The final psychological thriller featuring Javier Falcon, the tortured detective from 'The Hidden Assassins' and 'The Blind Man of Seville.' A sweltering Seville is recovering from the shock of a terrorist attack and Inspector Jefe Javier Falcon is struggling to fulfil his promise to its citizens: that he would find the real perpetrators of the outrage. The death of a gangster in a spectacular car crash offers vital evidence implicating the Russian mafia in his investigation!but pitches Falcon into the heart of a turf war over prostitution and drugs. Now the target of vicious hoods, Falcon finds those closest to him are also coming under intolerable pressure: his best friend, who's spying for the Spanish government, reveals that he is being blackmailed by Islamist extremists, and Falcon's own lover suffers a mother's worst nightmare. In the face of such fanaticism and brutality, their options seem limited and Falcon realizes that only the most ruthless retaliation will work. But there is a terrible price to pay!
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Robert Wilson was born in 1957. A graduate of Oxford University, he has worked in shipping and advertising in London and trading in West Africa. He is married and divides his time between England, Spain and Portugal.From AudioFile:
As the Spanish city of Seville comes to terms with a terrorist attack, Inspector Javier Falcán promises the people of the city that he will bring the perpetrators to justice. In addition, a turf war is starting between two branches of the Russian mafia, with horrific results that involve Falcán's partner. Sean Barrett takes Robert Wilson's characters and brings them to life with a combination of authentic accents and characterizations. Barrett's accurate pronunciation and skilled narration place listeners in the midst of a steamy summer in Seville, creating an atmosphere that allows the multilayered plot to unfold with ease. The result is a tense and fast-paced thriller. K.J.P. © AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0007202946