Sean Dillon

45 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 2,486 ratings

Eye of the Storm Publisher's Summary

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…

Blending fact and fiction, Eye of the Storm is pure excitement. Jack Higgins at his best.

©1993 Jack Higgins (P)2010 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • 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 211
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 177

    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

    • Eye of the Storm

    • Sean Dillon Series, Book 1
    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Oliver
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Sean Dillon is a hired killer. The IRA, the PLO, ETA - he's worked for them all. Now, with the Gulf War raging, the Iraqis need his services for an apocalyptic strike at the heart of the West. If it succeeds, it will shake the world to its foundations. Leaders will be wiped out, terror will spread: a devastating blow against democracy. Dillon has 10 Downing Street in his sights, but British intelligence are on his trail. They have hired a killer to stalk a killer - a mortal enemy who is hell-bent on revenge.

    Regular price: $15.53

  • Book 2

    • Thunder Point

    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134

    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

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    • Thunder Point

    • Sean Dillon Series, Book 2
    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Oliver
    • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    They gave Sean Dillon a choice: life in prison or a suicide mission. In the inky depths beneath Thunder Point, a diver discovers a priceless treasure: a German U-boat sunk in American waters three weeks after the end of the Second World War. Inside is final proof that Martin Bormann escaped Hitler's bunker and that he took with him the most explosive secrets of the Reich.

    Regular price: $15.53

  • Book 3

    • 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 100
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84

    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

    • On Dangerous Ground

    • Sean Dillon Series, Book 3
    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Oliver
    • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    The year is 1944. Just outside Delhi, a British Dakota crashes, taking lives and destroying a clandestine treaty signed by Lord Mountbatten and the Communist leader, Mao Tse-tung. A historic agreement, one set to change the course of history. Over 30 years later, a deathbed confession from a Mafia kingpin reveals the answers to untouched secrets about the treaty and just how much the British and Chinese governments would pay for its destruction. It's not long before Sean Dillon enters the fray.

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  • Book 4

    • 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 105
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84

    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

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    • Angel of Death

    • Sean Dillon Series, Book 4
    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Oliver
    • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    A mysterious terrorist group is killing other terrorists, IRA thugs, and CIA and KGB agents, all in a bid to break the fragile peace process. Sean Dillon is the only man who can find them - if he can live long enough. No one is more feared than January 30, the mysterious terrorist group currently holding bloody reign over the world. Their targets are random, their methods deadly.

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  • Book 5

    • Drink With the Devil

    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73

    Irish militant Michael Ryan wants to finance war in his homeland--and a sinister pact with the New York Mafia will make his dreams a savage reality. Former IRA enforcer Sean Dillon now works for the British government. His mission: retrieve the gold by any means necessary--and finish Ryan's bloody plot before it gets off the ground.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Drink with the Devil

    • Sean Dillon Series, Book 5
    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Oliver
    • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    A fortune in stolen British gold, brutally hijacked by Irish Protestant paramilitaries in the 1980s, lies shipwrecked at the bottom of the Irish Sea. Now the Irish Rose and her precious cargo have been found. The race is on to recover the bullion. Irish militant Michael Ryan wants to finance war in his homeland - and a sinister pact with the New York Mafia will make his dreams a savage reality. To stop him the British and American authorities must call in the best: Sean Dillon, once the most feared IRA enforcer, now working for British Intelligence.

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  • Book 6

    • The President's Daughter

    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    In 1969, Jake Cazalet saved the life of a Frenchwoman in Vietnam, and a brief, passionate affair ensued. Years later in Paris, he was introduced to another beautiful young woman - his daughter. For many reasons, their relationship remained a secret.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not up for of the rest of the series. Too many cliques

    • By meden on 06-25-15

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    • The President's Daughter

    • Sean Dillon Series, Book 6
    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Oliver
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Twenty years ago a young war hero saved a life and began a passionate affair. Now that young war hero is president of the United States, and a souvenir from his past, a beautiful daughter he never knew existed, surfaces as the first of many secrets to be kept from public knowledge. But someone, somewhere, has uncovered the truth. The girl is seized by religious zealots, and unless the president complies with their demands, her execution is certain. Yet if he gives in, the Middle East will ignite in war. He calls in the only men who can help: Sean Dillon and Blake Johnson.

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  • Book 7

    • 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 81
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • fail on Irish

    • By Sierra on 09-10-18

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    • The White House Connection

    • Sean Dillon Series, Book 7
    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Oliver
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    New York: a woman waits in the shadows, a Colt .25 in her elegant hand. Her target: Senator Michael Cohan, member of an extremist organization dedicated to destroying the peace talks. Run by Britain's most wanted terrorist, Jack Barry, its secret links stretch all the way to the Oval Office. Washington: the president calls Blake Johnson, head of secret White House department 'the Basement'. He needs to see him now.

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  • Book 8

    • Day of Reckoning

    • Sean Dillon, Book 8
    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    When international crime boss Jack Fox orders that journalist Katherine Johnson be killed, he brings down the wrath of the dead woman’s ex-husband: Blake Johnson, head of the covert White House department known as The Basement. Along with Sean Dillon, Johnson sets out for revenge, determined to bring Fox’s empire of crime crashing down. They follow Fox’s money trail around the globe, leaving the shreds of his business behind them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Higgins is superb

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-03-18

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Day of Reckoning

    • Sean Dillon Series, Book 8
    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Oliver
    • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Sean Dillon in his most spectacular adventure yet, a no-holds-barred battle with a Mafia don. When the Mafia kill a reporter for getting too close, White House security insider Blake Johnson takes it personally. The reporter was his ex-wife, and with the help of undercover enforcer Sean Dillon and his intelligence colleagues he is hell-bent on revenge. In London, Beirut and Ireland, the daredevil friends risk everything as they combine to destroy the illegal businesses of Mafia front man Jack Fox.

    Regular price: $9.05

  • Book 9

    • Edge of Danger

    • Sean Dillon, Book 9
    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    From best-selling author Jack Higgins comes a new thriller reuniting heroic American agent Blake Johnson and ex-IRA enforcer Sean Dillon. They join forces in a desperate race to stop a fanatical clan of international warriors from taking its ultimate revenge. Its target? The President of the United States.

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    • Edge of Danger

    • Sean Dillon Series, Book 9
    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Oliver
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    When Paul Rashid, leader of the Rashid Bedouin of Hazar in the Persian Gulf, uncovers an international conspiracy to deprive his family of the oil wealth that is their birthright, he vows to gain very public vengeance. The man sent to stop him is the British government’s uncompromising secret enforcer, Sean Dillon. It is a mission that will test him as never before, confronted by foes old and new in a deadly game of cat and mouse that will take him from Ireland to the USA and from the heart of the English countryside to the deserts of Hazar...and the very edge of danger.

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  • Book 10

    • 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

    • Midnight Runner

    • Sean Dillon Series, Book 10
    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Oliver
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    The murderous Rashid family were forced to pay the ultimate price for their crimes by the British government's secret enforcer, Sean Dillon, and his undercover team. Yet one member of that oil-rich dynasty was allowed to live, and that could have been Dillon's fatal mistake. Kate Rashid witnessed her brothers being killed one by one, and now she has sworn vengeance. Sean Dillon, White House operative Blake Johnson, even the US president himself...their time is coming, and only she knows how - or when.

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