The Dragon's Eye
About the Book
Winner of the 1969 Edgar Award, The Dragon’s Eye takes us behind the Bamboo Curtain into a world of espionage and intrigue in China.
Why me? I was no hero.
Just a war-wise, war-weary combat reporter who’d pushed his luck too far and too long. Still alive and tired of all the dying.
Now all I wanted was a long blonde in a short bikini and a star to steer her by. I cabled my resignation and got the hell out of Asia.
I got as far as Honolulu.
That’s where an old buddy brainwashed me into a mission that would rattle the guts of the most hardened agent. A rescue job behind the Bamboo Curtain. A former British correspondent, now top man in the Chinese news service. A man with lethal secrets…and a Chinese mistress. A man who would deal with no one but me.
Why me? I couldn’t figure it out. And there was only one way to find out….
About the Author
Scott C. S. Stone's knowledge of contemporary Asia began with his military service. He has traveled extensively in the Far East, including Hong Kong, Laos and Vietnam, and he has lives in Hawaii where he was a newspaper correspondent.
He is a winner of the Edgar Award awarded by the Mystery Writer's Association of America for The Dragon's Eye, published by toExcel.