'Excellent' Mail on Sunday - Thriller of the Week
'This one keeps you intrigued, ready for the gut punch' STEVE BERRY
'Hawksley's hero, Rake Ozenna, is smart and tough, and we're glad to have him on our side' NELSON DE MILLE
Special agent Captain Rake Ozenna watches as a fleet of Russian military helicopters heads straight for his home, a remote Alaskan island with a population of just eighty.
What he doesn't know yet is why.
Russia is playing a dangerous political game.
In a daring act of provocation, it reclaims the American island as its own.
Caught in the crosshairs of sabre-rattling big powers, Rake is determined to save his people and his island, even if it costs him his life.
Humphrey Hawksley is a foreign correspondent for the BBC, a regular speaker and panellist at Intelligence Squared and the Royal Geographical Society, and many literary festivals. Hawksley's writing has appeared in the Guardian, The Times, Financial Times, International Herald Tribune and Yale Global. Hawksley's television documentaries include The Curse of Gold and Bitter Sweet, Aid Under Scrutiny, Old Man Atom and Danger: Democracy at Work
Excellent . . . there's only one man who can prevent the situation from escalating into a nuclear war: Rake Ozenna of the elite Eskimo Scouts
Mail on Sunday - Thriller of the Week
This one keeps you intrigued, ready for the gut punch . . . authentic settings, non-stop action
Knuckle-whitening suspense, bloody violence, dirty tricks, and plenty of surprising twists make this a gripping, can't-put-it-down read
Hawksley is one of only a handful of writers taking the thriller in important new directions
High-stakes, high-octane thriller [ . . . ]my kind of book. (on Security Breach)
Hawksley's hero, Rake Ozenna, is smart and tough, and we're glad to have him on our side
NELSON DE MILLE