Nathan M. Farrugia

Published by Momentum

Hi, I’m Nathan and I make up stories. There’s a word for that. Delusional. And sexy.

The Fifth Column

a technothriller series published by Momentum

About the author

Nathan is the author of two bestselling technothrillers, The Chimera Vector and The Seraphim Sequence. In his spare time, he discovers hidden places around the world with urban explorers and studies Systema, a little-known martial art and closely guarded secret of Russian special forces. Nathan has trained under USMC, SEAL team and Spetsnaz instructors, the Chiricahua Apache scouts and Aboriginal Australians. He also drinks tea.

The Chimera Vector

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"When Sophia goes rogue, the chase is on ... and when it finally roared across the finish line, we felt like we'd been holding our breath the whole way"

− Apple iBookstore's Best Thriller of 2012

"Farrugia is a past-master at writing fight situations. This is a page-turner, skilfully told. Farrugia really knows his craft."

− Aurealis magazine

"Bringin' the awesome from the first headshot to the last 'splosion"

− John Birmingham, author of the Axis of Time and Disappearance trilogies

"Nathan Farrugia is in a class of his own"

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Adventures with Nathan M. Farrugia

05:05 – Escape and evasion
20:00 – Systema
25:00 – Scrivener and workflow
32:48 – Getting shot in the chest
36:47 – Female protagonists