By Noel Hynd
A intelligent investigator and knowledgeable marksman, designated Agent Alexandra LaDuca can deal with any case the FBI provides her. Or can she? whereas on personal loan from the U.S. division of the Treasury, Alex is tapped to accompany a mystery provider crew in the course of an American Presidential stopover at to Ukraine. Her project: to maintain own watch over Yuri Federov, the main captivating and so much infamous gangster within the sector. opposed to her larger judgment―and combating a sense that she’s being manipulated―she leaves for Ukraine. yet there are extra components to this risky undertaking than someone suspects, and connecting the dots takes Alex throughout 3 continents and during a few life-altering discoveries approximately herself, her paintings, her religion, and her destiny. Conspiracy in Kiev―from the 1st double-cross to the lovely ultimate pages―is the type of strong, fast paced espionage mystery simply Noel Hynd can write. in case you have by no means learn Noel Hynd, this primary ebook within the Russian Trilogy is the fitting position to begin.
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Eight days after the massed overflight, a protest note was delivered to the American ambassador in Moscow. Publicly, however, the Kremlin said nothing; the humiliation would have been too great. Throughout the 1950s the ferrets, like mosquitoes hunting for an exposed patch of skin, buzzed the long Soviet border. They were searching for holes in Russia's vast fence of air-defense radar sites. At the time, the Soviet military had not yet completed work on a nationwide network. Nor was much of the interior protected.
A former Wall Street banker and owner of a French winery, Dillon was filling in for 51 Secretary of State Christian Herter, who was out of the country. But Eisenhower would have none of it. All Khrushchev had was a dead pilot and a stack of scrap metal. As weak and as full of holes as the NASA cover story was, they would stick with it. Allen Dulles agreed. He had given birth to the U-2, nurtured it, and pressed the reluctant president to let it fly deep and often. Now was no time for weakness. Besides, he had long ago given the White House "absolutely categorical" assurances that a U-2 pilot would never survive a crash.
Nasser was a key leader of the Arab world and he controlled a strategic piece of real estate; his friendship was an alluring prize. The price was the Aswan High Dam. Knowing his value and hoping to up the bids, Nasser awkwardly attempted to play one side off the other. Instead, the United States folded its cards and Russia, now without competition, began hedging its bet. Frustrated, Nasser declared martial law along the canal and ordered shipping companies to pay Egypt rather than the Canal Company.