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Lords of Corruption

Lords of Corruption

ISBN-10: 1593155670
ISBN-13: 9781593155674
Mass Market Paperback
Also available: Hardcover
$7.99 US · $9.99 CAN
Rights: World, excluding UK and Commonwealth
Published: February 2010

About the Book

When an obscure charity recruits Josh Hagarty to manage their activities in a war-torn region of Africa, he is eager to sign on and atone for a past he regrets. After a lifetime of bad luck, someone is finally giving him a chance. All he has to do is not blow it. He tries to lose himself in his new job, but soon the precariousness of his situation becomes impossible to ignore. Gideon, the man assigned to guide him through the dangerous and exotic world he’s been thrust into, is revealed to be a psychotic thug with ties to the country’s genocidal dictator. And Josh’s predecessor didn’t quit as Josh had been led to believe, but was found dismembered in the jungle after asking questions that no one wanted answered. Worse yet, Josh eventually realizes he has become an unwitting player in a billion-dollar conspiracy with tentacles snaking across the globe. Escape is impossible—the only way out is to bring the whole institution down. With the help of Annika Gritdal, a beautiful Scandinavian aid worker, and journalist JB Flannary, Josh pits himself against an American criminal organization backed by a dictator who is virtually omnipotent within the borders of his country. As his own survival becomes less and less likely, Josh realizes that his life is just one of thousands—perhaps millions—at stake.


“Kyle Mills has written a penetrating and provocative thriller about murder and corruption in the heart of Africa. Impressively researched and brilliantly executed, Lords of Corruption is filled with clever twists, smart dialogue and memorable characters that leap off the page. This book is a must read for anyone who loves thrillers that both entertain and inform. Bravo!”
— David Morrell, New York Times bestselling author of The Spy Who Came for Christmas

“Mills’s prose is crisp and his action skills are top-notch.”
Publishers Weekly

“Edge-of-seat quotient: Sky-high.”
Entertainment Weekly

“Mills, like David Baldacci, knows that a great story comes first.”
Library Journal

“Mills does the large scale thriller better than anyone else working the genre today. As a matter of fact, he may do it better than anyone who’s ever sent a character out to save the world.”
Kyle Mills
Kimberly Mills
About Kyle Mills
Kyle Mills is the New York Times bestselling author of eight books, including his award-winning The Second Horseman . Growing up in Oregon as a Bureau Kid, Kyle absorbed an enormous amount of information about the FBI, which he incorporates into his novels. He and his wife live in Wyoming and enjoy rock climbing.

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