The Last Orphan

The Last Orphan

Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 14/09/2023
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERThe electrifying new ORPHAN X adventure in the bestselling series - Evan Smoak returns with a mission which could cost him everything . . .'A stellar series, and the stories get better with each instalment' DAILY MAIL '[A] witty, satisfying thriller' SUN __________A heavily-armed counter-assault team, a convoy of tactical vehicles plus decoys, air support, a sedative more commonly used to knock out large animals, arm and leg restraints, a hood, mouthguard and a Secret Service Agent asking for a selfie.This was not your average invitation to meet with the President.But then Orphan X is not your average guest. The last survivor of the off-the-books programme that raised and trained him, Evan Smoak was sent around the world to do his government's dirty work. Until he escaped.Now once again in need of his particular skill-set, the President tracks him down and offers him a deal: kill a man she deems too dangerous or be executed himself.Evan must decide whether to accept. He's spent years trying to atone for his former life. But if by taking on the mission he must betray the very principles he now lives by, what is left?One thing becomes clear to the President soon enough: no one should ever try to force Evan's hand. Because putting Orphan X in an impossible spot only makes him more dangerous . . .__________'As a crafter of wham-bam action and suspense, leavened with a healthy dose of humour, Hurwitz's abilities are as fine-tuned as ever' DAILY EXPRESSPraise for the Orphan X series'Feels like a missile launch' DAVID BALDACCI'Outstanding in every way' LEE CHILD'Weapons-grade thriller writing'GUARDIAN'An immensely entertaining adventure'THE TIMES*The Last Orphan: On The Sunday Times bestseller list February 2023*

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781405942737
  • Number of pages: 464
  • Weight: 319g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 27 mm

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