In Hidden Battlefields, the sequel to The Iranian Scorpion, Robert Dawson goes undercover in Peru.
There he follows a huge cocaine shipment by the Maoist guerrilla organisation Shining Path to the dreaded ‘Ndrangheta mafia in southern Italy. We follow the action down the Amazon, across the Atlantic, and from northwest Africa to Italy.
Robert’s father, David, a retired U.S. army general, is involved once again in the undercover operation. Mary Jo, a defence department contractor with a top secret clearance, and Kate, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, have to decide romantically between Robert and David. All the characters must deal with internal conflicts about the choices they face.
This is his 6th novel. His previous works have won 13 awards.