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Summary

Action thriller by the classic adventure writer set in the islands of the Caribbean.

Tom Mangan was a sharply successful entrepreneur who lured the super-rich to his luxury hotels in the sun-soaked Bahamas. Then violent tragedy struck: his own family disappeared, and a series of misfortunes, accidents and mysterious epidemics began to drive the tourists away and wreck Mangan's livelihood. Fatally, he becomes determined to confront his enemy - and the hunt is on....

©1980 Brockhurst Publications (P)2017 HarperCollins Publishers

Critic reviews

"As long as meticulous craftsmanship and honest entertainment are valued, and as long as action, authenticity, and expertise still make up the strong framework of the good adventure/thriller, Desmond Bagley's books will surely be read." (Reginald Hill, Twentieth Century Crime and Mystery Writers)
"Bagley is a master storyteller." ( Daily Mirror)
"Mr Bagley has no equal at this sort of thing." ( Sunday Mirror)

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Great book, great narrator!

Really recommend this book. A great yarn - plenty of action, suspense, some twists and turns, and superbly narrated. Off to get my next Desmond bagley now!

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Brilliant

Best Bagley Book. I am biased regarding this book as it is my favourite as the story has an unpredictable plot. I know the enamy and others are often quoted as the best but for my money this is great. The narration in this audiobook matches the quality of the book. Well worth a listen, at least once.