Hellbent: A Dark Conspiracy. An Innocent Victim - An Orphan X Thriller (Paperback)Gregg Andrew Hurwitz (author)
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A dark conspiracy. An innocent victim. And one man hellbent on making it right. The explosive new Orphan X thriller from bestselling author Gregg Hurwitz.
'Do you need my help?'
They called him Orphan X. Evan Smoak used to be a government secret weapon.
Then he ran and became the man you call on when you've nowhere else to turn.
This time it's a teenage runaway called Joey.
Like Evan she's no innocent: she was brought up inside the same programme that raised him.
Now Evan must find Joey before those hunting her do.
Which is where the trouble begins.
Because this might not be about Joey at all.
And if it's not, then it must be about Evan.
But finding out why could kill them both ...
'A masterpiece of suspense and thrills' Daily Mail
'The page-turner of the season' The Times
'A rival to Reacher' Independent
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 512
Weight: 351 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 30 mm
Nail-biting, twisty thriller . . . [that will] appeal to devotees of Robert Ludlum's "Bourne" series * Library Journal *
This is a great novel ... Do not miss this one * Booklist *
As well-done as the rest of the series and bloody good fun * Kirkus *
A serious contender for best thriller of the year * The Real Book Spy *
Hellbent is Gregg Hurwitz firing on all cylinders * Guardian *
Praise for Orphan X * - *
Orphan X blows the doors off most thrillers I've read and catapults the readers on a cat-and-mouse that feels like a missile launch. Read this book. You will thank me later -- David Baldacci
Orphan X is his best yet - a real celebration of all the strengths Gregg Hurwitz brings to a thriller -- Lee Child
Orphan X is the most gripping, high-octane thriller I've read in a long, long time! -- Tess Gerritsen
Orphan X is most exciting new series character since Jack Reacher. A page-turning masterpiece of suspense -- Jonathan Kellerman
Mind blowing! A perfect mix of Jason Bourne and Jack Reacher -- Lisa Gardner
Orphan X is the most exciting thriller I've read since The Bourne Identity ... A new thriller superstar is born! -- Robert Crais
Orphan X is not good. Orphan X is great. Whatever you like best in a thriller - action, plot, character, suspense - Orphan X has it -- Simon Toyne
A new series character to rival Reacher . . . anyone reading Orphan X won't be surprised that a cadre of peers, from Tess Gerritsen to Lee Child, have lined up to praise it * Independent *
Bestseller Hurwitz melds non-stop action and high-tech gadgetry with an acute character study in this excellent series opener . . . Evan Smoak is an electrifying character * Publishers Weekly *
In terms of plot, characters, suspense and innovation, Orphan X is outstanding . . . I've always thought that one reason for Tom Clancy's success was the endless detail he provided about military hardware, and that the James Bond novels benefited from the loving attention Ian Fleming devoted to the martinis, expensive cars and gorgeous women he so admired. Hurwitz outdoes both writers . . . Orphan X is a smart, stylish, state-of-the-art thriller. It's also the start of a series, one that might give Lee Child's Jack Reacher books a run for their money * WASHINGTON POST *
A masterpiece of suspense and thrills . . . Turn off the real world and dive into this amazing start to a new series * Associated Press *
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“Seamless from the last. ”
Read this in a matter of days. Gregg Hurwitz mixes intense action, with emotional complications of a new dad with superb writing and imagination. I thought his last two Evan Skoak books were great, and this is up... More
I bought the first Orphan X book as a holiday read last year and got hooked. I have been waiting for this book to come out with great anticipation, I wasn't disappointed I struggled to put the book down it's... More
“Really good read!!”
Loved it!! A real page turner, very hard to put down.
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