Sean Dillon is an assassin, a hired hand who, despite working for the IRA, PLO and ETA, has not seen the inside of a prison cell. He’s just the man that Iraqi, Michael Aroun has been looking for – the kind of professional who won’t flinch from an attack on the offices of British government.
Sean Dillon is a fictional Irish character who is the hero of certain Jack Higgins novels. He is described in the stories as a short man and fair-haired. An aspiring actor at the age of 19, Dillon takes up being an IRA member, seeking revenge after his father is killed in Belfast in the crossfire between the British and the IRA. He is a protégé of Liam Devlin.
Born in 1952, he is a master assassin. When he was 19 his father was killed by English troops. He started as a IRA assassin but realized that the cause was not everything. After that he just was a gun for hire. He worked for almost everyone as long as they paid the right price.
A u-boat, sunk in the deepest waters of the Caribbean, has remained hidden for almost 50 years. But the discovery of the secrets it holds could bring down the British Government. The race to find the sealed container, to use it or destroy it, is fiercely contested by many interested parties.
In ‘On Dangerous Ground’ Jack Higgins weaves together big business interests, the Hong Kong Treaty and the deadly intrigues of the Mafia.
They call themselves “January 30, ” after the date of a British massacre in Belfast. They are the enemies of peace–and they are plotting an assassination that will shatter the uneasy truce that reigns in Ireland. Former IRA enforcer Sean Dillon must hunt down January 30 before they kill again–before they spark a war.
A dangerous Loyalist prisoner has escaped from a top-security US prison and is en route to Ireland, with the intention of buying arms and blowing the peace process out of the water. The only man who can avert disaster is IRA enforcer-turned-British secret agent, Sean Dillon.
In Mekong Delta, Jake Cazalet, US Special Forces Officer, rescues a woman. Many years later, someone is using the discovery of what really happened to blackmail him – a move which threatens the world, because Cazalet is now President of the United States.
Someone is killing members of splinter group, Sons of Erin. Normally not a major concern but this could lead to the fall of two governments and the derailing of the Irish peace process. Sean Dillon and Blake Johnson join forces to stop the assassin.
It’s all action and suspense as Sean Dillon and his secret intelligence colleagues seek to help American White House security insider Blake Johnson avenge the death of his ex-wife, a reporter murdered for getting too close to a Mafia story. In London, Beirut and Ireland, the daredevil friends are prepared to risk everything as they(…)
Half British and half Arab, Paul Rashid is proud to be both heir to the ancient Dauncey Place in England and the leader of the Rashid Bedouin of Hazar in the Persian Gulf. He is a man for whom family honour is everything. So when he uncovers an international conspiracy that threatens to use any(…)
A ruthless killer is seeking revenge — and she has Sean Dillon in her sights — in this adrenalin-fuelled adventure from the master of the modern thriller. The murderous Rashid family were forced to pay the ultimate price for their crimes by the British Government’s secret enforcer Sean Dillon and his undercover team. Yet one(…)
Undercover enforcer Sean Dillon tackles a new crisis as Presidential skeletons threaten to burst from the closet — in the dramatic new thriller from the master of suspense, the author of the international bestsellers Day of Reckoning, Edge of Danger and Midnight Runner. In the waning days of World War II, Hitler gave his diary(…)
Jack Higgins pits the heroic covert intelligence team of Blake Johnson and Sean Dillon against a hidden foe in a very different kind of game……..with a very differnet set of rules.
On the pavement, Hannah Bernstein was trying to haul herself up, clutching at the railings as Dillon got to her. “You’re all right, just hold on to me.” But there was blood coming down her face, and he was afraid. Sean Dillon and his colleagues in Britain and the United States beat back a terrible(…)
Soldier, spy, fixer and assassin Igor Levin may have escaped the grasp of Sean Dillon and company in Higgins’ 2005 bestseller Without Mercy – but that doesn’t mean they’ve heard the last of him.
Whilst checking up on the volatile situation in Kosovo the US President’s right-hand man Blake Johnson meets Major Harry Miller, a member of the British Cabinet. Miller is there doing his own checks for the British Prime Minister. When both men get involved with a group of Russian soldiers about to commit an atrocity, Miller(…)
Dillon and company are back in the ultimate blockbuster from the ‘legend’ that is Jack Higgins Disillusioned with the Putin Government, famous Russian writer and ex-paratrooper Alexander Kurbsky decides he wants to disappear into the West. However he is under no illusions about how the news will be greeted at home – he has seen(…)
Putin and the Russians have suffered too many killings of their own people in the past. Now they want the whole of the ‘Prime Minister’s private army’ wiped out, including Blake Johnson and Charles Ferguson. Somebody is after them: Blake, Harry Miller, his sister, Monica, Harry Salter and Billy. The only people spared are Roper(…)
Treachery has a price, in the mesmerizing new Sean Dillon thriller from the Sunday Times-bestselling author. A disturbing tape has made its way to British intelligence, and from them to the new President of the United States: battlefield chatter from an ambush in Afghanistan, in which twelve U.S. Army Rangers and a British medical team(…)
The President is coming to London, but not to an entirely warm welcome. A fanatical mullah is offering a blessing to anyone who will assassinate the President, and though most London Muslims think the mullah has crossed the line, a few think otherwise. Urgently, Sean Dillon, General Charles Ferguson, and the rest of the small(…)
An eminent Iranian scientist has made a startling breakthrough in nuclear weapons research, but he can’t stand the thought of his regime owning the bomb. He would run if he could, but if he does, his family dies. He is desperate; he doesn’t know what to do. It is up to Sean Dillon and the(…)