One last mission for an old friend. What could go wrong?
It’s sold as an in-and-out jaunt to The Big Apple, to pick up a harmless envelope. But when Ben Bracken is offered the assignment, he’s a little hesitant. He’s a family man now, with a duty to stay alive for his loved ones.
But, with the request coming from fellow former military man and trusted friend William Grosvenor, not to mention the eye-watering payout, one last job can’t hurt, can it?
So begins his American road trip, one that takes him from the city that never sleeps to the misty swamps of Florida. All in pursuit of one highly coveted envelope. Because it turns out, this job isn’t the walk in Central Park it was promised to be.
As he’s pursued by New York’s most dangerous mobsters, factions of federal law enforcement, and American Intelligence, Ben’s hunch is that their joint quarry must hold something of international significance.
He’s not wrong. The contents that’s slipping through these influential fingers contains evidence of the world’s biggest cover-up. Evidence that will rewrite history books and incriminate one of the most powerful men on the planet.
It’s probably best it winds up in the right hands.
Rob Parker is a married father of three, who lives in Warrington, UK. The author of the Ben Bracken thrillers, Crook’s Hollow and the #1 Audible bestseller Far FromThe Tree enjoys a rural life, writing horrible things between school runs. Rob writes full time, attends various author events across the UK, and boxes regularly for charity.
He spends a lot of time in schools across the North, encouraging literacy, story-telling and creative-writing, and somehow squeezes in time to co-host the For Your Reconsideration film podcast, appear regularly on The Blood Brothers Crime Podcast, and is a member of the Northern Crime Syndicate.
This is a brilliant book. From the beginning we’re on the edge of our seats wanting to know what’s going to happen to Ben Bracken.
As I’ve not got the whole series, and I’m reading way out of sync you might think that this would be confusing. It really isn’t at all. These books obviously work perfectly as stand alone novels, as well as within the series. Perfect if you just happen to pick one up and want a story of the perfect anti hero.
I loved Ben Bracken. He’s imperfectly perfect. There’s so much depth to him and all the other characters. There are no wasted characters in a book by Rob Parker and I really love this.
A wonderful, thrilling purely addictive book that has made me want to make sure I have all the books and start from book one. Absolutely brilliant stuff!
Thanks to LoveBooksGroup, the Author and publisher for the advanced reading copy of this book.