By Greg Rucka
Tara Chace could be the most deadly girl alive. she will seduce you into believing she’s the girl of your dreams—or kill you with the icy potency of an executioner. because the new head of certain Operations for British Intelligence, she now not has to court docket loss of life within the field—she desires to.Throw away the previous principles, the old fashioned, the old-boy community. the realm of overseas espionage is ready to profit the tough means that spying is not any longer merely…A Gentleman's GameGreg Rucka’s electrifying thrillers have driven the bounds of suspense fiction to the place few have dared to head. Now, in A Gentleman’s online game, one of many genre’s so much fearless writers brings readers of foreign espionage his such a lot fearless heroine but: a no-holds-barred lady who’s as deadly as an assassin’s bullet.When an unthinkable act of terror devastates London, not anything will cease Tara Chace from removing these in charge. Her task is easy: cease the terrorists sooner than they strike a moment time. To prevail, she’ll do something and every little thing it takes. She’ll need to kill back. purely this time the private stakes could be greater than ever sooner than. For the terrorist counterstrike would require that Tara permit herself for use as bait by means of the govt she serves. This time she’s turning her very lifestyles right into a weapon that may be used just once. yet as she and her former mentor race towards future at a distant terrorist education camp in Saudi Arabia, Tara starts to question simply who’s pulling the trigger—and who’s the genuine enemy. during this new type of struggle, betrayal can take any form...including one’s accountability to queen and country.Based at the photo novel sequence that gained the coveted Eisner Award, A Gentleman’s online game is an electrifyingly practical, headline-stealing mystery with an unforgettable protagonist—one who redefines each rule she doesn’t shatter.
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I won’t have you fighting me on this,” Barclay said softly. ” “We don’t know what ‘this’ is yet,” Crocker said. ” Barclay straightened, the smile thin on his bland face, his lips stretched, almost colorless. “This is your only warning. ” Then Barclay passed through the door, leaving Crocker to follow. 4 London—Vauxhall Cross, Office of D-Ops 07 August 1807 GMT Normally, access to D-Ops was restricted. Those who wanted face time with Paul Crocker had to get past his personal assistant, Kate Cooke, and her desk in Crocker’s outer office first, a labor most of the Intelligence staff considered not worth the result.
You’re reaching, Paul,” Barclay objected. “That boy isn’t older than twenty, and God knows there are plenty of ten-year-olds on the Subcontinent who know their way around guns. Pakistani, from the looks of him, too. ” “I agree, sir,” Crocker said. ” “And you’ve made mine. ” “You’ll want to pay attention to this next bit,” Rayburn said, gently enough that Crocker wasn’t certain who was being admonished. The young man had finished loading the backpack, leaving it open, and now was taking up the cardboard that had remained propped against the wall.
He looked down the length of the carriage, saw that the flames now held the others at bay, felt the flames sear his skin as his shirt caught. From the corner of his eye, he saw the blackness of the tunnel open to the harsh light of the station. He pulled the gun from his waist, put the barrel in his mouth, and pulled the trigger. • It happened again three minutes later, on the Bakerloo Line, as the train pulled into Piccadilly Circus. • And again, seven minutes after that, on the Northern Line, at King’s Cross.
A Gentleman's Game: A Queen & Country Novel by Greg Rucka