When Islamic terrorists hijack a plane on route from London to Kuala Lumpur, passengers Colin Raleigh and his son Robbie are shocked to discover that one of the terrorists is Colin's estranged wife and Robbie's mothe.
When Islamic terrorists hijack a plane on route from London to Kuala Lumpur, passengers Colin Raleigh and his son Robbie are shocked to discover that one of the terrorists is Colin's estranged wife and Robbie's mother, Leila.
Leila Hanif is daughter of a Beirut gangster and sister of an international terrorist, but above all a mother. She was forced to abandon her son and husband when she went into hiding two years ago. Now she is desperate to get her son back.
But events on the plane have been orchestrated every step of the way. In the glare of the desert sun, everyone's secrets will come to light...
Blood Rules is a complex and intelligent thriller told against the background of the Israeli-Lebanese conflict from John Trenhaile, author of The Mahjong Spies and Krysalis.
Extremely complex yet compelling. One of those rare tales of espionage - a gripping page-turner so well written it can stand proudly alongside 'serious' fiction - Daily Telegraph on NOCTURNE FOR THE GENERAL
A wonderfully tough and fascinating story that kept me guessing to the very end...if you liked Gorky Park, you'll love this - New York Newsday on THE MAN CALLED KYRIL
A breath of fresh air...oozes authenticity and impending peril. The mood is chilling and the excitement of the manhunt almost tangible - Los Angeles Times on A VIEW FROM THE SQUARE
A splendid evocation of the cruel, cold life of a Soviet prison camp. A remarkable study of the price of failure for spies - Sunday Telegraph on NOCTURNE FOR THE GENERAL
Fascinating...a fresh and original spy thriller...wonderfully and convincingly well told - Daily Mail on NOCTURNE FOR THE GENERAL
Trenhaile does for the KGB what le Carre did for the British intelligence service - Sunday Terlegraph on THE MAN CALLED KYRIL