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Immortality - the ultimate secret. David and Laura Callahan, like others before them throughout the ages, will stop at nothing in their perverted quest for it. But for Callahan, a multi-millionaire gun-runner, eternal life has never looked less likely: he is being hunted by two British counter-terrorists. And nobody knows who hired the killers - or why...In a race againstImmortality - the ultimate secret. David and Laura Callahan, like others before them throughout the ages, will stop at nothing in their perverted quest for it. But for Callahan, a multi-millionaire gun-runner, eternal life has never looked less likely: he is being hunted by two British counter-terrorists. And nobody knows who hired the killers - or why...In a race against time, a trail of violence and terror leads from a desecrated church in France, to London, and on to strife-torn Ireland where modern terrorism battles against ancient powers and a terrible secret is revealed. A long-forgotten secret that will threaten the lives of those involved. And when the final confrontation comes, the living will envy the dead......

Title : Renegades
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ISBN : 9780751514179
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 448 Pages
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Renegades Reviews

  • Dark-Draco
    2019-03-20 13:20

    I've been in the 'mood' for horror lately, and after reading some excellent James Herbert, I noticed this on my shelf and thought I'd carry on the theme. This book seemed like a good bet, as the blurb on the back made it sound as if it was just my cup of tea...the trouble was, the characters and events described in the blurb just never seemed to happen!To be fair, a lot did happen in the first section...there's kids exploring an abandoned church, a press photographer caught up in a savage gun battle, a tough-as-nails police officer that shoots his prisoners, a historian exploring old ruins, a strange couple taking cocaine while watching sex tapes....and every so often a weird, spooky bit that you know has to be important as it's in italics.BUT NO HORROR. Hints of it maybe, but I got so fed up of little scenes and character introductions, only to have them lead to nothing before changing to something else. Doyle, who I suppose to is to be the 'hero', is just horrible...as are his superiors who do little to control him. I found myself becoming bored - not what I want from a horror story!So two chapters in to part two, with two characters (who from the blurb on the back are supposed to be the 'baddies', yet have barely featured 100 pages in!) getting hot and heavy over a horrific traffic accident, I decided to give up and find some proper horror to read.

  • Ignacio Senao f
    2019-03-05 07:40

    Dos líneas argumentales que se unen al finalizar: 1. Un chico que lucha contra el IRA. Parte del libro que sobra totalmente.2. Alguien que encuentra una iglesia abandonada y descubre en ella una extraña cristalera que comienza a investigar. Peor comienza a sucederle cosas que no molan.La Linea argumental del IRA destroza el libro, puro relleno.

  • Olethros
    2019-02-25 08:28

    -Producto de los gustos, de algunos, en aquel tiempo.-Género. Narrativa Fantástica.Lo que nos cuenta. El hallazgo de una vidriera inquietante relacionada con Gilles de Rais, las esperanzas sobrenaturales de un traficante de armas y su pareja, las actitudes del antiterrorismo británico contra las facciones más salvajes del IRA y otros asuntos, se terminan entremezclando o sí o sí, porque lo decidió el autor.¿Quiere saber más de este libro, sin spoilers? Visite:http://librosdeolethros.blogspot.com....

  • David Roberts
    2019-03-16 09:28

    I am reviewing the novel Renegades by Shaun Hutson which is an excellent horror novel that I bought from a car boot sale. As with all Hutson novels this is quite gruesome but is brilliantly written. I did read before that apparently Shaun read a novel that was poorly written and thought I can do a better novel than that and became an author. Also rather interestingly he refuses to work weekends. The plot is an arms dealer for the IRA in Northern Ireland has travelled to France in search of eternal life. This story was published in 1991 and is set at the time of Stormont and the peace talks in Northern Ireland. Anyway in France there is a church where a hero of the Hundred Years War is rumoured to have found the secret to eternal life and a spate of killings followed. The church was sealed up and left disused for along time until now. There is also a rather strange stained glass window. The arms dealer who realises someone is trying to kill him but isn't sure why is after this secret. He ships the stained glass window back to Ireland. In the meantime there has been a spate of bombings including Stormont & the british police and garda - the irish police - are after him. There is a bit of an unpleasant ending and the central character - the arms dealers - gets his just desserts. It is written in such a way that he isn't very likeable. Quite early on in the story we find that his car which he claims was stolen was used in a bomb attack. I am reviewing the novel Renegades by Shaun Hutson which is an excellent horror novel that I bought from a car boot sale. As with all Hutson novels this is quite gruesome but is brilliantly written. I did read before that apparently Shaun read a novel that was poorly written and thought I can do a better novel than that and became an author. Also rather interestingly he refuses to work weekends. The plot is an arms dealer for the IRA in Northern Ireland has travelled to France in search of eternal life. This story was published in 1991 and is set at the time of Stormont and the peace talks in Northern Ireland. Anyway in France there is a church where a hero of the Hundred Years War is rumoured to have found the secret to eternal life and a spate of killings followed. The church was sealed up and left disused for along time until now. There is also a rather strange stained glass window. The arms dealer who realises someone is trying to kill him but isn't sure why is after this secret. He ships the stained glass window back to Ireland. In the meantime there has been a spate of bombings including Stormont & the british police and garda - the irish police - are after him. There is a bit of an unpleasant ending and the central character - the arms dealers - gets his just desserts. It is written in such a way that he isn't very likeable. Quite early on in the story we find that his car which he claims was stolen was used in a bomb attack.

  • Dan
    2019-03-13 07:33

    Didn't think i'd like this as i thought it was going to be a departure in style for Hutson (as this story is about terrorism). I was very wrong.Doyle is a great character. A foul mouthed lovable killer. In his line of work, he tells 90% of his colleagues to fuck off. I liked miserable Channing and unattractive Catherine and the creepy French church. The descriptions of the evil glass window create dread that lingers throughout the book. And david & Laura callahan are interesting people. In one scene Laura "gets off" to watching bodies get pulled out of a car wreckage.So... Check out Renegades. I'd recommend "Nemesis" instead though. Or "slugs" and it's awesome sequel "Breeding Grounds"

  • Gavin Ough
    2019-03-03 12:35

    I've probably read this book about five times, I could finish the last page and turn straight back to page one.What I love and respect about Hutson is the way he's not bothered about a happy ending. Just as in life people die in horrible ways and the other characters just have to get on with things as best as they can.

  • Andrea
    2019-03-19 11:23

    Pure old school gritty genre literature. A horror tinted action stories that mixes blood soaked shootouts, cara chases and a constantly moving plot to touches of black humor, sex and gore. In summation a blast and well written too

  • Marijo Álvarez(Relatos de una lectora)
    2019-02-28 15:38

    No me gusto. Tal vez paso que me lo recomendaron tanto que esperaba que fuera un libro que no me dejara dormir o que por lo menos me quitara un sustillo, sin embargo no fue así. Me parece bastante aburrido, y el final es muy muy muy ..... No me gusto nada.

  • Em Norton
    2019-02-18 07:18

    A great book with an original storyline, although some of the imagery and content is a little on the grim side. Even if you don't enjoy the read the story will stay with you for a very long time!

  • Harald Maier
    2019-02-18 14:43

    Enttäuschung, schablonenhafte Charaktere, 80er Jahre Schreibstil, muss man nicht gelesen haben.

  • Kay Robinson
    2019-03-06 08:36

    Another from Shaun Hutson, in a similar vein to the last I read. I must assume that this is Hutson's genre and others will be similar, a good read which I really enjoyed.

  • Twerking To Beethoven
    2019-03-04 13:31

    Ah please... don't get me wrong, I love sex and ultraviolence but this is 24 karat junk.

  • Marsten
    2019-02-26 10:22

    Recurdo que me gustó bastante y que el final lo encontré muy bueno.

  • Sittingduck
    2019-03-05 15:25

    Did not finish. Over the top violence, not that well done.

  • Rachael Bailey
    2019-03-03 12:22

    This book introduces Sean Doyle CTU agent, brilliant and fast paced book. Excellent read.