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Night Heron

(2014)
(The first book in the Philip Mangan series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Barry Awards Best First Novel (nominee)
Set in China, and ripped from today's headlines, comes a pulse-pounding debut that reinvents the spy thriller for the 21st century.

A lone man, Peanut, escapes a labor camp in the dead of night, fleeing across the winter desert of north-west China.

Two decades earlier, he was a spy for the British; now Peanut must disappear on Beijing's surveillance-blanketed streets. Desperate and ruthless, he reaches out to his one-time MI6 paymasters via crusading journalist Philip Mangan, offering military secrets in return for extraction.

But the secrets prove more valuable than Peanut or Mangan could ever have known. . . and not only to the British.

Genre: Thriller

Praise for this book

"A thriller packed with tension." - Peter James

"Night Heron is a wonderfully cinematic novel -- I felt myself visually transported into every scene, watching the action unfold -- that also immersed me in the sounds and smells and feel of China, all the while telling a rich, complex espionage story. A remarkable accomplishment." - Chris Pavone


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Used availability for Adam Brookes's Night Heron

Hardback Editions

May 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: Night Heron
Author(s): Adam Brookes
ISBN: 0-316-39983-3 / 978-0-316-39983-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Redhook
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May 2014 : UK Hardback
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Title: Night Heron
Author(s): Adam Brookes
ISBN: 0-7515-5248-8 / 978-0-7515-5248-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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Paperback Editions

May 2016 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Night Heron
Author(s): Adam Brookes
ISBN: 0-316-27309-0 / 978-0-316-27309-1 (USA edition)
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June 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Night Heron
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ISBN: 0-316-39984-1 / 978-0-316-39984-5 (USA edition)
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1612 : UK Paperback
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Title: Night Heron (Philip Mangan 1)
Author(s): Adam Brookes
ISBN: 0-7515-5250-X / 978-0-7515-5250-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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January 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Night Heron
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ISBN: 0-7515-6161-4 / 978-0-7515-6161-6 (UK edition)
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May 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: Night Heron
Author(s): Adam Brookes
ISBN: 0-7515-5249-6 / 978-0-7515-5249-2 (UK edition)
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Audio Editions

May 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Night Heron
Author(s): Adam Brookes
ISBN: 1-4789-8416-3 / 978-1-4789-8416-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hachette Audio and Blackstone Audio
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May 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Night Heron Lib/E
Author(s): Adam Brookes
ISBN: 1-4789-8413-9 / 978-1-4789-8413-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
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May 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Night Heron
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May 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Night Heron
Author(s): Adam Brookes
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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May 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Night Heron
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Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
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May 2014 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Night Heron
Author(s): Adam Brookes
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
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May 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Night Heron
Author(s): Adam Brookes
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

May 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Night Heron
Author(s): Adam Brookes
Publisher: Redhook
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May 2014 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Night Heron
Author(s): Adam Brookes
Publisher: Sphere
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