When things get rough, we should all have a friend like Ben Hope…
Retired army sergeant Boonzie McCulloch travels to the wintry Highlands of Scotland to help a relative in danger, but is soon deeper in it himself than he’d bargained for. Ruthless, controlling thugs are running amok across the region and will kill anybody to get their hands on a historic hoard of lost gold treasure.
But the villains haven’t reckoned on what’s coming their way. Because when you mess with an old comrade of ex-SAS major Ben Hope, you’re bringing a whole world of trouble down on yourself. Once he gets started he won’t stop until he gets the job done. With Hope on the war path, the snowy Highland wilderness is about to warm up considerably…
A gripping must-read for fans of Lee Child’s Jack Reacher and Mark Dawson’s John Milton series.
Whilst the Ben Hope thrillers can be read in any order, this is the twenty-first book in the series following House of War.People can’t get enough of Ben Hope’s adventures:
‘Compelling from the first page until the last, Mariani and his fabulous protagonist Ben Hope entertain in a gripping tale that will have you turning the pages well into the night’ Mark Dawson
‘Like the father of the modern thriller, Frederick Forsyth, Mariani has a knack for embedding his plots in the fears and preoccupations of their time … the action scenes come thick and fast, each one choreographed with painful authenticity’ Shots Magazine
‘Thrilling. Scott Mariani is at the top of his game’ Andy McDermott
‘History, action, devious scheming and eye-opening detail. Mariani delivers a twisting storyline’ David Leadbeater
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About the Author
Scott Mariani is the author of the worldwide-acclaimed action / adventure series featuring maverick ex-SAS hero Ben Hope. Scott’s books have topped the bestseller charts in the UK and beyond.
Scott was born in Scotland, studied in Oxford and now lives and writes in rural west Wales.