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More turns than a corkscrew.
on 19 November 2015
I latched onto this series after completing the the authors 'Jet' series. This author is prodigious in his output. I need a lot of persuasion to take up a new series but this assassin series is right up my street.
The protagonist an assassin of some notoriety El Rey, is coaxed out of retirement by a cartel kingpin and the promise of a fee of $20M . A simple task ; Kill the Mexican President, Many people die by the assassins hand on the way to achieving this objective. The antagonist is a police chief who has locked horns with El Rey previously and did not fare too well, he lost his wife and child (book 1). This time El Rey is his usual cold calculating self, and the policeman has got to get into the assassins head. El Rey is always one step ahead, Police Capitan Cruz is sure there is a leak; is it his team, his government or his intelligence service? He must find out - or die trying