Regular price: $10.10

Free with 30-day trial
Membership details Membership details
  • A 30-day trial plus your first audiobook, free
  • 1 credit/month after trial – good for any book, any price
  • Easy exchanges – swap any book you don’t love
  • Keep your audiobooks, even if you cancel
  • After your trial, Audible is just $14.95/month
OR
In Cart

Publisher's Summary

Ultimate soldier. Ultimate mission. But can the SAS assault team rescue the hostages from the terrorist-held Iranian embassy?

Thirtieth April 1980: six well-armed terrorists seize the Iranian embassy in London. Nineteen Iranian nationals and four British citizens are captured. Subsequent negotiations see some hostages released, but when, on the fifth day of the siege, one of the hostages is shot dead, his body dumped outside, the time for negotiation is over.

It is time to end the siege, and the only men with enough skill and daring for this dangerous task are the legendary SAS! In fact, convinced they will eventually be called in, they have already practiced a high-risk rescue operation in their top secret Killing House.

On the evening of 5 May - and in the full glare of the international media - 12 SAS soldiers, dressed in black and wielding a deadly arsenal, make their courageous assault on the embassy....

©2016 Shaun Clarke (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic Reviews

.

What members say

Average Customer Ratings

Overall

  • 3.0 out of 5.0
  • 5 Stars
    0
  • 4 Stars
    0
  • 3 Stars
    1
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0

Performance

  • 3.0 out of 5.0
  • 5 Stars
    0
  • 4 Stars
    0
  • 3 Stars
    1
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0

Story

  • 2.0 out of 5.0
  • 5 Stars
    0
  • 4 Stars
    0
  • 3 Stars
    0
  • 2 Stars
    1
  • 1 Stars
    0
No Reviews are Available
Sort by:
  • Overall
  • Performance
  • Story
  • Alec
  • 01-29-18

Tense and exciting as all these books are !

The whole story brilliantly portrayed and showing how tense it was. Enjoyable to listen to and a reminder for me of things that made me join the forces.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Overall
  • Performance
  • Story
  • Jonathan
  • 04-24-17

Superb 👌

I remember watching this unfold on live TV. SAS nailed it in about 45 minutes.

  • Overall
  • Performance
  • Story
  • Amazon Customer
  • 10-06-16

Amazing

As a huge fan of the SAS and the embassy siege this was great, even having watched documentarys on the embassy siege in particular. It brings a new level of detail to the operation.