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The Killing Ground

By Jack Higgins

The Killing Ground
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  • Published in USA  Feb 2008,
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Soldier, spy, fixer and assassin Igor Levin may have escaped the grasp of Sean Dillon and company in Higgins’ 2005 bestseller Without Mercy – but that doesn’t mean they’ve heard the last of him.

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"[B]ody bags fill - can any other thrillmeister equal the Higgins corpse-per-page count? - and finally there's the obligatory O.K. Corral variation...Higgins' 37th: You get what you get." - Kirkus Reviews.

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Jack Higgins Author Biography

Harry Patterson has written thirty novels under the pseudonym Jack Higgins, and is a New York Times bestselling author of more than seventy thrillers, including The Eagle Has Landed and The Wolf at the Door.

Patterson was born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, and grew up in Belfast, Northern Ireland and had several close calls from bombs and gunfire at an early age. After leaving school at fifteen, he served three years with The Royal Horse Guards in Eastern Europe during the Cold War. Afterwards, he was a roustabout with the circus, a factory worker, a truck driver, and a laborer before going to college at age 27. 

He has degrees from the University of London in Sociology, Social Psychology, and Economics. Harry Patterson lives on Jersey, in the Channel Islands.

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