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Italian Assets

By Ted Allbeury

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A crime classic from the bestselling author of A CHOICE OF ENEMIES and THE LANTERN NETWORK

It was just a routine call at Santa Margherita for Max Farne. A meeting
with his agent to see if there were any boats for him to buy or sell. And
then came the invitation he couldn't refuse.

Abducted by and blackmailed into selling his boat by a smooth Italian
gangster, Max is drawn into a wave of crime sweeping Italy, taking him
back to the mountains to protect the beautiful daughter of a wartime friend.
The stakes are high and Max has everything to lose unless his tough
background could help him survive...

"Ted Allbeury without doubt ranks among the finest genre writers I've read." - Glenn Meade

Biographical Notes

Ted Allbeury was a lieutenant-colonel in the Intelligence Corps during World War II, and later a successful executive in the fields of marketing, advertising and radio. He began his writing career in the early 1970s and became well known for his espionage novels, but also published one highly-praised general novel, THE CHOICE, and a short story collection, OTHER KINDS OF TREASON. His novels have been published in twenty-three languages, including Russian. He died on 4th December 2005.

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  • ISBN: 9781444781922
  • Publication date: 22 May 2014
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  • Imprint: Mulholland Books
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