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  • Published: 17 February 2022
  • ISBN: 9781405953221
  • Imprint: Penguin Audio
  • Format: Audio Download
  • RRP: $12.00

Buy a Bullet

An Orphan X Short Story




AN ORPHAN X EBOOK EXCLUSIVE SHORT STORY

He is known by some as Evan Smoak. To a few he is known as Orphan X. But generally he is not known at all.

Taken from a children's home as a young boy, Evan Smoak was a trained to become a government operative known as Orphan X. But then he broke with the programme.


Now living out of sight and out of reach of his former employers, Evan chances upon a young woman in a coffee shop in Northern California who needs his help. Brutalized and under the control of a very powerful, dangerous man, she knows her life is at risk if she doesn't escape. And Evan knows that only a man with his particular set of skills has any chance of setting her free. His next move was never in doubt.


Buy A Bullet is the story of the day Orphan X became The Nowhere Man.

  • Published: 17 February 2022
  • ISBN: 9781405953221
  • Imprint: Penguin Audio
  • Format: Audio Download
  • RRP: $12.00

About the author

Gregg Hurwitz

Gregg Hurwitz is the New York Times bestselling author of 15 thrillers, including the upcoming ORPHAN X. His novels have been shortlisted for numerous literary awards, graced top ten lists, and have been translated into 25 languages.

He is also a New York Times Bestselling comic book writer, having penned stories for Marvel (Wolverine, Punisher) and DC (Batman, Penguin). Additionally, he's written screenplays for or sold spec scripts to many of the major studios, and written, developed, and produced television for various networks. Gregg resides in Los Angeles.

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Praise for Buy a Bullet

Outstanding in every way

Lee Child

Read this book. You will thank me later

David Baldacci

The most gripping thriller I've read in a long, long time!

Tess Gerritsen

The page-turner of the season is Orphan X ... Wonderful

The Times

Memorable as hell

James Patterson

The most exciting thriller I've read since The Bourne Identity

Robert Crais

A page-turning masterpiece

Jonathan Kellerman

A new series character to rival Reacher

Independent

A masterpiece of suspense and thrills . . . Turn off the real world and dive into this amazing start to a new series

Daily Mail

There is a pristine classicism to Gregg Hurwitz's Orphan X, which borrows from Robert Ludlum and superhero lore to bring us Evan Smoak . . . Orphan X is tight and tense in all the right places . . . Orphan X is weapons-grade thriller-writing from a modern master.

Guardian

Pure nail-biting stay-up-all-night suspense

Harlan Coben

Orphan X is not good. Orphan X is great. Whatever you like best in a thriller - action, plot, character, suspense - Orphan X has it

Simon Toyne

Mind blowing! A perfect mix of Jason Bourne and Jack Reacher

Lisa Gardner

Bond, Frodo, Paddington Bear - some of literature's greatest heroes have been orphans. Add Orphan X's Evan Smoak to the list

Shortlist

Orphan X is outstanding . . . a smart, stylish, state-of-the-art thriller

Washington Post

Bestseller Hurwitz melds non-stop action and high-tech gadgetry with an acute character study in this excellent series opener . . . Evan Smoak is an electrifying character

Publisher's Weekly

A masterpiece of suspense and thrills . . . Turn off the real world and dive into this amazing start to a new series

Associated Press

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