Adrian Magson Books

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Adrian Magson was born on July 26, 1948 in United Kingdom. He currently resides in Oxfordshire. He is an amazing crime writer and the author of twenty spine-chilling short stories. He writes books, which involve conspiracies, mystery and crime. He also write young adult literature and short stories. In one of the interviews, on being asked about the reason behind choosing such a writing flair, the writer says his inspiration are the novels like ‘The Saint’ (Leslie Charteris), Westerns (Louis L’Amour) and many other American & British crime novels.

Order of Riley Gavin & Frank Palmer Series

1No Peace for the Wicked 2004Description / Buy
2No Help for the Dying 2005Description / Buy
3No Sleep for the Dead 2007Description / Buy
4No Tears for the Lost 2007Description / Buy
5No Kiss for the Devil 2008Description / Buy

Order of Gonzales & Vaslik Investigations Series

1The Locker 2016Description / Buy
2The Drone 2021Description / Buy

Order of Harry Tate Series

1Red Station 2010Description / Buy
2Tracers 2011Description / Buy
3Deception 2011Description / Buy
4Retribution 2013Description / Buy
5Execution 2013Description / Buy
6Terminal Black 2020Description / Buy

Order of Inspector Lucas Rocco Series

1Death on the Marais 2011Description / Buy
2Death on the Rive Nord 2011Description / Buy
3Death on the Pont Noir 2012Description / Buy
4Death at the Clos Du Lac 2013Description / Buy
5Rocco and the Snow Angel (Short Story) 2015Description / Buy
6Rocco and the Nightingale 2017Description / Buy
7Rocco and the Price of Lies 2019Description / Buy
8Death at the Old Asylum 2021Description / Buy

Order of Marc Portman Series

1The Watchman 2014Description / Buy
2Close Quarters 2015Description / Buy
3Hard Cover 2016Description / Buy
4Dark Asset 2017Description / Buy
5A Hostile State 2021Description / Buy

Order of Cruxys Solutions Investigations Series

1The Locker 2016Description / Buy
2The Bid 2017Description / Buy

Order of Adrian Magson Standalone Novels

1The Lost Patrol 2002Description / Buy
2Smart Moves 2013Description / Buy

Order of Adrian Magson Short Story Collections

1Shades of Mayhem, Vol. 1 2012Description / Buy
2Shades of Mayhem, Vol. 2 2012Description / Buy

Order of Adrian Magson Non-Fiction Books

1Write On!: The Writer's Help Book 2011Description / Buy

Adrian Magson Anthologies

1 Killer Fiction: 11 Short Stories of Killers, Fixers, and P.I.s2010Description / Buy
2 True Brit Grit2011Description / Buy
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The protagonists in his series include Harry Tate, Gavin and Palmer, Lucas Ross, Marc Portman and Gonzales and Vaslik. Adrian Magson has also written a writer’s help book called Write On!He has written “stand alone” novels like The Lost Patrol and Smart Moves.

The series of Riley Gavin and Frank Palmer feature two main characters Riley Gavin, who is a female detective reporter and Frank Palmer, a police-turned-private investigator. The series include No Peace for the Wicked, No Sleep for the Deadand No Help for the Dying. Another of his series features Harry Tate, who is an officer of MI5 sent to Bolkans after bungled drugs operation. These series extends to 5 books: Tracers, Red Station,Deception, Retribution and Execution. The series of Lucas Rocco feature police inspector during the 1960s initially in Paris, now in a village of France. The series include: Death on the River Nord, Death on the Pont Noir and Death at the Clos du Lac. Marc Portman series is about a professional shadow and a watcher who provides protection in difficult situation. He works in the backdrop and always remains off the record. People who were being guarded have no idea or clue about him. He is known as Portman among them. The series include: Close Quarters, The Watchman, and Hard Cover. He also writes two columns for a magazine.

Adrian Magson Awards:

Adrian Magson is a known member of the International Thriller Writers and The Crime Writer’s Association. He had also been enlisted for CWA Debut Dagger and The East Midlands Books Awards.

Best Adrian Magson Books:

Retribution(Henry Tate Series #4): One of his award-winning books is Retribution. The story describes an abomination, that eventuated under Harry Tate’s watch in Kosovo in the year of 1999 comes back to besiege him when he gets a writ from an old UN contact. An assassin is trailing down all those people who were extant that fateful night, killing his victims with cold and skillful efficiency. Nobody knows the identity of the person and the reason he want vengeance. If he is to expose the individuality of this cold-blooded, ruthless killer and stay alive in the procedure, Harry must expose what actually took place in Mirovica back in the year of 1999. The style and the flow of his writings are pretty impressive.

The Watchman (Marc Portman Series #1): The story revolves around Marc Portman, A very close protection specialist who is accustomed to find himself in difficult situations. But nothing can be more unfortunate than disturbed Ukraine wobbling on the edge of civil war. When an official from US State Department on an investigatory mission to Ukraine is kept under house arrest, then the CIA recruits Portman (codename: Watchman) to fetch him safely and guarded out of the country. In that perilous and dangerous region, Portman will find himself surrounded by and against local gangsters, goons, Ukrainian Special Forces, professional snipers, mafia groups, pro-Russian separatists including power-crazed cops. What remains unknown to him is that his most dangerous and lethal foe comes from his very own side.This is a very good, fast paced read that is highly entertaining.

Red Station (Harry Tate series, #1): First in the Harry Tate thriller series – MI5 officer Harry Tate is send to Red Station’ for Having been accused as the victim for a bungled drugs intercept intervention. Red station is a remote boundary in the Balkans, apparently to avoid press inspection, where the security services dispatched those problem’ agents they would like to be rid of. But the boundary is pushed into the international highlight when groups initiate massing in the zone. The situation becomes unfathomably futile and dangerous when Tate uncovers the real, appalling and shocking objective behind the Red Station’ and resolves to fight back. This is an old-fashioned, yet a proper intelligence thriller. This does have a very interesting plot.

When Does The Next Adrian Magson book come out?

Adrian Magson doesn't seem to have an upcoming book. Their newest book is Death at the Old Asylum and was released on October, 21st 2021. It is the newest book in the Inspector Lucas Rocco Series.

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