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(The fourth book in the John Purkiss series)
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John Purkiss, the Ratcatcher, returns in his most dangerous mission yet...

A retired British Intelligence operative, Frank Wyatt, has surfaced as a research scientist at a remote outpost in the bleak, inhospitable tundra of north-eastern Siberia. But there's strong evidence that Wyatt was a double agent working for the Soviet KGB and its successor organisation, the FSB... so what is he doing at Yarkovsky Station?

John Purkiss is sent to investigate.

In the guise of a journalist, Purkiss arrives at the research station and finds himself among an eccentric group of personnel, many of whom appear to be harbouring secrets. His attempts to delve more deeply are met with increasing degrees of suspicion, hostility and outright obstruction. And during a field excursion into the tundra, an attempt is made on Purkiss's life.

When a member of the station's personnel is brutally murdered, and the communication links with the outside world are sabotaged, Purkiss and the rest of the staff are trapped hundreds of miles from human contact, in an atmosphere of growing mistrust, intrigue and danger. After more killings, and with a deadly team of Russian military closing in on the station with orders to terminate both its operations and its personnel, Purkiss is forced to confront not only his human enemies, but also the terrible, primal power of the tundra itself...

TUNDRA is the fourth thriller in the the highly acclaimed John Purkiss series, which began with RATCATCHER and continued with DELIVERING CALIBAN and JOKERMAN.

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

Genre: Thriller

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Kindle Editions

May 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Tundra (John Purkiss Thriller Book 4)
Author(s): Tim Stevens
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