Confessor (Herbie Kruger #5)
Gus Keene, former colleague of Herbie Kruger in the British Secret Intelligence Service, is, like his old friend, retired. Yet he has barely had time to smell the roses (and to begin work on his long-planned memoirs) when his car explodes, killing him instantly, not ten minutes down the rural lane leading from his peaceful country cottage. Could his tragedy have been an in...more
Hardcover, Large Print, 525 pages
Published December 12th 1997 by Wheeler Publishing
(first published 1995)
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In 1964, Gardner began his novelist career with The Liquidator, in which he created a richly comic character named Boysie Oakes who inadvertently is mistaken to be a tough, pitiless man of action and is thereupon recruited into a British spy agency. Oakes is, in actuality, a devout coward with many other character failings who wants nothing more than to be left alone and is terrified by the situat...moreMore about John E. Gardner...