Midnight Bell, The

Genre: Thriller

Midnight Bell, The

Performed by:
Michael Page
#22 in Sean Dillon Series

The New York Times-bestselling novel featuring IRA-hitman-turned-intelligence-operative Sean Dillon, a knife-edge story of terrorism and revenge, by “the dean of intrigue novelists” (St. Louis Post-Dispatch). “The bell tolls at midnight as death requires it.” —Irish proverb In Ulster, Northern Ireland, a petty criminal kills a woman in a drunken car crash. Her sons swear revenge.In London, Sean Dillon and his colleagues in the “Prime Minister’s private army,” fresh from defeating a deadly al-Qaeda operation, receive a warning: You may think you have weakened us, but you have only made us stronger.In Washington, D.C., a special projects director with the CIA, frustrated at not getting permission from the President for his daring anti-terrorism plan, decides to put it in motion anyway. He knows he’s right—the nation will thank him later.Soon, the ripples from these events will meet and overlap, creating havoc in their wake. Desperate men will act, secrets will be revealed—and the midnight bell will toll.

Unabridged recording:
Run time: 9 hours
Media Options:
  • Retail Trade: CD, Download, MP3-CD
  • Library Editions: CD

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Author
Jack Higgins

Biography:
Since The Eagle Has Landed—one of the biggest-selling thrillers of all time—every novel Jack Higgins has written, including his most recent works, A Devil Is Waiting and The Death Trade, has become an international bestseller. He has had simultaneous number-one bestsellers in hardcover and paperback, and many of his books have been made into successful movies, among them The Eagle Has Landed, To Catch a King, On Dangerous Ground, Eye of the Storm, and Thunder Point. Higgins, who lived in Belfast until he was twelve, had several close calls with bombs and gunfire at an early age. After leaving school at fifteen, he served three years with the Royal Horse Guards in Eastern Europe during the cold war. Subsequently, he was a circus roustabout, a factory worker, a truck driver, and a laborer, before entering college at age twenty-seven. He has degrees in sociology, social psychology, and economics from the University of London, and a doctorate in media from Leeds Metropolitan University. A fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and an expert scuba diver and marksman, Higgins lives on Jersey in the Channel Islands.
Narrator
Michael Page

Biography:
Michael Page has been recording titles for Brilliance since 1984. He has over 250 titles to his credit, several of which have received Earphones awards. He is also an Audie nominee and winner. He recently retired from his other profession of college theatre professor but still performs during the summers with the Peterborough Players in New Hampshire.

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