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  • Published: 1 January 2011
  • ISBN: 9781409031116
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 336

Blood Count

The breathtaking new race-against-the-clock thriller from the master of the triple cross

Thirteen years ago, surgeon Edward Hammond performed a life-saving operation on Serbian gangster Dragan Gazi. Now Gazi is standing trial for war crimes at the international court in The Hague. After Hammond saved his life, Gazi's men went on to slaughter thousands in the Balkan civil wars.

Now, in exchange for keeping Hammond's dirty little secret, Gazi's family want a small favour: to find the man who knows what happened to Gazi's money. But Italian financier Marco Piravani doesn't want to be found. And no sooner has Hammond tracked him down than he disappears again. Hammond has no choice but to set off across Europe in pursuit.

In Blood Count, every action has a consequence and every question must have an answer. Only then might Hammond be able to lay the past to rest...

  • Published: 1 January 2011
  • ISBN: 9781409031116
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 336

About the author

Robert Goddard

Robert Goddard's first novel, Past Caring, was an instant bestseller. Since then, his books have captivated readers worldwide with their edge-of-the-seat pace and their labyrinthine plotting. He has won awards in the UK, the US and acrossEurope and his books have been translated into over thirty languages. In 2019, he won the Crime Writers’ Association’s highest accolade, the Diamond Dagger, for a lifetime achievement in Crime Writing.

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Praise for Blood Count

The grubby supporting characters are vivid, the plotting is ingenious

Sunday Times

Robert Goddard is a very accomplished writer and this, his twenty-second novel, is as good as any I have read.

Avanti Magazine

Goddard's signature twists and turns, his clever plotting and the rising tension make this a page-turner thriller


The twists, turns and triple crosses will have you hooked ... a truly manipulative storyteller.

Peterborough Evening Telegraph

A penetrating examination of cause and effect ... the characters are well drawn, the action bloodthirsty and the end satisfying.

Lincolnshire Echo

As always, Goddard delivers a thoughtful and fast-moving tale with well-drawn characters.

Irish Independent

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