“A triumph of investigative journalism.” — Tom Wright. "Truly one of the most nail-biting, page-turning, terrifying true-crime books I've ever read." — Nick Bilton. From award-winning journalists Matthew Campbell and Kit Chellel, the gripping, true-crime story of a notorious maritime hijacking at the heart of a massive conspiracy — and the unsolved murder that threatened to unravel it all. In July 2011, the oil tanker Brillante Virtuoso was drifting through the treacherous Gulf of Aden when a crew of Somali pirates attacked and set her ablaze in a devastating explosion. But when David Mockett, a maritime surveyor working for Lloyd’s of London, inspected the damaged vessel, he was left with more questions than answers...
Publisher: Portfolio; 1st Edition (May 3, 2022) Pages: 288 pages ISBN-10: 0593329236 ISBN-13: 978-0593329238 ASIN: B096WWDDZ4
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About the author: Matthew Campbell is an award-winning reporter and editor for Bloomberg Businessweek magazine, covering major political and business stories across the Asia-Pacific region. He has reported from more than twenty countries on subjects including crime, terrorism, climate change, and public health. Kit Chellel is a reporter at Bloomberg and a writer for Bloomberg Businessweek magazine. He has won numerous international prizes for his work, covering everything from Chinese state hackers and feuding hedge funds to shady Nigerian oil deals and Irish sectarian gangsters.