The Savage Day Author:Jack Higgins "What in hell are you after, Brigadier?" — I want you to come to work for me, Simon. In exchange, "I'll get you out of prison. The slate wiped clean." — "And what would I have to do in return?" — "Oh, that's simple. I'd like you to take on the I.R.A. in Northern Ireland for us." — There was also the simple matter of rescuing half a million pounds... more »' worth of gold bullion. The gold had been hijacked by one of Ireland's most infamous rebel leaders. The Britis army wanted it back.
Simon Vaughan, officer, gentleman, and murderer, was off and running. Gun running. And what follows is a hair-raising tour through hell and high water.
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