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Publisher Comments:

#1 bestselling author Simon Kernick will leave you breathless with his sheer storytelling power in this race-against-time thriller about a terrorist threat in London.

An explosion blasts through a cafe in Central London. Minutes later, a call from an unknown terror group warns that a far greater attack will be launched in twelve hours’ time.

William Garrett, nicknamed “Fox,” is awaiting trial for mass murder. He claims he can name the bombers—but only at a price.

It’s a terrifying race against time for Detective Inspector Mike Bolt and Deputy Commissioner Tina Boyd as they chase their targets across the city in a desperate bid to prevent a major atrocity before it’s too late…

As shocking revelations are unveiled, you’ll be racing to the last page as fast as the characters in Ultimatum. As #1 New York Times bestselling author Harlan Coben says, “Simon Kernick writes with his foot pressed hard on the pedal. Hang on tight!”

Review:

"In this sharp-edged thriller, two of British author Kernick's characters, Det. Constable Tina Boyd (The Last 10 Seconds) and incarcerated terrorist Fox (Siege), collide after a bomb explodes in a bustling London cafe. A group calling itself the Islamic Command claims responsibility, threatening more mayhem unless the government cedes to its demands. The action takes place in a single day, with time stamps marking the beginning of each chapter (the debt to 24 is acknowledged with a wry nod). The characters are often hastily sketched, but the author's strength lies in his immersive sense of place, noting all that is rotten in his homeland. Almost everyone is more than a little bit racist, from law enforcement officers to the terrorists themselves. Filled with references to such real-life events as the 7/7 bombings, phone-hacking, and the parliamentary expenses scandal, the novel depicts a country awash in discontent and beset by an atmosphere of insidious — and institutionalized — racial hatred. Agent: Amanda Preston, LBA Literary Agency (U.K.). (Sept.)" Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

About the Author

Simon Kernick is a Sunday Times #1 bestselling author and one of the UK’s foremost thriller writers. His twelve novels have been translated into more than twenty languages and have sold more than four million copies worldwide. He lives in London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781476706252
Author:
Kernick, Simon
Publisher:
Atria Books
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Contemporary Thrillers
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Suspense
Subject:
Uk; sunday times; bestseller; Richard and Judy; Brad Thor; Vince Flynn; London; terrorist; terrorism; british; clive cussler; douglas preston; james patterson; tom clancy; reacher; lee child; harlan coben; relentless; thriller; government; investigator
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20140931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
209.55 x 134.937 mm

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Product details 352 pages Atria Books - English 9781476706252 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "In this sharp-edged thriller, two of British author Kernick's characters, Det. Constable Tina Boyd (The Last 10 Seconds) and incarcerated terrorist Fox (Siege), collide after a bomb explodes in a bustling London cafe. A group calling itself the Islamic Command claims responsibility, threatening more mayhem unless the government cedes to its demands. The action takes place in a single day, with time stamps marking the beginning of each chapter (the debt to 24 is acknowledged with a wry nod). The characters are often hastily sketched, but the author's strength lies in his immersive sense of place, noting all that is rotten in his homeland. Almost everyone is more than a little bit racist, from law enforcement officers to the terrorists themselves. Filled with references to such real-life events as the 7/7 bombings, phone-hacking, and the parliamentary expenses scandal, the novel depicts a country awash in discontent and beset by an atmosphere of insidious — and institutionalized — racial hatred. Agent: Amanda Preston, LBA Literary Agency (U.K.). (Sept.)" Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
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