About A P Bateman

A P Bateman is a bestselling action-thriller novelist who has reached the number one spots on Amazon UK, Canada and Australia. He has written fifteen novels - three in the Rob Stone series, ten in the Alex King series and his standalone Cornish crime thrillers Hell's Mouth and Unforgotten. He has also written numerous short stories and novellas and recently been commissioned to write a play for the BBC. It has often been said that there is a high degree of realism to his books, something aided by his love of adventure sports, shooting and his earlier work as a bodyguard and private investigator.

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When the past finally catches up with intelligence agent Alex King, it shatters his world. His enemy has struck at the life he was building, the world he was preparing for when a mission would one day become his last. In doing so, they have not only exploited the man’s one weakness, but have unwittingly released a wrath that will not be satisfied until one of them is the last man standing.

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"Alex King is unstoppable, a force to be reckoned with..." Stephen Leather - International bestselling author of the Spider Shepherd series


"This is an author on top of his game..." David Oaten - Breakaway Reviewers


"Another riveting read from a master of the action/thriller genre..." The Midwest Book Review


"Deftly constructed, consistently compelling, unfailingly entertaining story telling..." The US Book Watch


"Smarter than Bond, tougher than Reacher..." USA Today


"Surely these books will soon be blockbuster movies..." Caroline Walker, The Book Review


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