The Ninth Orphan (The Orphan Trilogy)

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The #1 Best-Selling Spy Novel on Amazon.com and Amazon UK*

How do you catch a man who is never the same man twice?

That is the question posed in The Ninth Orphan, a top-rated international thriller novel and the first book in The Orphan Trilogy.

An orphan grows up to become an assassin for a highly secretive organization. When he tries to break free and live a normal life, he is hunted by his mentor and father figure, and by a female orphan he spent his childhood with. On the run, the mysterious man's life becomes entwined with his beautiful French-African hostage and a shocking past riddled with the darkest of conspiracies is revealed.

But can the ninth-born orphan ever get off the grid? To find out you'll need to go on a tumultuous journey around the globe to such far-flung locations as China, France, the Philippines, Andorra, America, England, Germany and French Polynesia. The frenetic cat-and-mouse chase moves from airports to train stations and hidden torture prisons, taking the reader on a shocking, nail-biting ride into the world's closet of skeletons that goes beyond conspiracy theories to painful reality.

Fast-paced, totally fresh and original, filled with deep and complex characters, The Ninth Orphan is a controversial, high-octane thriller with an edge. Merging fact with fiction, it illuminates shadow organizations rumored to actually exist in our world. The novel explores a plethora of conspiracies involving real organizations like the CIA, MI6, and the UN, and public figures such as President Obama as well as the Clinton, Marcos and Bush families.

Tackling genetic selection, mind control and secret societies, The Ninth Orphan exposes a global agenda designed to keep the power in the hands of a select few. The novel's antagonists are members of a shadow government acting above and beyond the likes of the White House, the FBI, the Pentagon and the NSA. Could something like this ever take place? Or, is it already taking place right now?

This unique and unpredictable thriller also has a poignant, romantic sub-plot. The story contains the kind of intimate character portraits usually associated with psychological novels. Buckle up for a wild trip full of death-defying action, cloak and dagger intrigue, unexpected role reversals and surprise endings.

Written by father-and-son writing team Lance & James Morcan (authors of The Orphan Factory, The Orphan Uprising and Fiji: A Novel), The Ninth Orphan is Book #1 in The Orphan Trilogy. A feature film adaptation of The Ninth Orphan is also currently being developed.

*Ranked #1 in the Spy genre on Amazon.com and Amazon UK during Dec 2011-Jan 2012

★★★★★ "Every twist and turn that you can imagine" -Holy Smoley Book Review
★★★★ "In the spirit of all great spy stories" -The Write Edge Bookshelf
★★★★★ "One hell of a great story" -Random Writings Book Reviews★★★★ "A slick spy thriller" -Two Ends of the Pen★★★★★ "A well-crafted universe of intrigue" -Greg Kuhn (author & quantum physicist)
★★★★ "Ranks amongst the best thrillers" -Kindle Book Review UK★★★★★ "First-rate thriller" -J.B. DiNizo (author of 'Comings and Goings')★★★★★ "Intense suspense that will keep you up at night turning pages" -Phoenix Book Review★★★★★ "A major must read!" -A Bit Of Everything Reviews
★★★★★ "Action packed - intense - gripping - edge of the seat" -Review of Books For You
★★★★ "This book is fast paced, and I mean fast" -C9C Reviews
★★★★★ "A frightening high action journey into the world of corrupted power"
-WelcomeHomeSoldier Reviews★★★★★ "For any spy thriller fan The Ninth Orphan is not to be missed!" -Vickie McKeehan (author of 'The Evil Trilogy')

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Lance & James Morcan are a father-and-son writing team based Down Under. Lance is a novelist/screenwriter/film producer living in New Zealand, while James is an actor/novelist/screenwriter/producer based in Sydney, Australia. They have co-authored five published novels which include the international thriller series THE ORPHAN TRILOGY (The Ninth Orphan / The Orphan Factory / The Orphan Uprising) and the historical adventure series THE WORLD DUOLOGY (World Odyssey / Fiji: A Novel). The Morcans' first non-fiction title, THE ORPHAN CONSPIRACIES, was published recently. Their production company, Morcan Motion Pictures, is developing The Ninth Orphan and Fiji into feature films.

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★★★★★ "Action-packed and very well written" -Have You Heard Book Review
★★★★★ "A fantastic spy thriller" -A Made Up Story Book Reviews
★★★★ "A Cloak and Dagger Grand Prix" -The Kindle Book Review
★★★★★ "Nail biter to the end" -My Scribe World 
★★★★★ "This psychological thriller really kept me on the edge of my seat!"
-Susan M. Heim, bestselling author of the 'Chicken Soup for the Soul' series

★★★★★ "What makes The Ninth Orphan stand out from other thrillers is its intelligent handling of its themes. Like Kazuo Ishiguro's haunting novel, Never Let Me Go, The Ninth Orphan taps into our fascination with the possibilities of genetic selection, and the consequences it may bring. Throw in a pinch of romance and the suggestion of political shadow organizations that may or may not operate in the real world, and you have an exhilarating read that will keep the little grey cells ticking over long after you've reached the final page."
-The Flaneur Book Reviews UK

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