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All Fun and Games Until Somebody Loses an Eye

By Christopher Brookmyre

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| Paperback | 9780349117454

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As a teenager Jane Bell had dreamt of playing in the casinos of Monte Carlo in the company of James Bond, but in her punk phase she'd got herself pregnant and by the time she reaches forty-six she's a grandmother, her dreams as dry as the dust her Dy Continue

As a teenager Jane Bell had dreamt of playing in the casinos of Monte Carlo in the company of James Bond, but in her punk phase she'd got herself pregnant and by the time she reaches forty-six she's a grandmother, her dreams as dry as the dust her Dyson sucks up from her hall carpet every day. Then her son Ross, a researcher working for an arms manufacturer in Switzerland, is forced to disappear before some characters cut from the same cloth as Blofeld persuade him to part with the secrets of his research. But they are not the only ones desperate to locate him. A team of security experts is hired by Ross's firm: headed by the enigmatic Bett, his staff have little in common apart from total professionalism and a thorough disregard for the law. Bett believes the key to Ross's whereabouts is his mother, and in one respect he is right, but even he is taken aback by the verve underlying her determination to secure her son's safety as she learns the black arts of quiet subterfuge and violent attack. The teenage dreams of fast cars, high-tech firepower and extreme action had always promised to be fun and games, but in real life it's likely someone is going to lose an eye ...Visit the author's website at www.
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    Nice but the first one were better

    Brookmyre is a certainty if you look for a nice plot, a couple of good characters, some suspense and a lot of fun. The first books were more fireworks though and more lasting characters, even if Jane potentially open a whole new page ... Let's see wi ...(continue)

    Brookmyre is a certainty if you look for a nice plot, a couple of good characters, some suspense and a lot of fun. The first books were more fireworks though and more lasting characters, even if Jane potentially open a whole new page ... Let's see with the newest ones.

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Book Details

  • Rating:
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  • English Books
  • Paperback 416 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 0349117454
  • ISBN-13: 9780349117454
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • Publish date: 2006-04-20
  • Dimensions: 0 mm x 812 mm x 1,276 mm
  • Also available as: Hardcover , Audio CD , eBook
  • In other languages: other languages Hrvatski knjiga
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