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The Betrayers

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Nick Cutter--starting with nothing--crosses oceans and continents as he conquers the world's gambling and liquor markets, only to risk everything for the love of a woman.
Luz had nightheat, the sensuous quality in a woman that makes men ache with desire. Nick loved and lusted for her the first time he saw her. But what he didn't know was that Luz had secrets--that beneath t
Paperback, 368 pages
Published July 10th 2005 by Forge Books (first published September 1st 2004)
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Nana Marfo
Aug 03, 2016 Nana Marfo rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A stunning historical thriller

This is clearly not the handwritten work of Mr. Robbins that much we know. I don't even know if I can say it was that inspired by him. What I do know however is that this is a very strong work all around, one that holds up very well without the Robbins tag. It was a very well-written piece of cold war fiction and only wished it was a little longer. Rich in all the right ingredients: action, drama, intrigue, money, greed and of course, sex, all interwoven with well r
Laura Macmillan
Jan 11, 2015 Laura Macmillan rated it really liked it
This book, although written by his ex-wife and a ghost-writer after his death, is typical Harold Robbins -- a steamy, interesting dramatic novel, firmly rooted in events of the day. This one starts in Russia in the mid-forties and concludes in British Honduras in the 1970's; following the protagonist through a childhood in Russia, young manhood in British Honduras, Castro, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and back to British Honduras.

Along the way he learns to become a moderately successful
Sep 04, 2012 Lucille rated it it was amazing
Fast-paced and well-packed. This book is entertaining and politically colorful, still full of sense, style and sex as the author would want to have it. Robbins proves that one can cover so much ground without having to make it look like it. And it's one hell of a ride around the world.
Wilson Andrews
Jul 16, 2013 Wilson Andrews rated it it was amazing
I just love Harold Robbins.. I have almost completed reading half of his books.. And the rest half I haven't got the chance 2 read yet.. :(
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Born as Harold Rubin in New York City, he later claimed to be a Jewish orphan who had been raised in a Catholic boys home. In reality he was the son of well-educated Russian and Polish immigrants. He was reared by his pharmacist father and stepmother in Brooklyn.

His first book, Never Love a Stranger (1948), caused controversy with its graphic sexuality. Publisher Pat Knopf reportedly bought Never
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