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Evolution of Fear
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Evolution of Fear (Paperback)

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Claymore Straker is a fugitive with a price on his head. Wanted by the CIA for acts of terrorism he did not commit, his best friend has just been murdered and Rania, the woman he loves, has disappeared. Betrayed by those closest to him, he must flee the sanctuary of his safe house in Cornwall and track her down. As his pursuers close in, Clay follows Rania to Istanbul and then to Cyprus, where he is drawn into a violent struggle between the Russian mafia, Greek Cypriot extremists, and Turkish developers cashing in on the tourism boom. As the island of love descends into chaos, and the horrific truth is unveiled, Clay must call on every ounce of skill and endurance to save Rania and put an end to the unimaginable destruction being wrought in the name of profit. Gripping, exhilarating and, above all, frighteningly realistic, The Evolution of Fear is a startling, eye-opening read that demands the question: How much is truth, and how much is fiction?

Fiction & PoetryCrime & ThrillersEspionage & spy thrillerFiction & PoetryCrime & ThrillersPolitical / legal thriller Publisher: Orenda Books Publication Date: 01/04/2016 ISBN-13: 9781910633243  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Canadian by birth, Paul Hardisty has spent 25 years working all over the world as an engineer, hydrologist and environmental scientist. He has roughnecked on oil rigs in Texas, explored for gold in the Arctic, mapped geology in Eastern Turkey (where he was befriended by PKK rebels), and rehabilitated water wells in the wilds of Africa. He was in Ethiopia in 1991 as the Mengistu regime fell, and was bumped from one of the last flights out of Addis Ababa by bureaucrats and their families fleeing the rebels. In 1993 he survived a bomb blast in a cafe in Sana'a, and was one of the last Westerners out of Yemen before the outbreak of the 1994 civil war. Paul is a university professor and Director of Australia's national land, water, ecosystems and climate adaptation research programmes. He is a sailor, a private pilot, keen outdoorsman, conservation volunteer, and lives in Western Australia with his family. His debut novel, The Abrupt Physics of Dying, was shortlisted for the CWA John Creasy (New Blood) Dagger, and received over 60 five-star reviews.

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"The Evolution of Fear" opens at a cracking speed and follows a couple of months on from "The Abrupt Physics of Dying". Straight away you realise that this book will also have all the fantastic characteristics of its predecessor, super hard hitting action, fast pace, a strong lead character and an addictive solid storyline - always covering up to date political issues - to keep you turning the pages. Claymore Straker is a fugitive with a price on his head. Wanted by the CIA for acts of terrorism he did not commit, his best friend has just been murdered and Rania, the woman he loves, has disappeared. Betrayed by those closest to him, he must flee the sanctuary of his safe house in Cornwall and track her down. I love action hero Claymore Straker, he's such a unique but tough maverick character that you can't help engaging with. The exciting and very entertaining story is full of non stop thrilling action and I was totally engrossed from the very first page which was to be expected. I'd happily recommend this series and book to all action readers, male and female alike. It can also be easily read as a standalone too, as there's more than enough in the story to bring you fully up to speed with previous events. The Straker series are ready made for tv/film production and I do hope one day to see Claymore on the big screen. I now look forward to reading the next in the series "Reconciliation of the Dead" and the soon to be published "Absolution" which I know will be equally as entertaining, if not more! 5 stars

- 31/03/2018
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