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Confessional by Jack Higgins

By Jack Higgins

A rogue terrorist in Northern eire prepares to assassinate the pope during this mystery from the New York Times–bestselling writer of Rain at the Dead.

expert by way of the KGB, the murderer often called Cuchulain has been wreaking havoc all through Northern eire for over twenty years, leaving a path of our bodies in his wake. Now he has set his attractions on his so much audacious objective but: the pope.
eager to cease the terrorist, British Intelligence enlists an enemy Irish gunman, Liam Devlin, to complete what it by no means may perhaps. He needs to positioned an finish to Cuchulain’s reign of terror, as soon as and for all.
From the fellow Tom Clancy referred to as “the master,” this action-packed story of overseas intrigue and espionage exhibits why Jack Higgins’s novels, from classics like The Eagle Has Landed to the long-running Sean Dillon sequence, have bought greater than 250 million copies.

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Yes, well he can forget about that,' Maslovsky commented sourly. ' 'Thuggery is no problem in this sort of affair,' Cherny told him. 'As the Comrade Colonel well knows, anyone can be trained to kill, which is why we place the emphasis on brains when recruiting. Kelly does have a very rare aptitude when using a handgun, however. ' 'So I observed,' Maslovsky said. 'To kill like that, so ruthlessly. ' 'Not in his case, Comrade Colonel. It's perhaps a little difficult to understand, but as I told you, Kelly is a brilliant actor.

Maslovsky asked. 'He's been here about three months. A Jewish dissident, sentenced to five years for secretly corresponding with relatives in Israel. ' 'Physicist - structural engineer. He was, I think, involved with aircraft design. ' 'That's what they all say,' Maslovsky told him. There was a knock on the door and the man in question entered. Viktor Levin was a small man who looked larger only because of the quilted jacket and pants he wore. He was forty-five years of age, with iron-grey hair, and his steel spectacles had been repaired with tape.

Salim got to his feet as the camel approached. It dropped to its knees and Hamid, a young Rashid warrior in robes of ochre, a rifle slung across his back, came forward. He pulled on the line and the man at the other end fell on his hands and knees. ' Salim demanded. ' Hamid went back to the camel and returned with a military-style water bottle and knapsack. ' There was some bread in the knapsack and slabs of army rations. The labels were in Russian. ' The man was old with white hair, obviously exhausted, his khaki shirt soaked with sweat.

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