Payback
Simon Kernick

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Narrated By: Paul Thornley

Duration: 10 hours and 8 minutes

What to expect

A gripping thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat from Sunday Times bestselling author Simon Kernick, the UK's answer to Harlan Coben.

"Pace, pace pace is what Kernick does best" - DAILY MIRROR


"Delights, excites and stimulates, and the only reason you consume it so quickly is because it's so damn good" - GQ


"Fast moving and a gripping race to the dénouement." -- ***** Reader review


"Great read, Simon Kendrick is a fantastic writer, kept me on the edge of my seat the whole way through this book, couldn't wait to read every page." -- ***** Reader review


"Completely compelling" -- ***** Reader review


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TWO COPS. ONE CITY. NO MERCY.

Dennis Milne is a former cop and part-time assassin. He kills the bad guys - people who, in his opinion, deserve to die. Now he's in Manila, waiting for his next target: a young woman who's made some deadly enemies.

DI Tina Boyd is in Manila hunting down the man responsible for the death of her lover. She knows he's dangerous. She knows he's ruthless. But she's determined to bring him to justice - even if it kills her.

Two cops with pasts that haunt them - and a present that could see them both dead.

They are about to meet.

And when they do, it's payback time.

Genre

Crime & mystery fiction, Crime & mystery: private investigator / amateur detectives, Crime & mystery: hard-boiled crime, noir fiction, Thriller / suspense fiction, Adventure fiction, Narrative theme: Interior life, Modern & contemporary fiction, Crime & mystery: police procedural

Listen to a sample

Delights, excited and stimulates, and the only reason you consume it so quickly is because it's so damn good

GQ

Here's the nitty-gritty. This is a masterpiece of thriller writing that proves Kernick is a world clas operator. His latest surefire hit moves at breakneck speed from London to Hong Kong and the Philippines. It should have a health warning on the cofver as you may well forget to ear, sleep or even breathe as it sucks you into its addictive grip

Peterborough Evening Telegraph

Pace, pace, pace is what Kernick does best, and this utterly gripping thriller brings together his great renegade cops Dennis Milne and Tina Boyd for this first time. Revenge is the name of the game here in a filthy Manila