Wages of Sin

Wages of Sin

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Tommy Carmellini was the best burglar in the business. He was so good that most of his victims took weeks to find out they'd been robbed. But even the best slip up and they got him in the end. But then Tommy was given a choice. Go to prison or work for the CIA? State penitentiary or Langley? No choice at all, and now he must use his unique talents in a desperate search for information and - ultimately - power...In WAGES OF SIN, Tommy's sent to guard a farmhouse in Virginia's remote Blue Ridge Mountains, where top government operatives are debriefing a star defector: the ultimate KGB insider, a man with records on every operation and every dirty trick the agency has ever pulled. Tommy arrives to find the guards dead, and a team of US commandos slaughtering everyone in sight, then setting the house alight. Tommy escapes with what appears to be the sole survivor, a beautiful translator who steals his car and leaves him for dead. What secrets did the defector know? Who would have killed to prevent him talking? Smart money says someone in the US government is behind the massacre and is now after Tommy. In a world where nothing is as it seems and no one is who he pretends to be, who can Tommy trust? The answer may be deadly...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 152 x 230 x 40mm | 598.74g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0752846302
  • 9780752846309

About Stephen Coonts

Stephen Coonts is a former naval aviator who flew combat missions during the Vietnam War. A former attorney, he resides with his wife and son in Las Vegas.show more

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