Eye of the Storm

Eye of the Storm

Book - 1992
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Sean Dillon is a master terrorist, an elusive, mysterious figure whose skills surpass even those of famed international fugitive Carlos the Jackal. For years Dillon has slipped through the hands of authorities on every continent, hiding in the anonymity of the underworld. But it is during the Gulf War, when Saddam Hussein is feeling the grip of the British and American forces closing in on him, that Dillon once again emerges -- right into the eye of Saddam's storm.Hired by Iraqi operatives to strike a blow against the allied forces, Dillon plots an attempt on Margaret Thatcher's life. His ultimate goal, though, is a mortar launch against the War Cabinet during a meeting at 10 Downing Street. As Dillon's plan progresses, his longtime nemesis Martin Brosnan, an American Special Forces hero who has known Dillon from his IRA days, is recruited by British intelligence to nail him. Just as Dillon is within Brosnan's grasp, he slips away again. Step by step, a deadly cat-and-mouse game unfolds, although the odds are stacking up against Dillon's capture.As the clock begins to tick, Eye of the Storm accelerates with heart-stopping suspense, hurtling the reader toward the novel's spectacular, unexpected conclusion.
Publisher: New York : Putnam, [1992], ©1992
ISBN: 9780399137587
0399137580
Branch Call Number: FICTION Hig
Characteristics: 320 pages ; 24 cm

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3dblus
Dec 03, 2013

British author. A little different style, sentence structure and colloquialisms from American authors. But a good read once you get used to his style. I'll read another.

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RichardPaul
Dec 05, 2011

Eye of the Storm ---- by Jack Higgins/Harry Patterson c - 1992 ---- This story had a rough edge. Without this novel though I always wondered what happend - As the newer novels refer to this tale often. The book holds many keys to the newer novels ---- Still it only eeeks into an Above Average rating, a need to read as well. ---- Enjoy! ---- RichardPaul

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