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The Freedom Broker

(2017)
(The first book in the Thea Paris series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Barry Awards Best Thriller (nominee)
There are 25 elite kidnap and ransom specialists in the world. Only one is a woman: Thea Paris. And she's the best in the business.

Twenty years ago, a terrified young boy was abducted in the middle of the night by masked intruders while his sister watched, paralyzed with fear. Returned after a harrowing nine months with his captors, Thea's brother has never been the same.

This life-shattering experience drove Thea to become what she is today: a world-class freedom broker. Most hostage-recovery work is done at the negotiation table, but when diplomacy fails, Thea leads Quantum Security International's black-ops team on highly sensitive rescue missions to political hot spots around the globe.

Her childhood nightmare resurfaces when her oil magnate father, Christos Paris, is snatched from his yacht off Santorini on his 60th birthday, days away from the biggest deal of his career. The brutal kidnappers left the entire crew slaughtered in their wake, but strangely, there are no ransom demands, no political appeals, no prisoner release requests - just obscure and foreboding texts written in Latin sent from burner phones.

Knowing the survival window for kidnap victims is small, Thea throws herself into the most urgent and challenging rescue mission of her life - but will she be able to prevent this kidnapping from destroying her family for good?

Genre: Thriller

Praise for this book

"Razor-sharp and full of you-are-there authenticity.- a superb thriller." - Lee Child

"Clever and gritty." - Lisa Gardner

"Spellbinding." - Peter James


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Used availability for K J Howe's The Freedom Broker

Hardback Editions

October 2017 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Freedom Broker (Thea Paris)
Author(s): K J Howe
ISBN: 1-68324-541-5 / 978-1-68324-541-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Center Point Pub
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February 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Freedom Broker: a heart-stopping, action-packed thriller (A Thea Paris Novel)
Author(s): K J Howe
ISBN: 1-68144-310-4 / 978-1-68144-310-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Quercus
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Paperback Editions

January 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Freedom Broker: a heart-stopping, action-packed thriller (A Thea Paris Novel)
Author(s): K J Howe
ISBN: 1-68144-304-X / 978-1-68144-304-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Quercus
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July 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Freedom Broker (Thea Paris 1)
Author(s): K J Howe
ISBN: 1-4722-4032-4 / 978-1-4722-4032-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline
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February 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Freedom Broker
Author(s): K J Howe
ISBN: 1-4722-4031-6 / 978-1-4722-4031-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline
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Audio Editions

May 2017 : MP3 CD
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Title: The Freedom Broker (Kidnap and Ransom Thriller)
Author(s): K J Howe
ISBN: 1-5436-0128-6 / 978-1-5436-0128-2
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance audio
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February 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Freedom Broker: A Thea Paris Novel
Author(s): K J Howe
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   


February 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Freedom Broker: A Thea Paris Novel
Author(s): K J Howe
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


February 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Freedom Broker: A Thea Paris Novel
Author(s): K J Howe
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

February 2017 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Freedom Broker (Thea Paris 1)
Author(s): K J Howe
Publisher: Headline
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


February 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Freedom Broker: a heart-stopping, action-packed thriller (A Thea Paris Novel)
Author(s): K J Howe
Publisher: Quercus
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA