The Obelisk

Author(s): Howard Gordon

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Gideon's Davis's negotiating skills have earned him the role of peacemaker around the globe. But when government big-wig Earl Parker calls on him to bring in a rogue agent, his more practical, tactical skills become vital. Even more so when he discovers that the agent is own brother, Tillman. Gideon is transported to the jungles of oil-rich Mohan, where Tillman has agreed to give himself up. But plans go immediately awry. The Obelisk - a multi-million-dollar, state-of-the-art oil rig has been seized by terrorists. And both Tillman and Earl Parker are aboard. As tensions rise, and loyalties are tested, Gideon launches a hazardous one-man rescue.


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'A thrill every clock-ticking minute! From racing through the jungles of Southeast Asia to outsmarting terrorists on a high tech oil rig in a typhoon, Howard Gordon's new international peacemaker Gideon Davis takes saving the world to a new level. Move over Jack Bauer - there's a new sheriff in town' Vince Flynn, New York Times bestselling author of American Assassin 'Howard Gordon, the man behind 24, makes the transition from screenwriter to novelist look easy with this ahead-of-the-curve thriller' Alex Berenson, New York Times bestselling author of The Midnight House 'True to form of my eight-year experience with Howard Gordon on 24, THE OBELISK is a rip-roaring thriller' Kiefer Sutherland 'Hostages, political wrangling and one man with 24 hours to save the world. Sound familiar? Well, Gordon was executive producer of TV series 24, and he brings the same energy to the punchy thriller' Sport Magazine 25/1 The Obelisk is a state -of -the-art oilrig that has been captured by some terrorist types, including the brother of our hero-international peacekeeper Gideon Davis-who has been sent to liberate the oil digger in question.Written by the executive producer of mega telly suspense hit 24, The Obelisk is a pacy read which twists and turns like a cobra in a gym sock. Get in! Loaded Magazine

Howard Gordan has been a writer and producer working Hollywood for more than twenty years. He is the executive producer of the hit TV show 24. Prior to his involvement with the series, Gordon was a writer and executive producer for the X-Files. This is his first novel. He lives with his family in Pacific Palisades, California.

General Fields

  • : 9781849830843
  • : Simon & Schuster Ltd
  • : Simon & Schuster Ltd
  • : August 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 416
  • : Howard Gordon