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By Jack Higgins

A veteran agent is going undercover to forestall a wave of felony escapes orchestrated via a sinister legal community The vintage Jack Higgins thriller

A mysterious guy often called the Baron is the mastermind in the back of a spate of bold jailbreaks that experience set the British Intelligence provider on part. in basic terms Paul Chavasse, an excellent operative who can imagine like a legal, can hinder the break out of one other of Britain's most deadly inmates. Chavasse needs to pose as a prisoner and win the belief of Harry Youngblood, a dissatisfied member of the Baron's internal circle. The undertaking sends Chavasse and Youngblood on a perilous trip via a gloomy legal underworld as they race to thwart the plot of an evil mastermind.

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Most people won’t do that. They see people running, screaming, they head the other way—it’s instinct—but a good photographer stays where he is. He waits for the image. And if “the image” is a tidal wave? Burke laughed. It helps to be a good swimmer. But he’d always had second thoughts about photography. Though he’d won a boxful of awards, and covered everything from a gypsy wedding in Siberia to the dragon-boat races in Macao, most of his work revolved around mayhem. An earthquake in Turkey, a mass grave in Kosovo, a beheading in Chop Square.

Hakim said this as if he were explaining the obvious. ” Wilson nodded. “It makes me invisible,” Hakim said. Wilson got it, but he didn’t buy it. After a week in Lebanon, it was obvious that the Arab knew how to enjoy himself, whatever the Koran might say about it. Their second night in Beirut, Hakim had gotten drunk in the bar of the St. Georges Hotel, eventually wandering off with an expensive-looking girl young enough to be his granddaughter. Was that an exercise in cover? Either way, there was no denying Hakim’s commitment to “the cause,” and even to the plan at hand.

At the checkpoint leading to the docks, the driver flipped open a worn wallet and extracted a folded piece of paper, which he handed over for inspection. The guard perused it, carefully refolded it, and handed it back, giving some instructions. They passed a couple of small freighters being unloaded by gantry cranes, then skirted a large structure that looked to be a drydock. And then, there it was: The Marmara Queen. The links that made up the anchor chain were as thick as Wilson’s wrists. It flew the Turkish flag, crescent and star bright white against the crimson background.

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