In this 18th adventure in Adam Hall's epic series, eponymous agent Quiller is sent on a rogue mission to Cambodia, where chaos abounds as the deadline approaches for the United Nations-supervised elections. There is fear that Pol Pot, creator of the infamous "killing fields", will fight to return to power the murderous Communist party, known as the Khmer Rouge. Quiller's only ally is Gabrielle Bouchard, a sexy photojournalist who is waging her own personal war against the Khmer Rouge.Though Pol Pot is deathly ill, Quiller learns that he has chosen a successor who plans to direct the next Cambodian bloodbath. Fighting for his life and the future of Cambodia in the perilous jungles of Phnom Penh, Quiller must confront not only the Khmer Rouge but also the strength of his most deeply-held convictions.
©1985 Adam Hall; (P)2006 Blackstone Audio Inc.