The Butcher's Bill

Genre: Conspiracy Thrillers, Non Fiction, Suspense Thrillers

Book Summary

In Iraq, a shipment of $9 billion in cash goes missing. Each effort to find it ends in death. In Southern California, a mercenary's murder, a severed head, and a bloody hand-written message spark a massive manhunt.

The man connecting these two events is William Butcher, aka The Butcher. Those who stole the money want him dead. The cops want him for murder. Butcher's only hope is his former NCIS colleague and closest friend, Linus Schag.

Torn between loyalties, Schag walks a thin line between doing his job or betraying his friend. Working from opposite ends, Schag and Butcher peel back the layers of conspiracy, revealing a criminal enterprise reaching into the highest levels of government.

Ripped from today's headlines, the plot of The Butcher's Bill ranges from the California mountains to the waters of the Pacific, and will keep readers on edge until its final, explosive climax.


"Those who like their thrillers gritty and charged with unpredictable twists will relish . . . this engrossing saga." (Midwest Book Review)

"This is an amazing novel." (Richie's Reviews)

"The sheer number of plot twists is enough to keep your head spinning and the pages turning." (Joe Dacy, author of Quantum Nova)

"Loved this book! Highly original plot, engaging, sympathetic characters, non-stop action, and plot twists up the ying-yang." (Jay Allan Storey, author of The Arx)

About the Author

Martin Roy Hill is the author of the Linus Schag, NCIS, thrillers, the Peter Brandt thrillers, the award-winning DUTY: Suspense and Mystery Stories from the Cold War and Beyond, a collection of new and previously published short stories, and EDEN: A Sci-Fi Novella.

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