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 series character to rival Reacher' INDEPENDENT

'Gregg Hurwitz has outdone himself. Readers will get whiplash . . . The action strikes like lightning' LUIS URREA, Pulitzer finalist for The Devil's Highway
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Can you remain a good man when you help a bad one? . . .

Former government assassin Orphan X, Evan Smoak broke free to use his skills to help the good but powerless. But what if the person asking for help is neither?

When the daughter of a Texan crime boss is kidnapped by a ruthless drugs cartel, he asks Evan to rescue her.

The girl is innocent of her father's crimes.

But in taking the case is Evan crossing a line?

To find out he must break into an impregnable Mexican fortress.

Then somehow get her out alive . . .
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Praise for the Orphan X series

'Feels like a missile launch' DAVID BALDACCI

'A stellar series, and the stories get better with each instalment' DAILY MAIL

'Outstanding in every way' LEE CHILD

'Weapons-grade thriller writing' GUARDIAN

'A stellar series, and the stories get better with each instalment' DAILY MAIL

'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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