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A Darkening Stain - Robert Wilson, Anthony Sheil
A Darkening Stain
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When schoolgirls begin to disappear on the West African coast, "troubleshooter" Bruce Medway tries to remain detached. Meanwhile, he reluctantly acquires a new job from former nemesis and mafia capo Franconelli. Franconelli gives Bruce forty-eight hours to find a French trader, Mariner, whom not... show more
When schoolgirls begin to disappear on the West African coast, "troubleshooter" Bruce Medway tries to remain detached. Meanwhile, he reluctantly acquires a new job from former nemesis and mafia capo Franconelli. Franconelli gives Bruce forty-eight hours to find a French trader, Mariner, whom not even the mafia has been able to track. Yet as Bruce sets out on his assignment, he is unable to remain disconnected from the mysterious schoolgirl disappearances, and finds that girls, gold, and greed are all interconnected; corruption abounds everywhere. There are no safe havens for Bruce in this situation, and he must devise a scam that risks everything in order to stay alive. A brilliant follow-up to Blood is Dirt, and the fourth novel in the Bruce Medway series, A Darkening Stain takes Bruce Medway into the darkest territory of West Africa yet. A Harvest Original
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780156011310 (015601131X)
Publisher: Harcourt
Pages no: 287
Edition language: English
Series: Bruce Medway (#4)
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My first Bruce Medway novel.It follows the queasy moral sense and impeccable scene-setting of such notable predecessors as Graham Greene and Eric Ambler.Wilson continues to confound expectations, and strenuously resists categorization in any easy fashion. The setting in this book is much different t...
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