SIEGE

SIEGE

by Richard Hoyt

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Overview

"SIEGE is a welcome find, the characters cleverly drawn . . . It is cynical, humorous, violent, and Byzantine. In other words., it admirably reflects the current world state of affairs." —Baltimore Sun

A PIECE OF THE ROCK

Gibraltar-there's no way it can be taken, it's impregnable. Until a group of terrorists infiltrate the stronghold and take the 20,000 British subjects hostage.

Freeing them becomes the job of the CIA's James Burlane and Ella Nidech. They get a lot of help they don't need and some they may not be able to do without: After all, as long as the apes remain on Gibraltar, the English will rule....

"Wonderfully entertaining" —St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Smooth and fast . . . Accomplished juggler that he is, Hoyt keeps everything in the air and in suspense to a slam-dunk finish!" —Seattle Times-Post-Intelligencer

"Well written, delightful . . . shouldn't be missed. Enthusiastically recommended" —Library Journal

"Pure fun from beginning to end!" —United Press International

Product Details

BN ID: 2940162365525
Publisher: Speaking Volumes
Publication date: 03/13/2021
Series: James Burlane , #4
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 578,802
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Richard Hoyt graduated from the University of Oregon. After graduating from the U.S. Army Intelligence School in Ft. Holabird, Maryland, he served as a counterintelligence agent then returned to Oregon to earn a master’s degree. A fellow of the Washington Journalism Center, he worked as a Washington correspondent for The Oregonian and other Pacific Northwest newspapers. He later earned a PhD in American studies from the University of Hawaii. Hoyt wrote for both morning and afternoon newspapers in Honolulu and was a stringer for Newsweek magazine. He taught journalism and writing courses at the University of Maryland and Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon, before quitting to write novels full-time.

Hoyt is the author of the John Denson mysteries, the James Burlane thrillers and numerous other novels of adventure, espionage and suspense. In researching and writing in more than two dozen countries in Europe, Latin America, and Asia, he has ridden trains across the Soviet Union and riverboats down the Amazon. He now lives in Vancouver, Washington, with his wife Teresita, formerly of Cebu City, Philippines and his daughter Teresa. He has a daughter, Laura, from a previous marriage.

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