By Desmond Bagley
Double motion thrillers by way of the vintage event author set within the South American Andes and British Columbia.
When Tim O'Hara's aircraft is hijacked and compelled to crash land in the course of the Andes, his problems are just starting. A seriously armed crew of communist squaddies reason on killing one in every of his passengers - an influential political determine - have orders to depart no survivors. remoted within the biting chilly of the Andes, O'Hara's social gathering needs to struggle for his or her lives with in simple terms the main primitive weapons…
Bob Boyd is a geologist, as resilient because the British Columbia bushes state the place he works for the robust Matterson company. yet his genuine identify and his prior are mysteries - burnt up by means of the coincidence that almost killed him. Then Boyd reads a reputation that opens a door in his reminiscence: Trinavant - and discovers that Bull Matterson and his son will do virtually whatever to maintain the Trinavant kin forgotten forever…
Includes a special bonus - My outdated Man's Trumpet, a formerly unpublished brief tale a few New Orleans tune store owner.
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Rudd was leaning against a column, his face partially concealed in the shadows. ” Rudd took a long puff of his cigar and the orange glow illuminated the harsh angles of his face. He looked like a man, Brad thought, who wouldn’t hesitate to murder an enemy. Victor regarded Brad through narrowed eyes. “I always head straight for the bar at these blasted things. ” Rudd’s face told the story of exactly how he’d become one of the most powerful men in the world. With razorsharp features, piercing gray eyes, and a perpetual downturn at the corner of his mouth, he’d let greed, cynicism, and ruthless business acumen forge his worldview as well as his success.
The political stakes have never been higher, Mariette. ” As a high-level political operative, Charley had enjoyed a front-row seat to the spectacle of Mariette’s divorce from Senator Max Arnold. He knew exactly what kind of price she’d paid for playing with political fire. ” “He’s a hero. ” She couldn’t suppress a bitter laugh. ” “Get smart, Mariette. ” “I’m his mother. Right now, it’s my right and my responsibility. ” Charley looked like he wanted to argue, but Nero leaned forward and gave him a shrewd look.
Marcus placed a hand on Mariette’s arm. “Randal would be the first to tell you that you need to make that meeting. ” She looked unconvinced. ” With a slight twinge of grief, Brad recognized her expression and her tone as similar to responses he’d received from Christine. ” Christine had been among the faithful believers who’d been raptured, and Brad missed her, along with his three children, fiercely. ” Marcus was looking at him curiously. ” Brad swallowed the sudden knot in his throat. “Fine. Sorry.