In The Hour Before Midnight Author:Jack Higgins "I WAS READY TO TAKE ON THE WORLD AGAIN AND BEAT IT AT ITS OWN DARK GAME." — When Sean Burke saved me from that hellhole of an Egyptian prison,I only knew I was damned glad to be out. — I did not know that he was about to involve me in one of the world's dirtiest and deadliest intrigues. All he told me was we were going on a rescue mission into Si... more »cily. The daughter of an unsavory millionaire had been kidnapped by a notorious local bandit - which seemed reasonable enough. Kidnapping was, after all, one of Sicily's oldest industries.
Sicily. I had not told Sean Burke about mt Sicilian grandfather. Head of the Crime Syndicate. I decided it was safer to keep it a secret.
So there I was. Stacey Wyatt, piano player, soldier of fortune, escaped prisoner, on his way to a second chance at life. Or was it death?« less