The Watchman

The Watchman

A Marc Portman Thriller

Book - 2014
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"A gripping read that will appeal to all adventure lovers" - Booklist Starred Review

Introducing professional watcher and deep cover specialist Marc Portman in the first of this stunning new series

He's a professional shadow. A watcher who provides protection in potentially hostile situations. He works in the background, stays off the record. Often the people he's guarding have no idea he's there. Some people know him as Portman.

When two British intelligence agents are despatched to negotiate the release of a group of western hostages in Somalia, veteran MI6 operator Tom Vane realizes that something about this operation doesn't stack up. Unwilling to see two promising officers sacrificed in what he believes to be a suicide mission, he covertly hires deep cover specialist Marc Portman to protect them.

Heading for the wild and lawless land on the Kenyan/Somali border, Portman soon realizes that the British Intelligence Services have been double-crossed. Can he survive long enough to keep his charges alive and prevent a catastrophe?
Publisher: Sutton, Surrey :, Severn House,, ©2014.
ISBN: 9780727883704
Branch Call Number: FICTION MAG
Characteristics: 247 pages ; 23 cm.

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wongsokguan
Jan 12, 2018

I really like this story. Fast action, a man hired to shadow and protect people. He was hired by MI6 for protecting someone whom he wasn't supposed to protect. I need to read more of his books.

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Navigator48
Jun 07, 2014

This is a fast-pa ced, well-written story. Very interesting all the way to the end. No excess. You'll love the shadow!

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... take from the population what you can use and destroy the rest.

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Sep 26, 2015

Risk is only minimal if you never leave the office.

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