Abuse of Privilege

Abuse of Privilege

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A teenage American girl is kidnapped. Her powerful and distraught parents are determined to get her back - at any price. During the negotiations with the girl's captors issues arise that cannot be explained but don't seem to matter. Too slow for the parents, too quick for the authorities a ransom and transfer agreement is struck. All that remains is to find a suitable go-between - and to find him quickly. " ..... just collect the girl and bring her home; it's that easy." What could possibly go wrong? But nothing is ever that easy; the courier must travel across three continents, from Paris to Peru, and deal with a variety of changing identities and kaleidoscopically differing perspectives. Whilst battling some rather annoying inner demons of his own he must consider which steps to take, which choices to make and accept the consequences. This is the world of manipulation, of powerful women and of the double-bluff; a world in which the difference between truth and fiction, and understanding when that difference really matters, is never straightforward. At the end of the day there was a job to do and he was the one who had been told to do it.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 270 pages
  • 127 x 203 x 14mm | 268g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508697159
  • 9781508697152
  • 2,383,335

About John S Langley

John S. Langley was born and raised in the North East of England. He has two brothers, three sons, and one wife and they presently share their Cumbrian home with three cats, four chickens and about 20,000 bees. Qualified as a Chemical Engineer he worked for large multi-national companies, travelling the world at their expense, before moving into Consultancy and latterly his own company. He has written all his life and has had a short story published but the rigours of adhering to the requirements of Technical Report writing put a dampener on creativity and it is only now, before it is too late, that he has returned to his first love.show more