By A.J. Quinnell
A tender American lady is shot useless by means of a sniper at her camp at the banks of the Zambezi River. In Hong Kong a chinese language air hostess reveals her relations striking lifeless from hooks within the lounge ceiling. either murders are linked...Ex-mercenary Creasy is employed to discover the killers, linking the Triads and Africa.
5.0 out of five stars Hail the master.... 18 Jun 2005
Little is understood a few J Quinnell, even supposing many are inclined to speculate approximately his origins. i admire to be aware of the very fact the guy writes a rattling sturdy publication. His characters, Creasy, Michael, Maxie MacDonald, The Owl, and so on are all 3 dimensional and you're feeling such as you are taking a trip correct beside them; together exploring the depths in their studies and feelings. If i've got one (slight!) feedback of the nice guy, it's that he has a tendency to copy the existence heritage of a few of his characters; okay when you are getting to know Quinnell and Creasy for the 1st time, much less so if like me you treasure all his books.
This, the fourth novel concerning the ex-mercenary, sees Creasy drawn right into a internet of homicide and smuggling in Africa and the orient, finally pitted opposed to a Triad gang. There are one or real surprises alongside the best way and a true surprise for committed Creasy fans. completely advised.
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