Toll For The Brave Author:Jack Higgins Ellis Jackson survives a helicopter crash in Viet Nam only to find himself in a "special" POW camp - one designed specifically for brainwashing. Seduced by his beautiful Chinese "instructor" Madame Ny, he descends into a tangled web of confusion. Only his friendship with a fellow prisoner, the American Brigadier General James Maxwell St. Claire... more », "Black Max", offers him a semblance of sanity - and eventually an escape from the prison camp.
Twenty years later, Jackson relives the mental torture of his experience in vivid nightmares of terror and betrayal. Only the sensuous Sheila Ward can call him back to the present. Once again, the brilliant Max appears at his side - but the flashbacks become too real, and Jackson must discover, as he struggles fiercely with the murky dangers of British espionage, where the dream ends and the reality begins.« less