Dark Horse

Dark Horse

The pulse-racing Sunday Times bestseller

Summary

The electrifying new adventure in the Sunday Times bestselling series - in which Orphan X faces his most challenging mission ever . . .

'A stellar series, and the stories get better with each instalment' DAILY MAIL
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THE HERO
Evan Smoak: former off-the-books assassin - code name Orphan X. His world is divided into those who deserve his help and those who've brought his singular brand of justice upon themselves.

THE VICTIM
A desperate father reaches out. His teenage daughter Anjelina has been kidnapped by a brutal criminal cartel and spirited over the border into Mexico. And while money is no object, Evan soon realises that his prospective client's past is as clouded and compromised as his own.

THE MISSION
If Evan is going to put his life on the line to rescue Anjelina, he must first decide whether he can act on behalf of a bad man. And even then, up against the men who are holding his daughter, there will be no guarantee of success . . .
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'Gregg Hurwitz has outdone himself with Dark Horse. Readers will get whiplash . . . The action strikes like lightning' Luis Urrea, Pulitzer finalist for The Devil's Highway

Praise for the Orphan X series

'Feels like a missile launch' DAVID BALDACCI

'Outstanding in every way' LEE CHILD

'Weapons-grade thriller writing' GUARDIAN

'An immensely entertaining adventure' THE TIMES

Reviews

  • Nonstop action and relentless pacing are matched by deeply philosophical and powerfully emotional undertones. Unlike comparable series that tend to lose steam after several instalments, this series just gets better as it evolves
    Publishers Weekly

About the author

Gregg Hurwitz

Gregg Hurwitz is the No. 1 Sunday Times bestselling author of the Evan Smoak thrillers Orphan X, The Nowhere Man, Hellbent, Out of the Dark, Into the Fire, and Prodigal Son. He is also the author of You're Next, The Survivor, Tell No Lies and Don't Look Back. He lives with his family in LA, where he also writes for the screen, TV and comics.
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