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Enemy of the Good

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Enemy of the Good by Matthew Palmer
Hardcover $28.00
May 23, 2017 | ISBN 9780399175022

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Praise for Enemy of the Good
“[ENEMY OF THE GOOD] lets the reader see the action up close and in vivid, colorful detail… A fine read with a heroine too honorable to shoot the dog.”—Kirkus Reviews

“Palmer makes the nuances of diplomacy come alive, capturing the contrast between the tedium of diplomatic work and the dangers of espionage.”—Publishers Weekly

“[A] satisfying thriller . . . Palmer does an excellent job of incorporating details about how our government works overseas. . . . A good choice for anyone interested in real-world diplomacy.”–Booklist

Praise for the novels of Matthew Palmer

“Meticulously crafted . . . Palmer’s 25 years in the U.S. Foreign Service serve him well in this suspenseful, briskly paced novel.”—Publishers Weekly
“A fast-paced, action-packed, well-plotted thriller that will more than satisfy espionage fiction fans.”—Library Journal
“Suspenseful . . . Well-written, exciting, and fast-paced fiction by a diplomat with deep knowledge of the Balkans.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Palmer’s first-hand knowledge of the Bosnian War means that this plot is spot on!”—Suspense Magazine

Secrets of State is a gut-churning international thriller whose all-too-real plotline makes one contemplate the dangers of the world in which we live.”—Huffington Post

“A can’t-put-it-down thriller . . . Palmer’s 20 years in the U.S. Foreign Service helps infuse this book with authenticity.”—NPR

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