Borrowed Time (Alistair MacLean's UNACO, Book 10) by Alistair MacLean, Hugh Miller
By Alistair MacLean, Hugh Miller
While a tip-off is bought that militant spiritual extremists are taking on the peaceable Vale of Kashmir, dealing in medications and weapons to fund their warfare, best brokers are despatched in to enquire. while the challenge appears to be like most unlikely, who do you name? UNACO.
The Vale of Kashmir in India, precariously stuck among Afghanistan, Pakistan and China, is likely one of the such a lot serenely appealing areas on earth--¦ and probably the most lethal. while Malcolm Philpott, head of UNACO, the United Nations--™ Anti-Crime association, gets a tip-off from a neighborhood priest that the peace of the valley is being threatened via militant non secular extremists and the suspicion of a hugely prepared drug-trafficking ring, he sends in of his best brokers, Mike Graham and Sabrina Carver, to enquire and query the priest further.
But the priest is brutally murdered ahead of they could arrive, and an ex-CIA-trained murderer, became local, is the primary suspect. without warning Mike and Sabrina needs to adopt the deadly undertaking of infiltrating the murderous drug convoys and bringing the extremists less than keep an eye on ahead of the unstable state of affairs ignites and fanatics into a global blood tub.
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Claire held her breath; suddenly aware that because she was upset, nervous about talking with him, she’d left herself open to his feelings— He was grieving for a lost child, a son who would love to swing from that big oak tree. Every time he looked at the tree, it reminded him that he’d lost his son. . She could feel the slight waves of his pain stirring within her, and she had to get away. Neil needed closure more than he needed anything else, his ache for his kidnapped baby reaching out to her.
Or maybe some kookie drug addict, brewing the stuff. . Impatience snagged at the air around Claire, Neil’s emotions reaching her. What the hell was taking her so long? He was chilled a little, his muscles ached, and inside him . . Inside him was a sweet ache, a long heartbreaking search. . His son would have liked Eunice’s house. . Claire remembered how Eunice had showed her the picture of a six-month-old baby, Neil’s son, who had been abducted years ago. The loss, and the lack of closure, had torn Neil apart.
She liked having tea with you. ” He was still surprised, and grateful for the small tribute Claire had paid at Christmastime when others couldn’t be bothered to attend Eunice’s funeral. For all his aunt’s donations to charities, the times she had helped her church, few had attended the ceremony, and that nettled Neil. But then, his own brother hadn’t attended either. “I’d love to have your aunt’s tea set, something to remember her by. Thank you. ” Claire seemed to be considering the camper-trailer he was building.