By Robin Burcell
Covert agent Zachary Griffin and FBI detailed Agent Sydney Fitzpatrick are sidetracked from an ongoing research to persist with up on a possible lead. In a small Arizona border city, gunrunning and drug trafficking into Mexico are part of the landscape--but no longer while they're orchestrated through an officer in uniform. at the very least that's the tale instructed to brokers Griffin and Fitzpatrick.
But the soiled cop is now lacking, and his sister says he's blameless, a sufferer of a corrupt police division. She is confident they set him as much as take the autumn, then killed him, and she or he can turn out it--with support from a hugely strange witness. all at once an open-and-shut case turns out whatever yet, and the clock is ticking as Griffin and Fitzpatrick tackle a whole police division in a perilous fit which can cross up in smoke on the final moment.
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The General would like your opinion. After all, you were trained at one of those camps yourself in the middle of the Algerian desert. ” “A good point. You’ve got extra credentials, though. ” “It’s even better when I fly privately,” Holley told him. ” “I’m so happy for you,” Roper teased. “So Ferguson has asked me to send you the full details of the meeting at the Oval Office. I think you’ll find it pretty grim. ” “Of course I will, you daft bastard, I wouldn’t miss it. You’ve got my e-mail address from when we met at the Dorchester.
Military rule was the accepted way in Algiers, certainly to men such as Hamid Malik. Law and order was an essential requirement to the development of good business, and this benefited the poor as well as the rich. But even for a wealthy man, it was sensible to cultivate people in the right places. The man he was enjoying coffee with was certainly that, Colonel Ali Hakim, a no-nonsense military policeman. He and Malik had been close friends over years of political upset and violence, the kind that had made military rule so necessary in Algiers in the first place.
This is grave news indeed. We must proceed very carefully. ” “That’s right. ” “And this General Charles Ferguson? I know of him, of course. He is a major player in the world of anti-terrorism and covert operations. ” “My friend, thirty years in my line of work means that nothing surprises me any longer. The Muslim population of Britain is substantial these days. That a few misguided young men would be tempted to join in the battle for the prospect of glory would not surprise me. ” He reached for his cap and swagger stick and got up.
The Last Second (Sydney Fitzpatric, Book 4.5) by Robin Burcell