Geoff Howells, a government-trained killing machine, is brought out of retirement and sent to Hong Kong. His brief: to assassinate Chinese Mafia leader, Simon Ng. Howells devises a dangerous and complicated plan to reach his intended victim - only to find himself the next target...
Patrick Dugan, a Hong Kong policeman, has been held back in his career because of his connections - his sister is married to Simon Ng. But when Ng's daughter is kidnapped and Ng himself disappears, Dugan gets caught up in a series of violent events and an international spying intrigue that has run out of control...
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Stephen Leather is one of the UK's most successful thriller writers, an ebook and Sunday Times bestseller and author of the critically acclaimed Dan 'Spider' Shepherd series and the Jack Nightingale supernatural detective novels. Before becoming a novelist he was a journalist for more than ten years on newspapers such as The Times, the Daily Mirror, the Glasgow Herald, the Daily Mail and the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. He is one of the country's most successful ebook authors and his titles have topped the Amazon Kindle charts in the UK and the US. In 2011 alone he sold more than 500,000 ebooks and was voted as one of the 100 most influential people in the UK publishing world by The Bookseller. His bestsellers have been translated into fifteen languages and he has also written for television. You can learn more from Stephen's website, www.stephenleather.com, find him on Facebook, and follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/stephenleather. Stephen also has a website for his Spider Shepherd series, www.danspidershepherd.com, and for his Jack Nightingale series, www.jacknightingale.com.From AudioFile:
Russell Boulter delivers a smashing performance with a variety of accents in this thriller involving courageous heroines. Geoff Howells, a former MI6 assassin, is reactivated and sent to Hong Kong to kill Simon Ng, the head of the Chinese Mafia. Memorable characters like Ng, his wife, Jill, and small daughter, Sophie; two CIA operatives; a cute female assassin from the People's Republic; and a soft-hearted bar girl all become entangled in kidnapping, murder, and espionage. Boulter excels at a plethora of accentsScots, British, mainland ethnic Chinese, Hong Kong American and Britishand he depicts various classes equally well. Boulter keeps the listener engaged with his energetic, suspenseful narration style. S.C.A. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine
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