A West Indian meteorologist warns that a forthcoming hurricane will be more devastating than anything previously encountered. But rising civil unrest is distracting the locals too much for them to take any heed…
There is nothing abnormal about Hurricane Mabel except her ferocity; she should pass harmlessly amongst the islands of the Caribbean. But David Wyatt has developed a sixth sense about hurricanes. He is convinced that Mabel will change course to strike the island of San Fernandez and its capital, St Pierre.
But Wyatt can get nobody to believe him, and a hurricane is only one of the problems that threaten San Fernandez…
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'A tautly written novel of adventure and suspense, packed with exhaustive detail. You will be out of breath when you finish it.' BOOKS AND BOOKMEN
'Brilliantly pictured episodes… sympathetically portrayed characters.' BIRMINGHAM POST
'As long as meticulous craftsmanship and honest entertainment are valued, and as long as action, authenticity, and expertise still make up the strong framework of the good adventure/thriller, Desmond Bagley's books will surely be read.' REGINALD HILL, Twentieth Century Crime and Mystery Writers
'Bagley is a master storyteller.' DAILY MIRRORAbout the Author:
Desmond Bagley wrote 16 novels, becoming one of the world's top-selling authors, with his books translated into more than 30 languages. He was born in 1923 in Kendal and brought up in Blackpool, beginning his working life, aged 14, in the printing industry. After working in an aircraft factory during the Second World War, he decided to travel, working his way through Europe and southern Africa, and in 1951 joined the gold mining industry before becoming a freelance journalist in Johannesburg, where he wrote his first novel, The Golden Keel, in 1962. In 1964 he returned to England, finally settling in Guernsey with his wife, where he died in 1983.
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