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    • The Eagle Has Landed

    • Liam Devlin, Book 1
    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 13 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 362
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 309
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 316

    It was to become known as the most daring enemy mission of the entire war: Operation Eagle, SS Reichsfurher Heinrich Himmler's audacious plan to kidnap Winston Churchill on British soil in November 1943.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Eagle has Landed

    • By David Share on 08-25-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Midnight Bell

    • Sean Dillon Series, Book 22
    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 96

    In Washington, D.C., on a night full of rain, a woman is struck down and killed by a hit-and-run driver. But she is not just any woman - she is the assistant to the head of the secret White House department known only as the Basement. And she had secrets of her own. In the Virgin Islands, former president Jake Cazalet receives a warning. He is recuperating on a diving trip after successfully helping Sean Dillon and the rest of the "Prime Minister's private army" defeat an Al Qaeda operation in London.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A reunion of old friends

    • By A04171 on 04-02-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Graveyard Shift

    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 4 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Ben Garvald is out of prison. After nine years in lockup, he’s coming back to the old neighborhood. Back to his remarried ex-wife. Back for revenge. That’s what the cops think. But Detective Sergeant Nick Miller isn’t worried. His highly unorthodox methods are perfectly suited for the graveyard shift – the midnight hours when the driven and desperate come out to play. Tonight, Nick Miller’s toughest opponent will be Ben Garvald.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Death Trade

    • Sean Dillon, Book 20
    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81

    An eminent Iranian scientist has made a startling breakthrough in nuclear weapons research, but he can’t stand the thought of his country owning the bomb. He would run if he could, but if he does, his family dies. He is desperate, he doesn’t know what to do. It is up to Sean Dillon and the rest of the small band known as the "Prime Minister’s private army" to come up with a plan. Most particularly, it is up to their newest member, an intelligence captain and Afghan war hero named Sara Gideon, who thinks there just might be a way to bring it off.

    Regular price: $24.49

    • On Dangerous Ground

    • A Sean Dillon Novel
    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    1944. Mao Tse-tung signs a secret document that could delay the Chinese takeover of Hong Kong for an additional one hundred years. But all copies of the document disappear in a plane crash. 1993. As Hong Kong prepares to be restored to China in 1997, England’s prime minister learns of the existence of Mao Tse-tung’s lost document. Former terrorist Sean Dillon is given direct orders to keep the document from coming to light – at all costs.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting plot though some aspects could be bett

    • By dilanidiva on 11-12-14

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Bad Company

    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Patrick Macnee
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    In the waning days of World War II, Hitler gave his diary to a young aide for safekeeping. Now it's threatening to resurface, with explosive contents: the details of a meeting between emissaries of Hitler and Roosevelt to reach an armistice and turn their collective efforts against the Soviet Union. The American representative: a close relative of none other than the current President, Jake Cazalet.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Higgins has written better

    • By Erik on 05-30-05

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Rain on the Dead

    • Sean Dillon, Book 21
    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 157
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 140
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 139

    In the past few years, the killing and capture of many Al-Qaeda leaders has left the terrorist organization wounded - but by no means dead. And they intend to prove it. On a dark summer night, two Chechen mercenaries emerge from the waters off Nantucket to kill a high-value target, the former president of the United States, Jake Cazalet. Unfortunately for them, Cazalet has guests with him, including black ops specialist Sean Dillon and his colleague, Afghan war hero Captain Sara Gideon.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Decent

    • By Dchong on 01-12-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Eye of the Storm

    • A Sean Dillon Novel
    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 204
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 172
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 170

    Former allies in the IRA, Sean Dillon and Martin Brosnan have chosen different paths. Now Dillon is a terrorist for hire, a master of disguise employed by Saddam Hussein. Brosnan is the one man who knows Dillon’s strengths and weaknesses…and brilliant mastery of espionage. Once friends, now enemies, they are playing the deadliest game of their careers. A game that culminates in a frightening – and true – event: Iraq’s attempted mortar attack on the British war cabinet at 10 Downing Street in February 1991.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • YAAA--W--N

    • By Trudy Owens on 02-03-15

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Thunder Point

    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 160
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131

    1992. Terrorist Sean Dillon is saved from a Yugoslavian firing squad – if he agrees to help the British government retrieve the long-lost documents of Martin Bormann. The wreck of Bormann’s U-boat has been discovered in the Caribbean, along with a secret list of Nazi sympathizers. The names include high-level citizens from the U.S. and Great Britain – and may implicate the Duke of Windsor himself.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thunder Point

    • By myjohn on 05-24-15

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Angel of Death

    • A Sean Dillon Novel
    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81

    They call themselves "January 30," after the date of a British massacre in Belfast. They are allied with no one, killing American diplomats and KGB agents, Arabs and Israelis, IRA gunmen and Loyalist soldiers. But they are definitely the enemies of peace - and they are plotting an assassination that will shatter the uneasy truce that reigns in Ireland.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Dog Dies

    • By barry underwood II on 10-12-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Killing Ground

    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
    • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57

    For intelligence operative Sean Dillon, it is a routine passport check. But the events it will lead to will be as bloody as any he has ever known. The man he stops at Heathrow airport is Caspar Rashid, born and bred in England, but with family ties to a Bedouin tribe fiercely wedded to the old ways, as he's just found out to his pain.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Confessional

    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    Mikhail Kelly’s credentials were impeccable. Russian mother, Irish father hanged by the British. He could split an apple – or a head – across a large room with a handgun. And his special talent was acting. The KGB gave him the perfect part…assassin.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best of Harry Patterson

    • By Richard C. Dewey on 03-24-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Dark Justice

    • Sean Dillon Series, Book 12
    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Oliver
    • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    It is night in Manhattan. The president of the United States is scheduled to have dinner with an old friend, but in the building across the street a man has disabled the security and stands at a window, a rifle in his hand. The assassination doesn't go according to plan, but this is only the beginning. Someone is recruiting a shadowy network of agents with the intention of creating terror. Their range is broad, their identities masked, their methods subtle.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • AudioBook not recommended--better to read

    • By Margaret Wood on 02-07-18

    Regular price: $8.77

    • Night of the Fox

    • A Dougal Munro/Jack Carter Novel, Book 1
    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 84

    In the fifth year of conflict, the master plan for the invasion of Hitler’s Channel stronghold is the Allies’ greatest secret. National security demands it doesn’t fall into enemy hands. So when Colonel Hugh Kelso is pulled from the sea off German-occupied Jersey in April 1944, a major crisis erupts. Because Kelso is still alive and knows the exact details of the imminent invasion, to ensure the success of their offensive, the Allies launch a suicidal mission to rescue the Colonel...or silence him forever.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Glad it was a Daily Deal rather than full priced

    • By Mark on 07-17-15

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Valhalla Exchange

    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    On April 30, 1945, Russian radar reported a light aircraft leaving the vicinity of the Tiergarten in Berlin. But who was on board, and where was the plane going?

    Berlin was in ruins as the Russians moved relentlessly towards the concrete bunker where the Nazi administration was falling apart. But one man, Reichsleiter Martin Bormann, Adolf Hitler's secretary and eminence grise had a daring plan to escape.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Midnight Runner

    • Sean Dillon, Book 10
    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    Sean Dillon once again finds himself facing the murderous Rashid family and their oil-rich dynasty. After Kate Rashid watched her brothers’ lives being taken one by one as Sean Dillon and his undercover team foiled their plot to kill the president, she vowed to seek revenge. Now Sean Dillon is in her sights, but her plot to seek vengeance reaches far beyond the British agent or his team. She’ll get even with Dillon, White House operative Blake Johnson - even the US President if she needs to - and only she knows when or how.

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The White House Connection

    • Sean Dillon #7
    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    Someone is killing off the members of a splinter group known as the Sons of Erin, normally not a cause for much concern, but the consequences are much greater than anyone realizes. For in these actions lie the seeds of disaster: the fall of two governments, the derailing of the Irish peace process. Dillon and Johnson must stop this unknown assassin, the heads of state agree, quickly, quietly, before all hell breaks loose.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Getting old

    • By Todd Heriford on 07-11-18

    Regular price: $25.17

    • A Darker Place

    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 106
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    A famous Russian writer and ex-paratrooper named Alexander Kurbsky has gotten fed up with the Putin government, and decides he wants to "disappear" into the West. He is under no illusions, however, about how the news will be greeted at home, having seen too many of his countrymen die mysteriously at the hands of the thuggish Russian security services, so he makes elaborate plans with Charles Ferguson, Sean Dillon and the rest of the group known informally as the "Prime Minister's private army".

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Best Jack Higgins book in several years

    • By Thomas on 02-27-09

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Bloody Passage

    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Oliver Grant. Decorated soldier, then Major in Military Intelligence. Now a case-hardened mercenary - selling his services to the highest bidder wherever the going is rough. Seemingly the perfect choice to rescue the stepson of a millionaire Mafia boss from a Libyan prison fortress. Except for one tiny detail. Grant doesn't want the job. It takes kidnapping and threatening his younger sister before even Grant is forced to see sense. Dimitri Stavrou does not play games. But then Grant's beautiful, gentle lover turns up on the wrong end of a machine gun....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • THe lline between too little and too much

    • By joan on 09-17-16

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Flight of Eagles

    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    In the early days of World War II, nations were forced to choose sides in the epic battle that would change history forever. But for two brothers, fate had already made the choice. Separated as boys, Max and Harry Kelso have grown up to become ace fighter pilots--Max with the German Luftwaffe and Harry in Britain's RAF. Now, the machinery of war has set in motion an intrigue so devious, so filled with peril, that it will require them to question everything they know, everything they hold most dear....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Possibly my all-time favorite Higgins book!

    • By Victoria J. Mejia-Gewe on 09-23-12

    Regular price: $18.86

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