Sheba: A Spy Thriller
Jack Higgins (Author)
DescriptionThis electrifying thriller is Jack Higgins's most exciting novel of World War II intrigue since his smash bestseller "The Eagle Has Landed." The year is 1939. An American archaeologist named Gavin Kane is asked to help a woman search for her missing husband. When Kane follows the man's trail into the ruthless desert of Southern Arabia, he makes two shocking discoveries. One is the legendary Temple of Sheba, an ancient world as fantastic as King Solomon's mines. The other is a band of Nazi soldiers who plan to turn the sacred landmark into Hitler's secret stronghold...
G.P. Putnam's Sons
January 01, 1995
4.18 X 0.73 X 6.77 inches | 0.28 pounds
Mass Market Paperbound
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About the Author
Jack Higgins lives on Jersey in the Channel Islands. The author of dozens of bestsellers, most famously The Eagle Has Landed, he served three years with the Royal Horse Guards in Eastern Europe during the Cold War, and subsequently was a circus roustabout, a factory worker, a truck driver, and a laborer before entering college at age 27. He holds degrees in sociology, social psychology, and economics, and a doctorate in media. A fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, he is an expert scuba diver and marksman.
Praise for Jack Higgins "A seasoned pro...Mr. Higgins knows how to tell a story!"--The New York Times Book Review "Jack Higgins has written some of the best suspense fiction of the past fifty years." --The San Diego Union-Tribune "When it comes to thriller writers, one name stands well above the crowd--Jack Higgins."--Associated Press "Higgins makes the pages fly."--New York Daily News "Jack Higgins is one of the best-selling authors of popular fiction in the world, often considered the architect of the modern thriller."--The Huffington Post "Higgins is an author with the creative power to hook the reader and keep them forever because of his terrific tales. There are many villains out there, but Higgins is by far the greatest at bringing to life the best and worst of them all."--Suspense Magazine