Death of a Citizen (Matt Helm, Book 1) by Donald Hamilton

By Donald Hamilton

Book 1 of 27 within the sequence. 2013 retail epub of the unconventional which was once first published in 1960. The sequence is being slowly published as first-time ebooks through Titan Books one after the other starting in 2013. on the present price publication 27 might be out in book layout in 2017.

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Matt Helm, one-time designated agent for the yank executive throughout the moment global struggle, has left at the back of his violent earlier to elevate a kinfolk in Santa Fe, New Mexico. while a former colleague turns rogue and kidnaps his daughter, Helm is compelled to come back to his former existence as a perilous and incessant murderer.

Originally published within the period of the James Bond novels, those novels were out of print and unavailable for nearly two decades. They have been thought of grittier and extra practical than Bond, garnering them serious compliment and an ardent viewers.

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