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Oct 06, 2015
| ISBN 9780451416827
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Oct 21, 2014
| ISBN 9780698175365
Oct 21, 2014
| 589 Minutes
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Oct 06, 2015 | ISBN 9780451416827
Oct 21, 2014 | ISBN 9780698175365
Oct 21, 2014 | ISBN 9780698179936
Former CIA officer Valerie Plame and Sarah Lovett, authors of the “tense spy thriller”* Blowback, return with a globe-hopping, nerve-shattering new novel featuring covert CIA ops officer Vanessa Pierson.When Vanessa narrowly escapes a devastating explosion at the Louvre, she suspects the notorious nuclear arms dealer Bhoot was behind the attack. But after staking her career on capturing the madman, it seems a new and even greater threat has emerged.A previously unknown militant group claims responsibility for the bombing and promises even greater carnage. Bhoot himself contacts Vanessa to confirm that a miniaturized nuclear device may have fallen into hands more dangerous than his own. As Vanessa’s investigation leads her to the real terrorists’ plans, she finds herself drawn into a perilous alliance with one of the world’s most dangerous criminals—a man who has become her darkest obsession . . . and perhaps her savior.
Covert CIA ops officer Vanessa Pierson has dedicated her career to capturing one man: Bhoot, the world’s most notorious nuclear arms dealer. That mission has been impeded by the murders of her assets, who were betrayed by a mole within her own agency. When she narrowly escapes death during a devastating explosion at the Louvre, Vanessa immediately suspects that Bhoot was the architect of the brazen terrorist attack. But when a previously unknown militant group claims responsibility for the bombing and promises even greater carnage, she is forced to rethink her initial assumptions—especially when Bhoot himself contacts her to deny responsibility and confirm her suspicions that a miniaturized nuclear device may have fallen into hands more dangerous than his own. Of course, Vanessa knows Bhoot can’t be trusted. But she begins to fear that a new and even greater threat to the world’s fragile balance of power may have emerged.As Vanessa’s investigation leads her ever closer to the identity of the mole and the real terrorists’ plans, she finds herself drawn against all her better instincts into a perilous alliance with one of the world’s most dangerous criminals—a man who has become her darkest obsession . . . and perhaps her savior.Moving swiftly from Paris, to Amsterdam, to Venice, to Istanbul, Burned is a nerve-shattering, intricately woven thriller about the mission to capture a brilliant and elusive mastermind—and an exhilarating new chapter in the Vanessa Pierson saga.
In the continuation of the Vanessa Pierson series by ex–CIA agent Valerie Plame and thriller writer Sarah Lovett, an explosion in Paris sets off an international manhunt to prevent an all-out war.
Valerie Plame’s career in the CIA included assignments in counterproliferation operations, ensuring that enemies of the United States could not… More about Valerie Plame
Sarah Lovett worked as a researcher at the New Mexico State Penitentiary. Her previous novels are Dangerous Attachments and Acquired… More about Sarah Lovett
Praise for Burned“A hard-charging, keenly depicted race against an apocalyptic spike in zero-sum destruction.”—Library JournalPraise for Blowback“Great storytelling, real insider authenticity, and above all a fascinating main character.”—Lee Child“Reads like Clancy, Cussler, or Ludlum.”—*Huffington Post
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