Two ruthless men...one innocent woman...caught in a deadly embrace.
Mafia kingpin Mario Ruggerio--as elusive as he is brutal--has built an empire on the blood of his enemies. U.S. Federal Agent Axel Moen has sworn to bring the Sicilian down, no matter how, no matter who pays the price. And now he's found a away to penetrate the Ruggerio family through Charlotte Parsons, a former nanny in the home of Mario's brother, and the perfect pawn in this brutal game.
Drawn into a web of deception, betrayal, and sinister political intrigue, Charlotte discovers there's no one she can trust--her survival will depend solely on her own instincts and courage. Because in this high-stakes game, losing means certain death...in the killing ground.
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"A tense, taut tale of mounting suspense and emotional drama. A thriller in the true sense of the word. Mario Puzo, eat your heart out"
- The Times
"A plot that drives remorselessly onward. One of Britain's most skilful practitioners of thriller writing in its most authentic and well-paced variety"
"Skilful and exciting...An engrossing read"
A young English schoolteacher, Charlotte Parsons, is invited to reume her job as nanny to the children of a well-to-do Sicilian family. But this time Charley is the central figure in a desperate plot by the US Drug Enforcement Agency to trap Mario Ruggerio, would-be head of the Sicilian Mafia, the man who masterminds a multi-billion dollar international drugs trade. Charley is to be the bait in the trap and, in deciding to return to the Ruggerio family in Palermo, is about to enter the killing ground...
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Book Description HarperTorch, 1998. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0061011967
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