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In the Hour Before Midnight (edition 1993)

by Jack Higgins

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Title:In the Hour Before Midnight
Authors:Jack Higgins
Info:Hodder & Stoughton (1993), Paperback, 192 pages
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### Product Description

Stacey Wyatt is a gifted pianist. He is also a competent mercenary soldier. But at the moment, he is sojourning in an Egyptian prison.

Sean Burke has plans to rescue him. Charity is not his motive. He merely needs Stacey for what becomes a deadly intrigue. There is just one hitch.

"An astonishing story of high-action and foreign intrigue. The developing play of confidences leads to an explosive climax unrivaled in the genre." (Reviewer's Weekly)

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  Hans.Michel | Sep 13, 2013 |
The Hour Before Midnight – Jack Higgins ****

Plot is typical Higgins. A trained killer is rescued from a prison in order to undertake a job that only he can do. He has to rescue a millionaires stepdaughter who has been kidnapped and is being held in the Sicilian mountains. As always, he is a hired killer, only working for money.

He has been rescued by a group of friends that he used to work with, almost a vigilante group that have since parted ways.

As is usual with Higgins the plot twists and turns along with nothing as it first seems. With mafia involvement you can expect plenty of killing action, torture & honour.

The main character turns out to be the nephew of the mafia boss and must rely on all his training in order to come out of the mission alive. It seems everything he has been told has been a lie, but now he must unravel then truth from the bizarre circumstances he has found himself in. ( )
  Bridgey | May 5, 2011 |
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In the world of the Mafia, sometimes death is the only way out....

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A hired mercenary becomes mixed up with the Sicilian Mafia.

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