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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (32 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Peter Maas Narrator: George Guidall Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: September 1994 ISBN: 9781456124571
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Operating from his headquarters in Hong Kong, Deng seems a pillar of society and one of the Crown Colony’s most influential Chinese businessmen, yet beneath the facade he is a man whose shadowy past conceals a life of revenge and murder. Because of the imminent takeover of Hong Kong by Red China, Deng has begun a search for an American law firm to handle his US interests prior to his own relocation there.

Eager to net Deng as a client, and learning that recruiting young Tom MacLean will give them the inside track, the New York law firm of Needham & Lewis persuades the brilliant prosecutor to leave the US attorney’s office and join them. When MacLean becomes Deng’s lawyer, he has no idea of the truth about his wealthy client, or of the unwitting role played by his own father, a former CIA officer, in Deng’s rise to power.

As Deng masterminds a daring plan to transfer the assets of the Hong Kong crime syndicates to the United States with a huge shipment of the finest pure heroin, “China white,” MacLean finds himself caught up in a tangled web of conspiracy and deceit, torn between his duty as Deng’s lawyer to protect his client’s interests, and his deepening love for Shannon O’Shea, an FBI agent specializing in Chinese organized crime and heroin trafficking. O’Shea becomes Deng’s nemesis, dogging his every step, risking not only her relationship with MacLean but both their very lives in a spell-binding conclusion that takes the reader from the innermost secrets of the CIA to the hidden Chinatown world of the new Mafia.

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  • “Page turning suspense…A terrific thriller.”

    New York Times Book Review

  • “An effective cautionary tale as well as a swift and engaging read.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “A taut, compelling thriller.”

    Library Journal

  • “A terrific read.”

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About the Author

Peter Maas (1929–2001) is the author of the number one New York Times bestseller Underboss. His other notable bestsellers include The Valachi Papers, Serpico, Manhunt, and In a Child’s Name.

About the Narrator

George Guidall, winner of more than eighty AudioFile Earphones Awards, has twice won the prestigious Audie Award for Excellence in Audiobook Narration. In 2014 the Audio Publishers Association presented him with the Special Achievement Award for an audiobook narrator of exceptional stature and accomplishment. During his thirty-year recording career he has recorded over 1,100 audiobooks, won multiple awards, been a mentor to many narrators, and shown by example the potential of fine storytelling. His forty-year acting career includes starring roles on Broadway, an Obie Award for best performance off Broadway, and frequent television appearances.