By Alastair MacNeill
The African country of Zimbala has a brand new chief, yet an individual wishes him useless – and the one guy who is aware information of the hit is being hunted by way of UNACO’s most sensible agent on an unlawful challenge of non-public vengeance. Can UNACO cease their best murderer from killing his nemesis?
Alphonse Mobuto has governed the kingdom of Zimbala for forty-five years. On his demise, the Presidency passes to his eldest son, Jamel. made up our minds to introduce democracy and rid Zimbala of his father’s oppressive regime, Jamel faces retribution from those that as soon as benefited from it.
In long island to bring a massive speech on the UN, Jamel is an seen goal for an assassin’s bullet. The time and position of the assassination are identified by way of just one guy, Jean Jacque Bernard, a world terrorist and now a CIA operative.
Clearly a case for UNACO. yet deputy director Serge Kolchinsky realizes he has a in all probability explosive scenario on his arms. For he discovers crack workforce member Mike Graham has long gone AWOL. Graham is in Beirut on a strictly unlawful venture of private vengeance - to trace down and kill Bernard…
Fast-paced and compulsive, Time of the Assassins is the fourth novel to be written by way of Alastair MacNeill from a close tale define via Alistair MacLean. even supposing MacLean died in 1987, it's was hoping that his many enthusiasts will locate that those novels supply an identical velocity and pleasure because the bestsellers by means of the grasp himself.
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Publication Date: 2008-06-10
Number of Pages: 432
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