... The only thing that stands in his way is task force member John Corey who is determined to catch The Lion and bring him to justice.
This is now the third of Nelson DeMille’s novels centring around the task force and in particular John Corey that I’ve read. It seems that with each one the ... Read review
Nelson DeMille was born in New York City in 1943. He grew up on Long Island and graduated ... more
from Hofstra University with a degree of Political Science and History. After serving as an infantry officer in Vietnam, where he was decorated three times, DeMille worked as a journalist and short story writer. He wrote his first novel, By the Rivers of Babylon, in 1978 and has gone on to write many other international bestsellers, with sales of over 55 million copies in 24 languages. He lives on Long Island. Title in this Set Gold Coast The General's Daughter night fall By the Rivers of Babylon Wild Fire The Charm School The Lion's Game Mayday
An addictive and involved storyline that just couldn't be put down
"...back at President Gadhafi. Within the presidents compound is a young 16 year old boy known only as Asad (Arabic for Lion) who loses his entire family. He swears revenge on the American’s and promises one day he and all of Lybia would have their vengence on America. Twelve years later Asad arrives in New York in rather a dramatic way and escapes the attention of the anti terrorist task force to set about seeking revenge on the remaining pilots of the ..."
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April 1986 : American F-111 warplanes bomb the Al Azziyah compound in Libya where President Gadhafi is residing. A 16-year-old youth, Asad - Arabic for 'lion ' - loses his mother, two brothers and two sisters in the raid.