'As he ducked he heard the familiar sound, like a giant ripping heavyweight canvas, an automatic weapon throwing bullets at a cyclic rate of almost two thousand rounds a minute, and the bullets tore into the side of the Maserati, beating in the metal with an ear-numbing clangour, while glass exploded in upon Peter like the glittering spray as a storm-driven waves strikes a rock.
Glass chips pelted across his back, and stung his cheek and the back of his neck.
They sparkled like a diamond tiara in his hair.' The hijacking of a jumbo jet off the Seychelles galvanizes anti-terrorist chief Peter Stride into the action for which he has spent a lifetime training.
But even in the hail of bullets which follows, he knows that this is only the beginning of a nightmare.
Stride is the one man who might find the twisted genius who holds the world hostage -- if only his every move were not anticipated by the enemy ...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 416 pages
- Publisher: Pan Macmillan
- Publication Date: 07/10/2011
- Category: Thriller / suspense
- ISBN: 9780330537247