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Pendulum: the explosive debut thriller (BBC Radio 2 Book Club Choice)

Adam Hamdy

6 Reviews

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Fiction, Thriller / suspense

James Patterson has hailed Adam Hamdy's PENDULUM as 'one of the best thrillers of the year' saying he read it in 'one gloriously suspenseful weekend'. A photo-journalist is targeted for death in this high-concept, twisting, dangerous journey through a digital underworld. If you love Simon Kernick and Terry Hayes' I AM PILGRIM, read this.

You wake. Confused. Disorientated.
A noose is round your neck.
You are bound, standing on a chair.
All you can focus on is the man in the mask tightening the rope.
You are about to die.
John Wallace has no idea why he has been targeted. No idea who his attacker is. No idea how he will prevent the inevitable.
Then the pendulum of fate swings in his favour.
He has one chance to escape, find the truth and halt his destruction.
The momentum is in his favour for now.
But with a killer on his tail, everything can change with one swing of this deadly pendulum...

You have one chance. Run.

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Praise for Pendulum: the explosive debut thriller (BBC Radio 2 Book Club Choice)

  • Adam Hamdy's Pendulum is something new . . . kinetic, cinematic and bracingly original - Crime Time

  • I loved Pendulum. I loved the characters, the way the story plays out, the interwoven threads . . . so subtle, yet so brilliant and unexpected

  • Pendulum is well worth the hype and attention

  • I read Pendulum in one gloriously suspenseful weekend. Definitely one of the best thrillers of the year - James Patterson

  • James Patterson calls it "one of the best thrillers of the year", and it is plain to see why...told at a great pace, has a strong central character and a snaking plot - Daily Mail

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  • Fast with twists that keep you on the edge and in the dark. Scenario using plausible state-of-art technology and networks that sets up the state of play, hand in hand with the traditional groundwork approach, makes for a adrenaline packed thought provoking read.

    Rated 4
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Adam Hamdy

Adam Hamdy is an author and screenwriter who works with producers and studios on both sides of the Atlantic. Prior to becoming a writer, Adam was a strategy consultant and advised global businesses operating in a wide range of industries. Adam lives in Shropshire with his wife and three children.

Follow Adam on Twitter @adamhamdy

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