In the U.K… A top secret government project must beat the Russians in a race which will give the winner control of men's minds. Meanwhile the police hunt is on for a gruesome paedophile who mutilates his kills, and the death toll is rising! In Italy…Six children are abducted from Rome's streets on the same day. The carabiniere hunt for them uncovers a paedophile ring with unexpected connections. In America...The Hip Sing and Burning Hand tongs vie for supremacy of New York's Chinatown. In Italy... Maria Orsinni begins a journey towards her new life. It is a journey which will develop her martial arts talent and life-skills. It will also bring her into conflict with America's Mafia and its CIA, Chinese Triads, and killer paedophiles.
Keywords: "Crime thriller", "martial arts", "female crime fighter", "political thriller", "Mafia", "Chinese triads", "Coming of age"