SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2021 WILBUR SMITH ADVENTURE WRITING PRIZE
The start of a gripping new crime thriller series introducing ex-SAS trooper Jack Tate!
‘Looking for breakneck pace and a relentless hero? Alex Shaw has you covered’ James SwallowDon’t miss the explosive start to the Jack Tate series.
When the lights go out…
British MI6 agent, and former SAS trooper, Jack Tate is trying to escape his past when he witnesses a terrorist attack of unthinkable scale. An electro-magnetic pulse knocks out the US power grid, killing anything with a computer processor, throwing the whole country into darkness.
You have to escape the past.
Under the cover of the blackout, a clandestine operation aims to assassinate prominent public figures on US soil. Looting and violence spreads across the country. And Jack Tate’s past comes back to haunt him. As the only intelligence operative on the ground, he is hurled into a mission that will put him – and the people he loves – in immediate danger.
You have to defeat the enemy.
With the fate of the United States on the line, only he can prevent the horror of a new world war.
‘Compelling and authentic. An explosive new series with an uncompromising hero’ Tom Wood
‘Jack Tate is a powerful character, a true Brit hero. A cracking start to a new series!’ Alan McDermott
‘Alex Shaw is a master of the action thriller. Grabbed me from the first page and never let go’ Michael Ridpath
‘Riveting thriller with an original plot and surprising twists. Tate is totally convincing as a classic Brit operative. Great drama and characterisation’ Duncan Falconer