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John Creasey
27 September 2016
Agora Books

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

England, 1941. Terror from the Germans’ constant bombing is spreading through the nation, as homes, cities and morale are reduced to little more than rubble. Worn down and defeated, British spirit teeters on a delicate seesaw.

When an insidious enemy strikes from within, the government is blindsided. Vital food supplies are destroyed and mysterious leaflets threaten imminent starvation. Department Z are called in to investigate, but soon find themselves locked in mortal combat with a ruthless, anonymous adversary who treats treason and murder like child’s play.

How do you fight an unknown enemy? As deceit and betrayal mounts, Department Z find themselves in a race against time to uncover the conspiracy before there are deadly consequences.

Sabotage is the 16th book in the Department Z series, and was originally published in 1941.


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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