1409196062
Paperback:Westwind / Ian Rankin.:2020 Paperback Westwind / Ian Rankin.
Westwind / Ian Rankin.
Author: Rankin, Ian,
Publication year: 2020
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Orion
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 1409196062 9781409196068 (pbk.) :
Notes:
Originally published: London: Barrie & Jenkins Ltd, 1990.
Europe, 1990. As the US begins to pull out its troops in a tide of isolationism, Britain is torn between its loyalties to the USA and its continental neighbours. In America, a space shuttle crashes on landing, killing all but one of the crew on-board: A British man named Mike Dreyfuss, who will become vilified by the US press and protesters. Halfway across the world, Martin Hepton, an English ground control technician watches as they lose contact with the most advanced satellite in Europe. A colleague of Hepton's who suspects something strange is going on is signed off sick, and never comes back. Hepton decides to investigate his friend's suspicions and his trail leads him to Dreyfuss, MI6, the American military, and back to his former girlfriend, Jill, who is an up-and-coming journalist with the contacts and the courage to cover the story. But there is much more at stake than anyone realises.
Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
Available: 1
Total number of items: 1
Number of reservations: 0
Description:
xvi, 330 pages ; 20 cm

Available at:

Loading...

Other titles by the author

Similar titles

0752872362
1789091322
Author: Jakubowski, Maxim
0002316749
Author: Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976.
0752851322
Author: Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961.
0751549665
Author: Fyfield, Frances.
0751515027
Author: Fairstein, Linda A.
0857303244
Author: Sallis, James, 1944- author.
1409196046
Author: Rankin, Ian, author.
140919907X
Author: Connelly, Michael, 1956- author.
1408886618
Author: Dolan, Eva, author.
0712352112
Author: Melville, Alan, 1910-1983, author.
0727889397
Author: Cutler, Judith, author.
0712352228
Author: Lorac, E. C. R., 1894-1958, author.
0712352325
Author: Symons, Julian, 1912-1994, author.
0712353410
Author: Bennett, Margot, 1912-1980, author.
0712356029
Author: Austen-Leigh, Lois, author.
0712356487
Author: Bude, John, 1901-1957, author.
0747274762
Author: Grimes, Martha.
074727584X
Author: Marston, Edward.
0747256454
Author: Guttridge, Peter.

Language