Nick Stone left the SAS soon after the shooting of three IRA terrorists in Gibraltar. Now working for British Intelligence on deniable ops, Stone discovers the murders of a fellow SAS soldier and his family in Washington, DC. Only the 7-year-old daughter, Kelly, has survived - and the two of them are immediately on the run from unidentified pursuers. A roller coaster of events follow, and together they are plunged into a dark world of violence and corruption in which friend cannot be told from foe.
Ex-SAS soldier Nick Stone may be tough, resourceful, ruthless, and highly trained, but he still has to follow orders from his superiors, working as a 'K' agent in dangerous and deniable operations. He has been sent to track down Sarah Greenwood, a beautiful, intelligent woman-- the only woman Stone has ever let under his guard. When they both become the hunted they race into a dark, deadly conspiracy that will change the course of world events.
Helsinki, Finland...Nick Stone, ex-SAS, now a 'K' working for British Intelligence, is offered the lucrative job of kidnapping a Russian mafia hotshot and delivering him to St Petersburg. Though Nick thinks this job might be a way to end his problems, they are in fact just beginning. Not all is as it seems--Stone finds himself adrift with no weapons and little money in Estonia in the dead of winter with a friend to rescue, the interests of the West to retrieve and, if possible, money to earn...
Nick Stone finds himself in a world of trouble after aborting a sanctioned assassination attempt. He is given an ultimatum: either he flies to Panama and finish the job, or Kelly, who is still in his care, will be killed. With no way out, Stone travels to the sweltering jungles of Central America-- where he soon discovers a frightening conspiracy involving Colombian rebels, the US government, and Chinese big business.
Nick Stone needs his American citizenship so badly that he agrees to do one last job. It's his chance to start a new life in the United States with Carrie, the woman he's fallen in love with. For a man of his skills it should be an easy enough job: infiltrate the violent republic of Algeria and bring back the severed head of a money-laundering businessman. But soon Stone realises he hasn't been told the full story, and he finds himself in at the deep end of a very dirty war.
Stone is back in business with the C.I.A., being dispatched with a female partner to Malaysia to assassinate a biochemist-gone-bad. The mission takes an unexpected turn, leading Stone back to England to face the threat of wide-spread bioterror head-on. Meanwhile, Kelly, the orphan to whom he is joint guardian, is in a deadly struggle of her own as a result of her traumatic past, and before very long Stone finds himself facing the ultimate trade-off: the life of someone he loves, against those of millions he's never met.
This Nick Stone novel finds the fed-up agent ready to leave "the business" for good--until a chance encounter with an old acquaintance sends him back into the war-zones of his past to come to terms with the long-ago death of an innocent. Soon, Stone finds himself once again working in the shadows where friend and foe are impossible to distinguish. From Bosnia to war-torn Iraq, "Deep Black" is a travel guide to the darkest corners of Stone's world.
Ex-deniable operator Nick Stone seems to be living his dream, not a care in the world as he steers his camper van round the surfing and parachuting paradise of Australia. But when he sees a news report of the massacre of women and children in a terrorist outrage the other side of the world, long-suppressed memories are tiggered, and Nick knows he must risk everything to repay a longstanding debt of friendship. As events unfold in the bleak, medieval villages of Georgia and teeming streets of modern Istanbul, Nick finds himself catapulted once more into the murky, clandestine world he thought he'd left behind - a world in the grip of nameless enemies who linger in the shadows, and stalk the corridors of power.
Nick Stone goes to Africa in search of that most elusive and desirable of game, a woman, and finds himself once again in the middle of that dark world of violence and conspiracy that he can't seem to leave behind. Once again, McNab's knack for familiarizing us with exotic and dangerous places delivers, making us feel like we're really in the Congo, facing the Third-World conditions and savage inhabitants.
Body Guarding a TV crew on the streets of war-torn Basra, ex-deniable operator Nick Stone seems certain to die when insurgent gunmen attack. Only the reporter's swift action saves his life. When the reporter vanishes within hours, presumed kidnapped, Stone is asked by the Intelligence Service to find him. The trail leads from Iraq to London, Dublin, and ultimately Kabul - the dark and brutal city where governments, terrorism and big business inexorably collide. Caught in the crossfire, Stone's nightmare is only just beginning - for the hunter has suddenly become the hunted, in a heart-stopping race against time.
Twenty years later, an unknown aggressor seems intent on eradicating those responsible for the treachery, one by one.The last victim was brutally tortured with a Black & Decker drill, then shot through the head.And Nick Stone, ex-SAS, tough, resourceful, ruthless, highly trained is next on the killer’s list.
Days after his car erupts in a ball of flame, Nick Stone narrowly cheats death a second time when a gunman opens fire on him from the back of a motorcycle.
The fuse is lit and Stone is catapulted into his most daunting mission yet. A quest that takes him across two continents, and into the darker recesses of his own complex past. But first he must find a man who shared that past, and who may know more about the present threat than he is prepared to reveal.
As the two find themselves pursued across sea and desert, they become ever more enmeshed in a deadly network of betrayal, to which Stone himself unwittingly holds the key, and in a final confrontation that echoes his worst nightmares, only he can stop the unthinkable and save the lives of those he holds most dear.