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<p><b>Former Secret Service agent, Nick Averose, must expose a dark conspiracy in this electrifying thriller from <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Matthew Quirk.</b></p><h2>'Opens with a bang and keeps exploding for three hundred pages' DAVID BALDACCI </h2><p><b>His job is to protect them.</b></p><p>As a secret service agent, Nick Averose spent a decade guarding the most powerful people in the US. Now, he's a mock killer, testing the security around the highest officials to find vulnerabilities, before America's enemies can.</p><p><b>But now someone's out to get him.</b></p><p>Nick's latest assignment leads him to the home of a former CIA director. But when he breaches the director's study, Nick is entangled in a vicious crime. One that will shake Washington to its foundations.</p><p><b>He's the perfect scapegoat.</b></p><p>Nick needs to find out who is framing him for the crime and why. If he can't uncover the truth, a dark conspiracy will consume him and everyone else within the Oval Office...</p><p>Praise for Matthew Quirk:</p><p>'Breathless stay-up-late suspense' Lee Child</p><p>'A plot that twists like a cobra in a sack, a whip-crack pace and engaging characters' <i>Financial Times</i></p><p>'David Baldacci territory, but done with a refreshing vigour by Quirk who is making a name for himself as a thriller writer to watch' <i>Daily Mail</i></p><p>'Quirk has earned his spot in the front ranks of thriller writers' David Baldacci</p><p>'Quirk moves into John Grisham territory with <i>The Night Agent</i>, a paranoid, pulse-pounding thriller that could not be more prescient' Joseph Finder</p><p>'A captivating narrative that takes us inside the White House's inner sanctum and the shadowy machinations surrounding it. A powerful and taut thriller' Mark Greaney</p><p>'This story is impossible to put out of mind ... Relevant and revealing, this is one of the best thrillers to come along in years' Michael Connelly</p><p>'Strap in for one hell of a ride. <i>The Night Agent</i> is full of twists and surprises you'll never see coming' Ben Coes</p>

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<p>A former Secret Service agent must expose a dark conspiracy. If he can't uncover the truth, it will consume him and everyone else within the Oval Office...</p>

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<b>PRAISE FOR MATTHEW QUIRK</b>: <br />
'Quirk has earned his spot in the front ranks of thriller writers. Opens with a bang and keeps exploding for three hundred pages' David Baldacci. <br />
'David Baldacci territory, but done with a refreshing vigour by Quirk who is making a name for himself as a thriller writer to watch' <i>Daily Mail</i>.<br />
'Breathless stay-up-late suspense'

Lee Child

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Hour of the Assassin
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9781800243453
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Hour of the Assassin
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9781800243484
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Hour of the Assassin
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9781800243491
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Paperback
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Hour of the Assassin
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<p><i>New York Times</i> bestselling author. </p>

<p>An Edgar award finalist and winner of the ITW Thriller Award for Best First Novel.</p>

<p>Author a former reporter, covering crime, terrorism prosecutions and international gangs.</p>

<p>MARKET: David Baldacci; John Grisham; James Patterson. </p>

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