The Iron Sickle (Paperback)

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When a U.S. Army Claims officer stationed in South Korea is murdered in grisly fashion the roustabout duo of George Sueno and Ernie Bascom go against orders to track a calculating killer.
Early one rainy morning, the head of the 8th United States Army Claims Office in Seoul, South Korea, is brutally murdered by a Korean man in a trench coat with a small iron sickle hidden in his sleeve. The attack is a complete surprise, carefully planned and clinically executed. How did this unidentified Korean civilian get onto the tightly controlled US Army base? And why attack the claims officer--is there an unsettled grudge, a claim of damages that was rejected by the US Army?
Against orders, CID agents George Sueno and Ernie Bascom start to investigate. Somehow, no one they speak to has been interviewed yet. The 8th Army isn't great at solving cases, but they aren't usually this bad, either. George and Ernie begin to suspect that someone doesn't want the case solved.
Martin Limon proves once again why he is hailed by his peers as one of the greatest military writers of his time.

From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author


Martin Limon retired from military service after twenty years in the US Army, including ten years in Korea. He is the author of numerous books in the Sueno and Bascom series, including the New York Times Notable Jade Lady Burning, Slicky Boys, The Iron Sickle, Nightmare Range, and The Ville Rat. He lives near Seattle. From the Hardcover edition.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781616955687
ISBN-10: 1616955686
Publisher: Soho Crime
Publication Date: June 9th, 2015
Pages: 320
Language: English
Series: Sergeants Sueno and BASCOM Novel