A dangerous hunt for African diamonds propels this thriller to a “rousing” finish (Don D’Ammassa, Hugo Award nominee).
In this international adventure by the Edgar Award–nominated author, freelance operative Joe Gall is on the hunt for a valuable cache of diamonds. But along the way he must break a man out of jail, cross a barren African desert, and fight his way through multiple double crosses . . .
“[Philip Atlee is] the John D. MacDonald of espionage fiction.” —Larry McMurtry, The New York Times
“I admire Philip Atlee’s writing tremendously.” —Raymond Chandler