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May 25, 2010
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Aug 04, 2009
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Aug 04, 2009
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May 25, 2010 | ISBN 9780307387837
Aug 04, 2009 | ISBN 9780385530309
Aug 04, 2009 | ISBN 9780739358030
New York Times BestsellerMonths after foiling an international terrorist attack, Doctors Without Borders physician Jonathan Ransom is working under an assumed name in a remote corner of Africa. His wife, Emma, desperate to escape the wrath of Division, the secret American intelligence agency she betrayed, has been in hiding. Both look forward to sharing a stolen weekend in London—until a terrorist attack ruins their romantic rendezvous. In the aftermath, Emma disappears and Jonathan is apprehended by the police and threatened, unless he helps secure his wife’s capture. He embarks on a breathless chase across Europe, searching for Emma, and keeping Division at bay . . . until he realizes that all along he’s been a pawn in a high-stakes game of international intrigue far beyond his imagining.Follow the Rules:Don’t miss Christopher Reich’s new thriller, Rules of Betrayal, coming in hardcover in July. The first novel in the series, Rules of Deception, is available now in paperback.
A riveting sequel to the New York Times bestseller Rules of Deception that confirms Christopher Reich as the master of the espionage thriller.Months after foiling an attack on a commercial jetliner, Doctors Without Borders physician Jonathan Ransom is working under an assumed name in a remote corner of Africa while his wife, Emma, desperate to escape the wrath of Division, the secret American intelligence agency she betrayed, has vanished into the netherworld of international espionage. Both look forward to sharing a stolen weekend in London—until an ambush on a convoy of limousines turns their romantic rendezvous into a terrorist bloodbath. In the aftermath, Emma disappears and Jonathan is apprehended by the police and threatened with life imprisonment unless he helps secure his wife’s capture. Faced with an impossible decision, Jonathan makes a daring escape. On the run, herealizes that his only option is to become a spy himself in order to track down Emma and discover the true nature of the conspiracy she appears to be masterminding. In the process, Jonathan begins to realize that all along he’s been a pawn in a high-stakes game of international intrigue and one-upsmanship far beyond his imagining.
Christopher Reich is the New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Deception, Numbered Account, and The Patriot’s Club, which won the International Thriller Writers Award for best novel in 2006. He lives in California with his family.
“I thought the first Jonathan Ransom thriller was as good as it could get. I was wrong. This one blows it away. This series is taking off like a rocket.” —Lee Child“The stakes are sky high. The locales are exotic. The plot is ripped from tomorrow’s headlines.” —Vince Flynn“Stellar. . . . A blinding twist at the end adds a spectacular fillip to a masterful performance by one of the genre’s elite.” —Publishers Weekly“Jonathan Ransom has all the makings of a Hitchcock hero.” —Entertainment Weekly “Christopher Reich is one of my favorite suspense writers.” —James Patterson “Christopher Reich is at the top of his game.” —David Baldacci “Christopher Reich is one of my favorite suspense writers and he’s outdone himself this time.” —James Patterson “Christopher Reich is the master of the espionage thriller for the 21st century.” —Clive Cussler
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