By Ted Bell
In a chic palazzo at the Grand Canal, an American ambassador's tryst turns lethal. within the seamy underbelly of London, a pub-crawling killer is at the unfastened. And in a storybook chapel nestled within the Cotswolds, a wedding made in heaven turns to hell on the earth. remoted incidents? Or hyperlinks in a sequence of occasions hurtling in the direction of disaster? So starts Assassin, the travel de strength mystery that heralds the go back of each terrorist's worst nightmare, Alex Hawke.
A shadowy determine referred to as the puppy is thought to be the ruthless terrorist who's systematically and savagely assassinating American diplomats and their households around the world. because the lethal toll mounts inexorably, Hawke, besides former NYPD cop and army SEAL Stokely Jones, is termed upon via the U.S. govt to release a look for the murderer in the back of the murders.
Hawke, who "makes James Bond seem like a "slovenly, dull-witted clockpuncher" (Kirkus Reviews), is quickly following a path that leads again to London within the go-go nineties, whilst Arab oil cash fueled lavish, and occasionally fiendish, life. different murky clues element to the Florida Keys, the place a vicious killer hides at the back of the gates of a fabled museum. And to a distant Indonesian island the place a madman tinkers with traces of a perilous virus and slyly bides his time.
Hawke needs to name upon assets deep inside himself. He needs to input a race opposed to time to prevent a cataclysmic assault on America's so much populous towns and avengethe inexplicable and terrible crime that has left him devastated.
Brimming with relentless motion and fashionable aspect, and that includes a hero that readers will get up and cheer for, Assassin is a gripping event. and certainly now not instructed for the faint of heart.
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Assassin: A Novel (Alexander Hawke Book 2) by Ted Bell