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Author: John Creasey
Publisher: London : Ipso Books, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It's a race against time to rescue a kidnapped scientist in this suspenseful tale by an Edgar Award-winning author. The world is under threat of destruction. As the politicians hedge their bets with atomic weapons, it seems no one is safe. The only hope' A brilliant professor who knows how to make nations and people invulnerable to atomic attack. The only problem' Professor Julian Conway has been kidnapped by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Creasey
ISBN: 9781911295853 1911295853 1504053605 9781504053600
OCLC Number: 1001364942
Notes: Department Z.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover Page; 1. The Snatch; 2. The Trick; 3. Orders; 4. River-Side; 5. Forced Entry; 6. The Professor; 7. The Big Room; 8. Lost Alice; 9. Second Snatch; 10. Offer Refused; 11. Sam; 12. Attack; 13. Tiger; 14. Sammy Bray; 15. Sammy Bleats; 16. Dead End; 17. Rescue; 18. Millicent Street; 19. Vital Need; 20. Quiet Night; 21. New Lead; 22. Back Room; 23. Elliott; 24. Reunion; 25. A Little More?; 26. Crack; 27. Struggle; 28. Alice; Sample: A Kind of Prisoner; Also in this Series; Copyright; Contents.
Responsibility: John Creasey.

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It's a race against time to rescue a kidnapped scientist in this suspenseful tale by an Edgar Award-winning author. The world is under threat of destruction. As the politicians hedge their bets with atomic weapons, it seems no one is safe. The only hope' A brilliant professor who knows how to make nations and people invulnerable to atomic attack. The only problem' Professor Julian Conway has been kidnapped by power-hungry men wishing to use his expertise for themselves. At British intelligence's top-secret Department Z, Gordon Craigie assigns agent Peter Ross to get the professor back: dead or alive. Complicating the case, though, is the fact that Ross is in love with two beautiful women: one of them the professor's daughter, and the other a possible key to the whole mystery ...

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