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Siege | [Simon Kernick]

Siege

London is under attack. People are dead. Many more lives hang in the balance as a group of highly trained gunmen storm the historic Lanchester Hotel on Park Lane. The gunmen have given the government just five hours to meet their demands before they blow up the building. Shots ring out. Some guests panic. Others text their loved ones. Still more try to escape. All are united by one thing: fear for their lives.
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Publisher's Summary

London is under attack.

People are dead. Many more lives hang in the balance as a group of highly trained gunmen storm the historic Lanchester Hotel on Park Lane.

The gunmen have given the government just five hours to meet their demands before they blow up the building. Shots ring out. Some guests panic. Others text their loved ones. Still more try to escape. All are united by one thing: fear for their lives. All - except one man who has information so dangerous that it must be kept safe - at any price.

Darkness falls. The gunmen become increasingly violent. One question is in everybody's minds. Will they survive the night?

©2012 Simon Kernick (P)2012 Random House Audiobooks

What the Critics Say

“The writing in Siege is tight and fast-paced, and the action comes thick and fast from the very first line, if you’re up for a bit of action, there’s plenty of excitement to be found here.” (Trucking News)

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  • A
    Sheffield, United Kingdom
    6/20/12
    Overall
    "run of the mill thriller"

    It was hard to say whether i enjoyed this or not as i found it a run of the mill, linear and predictable thriller book and not in the same league as a Tom Clancy or Utopia by Lincoln Child. It was formulaic to the point where i just wanted to skip to the end. If you like James Patterson then it is in a similiar vein and will probably enjoy this too, otherwise skip it and use your credit elsewhere.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • martin
    belfast, United Kingdom
    6/3/12
    Overall
    "good thriller"

    Looking at the negative reviews on this book I ask myself were we dealing with the same story. Of course it's nonsense - it's entertainment - a way of passing the time in an enjoyable manner. And I enjoyed this book thoroughly. Tightly paced, admittedly cliched characters and a plotline which stretches credulity but, one of those stories you can't wait to see what happens next. Oh yes - and very good narration.




    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Richard
    Gifford, United Kingdom
    3/12/12
    Overall
    "Really Not Very Good"

    I wished I'd believed the other person who gave this a poor review as they were absolutely right. It's not a great story. It's not very well written. The narrator's style quickly becomes irritating. The plot is really Die Hard with a few wrinkles. I also should have also remembered that I didn't enjoy Relentless when I read that. No more Simon Kernick for me.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Mark
    Burton on the Wolds, United Kingdom
    2/28/12
    Overall
    "Simply Brilliant"

    Absolutely awesome. Gripping from the start. I was awake all night listening to this. Highly recommeneded!

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Michael
    Skotbu, Norway
    2/24/12
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    "Cracking Listen."

    Really enjoyed this book. Made the drive to and from work a pleasure. Even found myself driving slower so I could listen to more. Highly recommended.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Stephen
    Macclesfield, United Kingdom
    2/24/12
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    "brilliant"

    This book is a fantastic story with more than enough twists and turns to keep you guessing all the way. It is read with an intensity that suits the plot.
    Excellent

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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