THE KILL LIST
The names of those men and women who would threaten the world’s security – held above top secret at the highest level of the US government.
At the top of it, a radical Islamic cleric whose sermons inspire his followers to kill Western targets. As the bodies begin to pile up in America, Great Britain and across Europe, the message goes out: discover this man’s identity, locate him and take him out.
Ex-US marine, now one of America’s most effective terrorist hunters, with an impossible job. Aided only by a brilliant teenaged hacker, he must throw out the bait and see whether his deadly target can be drawn from his lair…
Full of insider technical detail, [The Kill List] packs the punch Forsyth's readers relish, complete with a breath-taking denouement in the desert that makes it impossible to put down...A master storyteller
I was gripped by the story of the lone assassin hired to kill President de Gaulle. I reread it last year and found it just as enthralling. It hadn't dated a bit. More than four decades later Forsyth's new thriller proves he has lost none of his powers. The prose, like the plot, is as taut and lean as ever. That reflects the journalist that first and foremost Forsyth has always been. So too does his unerringly topical eye.
THRILLER OF THE WEEK - A contemporary update on the theme of a deadly assassin closing in on an important target