Ex-SAS team members use their black operations skills to hunt down a deadly gold and diamond robbers across Europe, Hong Kong and South America in order to bring the triad gang leaders to account.
Jack Calder is an ex-SAS soldier working with former colleagues in ISP, a specialist security firm. When he is sent to investigate a diamond heist in Holland, he swiftly learns that there is a strong Far East connection.
A trail of murder leads to Hong Kong where Jack becomes involved with the glamorous chief of ISP's local bureau, May-Ling. Together they begin to unravel a complex web of corruption. The twin spiders at the centre of this web are the Chan brothers, leaders of one of Hong Kong's most ruthless and powerful triad gangs.
The trial of death and mayhem coils across Europe, Hong Kong and South America until all the scores are settled.
On either side of him, one man each took hold of an arm. Two others stepped forward swiftly and acted in concert. Two meat cleavers flashed and thudded through the flesh on each of his arms, imbedding in the solid wood of the table beneath his fingers. The speed of their movement beat the signal of pain to his brain. His hands were severed from his wrists. He opened his mouth to cry out but the blackness engulfed him before the scream could begin.
As the dying triad was folded into the tarpaulin, the man in the middle seat spoke. “Please remove this scum and park it with the fishes. Show the hands that were stealing my money around the streets, to the rest of our people.” His voice was quiet. “Remind them how much I value their honesty.