Watch Dogs: Stars & Stripes by Sean Grigsby & Stewart Hotston

Watch Dogs: Stars & Stripes

Watch Dogs: Stars & Stripes

By Sean Grigsby and Stewart Hotston

Infamous hacker Aiden Pearce, protagonist of the Watch Dogs® games, follows a bloody trail of corruption to the highest levels of government in this gritty action adventure from the bestselling videogame

Older, but not necessarily wiser, Aiden Pearce, “the Fox”, is a rolling stone, surviving by moving from one shadowy hacker job to the next. While in Baltimore, he’s captured by a mysterious agent who insists finding missing cargo full of transhuman tech is something only Pearce can do. When flattery doesn’t work, he’s blackmailed into taking the job. Worse, he’s partnered again with the unscrupulous Jordi Chin. Soon what looks like a simple investigation spirals into a nefarious plot leading all the way to the White House. Yet why should Aiden help a country that only wants him behind bars? For the Vigilante, no one escapes hard justice – not even Uncle Sam.

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Watch Dogs Legion®

Set in a darkly dystopian London just a few years from now, the game and the prequel novel, Day Zero, reveal how the sinister forces vying to control the nation are opposed by a secretive band of hackers and activists known as DedSec. The novel follows one would-be hacker as he witnesses a savage murder and is then drawn ever deeper a conspiracy that threatens the entire city. Authentically steeped in London culture and crammed full with fast-paced action, the novel acts as a direct prequel to the events of Watch Dogs: Legion.

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The latest instalment of the world-famous Assassin’s Creed® game line brings the focus to the Viking era. Discover the epic tale of Geirmund Hel-Hide, a man determined to prove his worth as a Viking and a warrior in Geirmund’s Saga. A perilous journey across the sea brings him into contact with a being out of myth and grants him a mysterious ring that promises both great power and bitter betrayal.

Assassin’s Creed®  Chronicles: China

China, 1526. The Ming dynasty begins to crumble. Shao Jun, the last remaining Assassin of the Chinese Brotherhood, returns to her homeland with a vendetta. Newly trained by the legendary Ezio Auditore, she is hell-bent to exact vengeance and restore her fallen brotherhood.
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Publication Details

Page Count: 320pp
Cover Art: Martín M Barbudo
Genre: Thriller

Paperback edition

US On Sale Date: April 26, 2022
UK On Sale Date: July 7, 2022
Paperback ISBN: 9781839081262
Paperback Dimensions: 197mm x 130mm

Ebook edition

Global Ebook On Sale Date: April 5, 2022
ebook ISBN: 9781839081279


Global On Sale: April 5, 2022
ISBN: 9781705061787

About the Author

SEAN GRIGSBY is the author of the Smoke Eaters series, Daughters of Forgotten Light, short fiction printed in places like Black Library and Amazing Stories, and articles featured on He lives in Arkansas with his wife, Lisa, and their wild but wonderful children.

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STEWART HOTSTON lives in Reading, UK. After completing a PhD in theoretical physics, Stewart now spends his days working in high finance. He has had numerous short stories published as well as three novels, including the political thriller Tangle’s Game. When not writing or working, Stewart is a senior instructor at the School of the Sword and Team GB member in the HEMA categories of Rapier and Rapier & Dagger.

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Interviews and Articles

“I am gonna have to give this wild of a book, an easy 5 out of 5 stars!”
Big Geordie Geek

“I honestly could not put this one down.The action perfectly merged the high-tech setting of the Watch Dog universe. This is a high-octane ride that does not let up.”
What You Tolkien About

“This is a book that Watch Dogs fans will really want to check out, as well as those who enjoy a good action-oriented story. …. This is a really good entry into the Watch Dogs story that serves to reintroduce Aiden Pearce and what he was doing before the events of the Bloodline DLC.”
Game Industry News

“A huge treat for the video game fans as we read Aiden Pearce control cranes, vehicles, and all sorts of electronics in quick-witted fashion during shootouts with shotgun-arms against bulletproof chest augmentations and rpm-revving car chases to gain the upper hand in a show of cinematic and stunning action sequences on a grand scale. By the end, you’ll wish for a big budget movie to incorporate these scenes.”
Best Thriller Books

“Grigsby’s pulse-pounding sequel to Smoke Eaters is a worthy successor that expands on the series’ already strong foundation of vivid action and meticulous worldbuilding.”
Publishers Weekly starred review for Flame Kickers

“Fast-paced, tense, and fun.”
Locus, on Daughters of Forgotten Light



Watch Dogs: Stars & Stripes by Sean Grigsby & Stewart Hotston

Global Ebook On Sale: April 5, 2022
US Paperback On Sale: April 26, 2022
UK Paperback On Sale: July 7, 2022
Global Audiobook On Sale: April 5, 2022

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