When an important Chinese intelligence general is shot dead on his way to a secret meeting with Kim Jong-Il, former CIA agent Kirk McGarvey must prove that North Korea did not authorize the hit before the Chinese plunge the entire region into nuclear war.
China -- Relations -- Korea (North) -- Fiction.
Korea (North) -- Relations -- China -- Fiction.
McGarvey, Kirk (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Murder for hire -- Fiction.
Nuclear warfare -- Prevention -- Fiction.
P'yŏngyang (Korea) -- Fiction.