By Mark Dawson
He considers himself an artisan. A craftsman. His alternate is murder.
Milton is the guy the govt. sends when you while every thing else has failed. Ruthless. wonderful. nameless. deadly. You wouldn't decide him out of a crowd yet you wouldn't are looking to be on his record. yet now, after ten years, he's had sufficient - there's blood on his palms and he wishes out. difficulty is, this task isn't really one you could simply stroll away from.
He is going at the run, looking atonement for his sins by way of assisting the folk he meets alongside the best way. yet his prior can't be simply forgotten and ahead of lengthy it's Milton who's hunted, and never the hunter.
This 17,000 notice novella is an creation to John Milton, the main harmful murderer within the pay of Her Majesty's government.
Milton is distributed into North Korea. With not anything yet a sniper rifle, undesirable intentions and a really specific aim, will Milton manage to tackle the key police of the main harmful failed country at the planet?
Also integrated: the 1st bankruptcy of the 1st full-length Milton novel, THE cleanser.
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