One of Patrick Macnee’s great pleasures these days is recording books on tape. Recent recordings include the Bible, eight of Jack Higgins’ thrillers and Peter Mayle’s “Toujours Provence.” Patrick’s entertaining autobiography, “Blind in One Ear,” was published in 1992.
Jack Higgins Books on Tape – narrated by Patrick Macnee
Putnam Berkeley Audio tapes
Hell Is Always Today
by Jack Higgins, Patrick Macnee (Reader) (Audio Cassette – October 2003)
The Rainlover’s victims are always women. Miller and Mallroy, hounded by the public and the media, race against time to prevent his next killing. 4 cassettes.
by Jack Higgins, Patrick Macnee (Reader) (Audio CD – June 2003)
Higgins’ classic novel of World War II espionage, The Eagle Has Landed (1975), was the thriller that brought him fame–and probably fortune. Bad Company, his thirty-fifth novel, also deals with WWII. As the war is drawing to a close in 1945, Hitler gives his diary to an aide for safekeeping. The diary contains an account of a meeting between representatives of Hitler and President Roosevelt at which they discussed ways to negotiate a peace treaty and then to attack Russia. The aide, Max von …
The Eye of the Storm
by Jack Higgins, Patrick Macnee (Performer) (Audio Cassette – February 2003)
A world-class assassin goes after British PM John Major in Higgins’s latest firmly engaging round of speculative derring-do. The Day of the Jackal this isn’t, although Sean Dillon–a rogue IRA hit-man who’s also a master thespian–is nearly as charismatic a killer as Forsyth’s Jackal; and the author’s own The Eagle Has Landed it isn’t quite either, though Higgins, a diligent literary recycler, revives the spirit, pacing, and even one major player from that 1975 classic. This is the vigorous, …
Brought in Dead
by Jack Higgins, Patrick Macnee (Performer) (Audio Cassette – January 2003)
Patrick Macnee is an actor who has delighted film and stage audiences and is known throughout the world for his starring role as John Steed on the long-running hit TV series “The Avengers”. For two years he starred in the Broadway production of Sleuth. One of his great pleasures is recording books on tape. His version of “Brought in Dead” grips you in this action-adventure thriller. Taking place against the backdrop of international events and intrigue of the 20th century, from WWII-occupied Germany to the Mafia-controlled Hong Kong of the ’90’s. Higgins is also the author of “The Eagle Has Landed”, which became a major motion picture.
by Jack Higgins, Patrick Macnee (Reader) (Audio Cassette – March 2002)
Jack Higgins’s previous novel Edge of Danger, introduced readers to the murderous Arab-English Rashid family. Now, in Midnight Runner, agent Sean Dillon must prepare for the worst. The family is back in business-and under the control of oil heiress Kate Rashid, now the richest woman in the world …
The Graveyard Shift
by Jack Higgins, Patrick Macnee (Performer) (Audio Cassette – December 2002)
All the creeps and thugs are out during the graveyard shift. It takes a special person to handle people and their weapons and threats at that hour of the morning. This story brings suspense and police action to the fore. Not an hour you want to be out … alone.
Edge of Danger
by Jack Higgins, Patrick Macnee (Reader) Audio Cassette Abridged edition (February 19, 2001)
“The President was running fast now, in the heavy driving rain of Nantucket, and enjoying every minute of it. It washed the years away, and with the world as it was, he could certainly do with that … And in the reeds, the killers waited.”
“I always return.” For centuries, that had been the Rashid family motto …
Day of Reckoning
by Jack Higgins, Patrick Macnee (Reader). Audio Cassette (February 28, 2001)
“Katherine Johnson was a couple of feet under dark green water. Her arms floated to each side, her legs were open, the eyes stared into eternity. There was a look of surprise on her face and she was achingly beautiful in death.”
Journalist Katherine Johnson made the mistake of getting too close to the secrets of international crime boss Jack Fox — but Fox made the mistake of killing her …
The President’s Daughter
by Jack Higgins, Patrick Macnee (Performer) (September 1997)
The president’s daughter has been kidnapped; only two men command the president’s confidence to act in this matter. Teaming Sean Dillon, a seasoned, former IRA enforcer and Blake Johnson, a decorated Marine and FBI agent, Jack Higgins once again delivers high-tension action and harrowing twists in this story of a powerful man facing the most momentous decision of his life.
Drink With the Devil
by Jack Higgins, Patrick Macnee (Reader) unabridged edition Unabridged (May 1996)
This deadly cat-and-mouse game begins in 1985, when an audacious hijacking occurred off the northwest coast of England resulting in the disappearance of one hundred million pounds in gold bullion. The haul and its hijackers were believed to be en route to Ireland on the Irish Rose when it sank leaving only two survivors …
Flight of Eagles
by Jack Higgins, Patrick Macnee (Reader). Audio Cassette (April 1998)
In the early days of World War II, fate pits two brothers — both ace fighter pilots–against each other: Max Kelso with the German Luftwaffe and Harry in Britain’s RAF. Now, the machinery of war has set in motion an intrigue so devious, so filled with peril, that it will require them to question everything they hold most dear: their lives, their families, their loyalties. Against impossible odds, it is their courage alone that will decide the course of the war …
The Year of the Tiger
by Jack Higgins, Patrick Macnee (Reader) (August 1996)
The new paperback original from the New York Times bestselling author of On Dangerous Ground. In 1962, a brilliant scientist becomes the key to the superpower space race–and the object of a worldwide manhunt. A maelstrom of Cold War intrigue and espionage, Year of the Tiger is Jack Higgins at his best. Original. (Fiction–Espionage/Thriller)
by Jack Higgins, Patrick Macnee (Reader). Audio Cassette (May 1995)
Charles “Lucky” Luciano is America’s most powerful mobster. He even dominates the underworld from prison with a deadly strong arm. In the mountains of Nazi-occupied Sicily, a 23-year-old nun and a suave British intelligence operative parachute with Lucky from the air on a mission. They are to enlist the aid of the Sicilian Mafia to pave the way for the Allied invasion of Italy. 6 cassettes.
Angel of Death
by Jack Higgins, Patrick Macnee (Reader) (February 1995)
They call themselves “January 30”, after the date of a British massacre in Belfast. They are the enemies of peace–and they are plotting an assassination that will shatter the uneasy truce that reigns in Ireland. Former IRA enforcer Sean Dillon must hunt down January 30 before they kill again–before they spark a war. National ads. HC: Putnam. (Espionage)
On Dangerous Ground
by Jack Higgins, Patrick Macnee (Reader) – Audio Cassette [Unabridged]
As 1997 approaches, England’s prime minister learns of a secret document signed by Mao Tse-tung that could delay the Chinese takeover of Hong Kong for an additional 100 years. The British hire former terrorist Sean Dillon to keep the document from coming to light, before parties in Hong Kong retrieve it and destroy the balance of world power.
by Jack Higgins, Patrick Macnee (Performer). Audio Cassette (February 1995)
In 1939, American archaeologist Gavin Kane is hired by a beautiful woman to locate her missing husband who embarked on an expedition to find the legendary Temple of Sheba. When Kane discovers the ancient temple, he is alarmed to find it has become a Nazi stronghold and base of operations for Hitler’s plan to destroy the Suez Canal.