The Year of the Locust


Author: Hayes, Terry Published 09/11/2023 | Hardback
164 x 241 x 46 | 880g

ISBN: 9780593064962 Category:

‘Utterly gripping, elegantly written… most definitely worth the wait’ Observer’Compare this with the thrillers written by Mr or Mrs Clinton, and you come away feeling that Hayes is the one who has more inside knowledge’ Telegraph’Move over Jason Bourne. CIA operative Kane redefines the smart but vulnerable bad ass super spy in this dazzling cat-and-mouse thriller where the entire globe is a chessboard, and everyone’s playing for keeps’ Lisa GardnerA Financial Times Best Thriller of the Year 2023If, like Kane, you’re a Denied Access Area spy for the CIA, then boundaries have no meaning. Your function is to go in, do whatever is required, and get out again – by whatever means necessary. You know when to run, when to hide – and when to shoot.

But some places don’t play by the rules. Some places are too dangerous, even for a man of Kane’s experience. The badlands where the borders of Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan meet are such a place – a place where violence is the only way to survive.

Kane travels there to exfiltrate a man with vital information for the safety of the West – but instead he meets an adversary who will take the world to the brink of extinction. A frightening, clever, vicious man with blood on his hands and vengeance in his heart…

Readers love The Year of the Locust’Outstanding… Terry Hayes is scarily good”Brilliant! Absolutely brilliant!”The writing is exceptional”Worth the wait”Hayes returns superbly’Terry Hayes, Sunday Times bestselling author, January 2024Year of the Locust, Australian bestseller, December 2023

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