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Liar's candle

Author: August Thomas
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : First Scribner hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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Reminiscent of the work of John le Carre and Olen Steinhauser, this brilliant debut novel features a young State Department intern on the run in Turkey, trying to outwit and outmaneuver everyone from the Turkish president to Islamic extremists to the CIA. Racing to keep from being killed and to uncover the truth, Penny Kessler reluctantly partners with Connor Beauregard, a rookie CIA officer on his first overseas  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Thrillers (Fiction)
Spy fiction
Fiction
Suspense fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Thomas, August.
Liar's candle.
New York : Scribner, 2018
(DLC) 2017061722
(OCoLC)989963922
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: August Thomas
ISBN: 9781501172861 1501172867
OCLC Number: 1031846252
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; Dedication; Epigraph; Chapter 1: The Girl in the White Dress; Chapter 2: Thirteen Dimensions; Chapter 3: Invitation; Chapter 4: Sirens; Chapter 5: Foxfire; Chapter 6: Welcome; Chapter 7: The Golden Room; Chapter 8: Delivered; Chapter 9: Inchworm; Chapter 10: Keep Your Spies Close; Chapter 11: Orders; Chapter 12: Safety; Chapter 13: The Quick and the Dead; Chapter 14: Forest for the Trees; Chapter 15: Pigs, Dogs, and Rats; Chapter 16: The Only Thing Better; Chapter 17: Metu; Chapter 18: The Second Photograph; Chapter 19: Library; Chapter 20: Pepper Flakes and Gummy Bears Chapter 21: OkyanusChapter 22: Liza; Chapter 23: Conspicuous; Chapter 24: The House on the Cliff; Chapter 25: A Voice in the Night; Chapter 26: Patron Saints; Chapter 27: Fairy Tales; Chapter 28: The Abode of War; Chapter 29: What You Wish For; Chapter 30: Questions; Chapter 31: Turned; Chapter 32: Nothing to Lose; Chapter 33: Dust and Air; Chapter 34: Free Fall; Chapter 35: Derinkuyu; Chapter 36: Allies; Chapter 37: American Fortress; Chapter 38: Caravanserai; Chapter 39: Golden Boy; Chapter 40: Surrounded; Chapter 41: Lucky; Chapter 42: Crossing; Chapter 43: Clutching at Snakes Chapter 44: The Çirağan Palace KempinskiChapter 45: What Sets You Free; Epilogue; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Copyright
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Reminiscent of the work of John le Carre and Olen Steinhauser, this brilliant debut novel features a young State Department intern on the run in Turkey, trying to outwit and outmaneuver everyone from the Turkish president to Islamic extremists to the CIA. Racing to keep from being killed and to uncover the truth, Penny Kessler reluctantly partners with Connor Beauregard, a rookie CIA officer on his first overseas assignment. But the two won't survive unless they can trust each other and keep their wits about them.

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