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By Tom Rob Smith





Tom Rob Smith's debut, baby forty four, used to be an instantaneous publishing sensation and marked the arriving of a big new expertise in modern fiction. Named one among most sensible a hundred thrillers of all time through NPR, it hit bestseller lists around the globe, received the CWA Ian Fleming metal Dagger Award and the ITW mystery Award for top First Novel, and was once longlisted for the fellow Booker Prize.

In this spellbinding new novel, Tom Rob Smith probes the tenuous border among love and obsession as Leo Demidov struggles to untangle the threads of a devastating conspiracy that shatters every little thing he holds expensive. Deftly shooting the claustrophobic depth of the chilly War-era Soviet Union, it's instantaneously a heart-pounding mystery and a richly atmospheric novel of notable depth....


Leo Demidov isn't any longer a member of Moscow's mystery police. but if his spouse, Raisa, and daughters Zoya and Elena are invited on a "Peace Tour" to big apple urban, he's instantly suspicious.

Forbidden to go back and forth along with his family members and trapped at the different aspect of the realm, Leo watches helplessly as occasions in big apple spread and people closest to his middle are pulled right into a internet of political conspiracy and betrayal-one that may lead to tragedy.

In the terrible aftermath, Leo calls for just one factor: to enquire the killer who destroyed his family members. His request is summarily denied. Crippled via grief and haunted by means of the necessity to discover precisely what occurred on that evening in ny, Leo takes concerns into his personal fingers. it's a quest that would span a long time, and take Leo round the world-from Moscow, to the mountains of Soviet-controlled Afghanistan, to the backstreets of recent York-in pursuit of the only guy who is aware the reality: Agent 6.

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Perhaps he realised the lung infection had weakened the muscles of his heart, and that he hadn't long to live. ' The words trailed away as a trace of emotion brought a slightly higher note to her voice, but she controlled it. 'I didn't know he'd written to the solicitor--until after--after he was dead. He knew I wouldn't have wanted him to. ' Jason's tone was dry, but inwardly he admired her spirit. It could not have been an easy six months, what- ever way you looked at it. ' She squared her shoulders now and looked at him.

Said Alexandra childishly, facing him in defiance of her emotions. ' Jason's mouth relaxed a little. 'I'm sorry, but I'm afraid this is not a holiday hotel. It's a working ranch, with any number of things waiting to be done. ' Miss Holland rose now and after a reproving look in Alexandra's direction moved uncomfortably towards the door where Jason was standing. 'I expect we're all tired. ' 'I'm not,' declared Alexandra shortly, tipping her head on one side and daring Jason to argue with her, but he was already standing aside to allow her companion to leave the room.

What- ever, she would have to learn that young women, however enthusiastic, did not throw themselves into the arms of a virtual stranger just because he had agreed to her wishes, albeit against his better judgment. Having extracted himself, and with her wrists pressed firmly against her sides, Jason felt more able to speak seriously to her, although the dancing violet eyes were a continual distraction. 'Miss Holland,' he said, 'Miss Holland must agree to come with us, do you understand? If she refuses ' 'She won't,' Alexandra interrupted certainly.

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