The Babylon Idol by Scott Mariani

The Babylon Idol by Scott Mariani

Competition published on June 2, 2017.

When a sniper leaves Ben Hope’s friend fighting for his life, the former SAS major declares war on the men responsible. But what begins as a straightforward revenge mission gets complicated when a mysterious letter reveals Ben to be the real target.

And his isn’t the only name on a crazed killer’s list.

Professor Anna Manzini has no idea she’s in grave danger from a man she’d thought dead. She’s on the cusp of a major discovery: the location of the lost Babylon idol, a golden statue of immeasurable value.

But when word of Anna’s work reaches her enemies, it sets off a cat-and-mouse chase that will lead Ben and Anna halfway across Europe and into the heart of war-torn Syria.

To reach the precious idol first, Ben must keep one step ahead of a powerful maniac. If he fails, it won’t just be Ben and Anna’s lives in danger, but the world.

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We say…

“The Ben Hope series of books are fast paced and very exciting, and this was no exception, I devoured it in 24 hours!  Having narrowly escaped from his last mission, Ben is thrown headfirst into a new adventure. He receives a letter from an Italian jail warning him that a despised enemy is determined to seek vengeance on all of those who destroyed his plans many years previously. And so begins a dangerous cat and mouse chase across Europe, as Ben tries to save all of those on the list who were involved, especially Prof. Anna Manzini, and stop the enemy finding the precious Babylon Idol, which Anna has discovered.

This is the fifteenth Ben Hope book in the series, and Scott Mariani has a way of drawing you in and totally engaging you with the character and the adventure. I seem to be swept away into another world by these books, and find them impossible to put down once I start. For me this is the sign of a good author.  If this is your first Ben Hope book, it is easy to read as a stand alone but I would advise going back and reading the series from the start, as that way you can build up a better picture of Ben’s history and all that he has been through. You will not be disappointed.”

Lisa Swift


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About the author

Scott Mariani is the author of the internationally acclaimed action-adventure thriller series featuring ex-SAS hero Ben Hope. Scott’s novels have topped the bestseller charts in his native Britain and are translated into over twenty languages worldwide.

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The Babylon Idol by Scott Mariani, published on 4 May, 2017 by Avon, in paperback




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