• Title: Villanelle: Shanghai
  • Author: Luke Jennings
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 279
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Villanelle Shanghai From bestselling author Luke Jennings the third novella in the Villanelle thriller series Beneath a bruise dark monsoon sky Villanelle paces the streets of Shanghai Her task to eliminate the leader
    From bestselling author Luke Jennings, the third novella in the Villanelle thriller series Beneath a bruise dark monsoon sky, Villanelle paces the streets of Shanghai Her task, to eliminate the leader of an elite team of Chinese hackers, who are stealing vital data from the West Beautiful and sexually predatory, a psychopath who has been trained to kill without hesitatiFrom bestselling author Luke Jennings, the third novella in the Villanelle thriller series Beneath a bruise dark monsoon sky, Villanelle paces the streets of Shanghai Her task, to eliminate the leader of an elite team of Chinese hackers, who are stealing vital data from the West Beautiful and sexually predatory, a psychopath who has been trained to kill without hesitation, Villanelle is the ultimate assassin But hard on her heels is the brilliant and fiercely determined Eve Polastri of MI6, who has sworn to hunt Villanelle down, whatever the personal cost The stage is set for erotic intrigue and bloody violence, played out against the glittering backdrop of Asia s most decadent city What I enjoy about Villanelle is that she is robotic and ruthless and kills to order, but you don t in any way dislike her Her effortless cool and glamour and cleverness ensure that Villanelle is a professional killing machine and she does her job, never stopping to query the ethics or the rights and wrongs of her work Actually, neither did I, very much A gripping story Well written Fast paced Two great female characters What s not to love Christine s Book Reviews on Villanelle Hollowpoint Fast and furious We can t wait for the next one And by the way, someone get a copy of this story to Jennifer Lawrence If she s looking for her next franchise after The Hunger Games, this may be it Howard Polskin Thin Reads on Codename Villanelle LUKE JENNINGS is the author of Blood Knots, short listed for the Samuel Johnson and William Hill prizes, and of several novels, including the Booker Prize nominated Atlantic As a journalist he has written for The Observer, Vanity Fair, the New Yorker and Time.

    One Reply to “Villanelle: Shanghai”

    1. The third novella in the Villanelle series now the third chapter in the composite book.The action takes us into China and the exotic location of Shanghai. She is tasked to take out the head of a computer hacking organisation that is undermining Western interests.Where the book fails for me is the role given to the former MI5 operative Eve Polastri who is off the books investigating the female assassin. She seems tenacious but completely unsuited to this role, yet their paths seem undoubtedly des [...]

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