Silent Weapon - a Street Soldier Novel

Paperback

Main Details

Title Silent Weapon - a Street Soldier Novel
Authors and Contributors      By (author)   Andy McNab
Physical Properties
Format:Paperback
Pages:352
Dimensions(mm): Height 216,Width 135
CategoriesClassic fiction
Adventure stories
Thrillers
ISBN 9780857534682
Audience
Teenage / Young Adult

Publishing Details

Publisher Random House Children's Publishers UK
Imprint Doubleday Children's Books
Publication Date 10 August 2017
NZ Release Date 10 August 2017
Publication Country United Kingdom

Description

HOW DO YOU FIGHT AN INVISIBLE ENEMY?A high-speed chase through the backstreets of Lagos and an unexpected bomb explosion in the jungle - it's all in a day's work for soldier Sean Harker.Looking forward to a well-earned break back home, Sean and his platoon fly back to the UK, only to find themselves fighting their way out of an airport hostage situation, and the country on high terrorist alert.Barely escaping with his life, Sean must now embark on a dangerous mission- to locate a deadly weapon, capable of destruction on a massive scale. . . a weapon no one will see coming.

Author Biography

From the day he was found in a carrier bag on the steps of Guy's Hospital in London, Andy McNab has led an extraordinary life.As a teenage delinquent, Andy McNab kicked against society. As a young soldier he waged war against the IRA in the streets and fields of South Armagh. As a member of 22 SAS he was at the centre of covert operations for nine years - on five continents. During the Gulf War he commanded Bravo Two Zero, a patrol that, in the words of his commanding officer, 'will remain in regimental history for ever'. Awarded both the Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) and Military Medal (MM) during his military career, McNab was the British Army's most highly decorated serving soldier when he finally left the SAS.Since then Andy McNab has become one of the world's best-selling writers, drawing on his insider knowledge and experience. As well as several non-fiction bestsellers including Bravo Two Zero, the biggest selling British work of military history, he is the author of the best-selling Nick Stone and Tom Buckingham thrillers. He has also written a number of books for children.Besides his writing work, he lectures to security and intelligence agencies in both the USA and UK, works in the film industry advising Hollywood on everything from covert procedure to training civilian actors to act like soldiers. He continues to be a spokesperson and fundraiser for both military and literacy charities.