Barbouze By Alan Williams
Barbouze: A heart-stopping international terrorist thriller (Charles Pol Espionage Thrillers Book 1) By Alan Williams
Book/Novel Author: Alan Williams
Book/Novel Title: Barbouze
A British journalist is caught up in a deadly fight between French spies and North African nationalists…
British journalist Neil Ingleby is taking time out from his hectic London lifestyle on the idyllic Greek islands.
But when he runs into Dutch sailor Pieter Van Loon and French spy Charles Pol, he finds himself sucked into a world of secrets and intrigue.
Pol has a larger than life personality with a physique to match, and his charming manner, along with copious amounts of alcohol, convince Ingleby he should accompany the French spy on a mission in North Africa.
Before they have even left Europe, the men are targeted by ruthless killers…
Ingleby finds himself caught up in a violent terrorist plot with the French Secret Service.
Can he trust Charles Pol? Will this give him the biggest scoop of his career?
Or will this trip abroad prove to be his last…?
BARBOUZE is the first classic terrorist adventure novel in the Charles Pol espionage thriller series: action-packed international thrillers, full of twists and turns.
‘the natural successor to Ian Fleming‘ – Books and Bookmen
‘a compassionate thriller’ – The Sunday Telegraph
‘one of the best thriller writers this country has ever produced‘ – Shots Mag
‘A brilliantly written and exciting novel about violence, love and tragedy … it lifts the author into the top-rank of our young writers. Do read it.’ – Sunday Express
‘If you were to ask me who were the top ten writers of intrigue novels, I would list Alan Williams among the first five’ – Martin Levin, The New York Times
‘one of the important figures in the change and development of the espionage novel’ – John Gardiner
‘a good thriller can take you to an entirely foreign environment, as in the books of Alan Williams’ – Mike Ripley
‘Alan Williams is a thriller writer who has conspicuously succeeded in the rare feat of combining a novelist’s art with a journalist’s training’ – British Book News
THE CHARLES POL ESPIONAGE THRILLER SERIES:
Book One: Barbouze
Book Two: The Tale of the Lazy Dog
Book Three: Gentleman Traitor
Book Four: Shah-Mak
Book Five: Dead Secret
Book Six: Holy of Holies