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The Scholar of Extortion

Reg Gadney
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When Winston Lim, an incorruptible Inspector in the Hong Kong police force receives a tip that a major act of maritime terrorism is about to happen, he races straight to his death. The man responsible is Klaas-Pieter Terajima, The Scholar of Extortion. Fantastically cruel and inventive, Terajima has been hired by the corrupt Zhentung brothers to protect their activities in the South China Sea. Alan Rosslyn is drawn in by his promise to look after Lim’s step-daughter, Mei. But Mei is far closer to Terajima than her father ever was and Terajima seems prepared to destroy both her and Rosslyn . . .


Reg Gadney was born in Cross Hills, Yorkshire in 1941 and educated at the Dragon School, Oxford and at Stowe. He studied English, Fine Art and Architecture at St. Catherine’s College, Cambridge, and whilst there he became the editor of Granta. He won a Theodore von Karman Scholarship to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he became an Instructor and…

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