It was just a routine call at Santa Margherita for Max Farne. A meeting
with his agent to see if there were any boats for him to buy or sell. And
then came the invitation he couldn't refuse.
Abducted by and blackmailed into selling his boat by a smooth Italian
gangster, Max is drawn into a wave of crime sweeping Italy, taking him
back to the mountains to protect the beautiful daughter of a wartime friend.
The stakes are high and Max has everything to lose unless his tough
background could help him survive...
"Ted Allbeury without doubt ranks among the finest genre writers I've read." - Glenn Meade