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Killing State

(2018)
(The first book in the Michael North series)
A novel by

 
 


'A terrific future-shock thriller' LEE CHILD.



What if the person you're ordered to kill
Is the woman you want to protect?


Michael North, assassin and spy-for-hire, is very good at killing bad guys. But what happens when his shadowy bosses at the dark heart of the British government order him to kill a good woman instead?

Rising political star, Honor Jones, MP, has started asking dangerous questions about the men running her country. The trouble is, she doesn't know when to stop. And, now that he's met her, neither does North...

'A gritty, action-packed page-turner' ANDY MCNAB.



'New thriller writers come and go. I suspect this lady will stick around' FREDERICK FORSYTH.



'Thought-provoking, pacy and thrilling' SUNDAY MIRROR.

'Fast-paced and packed with action ... A series hero to watch' MICK HERRON.

'Gripping and twisty' INDIA KNIGHT.

'Grabs you from page one and won't let you go ... Action-packed from start to finish – but with tenderness and great characterisation too. Fast, sharply written, clever and intense' JEREMY VINE, BBC2.

'A high-octane plot that centres around the dark heart of British political power. A great debut' SUNDAY TIMES.

Genre: Thriller

Praise for this book

"A terrific future-shock thriller full of pace, tension, character, and emotion." - Lee Child

"New thriller writers come and go. I suspect this lady will stick around." - Frederick Forsyth

"Fast-paced and packed with action ... A series hero to watch." - Mick Herron

"Gripping and twisty." - India Knight

"A gritty, action-packed, page-turner." - Andy McNab


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March 2019 : UK Hardback
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Title: Killing State (A Michael North Thriller)
Author(s): Judith O'Reilly
ISBN: 1-78954-268-5 / 978-1-78954-268-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Head of Zeus
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July 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Killing State: A Michael North Thriller
Author(s): Judith O'Reilly
ISBN: 1-78854-891-4 / 978-1-78854-891-5 (UK edition)
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March 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Killing State (A Michael North Thriller)
Author(s): Judith O'Reilly
ISBN: 1-78954-267-7 / 978-1-78954-267-7 (UK edition)
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March 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Killing State (A Michael North Thriller)
Author(s): Judith O'Reilly
ISBN: 1-9997653-0-3 / 978-1-9997653-0-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Loughman Press
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Audio Editions

July 2019 : UK Audio CD

Title: Killing State
Author(s): Judith O'Reilly
ISBN: 1-5288-7341-6 / 978-1-5288-7341-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audio Books
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July 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Killing State
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Title: Killing State
Author(s): Judith O'Reilly
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Title: Killing State
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July 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Killing State
Author(s): Judith O'Reilly
Publisher: Avid Audiobooks
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Kindle Editions

August 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Killing State: The action-packed Sunday Times Crime Club thriller (A Michael North Thriller)
Author(s): Judith O'Reilly
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU