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Frederick Forsyth (Author) Former RAF pilot and investigative journalist, Frederick Forsyth defined the modern thriller when he wrote The Day of The Jackal, described by Lee Child as ‘the book that broke the mould’, with its lightning-paced storytelling, effortlessly cool reality and unique insider information. Since then he has written twelve novels which have been bestsellers around the world: The Odessa File, The Dogs of War, The Devil's Alternative, The Fourth Protocol, The Negotiator, The Deceiver, The Fist of God, Icon, Avenger, The Afghan, The Cobra and, most recently, The Kill List. He lives in Buckinghamshire, England.Robert Powell (Reader) Robert Powell is known worldwide for his multi-award- winning portrayal of Jesus in Franco Zeffirelli's Jesus of Nazareth. His extensive stage, film and TV career includes Tom Stoppard's Jumpers, the title role in Ken Russell's Mahler, and Richard Hannay in the TV series of the same name as well as the feature film of The Thirty-nine Steps.
The Cocaine industry is worth billions of dollars a year to the drug cartels who spread their evil seed across Western society. Its usage causes incalculable misery, poverty and death. Slowly, gradually, inexorably it is spreading...it is a blight which must be stopped.
One man, Paul Devereaux, intellectual, dedicated, utterly ruthless and ex-CIA special ops, is given what seems like an impossible task. At his disposal, anything he wants - men, resources, money. He will not stop until he has completed his mission.
Up to now the drug trade has been used to world governments attempting to prevent them plying their trade. But up to now, those governments have played by the rules. That is about to change. The rules no longer apply... and a dirty war is about to get a whole lot dirtier...
"...narrated with hard hitting conviction by Robert Powell and I simply couldn't stop listening to it, moving the CDs from car to kitchen to bedside."