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A Talent for Revenge

(The first book in the Specialist series)
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Killing was more than just a living for Jack Sullivan.

It was a mission.

Sullivan is a mercenary with a talent for revenge.

He is no kill-crazy psychopath - he works for a cause, and for what he believes in.

Left a broken man after his marriage was cut short by his wife's violent death, Sullivan turns his back on his violent lifestyle.

That is, until he meets Julia Penn.

Beautiful and vulnerable, Julia's plight brings Sullivan out of retirement.

Julia had been tortured by Magg Ottowa - an African dictator.

And she needs Sullivan to hunt him down.

Motivated by a fortune in cold cash, and the attention of an attractive woman, Sullivan finds himself unable to resist...

'A Talent for Revenge' is the first thrilling instalment in 'The Specialist' series.

'This is the real deal. A thriller that grabs you by the throat and won't let go.' - Tom Kasey, best-selling author of 'Cold Kill'.

John Cutter is a pseudonym for John Shirley, a science fiction write best known for 'The Crow'. He is an American writer, primarily of fantasy and science fiction and songs. He has also written one historical novel, a western, about Wyatt Earp, 'Wyatt in Wichita', and one non-fiction book, 'Gurdjieff: An Introduction to His Life and Ideas'. He has written novels, short stories, TV scripts and screenplays, and has published over 40 books and 8 short-story collections. As a musician, he has fronted his own bands and written lyrics for Blue Oyster Cult and others.

Endeavour Press is the UK's leading independent publisher of digital books.

Genre: Thriller    

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Paperback Editions

March 1984 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: Specialist 01: A Talent for Revenge (Specialist)
Author(s): John Cutter, John Shirley
ISBN: 0-451-12799-4 / 978-0-451-12799-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Signet
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Kindle Editions

February 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: A Talent For Revenge (The Specialist Series Book 1)
Author(s): John Cutter
Publisher: Endeavour Press
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