Llewellyn, Sam Deadeye

ISBN 13: 9780671706609


3.96 avg rating
( 76 ratings by Goodreads )
9780671706609: Deadeye
View all copies of this ISBN edition:

Divorce lawyer Harry Frazer stalks a group of murderous criminals intent on destroying the shoreline of his beloved Scottish village, and his hunt leads him through London, Rotterdam, Geneva, and Antwerp

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Sam Llewellyn worked as an editor and fine art dealer until he decided that life was too short. Since then, his novels, published in twelve languages, have earned him a reputation as one of the world's master storytellers and writers of maritime thrillers. Many of his books are founded in personal experience. While researching them he has (amongst other things) chased pirates in the South China Sea, raced big-money multi-hulls in France, and run away from cocaine dealers in Spain.

As well as writing novels, Llewellyn has published half a dozen children's books, and works as a journalist for British and American newspapers and magazines such as the London Times and Daily Telegraph. He is a keen gardener, with added interests in ornithology and history and has also sailed yachts - several of which he built himself - all over the world. He now lives with his wife, award-winning children's writer and novelist Karen Wallace, and their two sons in a medieval house in the Welsh border country.

From Publishers Weekly:

Since the appearance of his first nautical thriller, Llewellyn ( Death Roll ) has enjoyed favorable comparisons to Dick Francis, employing his sailing background and experience as successfully as Francis has exploited the world of horseracing. Llewellyn also creates complex heroes whose clear strengths --and foibles--are a large part of each book's appeal. Just such a man is divorce lawyer Harry Frazer, whose new boat is damaged in a late-night collision off the west coast of Scotland, landing him in a situation rife with violence and murder. Both courageous and compassionate (he is sole support of a self-destructive sister), Frazer confronts a deadly environmental threat to the Scottish village where he ends up after his accident. His love for an American woman he meets there spurs some rather implausible heroics, culminating in a final confrontation with the unexpected villain in a nearby stone quarry. These Ludlum-esque goings-on add an unfortunate air of improbability to Llewellyn's resolution--but cannot seriously blemish a wonderful read.
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780671670443: Deadeye: Deadeye

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  0671670441 ISBN 13:  9780671670443
Publisher: Pocket, 1992

9780755100057: Deadeye

House ..., 2000

9780708924501: Deadeye (U) (Ulverscroft Large Print Series)

Ulvers..., 1991

9780747401889: Deadeye

Orbit, 1991

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace


Sam Llewellyn
Published by Summit Books (1991)
ISBN 10: 0671706608 ISBN 13: 9780671706609
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1

Book Description Summit Books, 1991. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0671706608

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 39.11
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds