Pendulum: the explosive debut thriller (BBC Radio 2 Book Club Choice) (Paperback)
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Pendulum: the explosive debut thriller (BBC Radio 2 Book Club Choice) (Paperback)

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'ONE OF THE BEST THRILLERS OF THE YEAR' - JAMES PATTERSON, bestselling author.

A photographer is mysteriously targeted for death in this white-knuckle ride deep into a terrifying conspiracy. If you love Lee Child's JACK REACHER and Terry Hayes' I AM PILGRIM you won't be able to put this down.

'James Patterson calls it "one of the best thrillers of the year", and it is plain to see why...told at a great pace, has a strong central character and a snaking plot' - Daily Mail

You wake. Confused. Disorientated.
A noose is round your neck.
You are bound, standing on a chair.
All you can focus on is the man in the mask tightening the rope.
You are about to die.

John Wallace has no idea why he has been targeted. No idea who his attacker is. No idea how he will prevent the inevitable.
Then the pendulum of fate swings in his favour.
He has one chance to escape, find the truth and halt his destruction.
The momentum is in his favour for now.
But with a killer on his tail, everything can change with one swing of this deadly pendulum...

You have one chance. Run.

Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781472233479
Number of pages: 496
Weight: 348 g
Dimensions: 198 x 131 x 33 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
I read Pendulum in one gloriously suspenseful weekend. Definitely one of the best thrillers of the year -- James Patterson
James Patterson calls it "one of the best thrillers of the year", and it is plain to see why...told at a great pace, has a strong central character and a snaking plot * Daily Mail *
Adam Hamdy's Pendulum is something new . . . kinetic, cinematic and bracingly original -- Barry Forshaw * Crime Time *
A heart-pounding hit * Peterborough Telegraph *
Adam Hamdy's thriller definitely justifies its previous hype * Vavel *
Top crime! Hamdy aces it . . . a heart-stopping, high octane killer thriller -- Northern Crime blog
I loved Pendulum. I loved the characters, the way the story plays out, the interwoven threads . . . so subtle, yet so brilliant and unexpected -- Bibliophile Book Club blog
Pendulum is well worth the hype and attention -- A Thirst for Words blog
Adam Hamdy . . . puts you bang into the heart of the action . . . an absolute joy to read -- Liz Loves Books blog

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Barnsey's Books

“Loved it!”

When photojournalist John Wallace is attacked and almost hung in his own home, the police don't believe his story. They're convinced it was a failed suicide attempt. Wallace is sectioned and placed into... More

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TripFiction

“Novel set mainly in NEW YORK and LONDON”

Pendulum has probably the best opening chapter of any thriller I have read. John Wallace, a London photographer and veteran of the Afghanistan war, opens the door of his flat – only to be seized by a masked and... More

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