What it's about:
Disavowed agent Jake Noble is living on his boat, trying to scrape together enough money for his mother’s cancer treatment when the CIA offers him one hundred and fifty thousand dollars for one last mission.
Bati Ramos, daughter of a Philippine diplomat, has been snatched off the street in broad daylight. She is diabetic and will die without insulin.
With the clock ticking on Bati’s life, Noble delves back into the seedy underbelly of Manila’s sex trade. What he finds goes deeper than a random kidnapping.
**Between 21 and 30 million people live in slavery. Most are women and children. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to the fight against human trafficking*
Why: while I love the.idea of a portion of the proceeds from the sale.of.this book goes to the fight against human trafficking , I just couldn't get into the story ,there was hardly anything happening.
Challenge: 2017 Big Books
Plus 3rd book of 60 I want to read in 2017