Hong Kong in the mid 90s... At the core of this multi-layered thriller is a police investigation into the most daring armed robbery in the colony's history - and the menacing international conspiracies which surround it. A commando-style raid on Shatin Racecourse nets HK $270, 000, 000 and causes the violent deaths of several police guards. A special detective team discovers this was perpetrated by ex-military from mainland China, and funded by local triads. But what significance has the headless corpse of a Westerner dumped among the garbage of a Kowloon alley? With the handover to China only a few years off, nothing must threaten Hong Kong's stability. Though the police task-force works day and night, not even a total security alert can prevent disaster. In a chilling time-race, cops and their shadowy opponents clash in a sequence of explosive engagements throughout Hong Kong, Macao, the Chinese mainland, and even Tokyo.... had already clicked the mouse and selected a file which exploded upon the screen like a coloured wiring diagram. ... of personalities indicates joint participation in something: a company, an association, a society, maybe even a robbery.
|Title||:||In Gwan-Dai's Name|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2013-04-04|