By Alec Nevala-Lee
Within the lightning-paced sequel to The Icon Thief, Europe's turbulent earlier and terrifying destiny are set to collide within the streets and prisons of London—and past.
Rachel Wolfe, a proficient FBI agent assigned to an immense research out of the country, discovers infamous gun runner has been murdered at his domestic in London, his physique set on fireplace. whilst a moment sufferer is located less than exact conditions, the resultant chase plunges Wolfe and her colleagues right into a breathless race throughout Europe, a mystery battle among ruthless intelligence factions, and a hunt for a remorseless killer with a perilous appointment in Helsinki.
At the center of the secret lies one of many strangest unsolved incidents within the background of Russia—the unexplained loss of life of 9 mountaineers within the Dyatlov cross 5 many years sooner than. And on the middle of all of it stands a determine from Wolfe's personal previous, the Russian thief and previous murderer recognized in one other existence because the Scythian...
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Moreland scratched on the back of a gas station receipt, looking for the girlfriend who set up the date between his client and J. T. Cummings, the only person Dana can think of who can corroborate her story. The ﬁrst number is disconnected. The other is the home of a Mexi can woman who sounds to be about eighty. She’s never heard of Dana Moreland. Jay leaves a note on Eddie Mae’s desk: they’ve got to ﬁnd the witness. He gets home late, after eight o’clock. Bernie is already in bed, snoring. She left a plate for him on the stove.
Charlie passes on a cross-exam. For his direct, he walks a sta pled stack of papers to the judge’s bench: the cop’s afﬁdavit and the original police report. The judge reads the pages in silence while they all wait. The court reporter checks a chipped nail. The bailiff looks at his watch. Out in the hallway, they can hear rubber soles squeaking on the linoleum and one side of an argu ment about who has the best catﬁsh plate, Delﬁna’s on Main or Guido’s. Finally, Judge Hicks looks up, looks right at Jay.
By now, he’s onto the hustle. “If I could just get a little money,” the guy starts. “I’ll pay you back, I swear. ” Jay stands and shows him to the door. The hooker is the only bright spot on the horizon. He tries a couple of phone numbers Ms. Moreland scratched on the back of a gas station receipt, looking for the girlfriend who set up the date between his client and J. T. Cummings, the only person Dana can think of who can corroborate her story. The ﬁrst number is disconnected. The other is the home of a Mexi can woman who sounds to be about eighty.