By Andrew Kaplan
"Kaplan has written one of many smartest, swiftest and so much compelling secret agent novels i have learn in years."
—Harlan Coben, writer of Live Wire
"Wow! Scorpion Betrayal…delivers extra heart-thumping twists and turns, ideals and betrayals, than The Day of the Jackal and The secret agent Who got here in from the Cold rolled into one."
—Katherine Neville, writer of The Eight
A breakneck-paced overseas espionage mystery within the Robert Ludlum and Daniel Silva vein, Andrew Kaplan's exceptional Scorpion Betrayal is a relentlessly interesting page-turner that would retain readers at the fringe of their seats. that includes essentially the most interesting protagonists in secret agent fiction—an ex-CIA agent code-named Scorpion—on a wide ranging chase around the capitals of Europe in pursuit of a frighteningly elusive terrorist often called "the Palestinian," this can be a novel that Alex Berenson, Ted Bell, Brad Thor, Vince Flynn, and Barry Eisler fanatics are going to love.
And do not pass over Andrew's new novel, native land: Carrie's Run, to be had September third, the reputable prequel novel to the hit Showtime sequence, fatherland, that includes CIA Intelligence Officer Carrie Mathison on a project within the center East sooner than Season 1. This riveting, unique mystery finds the compelling untold backstories of the sequence' major characters and takes lovers deeper into the existence and brain of the bright lady undercover agent. learn the way all of it begun in Homeland: Carrie's Run.
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Arturo, make a note,” the top minister acknowledged to his aide. “Of path, best Minister,” Harris acknowledged. “You’ll need to paintings that out with the British, even though you might have considered trying to attend until eventually after Scotland backyard is completed. She is cooperating with them. She gave them the lead that her girlfriend—English, named Liz—was Hassani’s female friend, and that earlier than they got here to Rome, Liz and Hassani were staying with jihadis in Turin. After that, it used to be only a subject of monitoring down the entire foreigners and Muslim jihadi varieties who were in Turin at the moment, with i need to say loads of support from the AISE and the Carabinieri. ” He gestured to incorporate the major minister and Moretti. “Also, the NSA, monitoring down the entire cellphone messages with the word ‘al Jabbar. ’ “We now understand that during Europe, as well as Rome, there have been 4 extra assaults deliberate: London, Brussels, Paris, and Madrid. because of the leads from Turin, we have been capable of cease 3 of the 4. the single person who slipped during the web and wasn’t picked up in time was once a tender Tunisian scholar in Madrid, who controlled to detonate his suicide vest at a bus stop—prematurely, we think—killing and injuring a tender woman. ” “What approximately the US? ” the top minister requested. “There have been 3 assaults planned,” Harris responded. “We stopped , the large one, the bioweapon assault in big apple and one in Chicago; a Pakistani collage pupil who used to be making plans to explode a teach. there have been 3 deaths: the Bangladeshi girl and a Pakistani helicopter pilot in ny, and an incident in l. a.. to date we’ve been in a position to perspective the media so the general public has been reassured that they have been all below surveillance and that the main hazard was once stopped. not anything in regards to the bio probability has been given to the click. ” “So many assaults. This time we have been lucky,” the major minister acknowledged. “We have been good,” Harris stated. “Thanks to lo Scorpione. inform him,” the top minister gestured at Moretti, “what we present in the camion di Carabinieri. ” “One hundred and sixty-five pounds of RDX, plus greater than twelve hundred pounds of fertilizer and diesel gasoline and 3 pounds of Cesium-137,” Moretti stated. “A soiled bomb. it will were a complete disaster,” the best minister stated, shaking his head. “What are you conversing approximately? What concerning the uranium? ” Scorpion requested. “What uranium? ” the best minister acknowledged, taking a look at Scorpion and Harris. “The twenty-one pounds of hugely enriched U-235 lacking from Russia. That uranium! ” “There used to be not anything within the camion,” Moretti stated. “Only the cesium. that will were undesirable adequate. Cesium-137 has a half-life of thirty years and it bonds with everything—walls, paint, steel, airborne dirt and dust, bushes, air. a lot of Rome could have been made uninhabitable. ” “The uranium used to be a fake alarm,” Harris acknowledged. “It could have been disinformation from the Russians. ” “This is bullshit! ” Scorpion stated, status up. He stubbed the cigar out in an ashtray at the leading minister’s table, a sickening feeling within the pit of his abdominal. “Where’s Dave Rabinowich?