Valentine Pescatore has put a hazardous life in US law enforcement behind him, and started over as a private investigator in Buenos Aires. But dangers have followed him from home. Soon after a chance encounter with his long-lost friend Raymond - a charismatic, troubled man who's recently converted to Islam - a terrorist attack kills hundreds. Suspicion falls on Raymond...putting Pescatore in the frame too. Angry and betrayed, Pescatore joins forces with a beautiful French agent to clear his name by tracking his old friend down. But is Raymond a terrorist, a spy or a gangster? Is he truly lost, or can Pescatore rescue him from the deadly path he's travelling on? From the jungles of South America to the streets of Paris to the battlegrounds of Baghdad, Pescatore finds himself caught in a global conspiracy, in a race against time to prevent another atrocity.
Closing date: 06/09/2018
'A revelation. Sure, it's a smart, gripping thriller that will have you turning the pages at high speed. But it's also a deep, emotionally resonant story of identity, friendship, and faith. Rotella's characters leap off the page in three dimensions and his plot is as imaginative as it is believable.'
-- Ivy Pochoda, author of VISITATION STREET
Publication date: 04/12/2014
Publisher: Mulholland Books an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division
|Publication date:||4th December 2014|
|Publisher:||Mulholland Books an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,|
Sebastian Rotella is an author and award-winning senior reporter for ProPublica, covering issues including international terrorism, organized crime, homeland security and immigration. Previously he spent 23 years working for the Los Angeles Times. He was a Pulitzer finalist in international reporting in 2006. He is also the author of the novel TRIPLE CROSSING and a work of non-fiction, Twilight on the Line: Underworlds and Politics at the U.S.-Mexico Border.More About Sebastian Rotella