"The three British masters of suspense, Graham Greene, Eric Ambler, and John le Carre, have been joined by a fourth—Gerald Seymour." -New York Times
The Dealer and the Dead is the newest heart-pounding thriller from international bestselling author Gerald Seymour, the "best spy novelist ever" (Philadelphia Inquirer)
Sometimes surviving a war can almost seem worse than dying in it.
Vukovar, 1991—a small Croatian village near the Serbian border. In a moonlit field, the villagers await an arms shipment they need to make a last-ditch fight against the advancing Serbs. The promised delivery never comes, and the village is overrun.
Eighteen years later, a body is unearthed from a field, and with it the identity of the arms dealer who betrayed them. Now the villagers can plot their revenge.?
In leafy England, Harvey Gillot regards himself a man of his world. There is only one blemish on his record, and that was all a?long time?ago. But Gillot, his family, his friends and his enemies are about to be pitched into a sequence of events that will unfold across Europe with breath-taking drama and almost biblical power.?
Harvey Gillott is about to find out what happens when the hand of the past reaches out to the present—and it's holding a gun.