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  • Published: 1 July 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407068183
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 448
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Caught In The Light




A riveting bestseller from one of the UK's biggest thriller writers.

‘A foot on the neck is nine points of the law’
There are many who say that the art of diplomacy is an intricate and complex dance between two informed partners, determined by an elaborate set of elegant and unwritten rules. There are others who maintain that it’s merely a matter of who carries the biggest stick. Like when a large, heavily fortified and armoured empire makes a faintly menacing request of a much smaller, infinitely more cowardly neighbour. It would be churlish, if not extremely dangerous, not to comply – particularly if all they want is a wizard, and they don’t specify whether competence is an issue…

  • Pub date: 1 July 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407068183
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 448

About the Author

Robert Goddard

Robert Goddard was born in Hampshire in 1954. He was educated at Price’s School Fareham, and Peterhouse, Cambridge where he read History. He unsuccessfully pursued various career options, finally spending ten years as a local government officer. Frustrated with a lot of contemporary fiction, he set out to write a novel that did what he wanted more novels to do: tell a tightly constructed and densely plotted story engrossingly and satisfyingly. The result was Past Caring and when it became a success he realised that he had, in fact, always been a writer.

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Praise for Caught In The Light

“A hypnotic, unputdownable thriller ... one can only gasp with admiration at Goddard's ability to hold readers spellbound”

Daily Mail

“His best book yet, a sinuous structure of twists and traps leading to an unexpectedly sinister climax”

Daily Telegraph

“A clever tale by that master of the puzzle within a puzzle”

Sunday Telegraph

“Goddard's ability to pull the wool repeatedly over the reader's eyes remains dazzling”

Sunday Times

“Masterfully intriguing”

The Times


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