....and even more
Frenetic and dark... fun. - Kirkus Reviews
A cracking good writer... a real page-turner. - Patrick Robinson
An exhilarating story line starring a dynamite heroine... Kat is fabulous...
Fans will root for the heroine as she goes from one dangerous caper
to another in this delightful action-packed thriller. - Harriet Klausner
A powerful fast-paced thriller. - BookLoons.com
Probably shouldn't be read last thing at night - NewMysteryReader.com
Haunting... an entirely possible scenario - NightsAndWeekends.com
The pace continues to accelerate-reaching breakneck speed... Not only
an action-packed adventure that will leave you breathless on the edge
of your seat, but also a thoughtful and thought-provoking cautionary
tale - CrimeSpreeMag.com
A riveting thriller full of twists, turns, and nonstop action... a
pulse-pounding must-read. - ArmChairInterviews.com
Hawksley is a brilliant writer. Any reader who loves a riveting action-packed
book will love Security Breach. Read it and recommend it to your friends
|First published as The History Book
Hard-driving, a good, taut thriller - Alan Furst
Saturday, 02.10, Eastern Daylight Time
"Kat, you there? What do you see?"
She touches her earpiece. Street lights cast a skittish beam into the
room that has the feel of a ghost town. A sick feeling sweeps through
Kat, like cold mist spreading through her limbs from the center of her
She went through a night like this before and came out with the chemical
tastes of a mortuary in her mouth, and memories that clung to her like
In the silence, just past two in the morning, she stands inside the
doorway of the second-floor, open-plan office and looks at each of the
six desks, taking in family pictures, coffee cups, computer monitors;
no drawers or filing cabinets open; no papers strewn about; no desks
disturbed; nothing smashed or strewn on the floor. As far as she can
see, nothing's been touched.
The only thing that stands out is the five bodies.
"Kat. Speak. What do you see?"
Kat takes a deep breath, to keep her voice steady...
Outstanding Praise for SECURITY BREACH
A complex, intelligent, skillfully turned adventure story that will
keep the reader spellbound, and propel Mr. Hawksley directly into the
front-rank of his craft - Simon Winchester
A solid, believable political thriller - Kansas City Star
Full of surprises... its political implications are worth pondering...
Hawksley is a skilled writer - Washington Post
[A] whirlwind thriller - Publishers Weekly
Exciting... Combines the elements of 1984, intrigue of the Cold War,
power politics, technological and communications science fiction, and
terrorism - Midwest Book Review
Will whistle past your ears like the biggest drop in the biggest roller-coaster
ride... This thriller is such a good read partly because of its very
smart, sophisticated international espionage plot, but even more because
of its terrific heroine. - Sullivan County Democrat (NY)