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The Deceived

The Deceived

(2008)
(The second book in the Jonathan Quinn Thriller series)
A novel by

 
Awards
Barry Awards Best Thriller
Brett Battles won rave reviews for his debut novel, The Cleaner, which introduced hero Jonathan Quinn. A freelance operative and professional “cleaner,” Quinn knows better than to get emotionally involved in any of his jobs. But in this superb powerhouse of suspense, Quinn's latest job is different. A friend and old colleague has been murdered. A woman has gone missing. And for Jonathan Quinn, this time it's personal.

Anonymity. Trust. Professionalism. In his world, Jonathan Quinn has a few rules. He'll get rid of bodies that have to disappear; nothing ever gets traced back to him. But when Quinn is called to a busy Los Angeles port where a shipping container has just come in from the sea, it's clear his rules have been violated. Inside the crate is a dead man—a man who once saved Quinn's life. And while no one knows how CIA agent Steven Markoff died, Quinn has to do more than clean. He has to find Markoff's girlfriend, Jenny. To tell her that Markoff is dead. To find out why—and why someone sent Markoff's body to him.

Until a week ago, Jenny Fuentes was an assistant to an ambitious congressman. Now Jenny is missing, too, and a lot of man power is making sure she isn't found. But Quinn has his own man power. He has tools that can pry into secrets held anywhere in the world. He has the skill to trade blows with killers and spies. And he has covert weapons: his eager and smart apprentice, Nate, and brilliant Orlando, his closest friend, who's saved his life more than once.

Racing from the corridors of power in Washington to the bustling streets of Singapore, Quinn won't stop until he uncovers the truth behind his friend's violent death, the astounding reason Jenny has vanished—and what she knows about the most explosive deception of all.

Genre: Thriller
 
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Used availability for Brett Battles's The Deceived


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Hardback Editions

August 2009 : UK Hardback
Title: The Deceived (Charnwood)
Author(s): Brett Battles
ISBN: 1-84782-761-6 / 978-1-84782-761-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

July 2008 : UK Hardback
Title: The Deceived
Author(s): Brett Battles
ISBN: 1-84809-033-1 / 978-1-84809-033-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Preface Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

June 2008 : USA Hardback
Title: The Deceived
Author(s): Brett Battles
ISBN: 0-385-34157-1 / 978-0-385-34157-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

June 2009 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Deceived (Jonathan Quinn)
Author(s): Brett Battles
ISBN: 0-440-24371-8 / 978-0-440-24371-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dell
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

March 2009 : UK Paperback
Title: The Deceived
Author(s): Brett Battles
ISBN: 1-84809-028-5 / 978-1-84809-028-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Preface Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

July 2008 : UK Paperback
Title: The Deceived
Author(s): Brett Battles
ISBN: 1-84809-027-7 / 978-1-84809-027-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Preface Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

September 2008 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Deceived
Author(s): Brett Battles
Publisher: Books on Tape
Availability: Amazon   

September 2008 : UK Audio edition
Title: The Deceived: Jonathan Quinn Thriller, Book 2
Author(s): Brett Battles
Publisher: Books on Tape
Availability: Amazon UK   

June 2008 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Deceived
Author(s): Brett Battles
ISBN: 1-4159-5497-6 / 978-1-4159-5497-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape
Availability: Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

November 2009 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Deceived (A Jonathan Quinn Novel Book 2)
Author(s): Brett Battles
Publisher: Preface Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   

June 2008 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Deceived (A Jonathan Quinn Novel)
Author(s): Brett Battles
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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