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Sentinel: A Spycatcher Novel (Spycatcher Novels #2) (Paperback)

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“Great talent, great imagination, and real been-there done-that authenticity.”
—Lee Child

“Not since Fleming charged Bond with the safety of the world has the international secret agent mystique been so anchored with an insider’s reality.”
—Noah Boyd, author of The Bricklayer and Agent X

Matthew Dunn knows his spycraft—and he proves it once again in Sentinel, his second electrifying Spycatcher novel. A former British M16 field officer trained in all aspects of intelligence collection, small-arms and explosives, military unarmed combat, and more, Dunn has an addition talent most other spies lack: he can really write! In Sentinel, Dunn brings back Agent Will Cochrane—whom Kirkus Reviews calls, “a Nietzschean hero who looks poised to give Lee Child’s Jack Reacher a run for his readers”—and sends him to Avacha Bay in eastern Russia, where he must infiltrate a top-secret submarine base, decode a cryptic message from a deep undercover operative, and quite possibly prevent a devastating war. Espionage fiction fans who regularly devour the works of Daniel Silva, Robert Ludlum, Alex Berenson, Ted Bell, Brad Thor, Vince Flynn, and Barry Eisler will discover there’s a new ace on the international thriller scene.

Praise For…


“An in Spycatcher, Dunn’s action scenes are vividly drawn. Lovers of derring-do will love this series.”

“Dunn delivers insights into a world most of us will never experience—except between the covers of a book, or maybe someday in a movie as good as the best of the Bond and Bourne sagas.”

“Great talent, great imagination, and real been-there, done-that authenticity. . . Highly recommended.”

“Dunn, a former M16 officer, fashions a Nietzschean hero who looks poised to give Lee Child’s Jack Reacher a run for his readers. . . . This is [a] twisty, cleverly crafted work.”

“Matthew Dunn is [a] very talented new author. I know of no other spy thriller that so successfully blends the fascinating nuances of the business of espionage and intelligence work with full-throttle suspense storytelling.”

“Terse conversations infused with subtle power plays, brutal encounters among allies with competing agendas, and forays into hostile territory orchestrated for clockwork efficiency but vulnerable to deadly missteps. . . . A stylish and assured debut.”

“[Dunn] has created a plot with plenty of action and lots of twists and turns . . . nonstop action and relentless danger.”

“Spycatcher makes a strong argument that it takes a real spy to write a truly authentic espionage novel . . . [The story] practically bursts at the seams with boots-on-the-ground insight and realism . . . Dunn is a gifted storyteller.”

“Like le Carré and Fleming before him, [Dunn] is the real thing, a former member of SIS turned fictional chronicler of the secret world. . . . Meet Will Cochrane, a one-man weapon of mass destruction; 007 is a cocktail-sipping lush compared with Cochrane.”

“A real spy proves he is a real writer—and a truly deft and inventive one. This is a stunning debut.”
Product Details
ISBN: 9780062037947
ISBN-10: 0062037943
Publisher: Harper
Publication Date: March 26th, 2013
Pages: 416
Language: English
Series: Spycatcher Novels