Avenger

Жанр: Иностранная литература

A young American aid volunteer, Billy Colenso, is brutally murdered in former Yugoslavia. His grandfather, the Canadian billionaire Steven Edmond, is bent on revenge. The quest to find Billy's murderer leads Edmond to Cal Dexter, ex-Vietnam Special Forces, the one man who could bring the killer to justice. But what starts as a personal, domestic tragedy soon explodes into a terrifying drama on the centre stage of world terrorism. From the battlefield of Vietnam via war-torn Serbia to the jungles of Central America, Avenger is packed with riveting detail, breathtaking action and political suspense, while in Cal Dexter we meet an unforgettable hero in the most dynamic Forsyth tradition.


Der Lotse

Жанр: Иностранная литература

Frederick Forsyth "Der Lotse",originalausgabe "The Shepherd". Eine Weihnachtsgeschichte vom weltberühmten Bestsellerautor.Am Heiligabend 1957 fliegt der Ich-Erzähler von einem Flughafen der Britischen Besatzungszone in Celle nach Hause. Er ist ein junger Jetpilot in einem einsitzigen Düsenjäger vom Typ Vampire, der mit 830 Kilometern pro Stunde über die Nordsee gen Heimat donnert, um dort die Weihnachstage zu verbringen. In 9 km Höhe über dem Meer fällt die Elektronik aus, also Kompass und Funkgerät. Er kann keine Hilfe rufen, und der Sprit geht bald zur Neige. Bei Nacht kann er sich nicht an Landmarken orientieren, und da über Ostengland dichter Nebel herrscht, kann er nicht einmal nach Sicht landen. Eine Rückkehr ist ausgeschlossen, der Sprit reicht nicht. Als unser Pilot bereits mit dem Leben abgeschlossen hat — im eisigen Wasser der Nordsee dürfte er nur wenige Minuten überleben —, taucht plötzlich eine uralte Propellermaschine aus dem 2. Weltkrieg auf, ein längst…


Diabelska Alternatywa

Жанр: Иностранная литература

Rok 1982. W obliczu klęski głodu Rosjanie liczą na pomoc Amerykanów i dostawy zboża z USA. Po obu stronach Atlantyku są jednak tacy, którzy chcą wykorzystać tę sytuację do spowodowania światowego konfliktu nuklearnego. Tylko para kochanków, obywateli obu supermocarstw, może uratować świat przed zagładą.


The Afghan

Жанр: Иностранная литература

A chilling story of modern terrorism from the grandmaster of international intrigue. The Day of the Jackal, The Dogs of War, The Odessa File-the books of Frederick Forsyth have helped define the international thriller as we know it today. Combining meticulous research with crisp narratives and plots as current as the headlines, Forsyth shows us the world as it is in a way that few have ever been able to equal. And the world as it is today is a very scary place. When British and American intelligence catch wind of a major Al Qaeda operation in the works, they instantly galvanize- but to do what? They know nothing about it: the what, where, or when. They have no sources in Al Qaeda, and it's impossible to plant someone. Impossible, unless… The Afghan is Izmat Khan, a five-year prisoner of Guantánamo Bay and a former senior commander of the Taliban. The Afghan is also Colonel Mike Martin, a twenty-five-year veteran of war zones around the world-a dark, lean man born and raised in Iraq.…


The Day of the Jackal

Жанр: Иностранная литература

An adventure thriller in which an anonymous Englishman who in the spring of 1963, was hired by Colonel Marc Rodin, Operations Chief of the OAS to assassinate General De Gaulle.


The Dogs Of War

Жанр: Иностранная литература

In a remote corner of Zangaro, a small republic in Africa, lies Crystal Mountain. At certain times of the day the mountain emits a strange glow. Only Sir James Manson knows why. The mountain contains ten billion dollar's worth of the world's most valuable mineral, platinum. "Not only exciting but truly surprising"--Atlantic. Now the only question is, how to get hold of it. Sir James knows how. Invade the country with a band of savage, cold-blooded mercenaries. Topple the government and set up a puppet dictatorship. Unleash the dogs of war.


The Negotiator

Жанр: Иностранная литература

1991, Glasnost has its enemies, the worlds oil is running out and ruthless mercenaries have kidnapped the US president's son. As the world teeters on the edge of catastrophe, the negotiator goes to work.


The Shepherd

Жанр: Иностранная литература

On Christmas Eve 1957, alone in the cockpit of his Vampire, an RAF pilot is returning from Germany to Lakenheath on leave—66 minutes of trouble-free, routine flying. Then, out over the North Sea, the fog begins to close in, radio contact ceases, and the compass goes haywire.