In keeping with the high-concept action-thriller genre, and in line with the character’s surname, which is Barrett, I was going to call the follow-up to NQA .50 cal.
Lucas did me a cover.
Then I changed my mind and, because of the geography of where most of the action takes place, I thought I’d call it The Silk Road.
Lucas re-did the cover.
Now I’m not sure. Either way it will be out before Christmas, with one title or another – apart from anything else, it’s my Christmas gift to the brekky club, so it has to be ready.