Eye of the Tiger [NOOK Book]

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There was no God, no justice. But there was such a thing as hell, and he was living in it. You should have taken the money. He couldn't breathe. He slid down the wall and started to sob.

Why didn't you take the money? Hong Kong, 1992. Ruby Wen is in big trouble. She has stolen a heroin shipment thinking she can sell it to a Mafia connection in California. Now someone's cheated her out of it. She owes money all over town to the worst kind of ...
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Eye of the Tiger

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Overview

There was no God, no justice. But there was such a thing as hell, and he was living in it. You should have taken the money. He couldn't breathe. He slid down the wall and started to sob.

Why didn't you take the money? Hong Kong, 1992. Ruby Wen is in big trouble. She has stolen a heroin shipment thinking she can sell it to a Mafia connection in California. Now someone's cheated her out of it. She owes money all over town to the worst kind of people. The man she stole from is Red Pole of one of Hong Kong's most notorious triads. Thinking a rival triad stole the heroin he takes it to the streets. Inspector Madeleine Lacey barely has time to count the bodies. But when a British backpacker gets caught in the crossfire, she draws a line in the sand. She just wished the DEA liaison officer would get out of her face and let her do her job. And what was it he was trying to hide? As Hong Kong races towards an uncertain future and a Chinese takeover, its underbelly is brutally exposed in a novel of romance and violence where nothing is what it seems and everyone has a secret to hide. This is the fourth book in The Opium series, described by one critic as 'James Clavell meets The Godfather.' It charts the story of the drug trade in Indochina, from sacks thrown in the back of tiny planes in the nineteen sixties to the multimillion dollar international industry that soon became the plague of the western world.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014389495
  • Publisher: Cool Gus Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/24/2012
  • Series: Opium , #4
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 792 KB

Meet the Author

Colin is the best selling author of more than twenty novels. Born in north London, he worked for many years in TV and radio and freelanced for many leading newspapers and magazines such as San Francisco Chronicle, Qantas inflight magazine and Playboy magazine. He has been a novelist for the last twenty years, with his work reaching best seller lists from Germany to Mexico, Australia to Romania, Spain to Brazil. He had published in many genres, historical epics such as HAREM and AZTEC and SILK ROAD, as well as historical thrillers such as ANASTASIA and the OPIUM series. Like many of his novels, VENOM is based on true life incidents.

He lived for many years near Margaret River in Western Australia, where he also worked for many years in the volunteer ambulance service. "I'd be at my desk typing, then thirty minutes later I'd be crawling into an overturned car. It was an unusual life"

He travels regularly to research his novels and his quest for authenticity led him to run with the bulls in Pamplona, pursue tornadoes across Oklahoma and black witches across Mexico, go cage shark diving in South Africa and get tear gassed in a riot in La Paz. He also completed a nine hundred kilometre walk of the camino in Spain.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 17, 2012

    An entertaining and captivating read. Looking forward to more fr

    An entertaining and captivating read. Looking forward to more from this author.

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