Assignment--Silver Scorpion Author:Edward S. Aarons "My job is to stay alive--first, last, and always." --Sam Durell — Sam Durell had survived in this business by taking no one for granted. Long ago he had learned to live alone, hunt alone, depend on himself alone. — Now he wasn't alone and he wished he were. For the presence of Georgette Finch, and attractive young woman agent for K Section, compl... more »icated the ob of recovering a stolen three hundred million in American money. It was hidden somewhere behind the smoke curtain of civil war in Boganda, a newly emerged African nation.
Sam figured he was better off without Finch, until he ran into a couple of deadly female pirates who were out to increase their fortune by--you guessed it--three hundred million. And since they had an army, Sam decided he needed all the help he could get. But trusting Finch was a bit more than he counted on.« less