentless - Damien Lewis

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'The Night Manager meets Narcos' Saul David

'To catch this criminal took incredible courage and skill. This is James Bond meets Jason Bourne' Bear Grylls

The new bestseller from the author of Zero Six Bravo

By 2007 Viktor Bout had become the world's foremost arms dealer. Known as the 'Merchant of Death' he was both "Public Enemy No. 1" to the global intelligence agencies and a ruthless criminal worth around six billion dollars.

For years Bout had eluded capture, meanwhile building up a labyrinthine network of airlines selling weapons to order to dictators, rebels, despots and terror groups worldwide. He was hunted by the CIA, NSA, MI6, as well sought by the United Nations for being their top global sanctions buster. Holed up in Moscow - from where he ran a suite of offices selling anything from AK47s to state-of-the-art helicopter gunships and anti-aircraft missiles - he was shielded by a Russian state that was a partner in his dark dealings. In short, Bout appeared utterly invulnerable and beyond any hope of capture.

Step forward former SAS man Mike Snow. After serving in the Regiment, Snow had worked as a bush pilot in Africa, where he'd got to know Bout well. Via its own secretive, shadow network, Snow was approached by the US DEA, the Drugs Enforcement Agency. The DEA agents had one question for him: was Snow able to get to Viktor Bout?

This is the incredible tale of OPERATION RELENTLESS, the top-secret mission that Snow and a handful of DEA operatives launched to entrap Viktor Bout - a story that ranges from the steamy jungles of Colombia to the ice-bound streets of Moscow, and from horrific bloodshed and tyranny in the Congo, to a snatch operation like no other. It may read like an implausible thriller, but every word of Operation Man Hunt is true.


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21. Winter - Christopher Nicholson

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A celebrated author, in the winter of his life, awaits a visit from a beautiful young actress – the leading lady in a staging of his most famous tragedy. But his wife is troubled. An anxious and sickly woman, she watches the growing intimacy between her husband and the young woman, and becomes tormented by the idea that they will betray her.

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22. No Harm Can Come to a Good Man - James Smythe

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24. He Wants - Alison Moore

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25. Some Must Watch - Ethel Lina White

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26. Some Veil Did Fall - Kirsty Ferry

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27. The Blazing World - Siri Hustvedt

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Artist Harriet Burden, furious at the lack of recognition she has received from the New York art establishment, embarks on an experiment: she hides her identity behind three male fronts who exhibit her work as their own. And yet, even after she has unmasked herself, there are those who refuse to believe she is the woman behind the men...

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28. Summer of the Dead - Julia Keller

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The first death came unexpectedly. An old man attacked outside his home, his murder a shock to the town. Then the second death came and with it - fear.

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29. Quiet Dell - Jayne Anne Phillips

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A chilling novel based on a real life multiple murder by a con-man who preyed on widows – a story that has haunted Jayne Anne Phillips since childhood.

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30. The Awakening of Miss Prim - Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera

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Prudencia Prim is a young woman of intelligence and achievement, with a deep knowledge of literature and several letters after her name. But when she accepts the post of private librarian in the village of San Ireneo de Arnois, she is unprepared for what she encounters there...

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31. The Final Testimony of Raphael Ignatius Phoenix - Paul Sussman

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32. Vanessa and her Sister - Priya Parmar

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35. First Impressions - Charlie Lovett

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36. Spare Brides - Adele Parks

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37. White Fire - Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child

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Colorado, 1876: At a remote mining camp high in the Rocky Mountains, eleven silver miners are killed, their bodies horribly mutilated, flesh devoured. Bear attack? Not everyone thinks so. 136 years later, the cemetery where the miners were buried is being cleared for new development. Forensic pathologist Corrie Swanson has arranged to study the bones. What she discovers will expose a conspiracy that’s as lethal today as it was a century ago.

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38. How To Be Both - Ali Smith

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39. The Doll's House - M. J. Arlidge

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40. To Rise Again at a Decent Hour - Joshua Ferris

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