Brad West is an anthropology student with in-depth knowledge of history, but little grasp of today's geopolitical realities.
Until he falls in love with a mysterious Chinese woman.
He realizes the enormous ramifications for his country, when he learns he is a pawn in a US government project to rescue China from a political coup.
When his girlfriend suddenly disappears from his college campus, Brad finds himself on a direct flight to Hong Kong. Not only must he hurdle linguistic and cultural barriers and evade Chinese security forces, he must find his girl, save her father, a dissident scientist, from water torture and track down a madman intent on overthrowing Beijing.
In this highly lauded, ground-breaking thriller, you will meet loveable and menacing characters, experience exotic local details and never escape the unyielding, high-stakes tension of this great Galt/Donaldson thriller until you find out…The Destiny of the Dragon.