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Matthew Quirk


Matthew Quirk

Matthew Quirk studied history and literature at Harvard College. After graduation, he joined The Atlantic and spent five years at the magazine, reporting on a variety of subjects, including crime, private military contractors, the opium trade, terrorism prosecutions and international gangs. Quirk's bestselling first novel, THE 500, is currently in development as a major motion picture. He lives in San Diego.

Books by Matthew Quirk

by Matthew Quirk - Fiction, Political Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

A deadly fall on a rugged stretch of California coast. A burglary gone wrong in Virginia. These incidents seem unrelated, but the victims were living undercover. They are members of a classified team, the last line of defense against foreign threats. Now, someone is assassinating them, one by one, taking out family members and innocent bystanders to make the deaths seem like accidents. When Captain John Hayes, a special operations legend, pieces together a pattern behind the murders and discovers that his protégée Claire Rhodes is the prime suspect, he returns to duty to unmask the attackers. With every success, the killers grow bolder. Their ultimate goal: Lure Hayes and his remaining fellow soldiers to Manhattan, to eliminate them all in a single devastating strike.

by Matthew Quirk - Adventure, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

John Hayes is a Special Operations legend who went rogue on a deep-cover mission and betrayed his own soldiers. Disgraced and on the run, he returns to the United States to get back to his wife and daughter and take revenge on his accusers with a series of devastating attacks. Only one man can stop him: Thomas Byrne. He once fought alongside Hayes as a combat medic, but he gave up the gun. Now a surgeon, Byrne moves from town to town, trying to forget his past, until he is called upon by a high-ranking government official to help capture the man he once called a friend.

by Matthew Quirk - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

In this sequel to THE 500, Mike Ford's brother is in over his head in a powerful conspiracy to steal a secret worth billions of dollars from the little-known but unbelievably influential trading desk at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. In an effort to help, Mike soon finds himself trapped by the dangerous men in charge --- and forced to call on all the skills of his criminal past in order to escape.

by Matthew Quirk - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Mike Ford landed a job fresh out of Harvard Law at the Davies Group, Washington's most powerful consulting firm. Now, one year later, he's staring down the barrel of a gun, pursued by two of the world's most dangerous men. To get out, he'll have to do all the things he thought he'd never do again: lie, cheat, steal --- and this time, maybe even kill.