Visiting Paris with his Chinese sweetheart, young anthropologist Brad West suddenly finds himself framed for murder. Meanwhile, world leaders mysteriously vanish in China, and the CIA needs Brad’s deductive skills to solve the case.
He must put his love life on hold, escape French authorities, and take a dangerous flight to western China. But he’s running against the clock because his girl can't marry him unless he solves the case by the end of the week.
In this “exciting” and “fun-filled” thriller, experience romantic summer evenings in Paris, close scrapes in Baghdad and an historic trip up the Burma Road as Brad fends off police and looks for clues to solve the mystery and save his romance.
Fritz Galt’s storytelling abilities are unsurpassed in this epic tale, replete with memorable characters, exotic details and political intrigue.
When the President disappears as well, Brad’s chances of marriage are all but doomed, unless he can find the key to…The Shangri-la Code.