The Devil to Pay

The Devil to Pay

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Harold Robbins has thrilled millions of readers for decades with tales heavy in action, ruthless characters, international intrigue, and the sexiest people on the planet. Now, he takes us on a wild ride in the exciting, cutthroat world of coffee markets. Nash Novak, a struggling Seattle businesswoman who has been framed for arson and murder, is in desperate need of money for her defence. The only way for her to get it: a coffee plantation she has inherited. But there's a catch - she has to run the plantation, deep in the jungles of Colombia, a land of drug lords and warlords. The mysterious inheritance of the plantation, from the father she had never met, comes at the same time a criminal conspiracy is turning Nash's life into a living hell - a conspiracy that stretches all the way to Colombia. But no one brings as much danger to Nash's life as Pablo Escobar, king of the Medellin drug cartels, considered the most dangerous man in Colombia. Things get even more complicated when Nash's quest to clear herself takes her to Shanghai, home of the powerful Chinese Triads that control the flow of dirty money from gambling, prostitution, drugs, and murder. Refusing to let the cartel's murderers drive her off the plantation and ruin the lives of hundreds of families who work it, Nash Novak tackles organized crime and police agencies on two continents to save her plantation...and stay alive.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 160 x 236.2 x 30.5mm | 589.68g
  • St Martin's Press
  • FORGE
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0765311488
  • 9780765311481

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"International settings . . . steamy sex scenes." --"Romantic Times Magazine" on "The Betrayers" "Robbins literary legacy remains very much alive, and his thousands of fans should experience a pleasant sense of deja vu as they race through this latest installment.""Publishers Weekly" on "Heat of Passion" "Robbins's books are packed with action, sustained by a strong narrative drive, and are given vitality by his own colorful life."--The Wall Street Journal "Robbins faithful fans will be lining up for this one. The plot is spiced with loads of fantastical sex and nymphomaniacal women."--Booklist on "Sin City""show more

About Harold Robbins

Born in New York City, HAROLD ROBBINS is one of the world's bestselling authors, writing novels that often mirrored his own experiences and that were peopled by charcacters he had met. JUNIUS PODRUG was selected by the Robbins Estate to carry on the ideas, uncompleted works, and tradition of Harold Robbins because he was both a friend of Harold's and a writer whose books Harold admired. He is the author of Harold Robbins' "The Betrayers" and "Blood Royal."show more

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80 ratings
3.71 out of 5 stars
5 28% (22)
4 29% (23)
3 32% (26)
2 10% (8)
1 1% (1)
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