EXOCETIn the hotly contested Falkland Islands, an underground struggle rages between Argentinean agents seeking to buy black-market Exocet missiles and. In the hotly contested Falkland Islands, an underground struggle rages between Argentinean agents seeking to buy black-market Exocet missiles and the British. Henry Patterson (born 27 July ), known by his pen name Jack Higgins, is a British writer. . 43, , Exocet, Jack Higgins, Tony Villiers, Stein and Day, Tony Villiers Book 1. 44, , Confessional, Jack Higgins, Liam Devlin, Stein and.

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Dxocet bornRuth bornSean bornand Hannah born He was considered an expert sharpshooter. Gabrielle is supposedly the most beautiful woman ever to have lived, so this should be no problem for her.

My long and rambling point is that the Falklands, for as much of a comical war as it was, was not a soccer riot turned war that yielded no results. Dec 28, Debbie added it. See all free Kindle reading apps. This is perhaps the least plausible thing in this novel; that a spy — in wartime — would happen to mention to a spy thriller author about a classified plot.

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Soon, they established a colony. Jack Higgins is the pseudonym of Harry Patterson b. Mar 15, David rated it really liked it Shelves: The ending just didn’t come soon enough. Falkland Islands Falkland Islands malvinas. Archived from the original on 14 September Inwhile teaching at Exoceet Graham College, Patterson began writing novels, including some under the alias James Graham. It was a good story, characters well portrayed, absolutely no surpriseses and it has a happy ending.


With the publication of the international blockbuster The Eagle Has Landedwhich was later made into a movie of the same name starring Michael Caine, Patterson became a regular fixture on bestseller lists. It even has a happy ending, what more could one want.

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Amazon Prime Music Stream millions of songs, ad-free. Then again, I can think of one less plausible aspect of this novel. Furthermore, it reads like he’s an asexual virgin who’s never been in love before, and was quite possibly raised by wolves. Then it digresses greatly towards his ex-wife, Higgkns Legrand.

Loved it though in prefer the Sean Dillon books. Ecocet is the most preposterous love story I’ve ever read — and I’ve read Fifty Shades.

The wild card is the Exocet — the enemy, close to acquiring the deadly French missile, will soon be capable of smashing British defenses — and throwing the global balance of power into chaos. Britain quickly re-established control. After leaving the army, he returned to London higyins study Sociology at London School of Economics while supporting himself as a driver and labourer at night. Following his military service, Patterson earned a degree in sociology from the London School of Economics, which led uiggins teaching jobs at two English colleges.


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Set in the beautiful Falkland Islands with the war in the background, Villiers and Gabrielle must come to terms with their relationship or risk failure, which is not an option. And Gabrielle will find herself forced to betray her adored lover toward the end of the war. Inthe islands were seized by Spain from their colony in Argentina. Wow, this was pretty bad, even by genre standards. London School of Economics. Elizabeth rated it really liked it Dec 05, Don’t have a Kindle?

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They team him with Gabrielle Legrand, a beautiful woman once romantically connected with Villiers, and later with a handsome Argentinian military officer who happens to be part of the plan to obtain the Exocet missiles.

There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name. Argentina has set in motion an invasion of the Falkland Islands, and the British fleet is poised to meet and repulse the attack.