When Russian spy Irena Kolodenkova stumbles upon project Whirlwind and makes a run for it, Sam, the National security Advisor, calls on Charlie McKenzie, former Central Intelligence Operations director, for one last job. Having lost his position and served time in prison after following mistaken orders from Sam, Charlie sees it as an opportunity to make a lot of money and force Sam to give him a presidential pardon. Sam also hires ruthless mercenary Johan Schmidt, who hopes his assignment will not only result in the capture of Irina, but the death of Charlie. Charlie quickly locates Irina, only to let her go. He'll catch up with her soon enough. As the chase ensues and becomes more volatile, Charlie unravels the mystery of Whirlwind and finds himself falling for the beautiful, talented and good-hearted Irina. He appoints himself her protector, though Irina isn't so ready to let him help her. Humiliated by her father while growing up, Irina is determined to prove she's good enough. As Johan and his henchmen close in on Irina and Charlie, the bond between them grows, but is it enough to save them both and bring Irina over to Charlie's side?
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** 'If ever a novel bristled with sheer intrigue and suspense, it's Garber's. ( Clive Cussler ** 'Fast-paced thrillers don't get any better than this!')
Joseph Garber is the author of the international bestseller Vertical Run and two other novels. Prior to becoming a novelist he was a journalist and businessman. He lives in Northern California, where is he is working on a new thriller.
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Book Description Harpercollins, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. 6.25x9.25. Charlie McKenzie is the best at what he does - dirty work for the CIA. But he was double-crossed by his bosses to cover up a mammoth intelligence blunder, and he wants to get even. When a young Russian spy stumbles across a top-secret technology called Whirlwind, Charlie's bosses have to put him on the case, but he knows they will double-cross him again - if he does not do something first.313 pages, published @ $24.95. Bookseller Inventory # 13347
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