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Night Action

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December 1941.

A man of vital importance to the war effort has been captured

He is being transported along the French coast by the enemy.

He must be returned to England "at all costs".

Haunted by past failures, Lieutenant David Brent must embark on yet another dangerous journey across the Channel to ensure that this mission is a success.

But when all does not go to plan, Brent is pushed, once again, to his limit.

He must think quickly and logically, and direct his team to safety if possible...and to the ultimate sacrifice if necessary.

But haunted by reminders of his past can Brent remain rational and concentrate on the mission at hand?

Or will the German troops out-manoeuvre him once more?

Night Action is a high-octane read from a master of military thrillers.

Praise for Alan Evans:

"Fast moving, action-packed... The savage ruthlessness of the Nazis and of war itself are sombrely painted" - Lloyd's List

"Action indeed is the keynote. Gunfire crackles constantly both on land and sea in a literally explosive adventure" - Yorkshire Evening Post

"For readers who delight in war-time stories... plenty of action" - Navy News

Alan Evans is a highly talented thriller writer who vividly and evocatively re-creates the atmosphere of the First and Second World Wars. He is also the author of three children's books. Born in Sunder-land, he was a member of the Royal Artillery (Volunteers) for many years, and has served both at home and abroad. For two years he was a gunner and he later went on to be a survey sergeant in various R.A. units. Married with two sons, the author lives at Walton-on-Thames in Surrey.

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


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Hardback Editions

October 1990 : UK Hardback

Title: Night Action (Ulverscroft Large Print)
Author(s): Alan Evans
ISBN: 0-7089-2301-1 / 978-0-7089-2301-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
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January 1989 : UK Hardback

Title: Night Action
Author(s): Alan Evans
ISBN: 0-340-42929-1 / 978-0-340-42929-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
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Paperback Editions

October 2001 : UK Paperback

Title: Night Action
Author(s): Alan Evans
ISBN: 0-7551-0569-9 / 978-0-7551-0569-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: House of Stratus
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February 1990 : UK Paperback

Title: Night Action (Coronet Books)
Author(s): Alan Evans
ISBN: 0-340-51119-2 / 978-0-340-51119-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Coronet Books
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Kindle Editions

September 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition

Title: Night Action (Commander Cochrane Smith series Book 10)
Author(s): Alan Evans
Publisher: Endeavour Press
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