aThis installment is all about impossible escapes and elusive spycraftab.Another hit in this knockout thriller series featuring nonstop danger, casually clever descriptions of exotic locales, evolving characterization, and evenhanded sociopolitical commentary. Recommended for every beach bag.a aBooklist In the newest international thrill ride from New York Times-bestselling author Ridley Pearson, John Knox and Grace Chu, the incomparable and often incompatible duo, team up again, this time in the exotic acity between two worlds, a Istanbul. Whatas it like to see yourself in a picture you never knew was taken? John Knox is an expert at surveillance and delicate, international dealings. So he is understandably thrown when David aSargea Dulwich, his contact at Rutherford Risk, hands him a photo of a transaction he recently facilitated in the Middle East. More curious to him, heas shown that photo while in the Red Room, the private security companyas highly secure underground bunker, where eavesdropping is impossible and privacy ensured. Why all the cloak-and-dagger? Knox is pressured into accepting a job as an art broker in the mysterious Istanbul, a city situated on two continents where East meets West and Islam meets Christianity. It is a melting pot of spies, terrorists, and conflicting interests. Teamed with smart, quick, and fearless Grace Chu, Knox must navigate a murky operation, the only goal of which is to spend five minutes in the proximity of a man theyave never met. Why? What can it possibly matter? And why are so many others bound and determined to see it never happensaat any cost?The woman with the two children is not dismissed, nor the squatting old man with the turban and a cigarette stitched to his ... Possible threats enter his mental hotbox, a quarterbacka#39;s read of a sudden change in defense by the opposing team.
|Title||:||The Red Room|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2014-06-17|