No Free Man

Graham Potts

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No Free Man

Graham Potts

Stepan Volkov forfeited his future when he was paid to forget his past.

Forced to adapt, he ultimately became the world’s most wanted killer… feared, vicious and brutal.

A tool of the Organizatsiya, a Russian crime syndicate that forged him into ‘The Wolf’, he’s pursued by American spies and Australian agents, torn between his need to survive and his desire to be free.

When a shock encounter in Australia uncovers forgotten secrets and threatens uneasy allegiances, Volkov suddenly sees a choice… one he thought would never be his to make.

With a billion-dollar international oil deal threatening to shift the global balance of power, will Volkov return to Moscow to wage war for the Organizatsiya, or will he find the courage to escape with a vengeful thief whose life he destroyed?


“…could be the next Tom Clancy. Or Robert Ludlum. Or Matthew Reilly… a punchy thriller that keeps the readers guessing.” – The Courier Mail

“…taut and suspenseful and skilfully plotted… there’s no question Potts is the real thing.” – Sydney Morning Herald

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    Published 4 January 2016 ISBN 978-1-921997-55-6

Graham Potts

Graham Potts

Graham Potts

Graham Potts - Author of No Free Man.

War defines the first decade of Graham Potts’s adult life.

Potts has been known to have inspiration strike at inappropriate moments – such as when out on the wing of an aeroplane! That may sound as dangerous as one of his plots, but as an active member of the Royal Australian Air Force, it is merely an occupational hazard.

Despite challenging and ongoing RAAF assignments his inner strategist has finally acknowledged the truth: writing is his passion.

Graham has a thirst for literature and appetite for intrigue. His action-packed style throws you into international conflicts closer to home than you think. He tells stories that captivate, thrill and touch on the truth. And if you buy him a scotch, he might tell you a tall one or two.

Being from a Defence family that was always on the move, Graham has lived in nearly every state of Australia. His early love of reading and writing was sparked in primary school, where he discovered stories were something he could easily take with him.

Graham Potts is now taking his story to the world.

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“This is a spy thriller on a truly grand scale… an impressive debut novel, an engrossing read, fast-paced and absorbing to the very end… the publishing community have dubbed him the next Lee Child.”

“From outback New South Wales to Canberra to the backstreets of Moscow, Potts ably moves his story… The action and the characters have a cinematic feel to them and it will appeal to fans of Matthew Reilly.”

“People are talking Ludlum, Clancy, Child and Reilly when characterising the debut novel by Graham Potts… [the writing is] tightly focused and pacy.”

“Short. Sharp. Chapters. If that is the way you like your spy thrillers you will welcome a new player in the field of literary secrets and lies… could be the next Tom Clancy. Or Robert Ludlum. Or Matthew Reilly… a punchy thriller that keeps the readers guessing.”

“Needless to say, Matthew Reilly fans should read on… Potts writes imagery like a film. You feel like you should be in a cinema for a Bond film, not tucked in bed reading a book.”

“… an action-packed espionage thriller in the mould of Robert Ludlum or Lee Child… taut and suspenseful and skilfully plotted… there’s no question Potts is the real thing.”

“Fast paced, heaps of action, a lot of lurking baddies, a flawed hero and comparisons with the work of Tom Clancy and Matthew Reilly are going to be coming in droves.”

No Free Man, written by Graham Potts is a lovely crime syndicate, spy, double crossing love story… A fun read, which is a bit like watching an action movie.”

“Geopolitical thriller writing at its very best…”

“…the product of the amazing imagination of a Brisbane writer who goes by the name of Graham Potts. Action and political intrigue to the fore: there are already comparisons with writers like Lee Child and Tom Clancy, and they’re already being made by really, really important people—and deservedly so in my opinion, because Potts is a fantastic thriller writer…he writes with a lovely combination of both ease and experience. No Free Man is his first novel, and it’s an excellent one. Great pace, great plot, great characters … I love geopolitical thrillers, and this one does it for me.”