Private Beijing opening line: The lights of Beijing, city of twenty-two million souls, stretched as far as the eye could see and shimmered and danced in the July heat, adding a touch of magic to the darkness.
Jack Morgan believes in putting his people first, ahead of his own safety and security. So when three of his agents are killed and the head of his Beijing operation is missing, he heads straight for the city. Little does he know that his actions in Russia have had far reaching consequences. And his entire global agency is at risk. He will do everything in his power to save the lives of his agents, even if it means heading directly into the lion’s den.
A brutal attack. An agent on the run.Private Beijing is left devastated after an attack sees its lead agent, Lee Sheung, captured.With Private now under scrutiny by the Beijing police, Sheung’s second-in-command calls on Jack Morgan, global head of the world’s finest PI agency, to investigate.As more Private detectives find themselves in the firing line, Justine Smith conducts her own investigation in New York and quickly becomes entangled in a web of deceit.It’s clear the conspiracy is closer to home than first thought.And as Jack works in unfamiliar territory, a ghost from the past is on his tail…
Another brilliantly written novel in the Private series from Adam Hamdy. For reference purposes you will need to read the novel preceding this one. But if you do not, it will not affect the enjoyability of this read.
THE LIGHTS OF Beijing, city of twenty-two million souls, stretched as far as the eye could see and shimmered and danced in the July heat, adding a touch of magic to the darkness. Shang Li loved this city, his home, and paused at one of the viewpoints on Qiaobai Road to admire the sight of one of the most populous places in the world. All those lights, all those people, mostly living in harmony, striving to improve their lives, working, resting, playing.
Penguin Random House South Africa sent me this novel to review.
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