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Counter Attack

Counter Attack

Mark Abernethy

Thriller / Fiction / Mystery

Lured out of retirement, super-spy Alan 'Mac' McQueen is on a mission to prevent the ambitions of one man to overthrow the Chinese government and reduce Asia to radioactive ashes. With action sequences to rival the most expensive Hollywood blockbuster, Counter Attack is an explosive thriller - sure to keep you up all night.Australia's super-spy, Alan McQueen, has been lured out of retirement. Any dreams Mac has of a cosy office job are shattered when he's dispatched to Singapore to oversee a covert mission. And when things go disastrously wrong, he not only has to defend his reputation in Australia but also stay out of jail in Vietnam.From the leafy suburbs of Singapore to the mean streets of Saigon, from the political infighting of Canberra to the old killing fields of Northern Cambodia, Mac has to use all his cunning - and a few unusual alliances - to get to the bottom of a conspiracy that could throw the world into a thermo-nuclear showdown. When nothing is...
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Alan McQueen - 02 - Second Strike

Alan McQueen - 02 - Second Strike

Mark Abernethy

Thriller / Fiction / Mystery

### Product Description **An action-packed and gripping sequel to _Golden Serpent_ featuring the indefatigable Mac confirms ****Mark Abernethy's **status as a master thriller writer In the early hours of October 13, 2002, Australian spy Alan McQueen is jolted awake by a phone call and told to immediately head to Bali, where more than 200 people have been killed in a series of bomb blasts. Assigned to keep an eye on the forensics teams working the bomb site, Mac learns that, contrary to the offiical line, one of the bombs was a military-grade mini-nuke. As tensions rise between governments, Mac joins an elite group of spies and soldiers hunting the terrorists implicated in the bombings; a pursuit that takes them through the wilds of Northern Sumatra, but ends with them helplessly watching the terrorists escape by plane. Five years later, Mac is back in Indonesia doing some soft espionage. But when bullets start flying and old terrorist foes reappear, Mac is drawn into a deadly game that clearly didn't finish in 2002. He keeps track of the terrorists until he can no longer ignore the evidence that they have another, more powerful mini-nuke—and their next target is Australia. ### About the Author **Mark Abernethy** is a speechwriter, journalist, and author. A former editor at _Australian Penthouse _magazine, he now writes for the_ Bulletin_ and the _Australian Financial Review_. He splits his time between Sydney and Dundalk, Ontario, Canada.
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At Hell's Gate

At Hell's Gate

Mark Abernethy

Thriller / Fiction / Mystery

"I deal with heavy, dangerous people. People who can bring a society undone."The Contractor returns.He's a big unit. He builds houses and drives a ute. But he isn't your typical tradie. When a client calls he downs tools and flies into the hot zone in his other guise - as an elite private intelligence contractor.In four high-octane adventures, The Contractor takes on a counter-surveillance gig in Singapore, a jungle ambush on a bomb-maker in South-East Asia, a cannonball run against the Taliban in Kabul and a gun-deal on a floating armoury in the Indian Ocean.Will Mike make it back to his BBQ and building site? Or will fate deliver The Contractor At Hell's Gate?
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Alan McQueen - 01 - Golden Serpent

Alan McQueen - 01 - Golden Serpent

Mark Abernethy

Thriller / Fiction / Mystery

### Product Description **Alan McQueen is on the trail of the world's most dangerous terrorist—a man he thought he'd killed years ago—in an action-packed adventure guaranteed to satisfy even the most seasoned spy-thriller aficionado** Tough Aussie spy Alan McQueen was once a star of the global intelligence community, renowned for having shot and killed Abu Sabaya, the world's most dangerous terrorist. But during a routine assignment in Indonesia, McQueen—aka Mac—discovers that Sabaya is not in fact dead. Instead he's teamed up with a rogue CIA veteran and is armed with a cache of stolen VX nerve agent he's threatening to deploy in a dramatic and deadly manner. Battling to stay one step ahead of Sabaya's hit-men, CIA double agents, and deep corruption within Australian intelligence, Mac must find the stolen VX before it's too late. His mission will take him on a chase through South-East Asia and test all of his courage and ingenuity. ### About the Author **Mark Abernethy** is a speechwriter, journalist, and author. A former editor at _Australian Penthouse _magazine, he now writes for the_ Bulletin_ and the _Australian Financial Review_. He splits his time between Sydney and Dundalk, Ontario, Canada.
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