American Sailor Kurt Reid is a hothead—as scrappy and rough around the edges as Jimmy Cagney. Falsely accused of murder, Reid jumps ship in Shanghai—and lands in a web of intrigue, betrayal, and murder. Drawn into a deadly spy game, he’ll have to learn the rules fast, because with players like sexy Russian agent Varinka Savischna, the game is as seductive as it is sinister.
As a young man, Hubbard paid several visits to pre-Communist China, where one of his closest friends headed up British intelligence. In a land where communists, nationalists, war lords and foreign adventurers schemed for control, Hubbard gained a unique insight into the intelligence operations and spy-craft in the region—a knowledge that informs stories like Spy Killer.
“A roller coaster ride of intrigue, suspense, action and adventure … very highly recommended.” —Midwest Book Review
“Vividly written, super-fast-paced.” —Ellery Queen