Hit List

Hit List

an explosive thriller from the Sunday Times bestselling author Chris Ryan


Fans of Andy McNab, Lee Child, Clive Cussler and Stephen Leather will love this action-packed, all-guns-blazing, non-stop story from multi-million copy bestseller Chris Ryan, the established master of the military thriller.

'Heart-in-mouth action' --
'A covert-double-crossing-twist-in-the-tale plot...intelligent and entertaining' -- Maxim
'A helter-skelter adrenaline rush...a gripping read' -- Irish Independent
'Plenty of insider knowledge on SAS covert procedures' -- Yorkshire Evening Post
'Brilliant full of suspense and action' -- ***** Reader review
'Kept me on the edge of my seat' -- ***** Reader review
'Twists and turns to keep you hanging on for every page' -- ***** Reader review
'Gripping to the end' -- ***** Reader review


When Robert Maxwell is assassinated at sea by an unknown agency, it can only be a matter of time before the dark secret at the heart of the British Establishment is exposed to the light of day.

SAS soldier Neil Slater has left the Army but soon it seems he is to be drawn back into the covert world. Bowing to the inevitable, he allows himself to be recruited by the Cadre, a group that applies 'the rules of war' to those who threaten the internal and external security of the State.

Slater soon finds himself in a rising body count situation and asking the question: who is the real enemy?


  • Heart-in-mouth action

About the author

Chris Ryan

Chris Ryan was born near Newcastle in 1961. He joined the SAS in 1984 and was a member for ten years. During the Gulf War, Chris was the only member of an eight-man team to escape from Iraq, of which three colleagues were killed and four captured. It was the longest escape and evasion in the history of the SAS. For his last two years he was selecting and training potential recruits for the SAS.

He is a best selling author and lectures in business motivation and security.
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