By Jack Higgins
A British commando and a Wall road legal professional group as much as avenge the murders in their family by the hands of a grisly foreign drug conspiracy
Sean Egan and Sarah Talbot are united through tragedy while his sister and her son are either murdered, their corpses used to smuggle heroin through participants of Europe’s bloodiest drug ring. Now Egan, an Irish-born British specified Forces operative, and Talbot, a well-connected Wall road attorney, will cease at not anything to carry the murderers to justice. Their undertaking takes them via London, Paris, Sicily, and eire as they’re trailed through a brutally effective hit guy bent on thwarting their each circulate, all best as much as a last lethal showdown at the darkened streets of London that would swap Egan’s and Talbot’s lives perpetually.
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All right, let’s say you do kill Bourne. ” There was in what anyone else might be termed a twinkle in the colonel’s eye, but to Halliday, who was still trying to get the measure of him, it seemed as if someone had walked over Bourne’s grave. Death had winked at him. “I know that look, Mr. Smith. I know you’re expecting the worst—a high payment. ” Karpov nodded. “You have me entirely, Mr. ” The two men laughed at the same time, but their tones were absolutely different. ” Halliday made a tent of his fingers.
It was well told that Americans overseas only wanted to speak English. “Good. ” But instead of beginning, he stared at a wall full of very bad portraits of jazz greats like Miles Davis and John Coltrane, copied, he had no doubt, from press photos. After seeing the colonel in the flesh he had begun to have second thoughts about this meeting. For one thing, he was younger than Halliday had imagined. His blond hair was thick, without the slightest wave, and cut short in the style of the Russian military.
The air was soft and cool, as yet innocent of the harsh sun that would turn the sky white in a few hours’ time. The early hour had been deliberately chosen. As expected, there was no traffic to speak of, just a young boy at the far end of the block teaching himself to ride a bicycle. A sanitation truck lumbered around the corner at the opposite end of the block, its huge brushes beginning to spin whatever dirt there might be on the nearly immaculate street into the truck’s belly. Again, the sight was utterly normal; the residents of this neighborhood all had pull with the municipal government, and they were proud of the fact that their streets were always the first to be cleaned each day.
A Season in Hell by Jack Higgins