Jack deals in cardboard, selling expensive and rare gaming cards to rich collectors. He makes plenty of money, travelling the world. He meets millionaire Henri, the man who has everything. Well, almost everything. Henri wants the elusive Okinawa Dragon, a one-off card given to a Japanese businessman who refuses to sell. A plan is hatched, and Jack is soon on his way to Osaka to complete Henri’s collection. There is only one way to get hold of something somebody doesn’t want to give.
The Okinawa Dragon is the fourth in the Crime Express series.
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Nicola Monaghan is the author of The Killing Jar, (Chatto and Windus), March 06 – paperback March 07 – US edition April 07. The Killing Jar won a Betty Trask Award and The Authors’ Club Best First Novel Prize. Her second novel is Starfishing (Chatto and Windus), due March 2008. She lives in Nottingham and is a Fellow of the National Academy of Writing at UCE in Birmingham.
Praise for The Killing Jar: “A startling and potent debut novel. Powerful and complex.” — the Independent