Rules of Betrayal

Rules of Betrayal

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The most riveting novel yet in Christopher Reich's "New York Times" bestselling series--featuring Dr. Jonathan Ransom and his undercover-agent wife Emma, a dangerous woman with a mysterious past who has gone rogue in the high-stakes, serpentine world of international spies. In 1980, a secret American B-52 crashes high in a remote mountain range on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. Nearly thirty years later, and spanning locales from those peaks to New York City, a terrible truth will be revealed. Jonathan Ransom returns as the resourceful doctor thrown into a shadowy world of double and triple agents where absolutely no one can be trusted. To stay alive, Ransom must unravel the mystery surrounding his wife--an enigmatic and lethal spy who plays by her own rules--and discover where her loyalties truly lie. "Rules of Betrayal" is a masterfully plotted novel that cements Christopher Reich's reputation as one of the most admired espionage thriller writers today. "From the Hardcover edition."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 154 x 232 x 38mm | 621.42g
  • Random House Large Print Publishing
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • Large type / large print edition
  • 0739377701
  • 9780739377703

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PRAISE FOR "RULES OF BETRAYAL" "When I want a fantastic read, I reach for a Christopher Reich thriller. Loaded with heart-pounding action, page-turning suspense, and unforgettable characters, "Rules of Betrayal" is one of the best books of the year. Christopher Reich is the king of international intrigue and "Rules of Betrayal" is Reich on the money!" --Brad Thor, #1 "New York Times" bestselling author of "Foreign Influence " PRAISE FOR CHRISTOPHER REICH FROM SOME OF HIS FAMOUS FANS "Christopher Reich is at the top of his game." --David Baldacci "Christopher Reich is one of my favorite suspense writers." --James Patterson "Christopher Reich is the master of the espionage thriller for the 21st century." --Clive Cussler "Reich concocts an elaborate, appealingly twisty plot." --"Entertainment Weekly " "This series is taking off like a rocket." --Lee Child "From the Hardcover edition."show more

About Christopher Reich

CHRISTOPHER REICH is the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Rules of Deception," "Rules of Vengeance," "Numbered Account," and "The Runner." His novel "The Patriots Club" won the International Thriller Writers award for Best Novel in 2006. He lives in Encinitas, California, with his wife and two daughters. "From the Hardcover edition."show more

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1,912 ratings
3.96 out of 5 stars
5 28% (527)
4 46% (882)
3 22% (425)
2 3% (61)
1 1% (17)

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Rules of Betrayal had me wondering how much of this was based on what really went on. There were plenty of elaborate and seemingly crazy spy moments, but somehow the amount of detail and the strange twists seemed like they must have been based on careful research. The book reads as though it could easily be transformed into a high octane movie -- the sort that I'd try to catch on opening weekend. As the skilled surgeon Jonathan Ransom is trying to atone for the violence during his marriage to secret agent Emma Ransom, he finds that much of his old life has followed him into his new one. And a well crafted plea for help leads Ransom to attempt what would have been nearly impossible for a professional. Ransom turns out to be a natural -- the skills and training that made him a world class surgeon carry over to his undercover work. Ransom must penetrate the defenses of an international arms dealer and a powerful terrorist with very limitless resources. Training, luck and some unexpected allies turn Ransom into a formidable opponent - and make Rules of Betrayal a fast-paced and memorable thriller! ISBN-10: 0385531540 - Hardcover $25.95 Publisher: Doubleday; 1 edition (July 13, 2010), 384 pages. Review copy provided by the publisher.show more
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