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The Spider Shepherd Thrillers, Book 15
Narrated by: Paul Thornley
Series: Dan Shepherd, Book 15
Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (7 ratings)

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The 15th thriller in the Spider Shepherd series promises even more enthralling action from the Sunday Times best seller Stephen Leather. 

He is one of the world's most ruthless terrorists, codenamed Saladin. He plans and executes devastating attacks, and then, ghostlike, he disappears. Ten years ago he blew a plane out of the sky above New York - and now he's struck again, killing dozens in a London strike. But one of the latest victims is related to the acting head of MI5, who knows exactly who she wants on the case: Spider Shepherd. 

Dean Martin, a psychologically damaged former Navy SEAL, is the only person in the world who can identify Saladin. But Martin was killed 10 years ago - wasn't he? Shepherd must find Martin and take him back to the killing fields on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. Revenge on the world's most wanted terrorist is long overdue, and Shepherd is determined to be the one to deliver it.... 

©2018 Stephen Leather (P)2018 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

Critic Reviews

"A master of the thriller genre." (Irish Times)

"As tough as British thrillers get...gripping." (Irish Independent)

"The sheer impetus of his storytelling is damned hard to resist." (Sunday Express)

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  • Gary
  • 07-25-18

Spider! As Explosive As Ever!

Great story! Well written! Well preformed!

A modern up to date tale that excites from start to finish!

Great to see new characters developing for the future.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • N
  • 05-09-19

Kept me wanting to listen to it more

Great oration without the usual he said she said. Loved the book as it was up to date in time of recent happenings.
Really enjoyed it.

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  • Jonah
  • 04-24-19

Jock Harper is Back!!

The Scottish version of Lex Harper is back 😂 Was the English version in ‘Black Ops’ a mere oversight?

Anyway another cracker from Stephen Leather.

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  • Benjamin s.
  • 03-22-19

Paul thornley, is spider shepherd.

Iv listened to all the spider books, back to back. Brilliant series!!!
Can’t get enough!

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  • Mr. R. Warren
  • 01-02-19

Is Stephen Leather running out of steam?

I've enjoyed all of Stephen Leather's Spider Shepherd books, except this one. A very pedestrian story with a lot of padding and not a lot of plot.

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  • Albi
  • 11-21-18

Another great Spider Shepherd book

Usual great storyline and equally brilliantly narrated by Paul Thornley , look forward to the next book

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  • Gily
  • 11-12-18

Favourite author and favourite narrator

Leather as always delivers, action, descriptive, informative captures the scene and Paul Thornley is the best! . .

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-23-18

A good read

I love Stephens books, they are fast paced and action packed, just what I want from story loads of bad guys and the good guys always win. Looking forward to the next one.

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  • andy green
  • 10-17-18

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You can't beat a Spider Shepherd story, this one is no exception, although it was set out slightly different from the rest, still a belter!

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  • Mr G R STAFFORD
  • 09-12-18

Great read

I really enjoyed this book.
I found it strange at first going back 10yrs but soon adapted.
Stephen Leather is a brilliant author of this type of book and I cannot wait until the next book as long as he keeps Paul Thornley as narrator.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 08-30-18

good read

enjoyed this story, well read, listened at every opportunity i could get. highly recommended, as a good read or listen