The Tunnel Rats
By Stephen Leather
The Vietnam War provides the vital clue to a brutal murder in this powerful thriller of buried secrets and retribution.
Two murders, thousands of miles apart: one in London, one in Bangkok.
The bodies are brutally mutilated, an ace of spades impaled upon their chests. In Washington, a US senator receives photographs of the corpses. And realises that his past has come back to haunt him.
Nick Wright is the detective trying to solve the mystery of the double killing. His hunt for a motive takes him to the Vietnam, where the American tunnel rats fought the dirtiest battle of the war against the Viet Cong.
But his search places him in grave danger with a killer determined to protect the secrets of the tunnels. At whatever cost . . .
PRAISE FOR STEPHEN LEATHER
'A master of the thriller genre'
'As tough as British thrillers get . . . gripping'
'The sheer impetus of his story-telling is damned hard to resist'
Stephen Leather is one of the UK's most successful thriller writers, an ebook and Sunday Times bestseller and author of the critically acclaimed Dan 'Spider' Shepherd series and the Jack Nightingale supernatural detective novels. Before becoming a novelist he was a journalist for more than ten years on newspapers such as The Times, the Daily Mirror, the Glasgow Herald, the Daily Mail and the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. He is one of the country's most successful ebook authors and his titles have topped the Amazon Kindle charts in the UK and the US. His bestsellers have been translated into fifteen languages and he has also written for television.
You can learn more from Stephen's website, www.stephenleather.com, find him on Facebook, and follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/stephenleather.
Stephen also has a website for his Spider Shepherd series, www.danspidershepherd.com, and for his Jack Nightingale series, www.jacknightingale.com.
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02 Jul 1998
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