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James Patterson has hailed Adam Hamdy’s PENDULUM as ‘one of the best thrillers of the year’ saying he read it in ‘one gloriously suspenseful weekend’. A photo-journalist is targeted for death in this high-concept, twisting, dangerous journey through a digital underworld. If you love Simon Kernick and Terry Hayes’ I AM PILGRIM, read this.

You wake. Confused. Disorientated.
A noose is round your neck.
You are bound, standing on a chair.
All you can focus on is the man in the mask tightening the rope.
You are about to die.
John Wallace has no idea why he has been targeted. No idea who his attacker is. No idea how he will prevent the inevitable.
Then the pendulum of fate swings in his favour.
He has one chance to escape, find the truth and halt his destruction.
The momentum is in his favour for now.
But with a killer on his tail, everything can change with one swing of this deadly pendulum…

You have one chance. Run.


Pendulum is well worth the hype and attention
<i>A Thirst for Words</i> blog
I read Pendulum in one gloriously suspenseful weekend. Definitely one of the best thrillers of the year
James Patterson
James Patterson calls it "one of the best thrillers of the year", and it is plain to see why...told at a great pace, has a strong central character and a snaking plot
Daily Mail
I loved Pendulum. I loved the characters, the way the story plays out, the interwoven threads . . . so subtle, yet so brilliant and unexpected
<i>Bibliophile Book Club</i> blog
Adam Hamdy . . . puts you bang into the heart of the action . . . an absolute joy to read
<i>Liz Loves Books</i> blog
A heart-pounding hit
Peterborough Telegraph
Top crime! Hamdy aces it . . . a heart-stopping, high octane killer thriller
<i>Northern Crime</i> blog
Adam Hamdy's Pendulum is something new . . . kinetic, cinematic and bracingly original
Barry Forshaw, Crime Time
Adam Hamdy's thriller definitely justifies its previous hype