Shadow of the Rock

Author(s): Thomas Mogford
Series: Spike Sanguinetti Series No: 1
Original Publish Date: Aug 07, 2012
Product Number: EB00638406
Released: Mar 03, 2016
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
ISBN: #9780802711885
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
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A humid summer night in Gibraltar. Lawyer Spike Sanguinetti finds Solomon Hassan, an old school friend, waiting on his doorstep. Solomon has been accused of murdering a Spanish girl, Esperanza, in Tangiers - slicing her throat on a beach. He has managed to skip across the Straits but the Moroccan authorities want him back. In order to delay the extradition, Spike travels to Tangiers. Helped by Solomon's boss, Nadeer - the founder of a renewable-energy company called Dunetech, who are about to close a deal to finance an enormous solar-power site in the Sahara - Spike realises that if he can delay Solomon's trial until after the deal signs, Nadeer will persuade the Governor of Tangiers to bury the extradition demand. While in Tangiers, Spike meets a beautiful Bedouin girl called Zahra who believes Dunetech are linked to the disappearance of her father. As Spike tries to discover more he finds himself in a dangerous game of secrets, corruption and murderous lies.The Shadow of the Rock marks the arrival of a compelling new international, character-led thriller series.

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