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  • Published: 31 August 2021
  • ISBN: 9781405942676
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 464
  • RRP: $19.99

Prodigal Son

The explosive and thrilling Sunday Times bestseller




The World Needs a New Hero . . . a tense and exciting new thriller from Gregg Hurwitz featuring Evan Smoak - aka Orphan X

As Orphan-X, Evan Smoak was trained to be a secret government assassin - until he quit.

As the Nowhere Man he's the guy to call if no one else can help. He'll save you.

But when a woman gets in touch claiming to be his mother, he can't know if his true family needs help or this is a trap.

Has Evan's past reached out to claim him?

Or is someone out to ensure he has no future?

  • Published: 31 August 2021
  • ISBN: 9781405942676
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 464
  • RRP: $19.99

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 Prodigal Son

There is a 'this time it's personal' feel to this latest in the violent, classy series and the action never flags

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The astounding sixth novel from Gregg Hurwitz featuring Evan Smoak - Orphan X aka The Nowhere Man As a boy, Evan Smoak was pulled out of a foster home and trained off-the-books as a government assassin, codenamed Orphan X. Forced into retirement, Evan Smoak gets an urgent request from someone he never expected - his mother. She needs his help protecting Andrew Duran, a man in the wrong place at the wrong time, with no safe place to hide. Running from a brutal assassination team, Duran's only hope lies with Evan. But when a hidden cabal catches on to what Evan is doing, everything he's fought for is on the line - including his own life.

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