By A.J. Quinnell
A tender American girl is shot useless by way of a sniper at her camp at the banks of the Zambezi River. In Hong Kong a chinese language air hostess reveals her family members placing lifeless from hooks within the front room ceiling. either murders are linked...Ex-mercenary Creasy is employed to discover the killers, linking the Triads and Africa.
5.0 out of five stars Hail the master.... 18 Jun 2005
Little is understood a few J Quinnell, even if many are inclined to speculate approximately his origins. i admire to be aware of the actual fact the guy writes a rattling solid ebook. His characters, Creasy, Michael, Maxie MacDonald, The Owl, and so on are all 3 dimensional and you are feeling such as you are taking a trip correct beside them; together exploring the depths in their stories and feelings. If i've got one (slight!) feedback of the nice guy, it truly is that he has a tendency to copy the lifestyles historical past of a few of his characters; okay while you're gaining knowledge of Quinnell and Creasy for the 1st time, much less so if like me you treasure all his books.
This, the fourth novel in regards to the ex-mercenary, sees Creasy drawn right into a internet of homicide and smuggling in Africa and the orient, eventually pitted opposed to a Triad gang. There are one or actual surprises alongside the way in which and a true surprise for dedicated Creasy fans. completely instructed.
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Black Horn by A.J. Quinnell