Meet John MiltonHe considers himself an artisan. A craftsman. His trade is murder.Milton is the man the government sends after you when everything else has failed. Ruthless. Brilliant. Anonymous. Lethal. You wouldn't pick him out of a crowd but you wouldn't want to be on his list. But now, after... show more
Meet John MiltonHe considers himself an artisan. A craftsman. His trade is murder.Milton is the man the government sends after you when everything else has failed. Ruthless. Brilliant. Anonymous. Lethal. You wouldn't pick him out of a crowd but you wouldn't want to be on his list. But now, after ten years, he's had enough - there's blood on his hands and he wants out. Trouble is, this job is not one you can just walk away from. He goes on the run, seeking atonement for his sins by helping the people he meets along the way. But his past cannot be easily forgotten and before long it is Milton who is hunted, and not the hunter.1000 YardsThis 17,000 word novella is an introduction to John Milton, the most dangerous assassin in the pay of Her Majesty's government.Milton is sent into North Korea. With nothing but a sniper rifle, bad intentions and a very particular target, will Milton be able to take on the secret police of the most dangerous failed state on the planet?Also included: the first chapter of the first full-length Milton novel, THE CLEANER.
Publish date: July 8th 2013
Publisher: Black Dog Publishing
Pages no: 72
Edition language: English
Series: John Milton (#1)
One Thousand Yards, A John Milton Novella by Mark Dawson is an intriguing story. He thought he had overcome the blackouts but had one on the flight to China. He is also plagued with memories of his nightmares. "He felt off-balance. The dream had passed, leaving tiny gossamer webs of memory that remi...
In this 118 pages novella we meet John Milton, a ruthless, brilliant, lethal man sent to “clean up” when everything else failed….This well-done plot sets off John’s career in North Korea as a crafty marksman. Even as a short story all the elements to make this a pager-turner are found: a captivating...
This Novella is the introduction to protagonist John Milton. The setting is North Korea and Milton has a job to do. The suspense is adequate, but for some reason failed to engage me. Maybe it's a bit too 'James Bond' to me. Descriptions of the settings and narrative, three stars. Story and main char...