A young woman, held hostage by the brother she loves, is terrified for her life.
On frozen battle grounds, Rake Ozenna takes on a lethal crime empire in a country intent on changing its past. Join Rake in his latest pulse-pounding thriller, world-wide release August 2nd 2022.
Major Rake Ozenna’s mission is simple: gain the trust of Sara Kato, the unloved daughter of the Kato family, Japan’s most dangerous crime empire. But when the son of the Russian leader is assassinated and Sara is implicated in the murder, Rake needs to protect her while escaping the inhospitable terrain of the icy Aland Islands in the Baltic Sea.As Russia insists on revenge for the murder, America discovers that Japan is far from the trusted ally it thought it was. Amid high tension, rich with action and human drama, Rake moves from northern Europe to Washington to Japan, needing every ounce of skill and grit to prevent global catastrophe and keep Sara safe.
Reviews for Humphrey Hawksley’s Rake Ozenna thrillers
Gritty hero Rake Ozenna keeps us totally hooked as he races through dangerous geographies and adroitly chosen political scenarios. Riveting, satisfying and great fun.
New York Times best seller, Simon Winchester, ICE ISLANDS
Rake Ozenna, is smart and tough, and we’re glad to have him on our side.
New York Times best seller Nelson DeMille
Hawksley deftly moves between high-powered diplomacy, lively scene-setting and fast-paced action on the ground to make a brisk and very contemporary read
Best Thrillers, Financial Times, MAN ON FIRE
Hawksley’s excellent idea is to move the battleground from Eastern Europe to the Arctic north. There’s only one man who can prevent the situation from escalating into a nuclear war: Rake Ozenna of the elite Eskimo Scouts
Mail on Sunday, Thriller of the Week on MAN ON ICE
A hard-as-nails hero, an out-of-the-ordinary location, and oodles of high-action encounter—it’s everything readers want in a political thriller
Library Journal on MAN ON EDGE
An up-to-the-minute, page-turning spy thriller with the atmosphere of a Cold War classic
New York Times bestseller, Charles Cumming on MAN ON EDGE
Exciting… Chilling… A game-changing weapon capable of overwhelming destruction… Readers will look forward to Rake’s further adventures
Publishers Weekly on MAN ON FIRE
Brass-knuckled international intrigue for readers who still pine for the world of James Bond.
Kirkus Reviews on MAN ON FIRE
Knuckle-whitening suspense, bloody violence, dirty tricks, and plenty of surprising twists make this a gripping, can’t-put-it-down read
Booklist on MAN ON ICE
MAN ON EDGE aptly showcases Humphrey Hawksley’s genuine flair for narrative storytelling
Midwest Book Review