Three thrillers set in WWII-era Asia by a New York Times-bestselling author who writes "like a cross between Joseph Conrad and James Clavell" (Houston Chronicle).
"A master of terse, ironic dialogue," the author of A Covenant with Death presents a trilogy that journeys from the Gobi Desert to Peking to Burma in the chaotic years following the Second World War (Kirkus Reviews).
The Chinese Bandit: An American ex-marine must run for his life in the cutthroat atmosphere of postwar China, pursued by both a dangerous criminal and Chiang Kai-shek's forces. This one "will keep readers turning pages through the night" (Los Angeles Times).
The Last Mandarin: An American mercenary chases a Japanese war criminal through the war-torn streets of Peking in this "fascinating . . . exciting" adventure (The**Philadelphia Inquirer).
The Blue-Eyed Shan: The battle between East and West explodes in a remote corner of Burma, as an anthropologist in an isolated mountain village finds himself fighting to save the people he loves from the Chinese Red Army and a fearsome tribe of headhunters. A thriller "as exciting as Raiders of the Lost Ark" (Publishers Weekly*).*
Described as "absolutely ripping adventure" by Time and "sublime entertainment" by John Irving, the Far East Trilogy is an unforgettable saga filled with suspense, epic scope, and rich historical atmosphere.