Down Among the Dead Men
High in the Himalayas, a renegade Chinese agent is brutally murdered while trying
to reach the British Embassy in Kathmandu. A Triad revenge killing? Or does the mutilated
corpse point to sinister espionage activity that might set the powder-
Hurtling from Hong Kong and Bangkok to London and Vienna, DOWN AMONG THE DEAD MEN is the spectacular debut of a major international thriller writer – and a sensational novel of action and betrayal.
"A dazzling first novel... Hartland joins le Carré and Deighton as a master hand."
"A wealth of intrigue... keeps you guessing to the end and entertained all the way
"A book as current as today's headlines... rich, well-
"As complex as a Chinese puzzle." -
"Suspense builds from start to finish... the author will rank alongside Le Carré,
Deighton and Follett!" -
"Cleverly plotted and impressive." -
“Fine first novel . . . sinuously sinister.” -
“Superbly captured exotic Far East backgrounds and an array of spooks who seem very
real indeed – a cracking debut.” -
“A rich variety of credible characters, a plot that really hums along and descriptions
of far away places that make you reach for travel brochures. All the signs of a future
"Mr Hartland weaves a fascinating plot that kept me guessing to the very last page."