By Jack Higgins
A project to reclaim a fortune in gold leads a guy into the hair-raising middle of a terrorist underworld The vintage Jack Higgins thriller—now on hand as an book Simon Vaughan's lifetime of experience and palms trafficking got here to an abrupt finish the day the police threw him right into a reformatory mobilephone in Greece. yet then the British military comes calling with a proposal he can't refuse. In trade for his freedom, Vaughan needs to recuperate a bounty of gold stolen by way of the IRA in Belfast, and extinguish the organization's ruthless chief within the approach. Now Vaughan needs to courageous a brand new form of warfare quarter, one the place he'll struggle to hold directly to his freedom, and his lifestyles.
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It’s the number for the local weather report,’’ she said, hanging up. Marino pulled out a chair from the checker cloth–covered breakfast table and straddled it, his arms folded on top of the back. Nobody spoke for a while as we sifted through data that were getting only stranger by the minute. ’’ Marino cracked his knuckles. ‘‘I really gotta smoke. ’’ ‘‘Outside,’’ Lucy said, jabbing her thumb toward the door and looking meaner than I knew she felt. ’’ he said. ‘‘It’s four inches deep out there.
I pulled off my hood and ran my ﬁngers through my slippery hair, and he watched as I unzipped my wet suit and pulled the top of it down to my hips. The last layer was my dive skin, and water trapped between it and my ﬂesh was chilling quickly. Soon I would be unbearably cold. Already, my ﬁngernails were blue. ‘‘One of the rescuers tells me his face looks really red,’’ the captain said as I tied the wet suit’s sleeves around my waist. ’’ ‘‘Cold livor,’’ I replied. He looked expectantly at me. ‘‘Bodies exposed to the cold get bright pink,’’ I said as I began to shiver.
Keep following it down. Maybe thirty feet. ’’ I began my descent, pausing at intervals to equalize the pressure in my ears as I tried not to panic. I could not see. My heart was pounding as I tried to will myself to relax and take deep breaths. For a moment I stopped and ﬂoated as I shut my eyes and slowly breathed. I resumed following the hose down and panic seized me again when a thick rusting cable suddenly materialized in front of me. I tried to get under it, but I could not see where it was coming from or going to, and I was really more buoyant than I wanted to be and could have used more weight in my belt or the pockets of my BC.