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John Purkiss, the Ratcatcher, returns in book six of the bestselling spy thriller series
In a remote location on the Scottish coast, a prisoner exchange is taking place in the dead of night. An exchange so secret and so politically sensitive that only a handful of people know about it.
The exchange is sabotaged in an armed attack, and both prisoners disappear.
One is a Russian professor of physics.
The other is one of Britain's most notorious captives. A traitor who, almost three years earlier, came close to triggering war between Russia and NATO.
His name is Richard Rossiter.
John Purkiss is sent to hunt Rossiter down. For him, the mission has a personal element. Rossiter corrupted Purkiss's fiancee, Claire, more than half a decade earlier. And he was instrumental in her death.
Once before, Purkiss spared Rossiter's life. This time he won't make the same mistake.
Purkiss finds himself in an uneasy alliance with a CIA agent and a Russian FSB operative, neither of whose motives he can fully trust. As they close in on Rossiter, it becomes clear that his escape was made possible only by leaked information from an insider.
And that Rossiter's intentions will, once again, have catastrophic consequences for the world.
By turns harrowing, shocking and fraught with nerve-shredding suspense, NEMESIS is the latest and most thrilling novel in the John Purkiss series.
Praise for the John Purkiss novels by Tim Stevens
***** "Superb spy thriller...The prose is so vivid you can almost feel the action as it takes place..." - Jeremy Duns, author of The Dark Chronicles
***** "A high octane, fast-paced spy thriller... superb and captivating story... a great, heart-pounding read!" James Masters, Goodreads reviewer
***** "[J]oins Lee Child, David Baldacci and John D. MacDonald on my list of great spinners of thrillers." Edward F. Corbin, Amazon reviewer
***** "This innovative thinking man's thriller will become a classic..." D. V. Kokkinos, Amazon reviewer
***** "A classic page-turner... I consider Stevens one of the best writers of spy thrillers working today." - William E. Wallace, Amazon reviewer
***** "Outstanding spy thriller...The action is fabulous, well worthy of a blockbuster movie." - Jackie, Amazon reviewer
***** "The story... was riveting...[T]he ending was very surprising and one I truly did not expect." - RAC, Amazon reviewer
***** "An amazing tale... twists, turns and leaves you breathless... A fabulous read" - Darren Oliver-Jones, Amazon reviewer
***** "Excellent plot, deep character development, unanticipated twist, high paced action. What more could the reader ask?" - Preston Cox, Amazon reviewer
***** "[T]he new master of the genre." Fly Guy, Amazon reviewer
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Used availability for Tim Stevens's Nemesis
March 2015 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition