Author(s): James Phelan
Fiction | No Category
Jed Walker is ex-CIA - he thought he was out of the game. An ominous global threat brought him back into play. But just when Walker thinks he is winning, the bad guys change it up a gear and the odds get stacked higher against him. In the global theatre of war, winning is the only option if you want to stay alive.
Discovering a terror outfit is running people smuggling out of the Middle East, Walker thinks they are driven purely by profit and greed. But it is much worse than that. He must work against time and powerful adversaries to uncover the truth behind the operation and prevent a global catastrophe being unleashed. If he lives, Jed Walker will learn the true cost of life . . . and the knowledge will change him forever.
hard-boiled action suspense ... addictive - THE AGE on KILL SWITCH Walker's so tough he's got muscles in his spit ... eminently enjoyable - WEST AUSTRALIAN on THE HUNTED vivid and suspenseful - SYDNEY MORNING HERALD on THE SPY
At thirty-seven, James Phelan is the bestselling author of twenty-five novels and one work of non-fiction. From his teens he wanted to be a novelist but first tried his hand at a real job, studying and working in architecture before turning to English literature, spending five years at a newspaper and obtaining an MA and PhD in writing. James has published five thrillers in the Lachlan Fox series: FOX HUNT, PATRIOT ACT, BLOOD OIL, LIQUID GOLD and RED ICE, as well as the ALONE trilogy of young adult post-apocalyptic novels for Lothian Children's Books and a thirteen-book series for Scholastic. Jed Walker was first introduced in 2013's THE SPY, which was followed by THE HUNTED and KILL SWITCH in 2015. James lives in Melbourne. For more information visit jamesphelan.com.au