The Contractor The Contractor

The Contractor

    • 3.9 • 14 Ratings
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Publisher Description

"...these are stories crying out to be turned into a gritty television drama - think a true story version of The Night Manager." Sydney Morning Herald

'I fix things. I can build you a house or remodel your bathroom. I can also make bad situations - and bad people - disappear.'


Meet Mike. Runs a building site, drives a ute, likes a beer, loves his nail-gun.

But Mike is hiding in plain sight. When the Pentagon call him in as 'Big Unit', he's another kind of contractor - one as handy with a Colt M4 as he is with a Skilsaw, a man as accustomed to danger, death, and pain as he is to a hammer and nails.

In six action-packed true stories we follow a man who left foreign intelligence for a life 'on the tools', only to discover there's too many dangerous scenarios and terrible people still out there. The good guys need a James Bond in Blundstones. They need The Contractor.

Tradie. Spy. Big Unit.

Follow Big Unit as he goes undercover to save a family trapped by an ISIS-run drug cartel in the seedy back streets of Northern Pakistan to terrorist-besieged Paris to a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with Australia's most wanted murderer.

SHORTLISTED FOR THE NED KELLY AWARD FOR BEST TRUE CRIME 2018

GENRE
Biographies & Memoirs
RELEASED
2017
25 July
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
300
Pages
PUBLISHER
Pan Macmillan Australia
SELLER
Macmillan Publishers Australia and Pan Macmillan Australia
SIZE
7.9
MB

Customer Reviews

jay_888 ,

Straight up & real action

This is a great read, great for the beach, wanting a good escape into another world but not departing from reality and into lame fictions.
Gives you a lot of respect for operators and the secret security services!. Loved it. Onto the next Contractor book!

Mickyjnh ,

Gritty & funny.

Awesome read. Get's straight into it with 6 short stories.

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