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Hellyer's Trip

By: Philip Prowse
Narrated by: Matthew Garrill
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Summary

Nick Hellyer is an accidental spy. Expelled in disgrace from Cambridge, he is hurled into the contradictory and vibrant city of Alexandria as Egypt heads towards the 1967 Arab-Israeli War.

His double life as a secret agent mirrors the duplicities of his relationships with contacts and lovers. But when he stumbles on a war-changing secret, who can he trust not to betray or abandon him?

"Lying for your country, Hellyer. Not as a diplomat - that takes years to perfect - but as someone undercover, someone who's not as they seem." "You don't work for us and never have. This is what we would put out if you were rumbled. A rogue, a loose cannon."

Listeners of Charles Cumming and Philip Kerr will be gripped by this new espionage novel. Hellyer's Trip is the first of the Nick Hellyer series by Philip Prowse.

If you enjoy sparky writing, vivid multi-faceted characters, and want to be plunged into the authentic atmosphere of an exotic and dangerous city for a memorable adventure, listen to Hellyer's Trip now.

©2018 Philip Prowse (P)2019 Philip Prowse

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Nick Hellyer is an accidental spy. I enjoyed this book very much great crime book

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  • Deedra
  • 28-08-22
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Hellyer's Trip

I enjoyed this one! I found Hellyer a fun spy.Matthew Garrill was a fine narrator.I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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  • Jmbeitz
  • 18-07-19
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Not much of a story

I was highly disappointed in this book. It thrust a teacher into a world of espionage, with no reasoning behind it. There was nothing that pulled me into the book and made me want to keep listening, but I always finish what I start. The story was totally lacking in substance. It did tie some things together at the end, but it was more of a gay romp through Egypt than anything else.

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  • Karson Lee
  • 11-07-19
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Good Book

Hellyer's Trip is a fun little espionage novel. I enjoyed the vivid detail and all of the historical information and the way the author ties it all together.

The audio quality was good and the narrator does a good job presenting the story.

I received this audiobook from the narrator/author/publisher in exchange for an honest review via Audiobook Boom.