By Jack Higgins

A British commando and a Wall road attorney staff as much as avenge the murders in their household by the hands of a grisly overseas drug conspiracy.

Sean Egan and Sarah Talbot are united by means of tragedy while his sister and her son are either murdered, their corpses used to smuggle heroin by way of participants of Europe’s bloodiest drug ring. Now Egan, an Irish-born British detailed Forces operative, and Talbot, a well-connected Wall road legal professional, will cease at not anything to carry the murderers to justice. Their venture takes them via London, Paris, Sicily, and eire as they’re trailed by means of a brutally effective hit guy bent on thwarting their each movement, all best as much as a last lethal showdown at the darkened streets of London that would swap Egan’s and Talbot’s lives endlessly.

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They were on many different types and sizes of paper and in many colors of ink or pencil. Crayons, too. For half an hour they looked over the letters. Altman finally divided them into two piles. ") "Ick," said Josh Randall. Yep, definitely icky, Altman thought, but he set that pile aside and explained that they were the discards. "Those're your typical wackos and I don't think they're half dangerous. " He nodded at the second pile. "They're reasonable and calm and cautious .. just like the strangler.

Came a soft, uneasy voice. " Altman identified himself. " "Me? No. That might've been the case detective. " "Right. " So Fletcher had talked to the author last year. There was no reference in the case file to it and he supposed that Carter hadn't provided any helpful information. Maybe now, after this much time had passed, he'd be more cooperative. Though Altman soon found that wasn't the case. He reiterated to Carter what he'd told his wife and the man said immediately, "I can't help you. And frankly, I don't want to.

The handwriting in one of Mr. Carter's fan letters matches the notes in the book. " "You bet there is. Howard Desmond's his name. " A small town fifteen minutes from the sites of both of the Greenville Strangler's attacks. The detective told his assistant to pull together as much information on Desmond as he could. He snapped the phone shut and, grinning, announced, "We've found him. " But, as it turned out, they didn't have him at all. Single, forty-two-year-old Howard Desmond, a veterinary technician, had skipped town six months before, leaving in a huge hurry.

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