Allied in danger A Capital Crimes novel

Margaret Truman, 1924-2008

Book - 2018

David Portland's life is upended when his son Trevor dies mysteriously in Nigeria, while employed by a suspicious security/mercenary company. Information he learns will send Portland down a rabbit-hole of deadly deception - one which he hopes will lead him to the truth about his son's death. Meanwhile, Robert Brixton has been hired to look into a fraudulent charity and a criminal warlord in Nigeria. Their interconnected cases will take Brixton to Nigeria, into that country's Heart... of Darkness and on one of the most violent and dangerous journeys of his life.

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Series
Capital crimes
Subjects
Genres
Thrillers (Fiction)
Detective and mystery fiction
Published
New York : Forge [2018]
Edition
First edition
Language
English
Physical Description
383 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN
9780765379900
0765379902
Main Author
Margaret Truman, 1924-2008 (author)
Other Authors
Donald Bain, 1935-2017 (author)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Mourning the suspicious death of his son in Nigeria, a security worker at America's British Embassy in London uncovers dangerous information about his son's killers at the same time international investigator Robert Brixton identifies common links between two cases.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Mourning the suspicious death of his son in Nigeria, a security worker at America's British Embassy in London uncovers dangerous information about his son's killers at the same time international investigator Robert Brixton identifies common links between two cases that lead him into one of the most violent confrontations of his life.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

PI Robert Brixton is back in Margaret Truman's Allied in Danger, Donald Bain's next installment in the New York Times bestselling Capital Crimes seriesDavid Portland works security for America’s British Embassy in London. His life is upended when his son Trevor dies mysteriously in Nigeria, while employed by a suspicious security/mercenary company known as SureSafe. One night, Portland sees a man in a bar wearing a bracelet—a family heirloom, which he had given his son—and attacks the man. The information he learns will send Portland down a rabbit-hole of deadly deception—one which he hopes will lead him to the truth about his son’s death.Meanwhile, Robert Brixton, a noted Washington DC-based international investigator, has been hired to look into a fraudulent charity and a criminal warlord in Nigeria. His life and his investigations will soon become intertwined with Portland’s probe and that of his estranged, ex-wife, Elizabeth. Their interconnected cases will take Brixton to Nigeria, into that country’s Heart of Darkness and on one of the most violent and dangerous journeys of his life.