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About Adam Hamdy
Adam Hamdy is a Sunday Times, Kindle, and international bestselling author and screenwriter.
Adam writes the Scott Pearce series of contemporary espionage thrillers [Black 13, Red Wolves], and has written two Private books with James Patterson [Private Moscow, Private Rogue].
He is the author of the Pendulum trilogy, a trilogy of conspiracy thriller novels. James Patterson described Pendulum as ‘one of the best thrillers of the year’, and the novel was a finalist for the Glass Bell Award for contemporary fiction. Pendulum was chosen as book of the month by Goldsboro Books and was selected for BBC Radio 2 Book Club.
Prior to embarking on his writing career, Adam was a strategy consultant and advised global businesses in the medical systems, robotics, technology and financial services sectors.
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We will take on any case, solve any crime, uncover any secret.
We are Private. And we're the best.
In Afghanistan, a US Special Forces pilot is shot down during a covert mission.
In New York, a mother is forced to flee with her two young children.
A wealthy businessman approaches Jack Morgan, head of Private - the world's largest investigation agency - with a desperate plea to track down his daughter and grandchildren, who have disappeared without a trace.
What at first seems to be a simple missing persons case soon escalates into something much more deadly, when Jack discovers the daughter is being pursued by highly trained operatives.
As Jack uncovers more of the woman's backstory, the trail leads towards Afghanistan - where Jack's career as a US Marine ended in catastrophe . . .
Jack will need to face the trauma of his past to save a family's future.
Fans love Private Rogue:
'Yet again James Patterson gives us a fast-paced, easy to read thriller'
'A fast-paced thriller that does not fail to please with its twists and turns.'
'It's fast paced, authentic and grabbed me from the first page. As with all of this series, it offers great characterisations, excellent research and a thoroughly gripping read. Roll on the next one.'
'Fast-paced, edge of the seat action, emotionally driven story laced with a very generous helping of corruption and espionage. The kind of brilliant storytelling that makes me power to the last page.'
PRAISE FOR THE PRIVATE THRILLERS
'An unmissable, breakneck ride' James Swallow
'Great action sequences . . . breathtaking twists and turns' Anthony Horowitz
'Exhilarating, high-stakes action' Lesley Kara
We will take on any case, solve any crime, uncover any secret.
We are Private. And we're the best.
'An unmissable, breakneck ride into Moscow's dark underworld' James Swallow, bestselling author of Nomad
'Great action sequences . . . breathtaking twists and turns' Anthony Horowitz, bestselling author of Magpie Murders
'The first Private outing for couple of years, but it's been well worth the wait' Keighley News
'There's enough action, adventure and excitement to fill two chunky blockbusters in Private Moscow which makes for an exhilarating and totally satisfying read.' NB Magazine
'Exhilarating, high-stakes action set in sub-zero temperatures, but so fast-paced you won't have time to feel the chill!' Lesley Kara, bestselling author of The Rumour
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
An invitation from an old friend draws Jack Morgan into a deadly conspiracy . . .
On a cold January morning, Jack Morgan stands inside the New York Stock Exchange with his former US Marine comrade whose company is being launched onto the market, eagerly awaiting the opening bell.
But before the bell rings, a bullet rips through the air and finds its mark.
In the aftermath of the murder, the victim's wife hires Jack to find the killer. As the head of Private, Jack has at his disposal the world's largest investigation agency. What he discovers shakes him to his core.
Jack identifies another murder in Moscow that appears to be linked. So he heads to Russia, and begins to uncover a conspiracy that could have global consequences.
With powerful forces plotting against him, will Jack Morgan make it out alive?
DON'T MISS PRIVATE ROGUE - THE NEXT THRILLING INSTALMENT IN THE SERIES - AVAILABLE NOW FOR PRE-ORDER
Readers love Private Moscow:
'Yet another amazing addition to the series . . . Screams action right from the word go' *****
'True James Patterson style. Full of adventure, excitement and thrills' *****
'Another brilliant thriller from a master of the genre' *****
'I loved every twist and turn' *****
'A fast-paced, well-plotted page-turner. I didn't expect anything less' *****
'This is exactly what I was hoping for and I wasn't disappointed' *****
'Action from the first page to the last . . . As always a page-turner' *****
'An exciting thriller by an amazing author' *****
'Certainly did not disappoint . . .
Red Wolves is the stunning second novel in the Scott Pearce series from Sunday Times bestselling author Adam Hamdy. In this adrenaline-charged thriller, Pearce finds himself trying to stop a sinister new breed of weapon.
A daring escape from a Cairo prison.
An assassin who kills with a single touch.
A vicious drug war on the streets of America.
Suspecting these events are related, ex-MI6 officer Scott Pearce uncovers a chilling plot to unleash a terrifying new toxin on an unsuspecting world.
When Pearce’s team deploy to fight the menace on two fronts an undercover operation goes horribly wrong, leaving Pearce in a race against time to stop this deadly new threat.
Pearce has burned the espionage rulebook, but now he is about to find out he’s not the only one who can light a fire, and his enemies are determined to see the world burn. . .
Black 13 is the brilliant first novel in the Scott Pearce series from Adam Hamdy. In this addictive and fast-paced thriller, ex-MI6 officer Pearce is about to show us that in a world where there is no loyalty to the nation state, it’s time to burn the espionage rule book.
An exiled agent. A growing threat. A clandestine war.
The world is changing beyond recognition.
Radical extremists are rising and seek to enforce their ideology globally.
Governments, the military and intelligence agencies are being outmanoeuvred at every step. Borders are breaking down. Those in power are puppets.
The old rules are obsolete. To fight this war a new doctrine is needed.
In a world where nothing is at it seems, where trust is gone, one man will make the difference.
Meet Ex-MI6 agent and man in exile, Scott Pearce.
It’s time to burn the espionage rule book.
Watch Pearce light the fire.
ONE RULE. TRUST NO-ONE.
Adam Hamdy's debut PENDULUM was called 'one of the best thrillers of the year' by JAMES PATTERSON. This pulse-racing read is perfect for fans of Lee Child and Simon Kernick.
'SO TENSE, YOU WILL BE BITING YOUR NAILS LONG BEFORE THE FINAL CHAPTER.' The Sun
'FREEFALL IS A RELENTLESS, ADRENALINE-CHARGED THRILLER THAT GRIPS FROM THE FIRST PAGE' Daily Express
JOHN WALLACE IS A TARGET
Hiding off-grid after exposing the shadowy Pendulum conspiracy, Wallace is horrified to discover he is still marked for death.
THERE ARE ONLY TWO PEOPLE HE CAN TRUST
DI Patrick Bailey is still reeling from the murder investigation that nearly cost him his life.
FBI Agent Christine Ash is hunting a serial killer with a link to an unfinished case
HE MUST FIND THE TRUTH
The death of a London journalist triggers an investigation that brings them back together, hurling them into the path of an unknown enemy.
BEFORE THE KILLER FINDS HIM
Hunted across the world, they are plunged into a nightmare deadlier than they could have ever imagined.
WHAT READERS ARE SAYING ABOUT FREEFALL:
'This is a full on action packed, high octane adventure.' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
' I was absolutely gripped' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
'Edge of the seater thriller that keeps the action coming thick and fast' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
'ONE OF THE BEST THRILLERS OF THE YEAR' - JAMES PATTERSON, bestselling author.
A photographer is mysteriously targeted for death in this white-knuckle ride deep into a terrifying conspiracy. If you love Lee Child's JACK REACHER and Terry Hayes' I AM PILGRIM you won't be able to put this down.
'James Patterson calls it "one of the best thrillers of the year", and it is plain to see why...told at a great pace, has a strong central character and a snaking plot' - Daily Mail
You wake. Confused. Disorientated.
A noose is round your neck.
You are bound, standing on a chair.
All you can focus on is the man in the mask tightening the rope.
You are about to die.
John Wallace has no idea why he has been targeted. No idea who his attacker is. No idea how he will prevent the inevitable.
Then the pendulum of fate swings in his favour.
He has one chance to escape, find the truth and halt his destruction.
The momentum is in his favour for now.
But with a killer on his tail, everything can change with one swing of this deadly pendulum...
You have one chance. Run.
‘A big-hearted, big-brain, novel that you'll finish in three days and think about for the rest of the year. Wonderful.’ Stuart Turton
David Asha wants to tell you a story about three people:
Elliott Asha, his son, broken by a loss that will redeem him.
Ben Elmys, a surrogate father and David’s trusted friend, a man who might also be a murderer.
Harriet Kealty, a retired detective searching for answers to three mysterious deaths, while also investigating a man who might turn out to be the love of her life.
Every word David tells you is true, but you will think it fiction . . .
Bestselling author Adam Hamdy returns with a story of soulmates torn apart by circumstance and three deaths that haunt the past, present and future. A genre-defying book unlike any you've ever read and a spellbinding novel about love, sacrifice and endless possibilities.
What authors are saying:
‘Like no crime novel I’ve ever read. The pages almost turn themselves and when I was finished I couldn’t stop thinking about the story’s incredible twists, turns, and surprises’ James Patterson
‘A strange, compelling, and ultimately moving head-spinner of a novel’ John Connolly
‘Mind-bending! This intriguing and thought-provoking thriller is a profound exploration of how far some are willing to go in the name of love. A fantastic twist you’ll never see coming’ Liv Constantine
‘Emotional, heart-warming and thought provoking, The Other Side of Night is one of those rare books that you’ll still be thinking about long after the last page’ Jenny Blackhurst
FEAR IS THE DEADLIEST WEAPON.
Adam Hamdy's first PENDULUM novel was called 'one of the best thrillers of the year' by James Pattersonand chosen as a BBC Radio 2 Book Club pick. AFTERSHOCK is the page-turning climax to an explosive series that has gripped fans of Lee Child and Simon Kernick.
'One of the best thriller writers I've read in recent years, Adam's writing is slick and unputdownable' Jenny Blackhurst,#1 eBook bestselling author
THEY BELIEVED IT WAS OVER
Having survived the lethal Pendulum conspiracy, photographer John Wallace atones for his past mistakes.
DI Patrick Bailey clings to the hope that he can, at last, return to a normal life in London.
BUT IT'S ONLY JUST BEGINNING
FBI investigator Christine Ash - alone and paranoid - hunts down the remaining members of the ruthless Foundation organisation.
DARK FORCES ARE RISING AGAIN
But when masked assassins strike at the heart of the UK government, a shocking new threat emerges that forces all three to reunite.
DEADLIER THAN EVER BEFORE
With time running out, they must defeat a lethal new adversary: a manipulative mastermind with sinister powers unlike anything they've seen before.
'Watch out, Jack Reacher and Alex Cross, the new generation is here!' - Crime Time
Why readers are raving about AFTERSHOCK:
'Cleverly plotted, excellent characters and a truly terrifying reality made Aftershock a truly gripping read.' *****Goodreads reviewer
'Aftershock was hugely satisfying and an absolute pleasure. Could not have asked for more.
Highly recommended.' *****Goodreads reviewer
'A hard hitting action thriller in which the reader can never be sure who will survive or who will be turned...a recommended read' *****Goodreads reviewer
Praise for the PENDULUM series:
'I read Pendulum in one gloriously suspenseful weekend. Definitely one of the best thrillers of the year' James Patterson
'So tense, you will be biting your nails long before the final chapter.' The Sun
'A relentless, adrenaline-charged thriller that grips from the first page' Daily Express
'One of the best thriller writers I've read in recent years, Adam's writing is slick and unputdownable, he hooks you in from the first chapter and doesn't let you come up for air.' Jenny Blackhurst,#1 eBook bestselling author
JAMES PATTERSON called Adam Hamdy's debut PENDULUM 'one of the best thrillers of the year'.
Now meet John Wallace, the lead of PENDULUM in this exclusive novella, perfect for fans of Lee Child's JACK REACHER series and Gregg Hurwitz's ORPHAN X.
Embedded with the British Army in Afghanistan, recording the devastation that the war on terror has brought to the country, photo-journalist John Wallace's endurance is about to be put to the ultimate test.
A planned assault on an insurgent compound has gone wrong with devastating consequences. Now Wallace has only one option if he is going to get justice for those involved. He can expose those responsible. But to do that, he will have to RUN...
The noose is tightening...
Ohne es zu wollen ist John Wallace der größten Verschwörung der Welt in die Quere gekommen. Mit tödlichen Folgen. Er wurde bis zum bitteren Ende verfolgt und gequält. Aber letztlich war nicht er selbst es, der den höchsten Preis bezahlen musste, sondern die Liebe seines Lebens. Noch immer sieht er Connies Gesicht, wenn er nachts die Augen schließt. Nur die Abgelegenheit der afghanischen Berge, in die er sich zurückgezogen hat, scheint ihm ein wenig Trost zu spenden. Doch während er mit seiner Kamera einen afghanischen Stamm begleitet, passiert das Unfassbare: Ein neuer Feind taucht auf ...