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Power Play

ISBN 
9781415207314
Format 
Trade Paperback
Recommended Price 
R220.00
Published 
January 1980
About the book: 
Krista Bishop runs a security agency, for women only. Until she gets a call she can’t refuse from the government spooks: guard two high-profile Chinese businessmen.
 
What Krista isn’t told is that the Chinese are mopping up the richly rewarding abalone poaching business. They want it all, from shore to plate. A takeover that will kick three Cape Town ganglords – known as the Untouchables – out of business and destroy their luxury lifestyles.
 
Abalone means power, money, drugs, guns. No longer untouchable, gang boss Titus Anders fears for the life of his daughter and calls in Krista Bishop to protect her from the madness as a gang war ignites.
 
Krista is the best. She’s young, tough and a long way from the violence of the streets. Or is she? The war is everywhere. Right in her own backyard. 

And there is a secret agent waiting for her, with a gun in his hand …
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About the Author

Agents of the State is Mike Nicol’s twentieth book. He has written novels, works of non-fiction, and poetry. His thrillers are published in the UK and the USA, and have been translated into Afrikaans, Dutch, French, and German.

His Revenge Trilogy featured in the KrimiZeit top 10 list in Germany, as did Of Cops & Robbers and Power Play, while Payback was shortlisted for the VN Thriller of the Year award in Holland and the Prix SCNF Du Polar 2016 in France. He lives in Cape Town.

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