A duel to death between an SAS soldier and the man who taught him everything he knows...Another unstoppable action thriller from the bestselling master of the genre.
SAS Captain Alex Temple is on an urgent mission. Someone has been murdering MI5 officers and it looks as if the killer is an insider, one of the Regiment's own. Alex's task is to track down and eliminate the killer, and to assist him he is assigned an MI5 liason officer - the attractive but abrasive Dawn Harding.
The body-count is mounting and a deadly and relentless manhunt begins. Soon Alex will learn the bitter truth: in the shadowy battlegrounds of the Intelligence wars there is no good and no evil - only winners and losers.
This relentless unputdownable thriller helps establish Chris Ryan as the master of no-holds-barred action storytelling.
Random House; October 2009
- ISBN: 9781409067672
- Read online, or download in secure ePub format
- Title: The Watchman
- Author: Chris Ryan
Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
In The Press
"First-rate action thriller"
About The Author
Chris Ryan was born in 1961 in a village near Newcastle. In 1984 he joined the SAS. During his ten years in the Regiment , he was involved in overt and covert operations and was also Sniper team commander of the anti-terrorist team. During the Gulf War, Chris was the only member of an eight-man team to escape from Iraq, of which three colleagues were killed and four captured. It was the longest escape and evasion in the history of the SAS. For this he was awarded the Military Medal. During Ryan's last two years in the Regiment he selected and trained potential SAS recruits, he left the SAS in 1994 and is now the author of many bestselling thrillers for adults, as well as the Alpha Force and Code Red series for younger readers.