Elementary school teacher Charlotte Parsons becomes an innocent pawn who must draw on her own devices to survive in a deadly war between heroin kingpin and mafia leader Ruggerio and ruthless DEA agent Axel Moen.
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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 Harper Prism, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110061011959
Book Description Harper Prism, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0061011959
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