American Ann Halliday is as sexy as Rita Hayworth and as fiery as the Sahara sun. And now she's feeling some real heat, as the prize captive of the Berber leader Abd el Malek…also known as "The Killer."
But Abd el Malek wants Ann alive - and in chains - subject to his every whim and fantasy. Dusty Colton, however, an American deserter from the French Foreign Legion, has a different idea. With all the swagger of Robert Mitchum, he's determined to give "The Killer" a taste of his own bloody medicine. The only problem is…Dusty himself is wanted for murder.
Can Ann and Dusty team up and turn evil on its head? One thing's for sure - between Ann and the Hell's Legionnaire, the temperature is about to get even hotter.
Also includes the adventure stories, "The Barbarians", in which a Legionnaire sets out to avenge a savage killing and makes a stunning discovery, and "The Squad That Never Came Back", the story of a man who has uncovered the secret to a city of gold - a secret that could turn into a death sentence.
On the subject of North Africa, Hubbard said that writers too often "forget a great deal of the languorous quality which made the Arabian Nights so pleasing. Jewels, beautiful women, towering cities filled with mysterious shadows, sultans equally handy with robes of honor and the beheading sword." Hubbard brings this unique insight to his stories of North Africa and the Legionnaires, investing them with an authenticity of time, place and character that will keep you asking for more.
©2012 Galaxy Press (P)2012 Galaxy Press
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I really enjoyed listening to this audiobook several times. It is well narrated and the story unfolds at a very fast rate, presenting you with a surprise at every turn.
The most memorable moment while listening to the book was when the tables turn and the hero narrowly escapes from sure death,
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