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Narrow Escape (A Spider Shepherd Short Story)

Spider Shepherd Short Stories, no. 3 · Spider Shepherd Short Stories

by Stephen Leather


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An action-packed short story featuring Dan "Spider" Shepherd during his days on the SAS Escape & Evasion course. Mid-way through the exercise Shepherd realises that all is not as it seems - and his life is on the line.Narrow Escape is just under 12,000 words, about thirty pages, perfect if you have half an hour to spare.Stephen Leather is one of the UK's most successful thriller writers. He was a journalist for more than ten years on newspapers such as The Times, the Daily Mail and the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. Before that, he was employed as a biochemist for ICI, shovelled limestone in a quarry, worked as a baker, a petrol pump attendant, a barman, and worked for the Inland Revenue. He began writing full time in 1992. His bestsellers have been translated into more than ten languages. He has also written for television shows such as London's Burning, The Knock and the BBC's Murder in Mind series. Two of his books, The Stretch and The Bombmaker, were made into movies.

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Spider Shepherd Short Stories


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Stephen Leather (Author)

Stephen Leather is one of the UK's most successful thriller writers, an eBook and Sunday Times bestseller and author of the critically acclaimed Dan "Spider' Shepherd series and the Jack Nightingale supernatural detective novels. Before becoming a...

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