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John Creasey
15 August 2016
Agora Books

Return to Department Z in this classic thriller from John Creasey.

Desperate to escape the suffocating heat of London, cousins Mark and Mike Errol, set out for Richmond for a relaxing boat ride—unaware that their peaceful afternoon will be violently interrupted by a Department Z mission.

The events of that afternoon change the Errols’ lives quickly and drastically. Recruited into the Department Z, the Errols embark on one of the secret agency’s most treacherous cases. The League of the Hundred-and-One are terrorizing the people of Britain and holding the country ransom. With 1 hundred and one reasons to panic, can Department Z defeat this elusive league before its nation crumbles?

Panic! is the 13th book in the Department Z series, and was originally published in 1939.


Phenomenal.’ —Life Magazine

‘Mr. Creasey’s excitements follow fast upon each other.’ —Daily Telegraph

‘Action and pace have always been features of Mr. Creasey’s writing.’ —Scotsman

Racy, amusing, and up to date. Told with speed and ingenuity.’ —Morning Post

‘Mr. Creasey is a high-spirited and rambunctious narrator.’ —John o’ London’s Weekly

‘Creasey realizes that it is the principal business of thrillers to thrill.’ —Church Times

Will be remembered when most mystery stories are forgotten.’ Public Opinion

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