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Event Driven

Event Driven

(The second book in the Rupert Hood Spy Thrillers series)
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Meet Rupert Hood. Every day he joins the wage slaves commuting to Putney, in south-west London, to one more apparently dull job in a high street estate agents.

But the company is a front -- for the UK's intelligence service.

And Rupert Hood isn't an estate agent. He's a secret agent.

In the second of Andrew Cartmel's brilliant re-imaginings of the classic 1960s spy caper, Rupert Hood is thrown back into action -- and facing the deadliest challenge of his career.

Someone has been scavenging waste plutonium and using it to create a bomb.

A deadly terror attack is planned on the City of London -- one that could ruin the global financial system.

But who? And why?

Hunting down the terrorists means Rupert going undercover in one of the world's most sophisticated and wealthiest 'event-driven' hedge funds to learn more about the likely target.

But as Rupert gets to grips with the world of high finance, events are about to be driven out of control -- with catastrophic consequences.

And in a nerve-shredding chase he must confront the deadliest -- and strangest -- opponent of his life.

'Event Driven' is a brilliantly fast-paced, gripping action thriller in the style of the great masters of the genre - Ian Fleming, Len Deighton and Jack Higgins.

It is the first sequel to Andrew Cartmel's roller-coaster thriller Operation Herod, which has been widely praised.

"With a luckless spy and a formidable femme fatale, Operation Herod is a bright and fast-moving entertainment of double lives and double-dealing. The spirit of the 60s espionage thriller takes on new life and vigour in the hands of Andrew Cartmel." - Stephen Gallagher.

''Cartmel's writing is a Heckler & Koch automatic wrapped in expensive lingerie. Brutal, exciting, engaging and witty. In the words of a woman who knew her spies: 'Nobody does it better, makes me feel sad for the rest." - Guy Adams, best-selling author of The Change.

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Kindle Editions

September 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Event Driven (A Rupert Hood Spy Thriller Book 2)
Author(s): Andrew Cartmel
Publisher: Endeavour Press Ltd.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

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