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Cold (A Joe Tiplady Thriller Book 1) by [Sweeney, John]
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Book 1 of 2 in A Joe Tiplady Thriller (2 Book Series)

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From the Editor

If you’re considering reading Cold, clear your calendar. This explosive thriller takes the reader on a compelling and fast-paced journey from the mountains of Utah to the Queen’s residence at Windsor Castle to the dark underbelly of modern Russia, and it is not for the fainthearted.

The tale of how Joe Tiplady, an Irishman in London, comes to be swept up in a tidal wave of violence and retribution is a riveting and visceral read. Talking with the author, award-winning investigative journalist John Sweeney, I discovered that much of the book is inspired by real people and events—which explains in part why it is so hard to put down.

Alongside the dangerous force that is driving the story, Cold brings to life a cast of baddies led by an obese, lavender-scented madman, who haunted my thoughts long after the final page.

Can the goodness that we find in the love of a father, in the honor of a general, in characters like the young artist, and in our hero, Joe, face up to such a profound evil? If you’re brave enough to go to some of the darkest corners of the globe, find out with this unforgettable thriller.

- Jane Snelgrove, Editor

Editorial Reviews


‘Brutally realistic...[Tiplady is] a fresh hero for our times...There are echoes of other loner heroes, including, of course, Jack Reacher, but Tiplady is perhaps a little more nuanced, and a touch more compassionate.’ The Daily Mail

‘Rarely is a book so engrossing and pacy that it makes me miss my train stop...The action shifts effortlessly across the globe and between Sweeney’s cast of eerily convincing characters, many based on his experiences as an investigative reporter.’ The Yorkshire Post

About the Author

John Sweeney is an award-winning writer and broadcaster. As a reporter, first for the Observer and then for the BBC, Sweeney has covered wars and chaos in more than eighty countries and has been undercover to Chechnya, North Korea and Zimbabwe. He has also helped free seven people falsely convicted of killing their babies in landmark legal trials in the UK. Sweeney became a YouTube sensation in 2007 for losing his temper with a senior member of the Church of Scientology. His first novel, Elephant Moon, was published to much acclaim in 2012. His hobby is falling off his bike on the way back from the pub.

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  • File Size: 3070 KB
  • Print Length: 400 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1503934225
  • Publisher: Thomas & Mercer (July 1, 2016)
  • Publication Date: July 1, 2016
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01A8G7OE0
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #15,691 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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