by Adam Baker
Hodder & Stoughton Hardcover ISBN/ITEM#: 9781444709070
Date: 16 February 2012 List Price £12.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
Uncorrected Proof Copy: The second novel from UK talent Adam Baker, whose debit novel Outpost made a nice splash for Hodder's new genre friendly list when it appeared earlier this year. Baker is making a name for hismelf as new voice in British horror, and Juggernaut a taut, dark thriller due for release next February.
Seven mercenaries journey deep into the desert in search of Saddam's gold. They form an unlikely crew of battle-scarred privateers, killers and thieves, veterans of a dozen war zones, each of them anxious to make one last score before their luck runs out.
They will soon find themselves marooned among ancient ruins, caught in a desperate battle for their lives, confronted by greed, betrayal, and an army that won't stay dead... "