Der MI6 hat ihn geschaffen. Jetzt wollen sie ihn töten. John Milton arbeitet als Killer für die britische Regierung, aber er ist alt und müde und möchte aussteigen. Leider ist das unmöglich. Milton weiß zu viel. Diesen Job verlässt man nur in einer Kiste. Auf seiner Flucht lernt Milton eine junge Mutter kennen, die seine Hilfe braucht. Ihren Sohn lockt das Leben in einer glanzvollen Gang mit einem charismatischen Anführer. Milton muss den Jungen herausholen - bevor es zu spät ist.
John Milton lebt seit sechs Monaten unter dem Radar. In Ciudad Juárez, Mexiko, taucht er wieder auf und gerät unversehens in eine wütende Schlacht zwischen den Narco-Gangs, die das Grenzland kontrollieren. Milton bewahrt eine idealistische junge Journalistin vor der Hinrichtung. In Sicherheit kann er sie nur bringen, wenn er sie über die Grenze nach Texas schmuggelt. Mit Hilfe des einzigen unbestechlichen Polizisten in der Stadt und einem Kopfgeldjäger mit unklaren Motiven muss Milton sie beschützen, bis der Grenzübertritt möglich ist.
John Milton kann wieder hoffnungsvoll in die Zukunft blicken.Er hat einen Job als Taxifahrer in den Straßen von San Francisco. Er lebt anonym und zurückgezogen. Unsichtbar zu sein, ist eine behagliche Gewohnheit geworden. Er will nicht gefunden werden. Aber als ein Mädchen, das er zu einer Party fährt, verschwindet, macht Milton sich Sorgen, erst recht, als dann zwei Leichen gefunden werden und die Polizei ihn als ihren Hauptverdächtigen behandelt.
Vor zehn Jahren stand Beatrix Rose an der Spitze eines geheimen Todeskommandos, um die schmutzige Arbeit für die britische Regierung zu machen. Als sie herausfand, dass der Leiter des Kommandos korrupt war, sandte dieser fünf Auftragsmörder, um sie auszulöschen. Aber sie scheiterten. Schwerer Fehler. Auf Beatrix’ Todesliste standen sechs Namen. Um zwei hatte sie sich schon gekümmert und jetzt hatte sie Nummer drei im Visier.
Beatrix Rose hat ihre Todesliste fast abgearbeitet. Vier sind tot und es bleiben nur mehr zwei Personen über. Ihre Feinde wissen, dass sie kommt. Die Jägerin wird zur Gejagten. Im spannenden Abschluss der fulminanten Trilogie müssen Beatrix und ihre Tochter gegen ihre Feinde in Nordafrika, New York und schließlich den Sümpfen von North Carolina kämpfen. Es ist eine actiongeladende, rasante Achterbahnfahrt, die eine todbringende Auftragskillerin der mächtigsten Privatarmee der Welt gegenüberstellt. Die Chancen stehen schlecht für Beatrix. Genau so, wie sie es am liebsten hat.
A man called Milton walks into town.... On the run from his own demons, John Milton treks through the Michigan wilderness into the town of Truth. He's not looking for trouble, but trouble's looking for him. He finds himself up against a small-town cop who has no idea with whom he is dealing and no idea how dangerous he is. But Milton is double crossed and badly injured. Unarmed and alone, he flees into the remote Porcupine Mountains with a posse on his tail. His enemies thought they could hunt him down.
New York isn't ready for Britain's most dangerous ex-assassin.... John Milton has finally found a place to escape the bloodshed: off-season Coney Island. No tourists. No special ops. Just peace and quiet. But when a local boy witnesses a grisly murder, Milton can't resist investigating. Milton uncovers a vicious drug kingpin and a group of crooked cops from a notorious precinct known as The Alamo. Against such dangerous foes, Milton's quest for redemption could come to an end.
From Amazon number-one best-selling author Mark Dawson, this novella is an introduction to John Milton, the most dangerous assassin in the pay of Her Majesty’s government. Meet John Milton. He considers himself an artisan. A craftsman. His trade is murder. Milton is the man the government sends after you when everything else has failed. Ruthless. Brilliant. Anonymous. Lethal. You wouldn't pick him out of a crowd, but you wouldn't want to be on his list.
Im Stil von Jason Bourne und Jack Reacher stellt der actiongeladene Thriller "Kaltblütig" den Lesern Beatrix Rose vor, eine aufregende Heldin auf einem tödlichen Rachefeldzug. Als gefährlichste Auftragskillerin in einem Todeskommando der Regierung ist Beatrix nicht die Art Mensch, die du gegen dich aufbringen solltest. Von ihrem Team betrogen und in einen Hinterhalt gelockt, ist sie in den Untergrund getrieben worden und plant ihre Rache.
John Milton is a former assassin for the British government. He is a ronin, trying to atone for his past sins by offering his services to those people who have no one else to whom they can turn. Milton is keeping a low profile in London when he meets Eddie Fabian. Fabian confesses that he is considering suicide and that the reason for his depression was the abuse that he suffered as a child. Milton offers to help, but, before he can, Eddie is found dead in circumstances that Milton considers suspicious.
Mark Dawson's Group Fifteen Files. Quick, lightning-paced, action.
They call him 'Scorpion'. No-one knows his real name, and the only people who have seen his face are dead. He works for the highest bidder, and he's never missed a target.
The assassin appears in London with the name of an investigative reporter on his list. But has Scorpion met his match? The reporter has a protector - John Milton. And Milton might be the only man in the world more dangerous than him.
Rio de Janeiro. Brazilians call it Cidade Maravilhosa - the Marvellous City - but crime festers in its favelas like cancer. John Milton is visiting an old friend who runs a close protection business guarding the city's elite. Milton offers to stand in when one of his bodyguards doesn’t turn up for work. The job? Take the wife and daughter of an anticorruption judge to a school recital and bring them back again. Simple? Not so much. The girl is snatched off the street, and Milton is nearly killed. As he recovers at a Group Fifteen safe house, he decides on two objectives.
Meet John Milton. He considers himself an artisan. A craftsman. His trade is murder. Milton is the man the government sends after you when everything else has failed. Ruthless. Brilliant. Anonymous. Lethal. You wouldn't pick him out of a crowd but you wouldn't want to be on his list. But now, after ten years, he's had enough - there's blood on his hands and he wants out. Trouble is, this job is not one you can just walk away from. He goes on the run, seeking atonement for his sins by helping the people he meets along the way.
5 out of 5 stars
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Living under new identities in rural France, trained killer Isabella Rose and her former handler Michael Pope are trying to lay low. Tired of hiding, all Isabella wants is the chance to live an ordinary life. But Isabella is an extraordinary young woman and the people pursuing her will never, ever, give up. Her unique abilities have attracted the attention of the Academy of Military Science in Beijing. And it’s not only Isabella who needs to stay in the shadows.
John Milton travels to Bali in search of a new identity, but he can't even manage the flight without finding someone who needs his help. A beautiful woman falls ill and confesses that she has swallowed packages of cocaine in order to smuggle it across the border. She has been forced to work as a mule by a Yakuza gang in Tokyo who are holding her child to guarantee her compliance. Milton decides that's unacceptable and promises to lend her his help.
Joe can't believe his luck when his dad rents a castle for their Easter holidays—but is devastated when his mum receives a better invitation and the trip is cancelled. Determined to have his holiday, Joe develops a plan to go with his friends instead. The castle is everything the friends had hoped for, but it's not long before they hear strange noises underground and notice yellow eyes lurking in the forest. And when Sherlock falls through some rotten boards and into an old well, they discover an ancient box, containing a 200-year-old notebook and an incomplete treasure map.
Bury your enemies, and bury them deep. John Milton thought he was done with Avi Bachman. The most dangerous man he's ever known has been incarcerated in Angola, the brutal Louisiana prison. Inmates rarely leave Angola. Once you go in, the only way out is in a box. But Bachman is no ordinary prisoner. He was an assassin for the Mossad, and he has favours to call in.
John Milton has started to hope that he might have a future. He has a job driving a taxi around the streets of San Francisco. He has his anonymity and his solitude. Being invisible has become a comfortable habit. He doesn't want to be found. But when a girl he drives to a party goes missing, Milton is worried. Especially when two dead bodies are discovered, and the police start treating him as their prime suspect. Milton is a fugitive from the British Secret Service, and a man in his position needs extra attention like he needs a hole in the head.
John Milton is a ghost. He was Number One. The most dangerous assassin in Group Fifteen, the black-ops organisation that solves problems when diplomacy has failed. Now Milton is Her Majesty's most wanted fugitive - an anonymous loner with a deadly set of skills. So when he is arrested following a brawl in a Texas bar, the last person he expects to bail him out is a glamorous operative from the Russian Secret Service.
John Milton is trying to make amends for a career spent killing for the British Secret Service. He has a burning need to right wrongs - and rewrite his own bloody past. He finds himself in Louisiana - the Big Sleazy, the bayou, and the post-Katrina wreckage of the Gulf Coast - with a debt of honor to repay. Isadora Bartholomew, who saved his partner's life, needs his help. Joel Babineaux, a ruthless property magnate, is out to sink the charity she established to help rebuild the Lower Ninth Ward.