She hunts her enemies one by one. Looks into their eyes. Shows them her face. To let them know they've been beaten by an eighteen year old girl. A new breed of psychopath terrorises San Francisco: a woman who is seductive, manipulative,and lethally proficient in martial arts. First to die is Toshigi Tasoto - a prominent videogame developer whose company created Jade Dragon, the female ninja character imitated by the real life murderess. Investigations lead to Tasoto's daughter Nicole, a games designer as brilliant as she is beautiful. Her past is the key to the mystery. But is she a potential victim. .or a killer playing a murderous game?
Table of Contents
Chapter List 1. A Woman in the Crowd 2. Ninety Minutes to Live 3. Time to Die 4. An Uninvited Guest 5. Safely Back Home 6. The Victim's Role 7. A Bonus Kill 8. Mourning the Dead 9. Green Eyed with Envy 10. Lady Ninja 11. Star of the Show 12. Officer Down 13. The Red Haired Assassin 14. Hope Sinks with Apollo 15. The Dragon's Lair 16. Modus Operandi 17. The Final Boss 18. After Green Comes Amber
Andy Phillips was born in Oldham, England. He holds a doctorate in Applied Mathematics and a BSc Joint Honours Maths/Physics. Prior to writing Jade Dragon (his first novel), he released four critically acclaimed interactive fiction games (text adventures) as freeware: Heroine's Mantle (2000), Enemies (1998), Heist: the Crime of the Century (1997), and Time: All Things come to an End (1996). For three of these, he was shortlisted as a finalist for the annual XYZZY awards. In non-fiction, the author has published several scientific articles in recognised international astrophysics journals.