"Jack Higgins" is the principal pseudonym of British novelist "Harry Patterson". He is one of the best-selling authors of popular Thriller (genre)/thrillers and Spy fiction/espionage novels. His breakthrough novel The Eagle Has Landed (1975) sold over 50 million copies and was adapted into a successful film The Eagle Has Landed (film)/by the same title. Some of his other notable books are A Prayer for the Dying (1987), The Eagle Has Flown (1991), Thunder Point (1993), Angel of Death (novel)/Angel of Death (1995), Flight of Eagles (1998), and Day of Reckoning (novel)/Day of Reckoning (2000). His 83 novels in total have sold over 150 million copies and have been translated into 55 languages.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous novelists! More Jack Higgins on Wikipedia.