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Rules of Deception

by Christopher Reich

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Rules of Deception by Christopher Reich
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  • Published in USA  Jul 2008
    400 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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Dr. Jonathan Ransom, world-class mountaineer and surgeon for Doctors Without Borders, is climbing in the Swiss Alps with his beautiful wife, Emma, when a blizzard sets in. In their bid to escape the storm, Emma is killed when she falls into a hidden crevasse.

Twenty-four hours later, Jonathan receives an envelope addressed to his wife containing two baggage-claim tickets. Puzzled, he journeys to a remote railway station only to find himself in a life-and-death struggle for his wife’s possessions. In the aftermath of the assault, he discovers that his attackers—one dead, the other mortally wounded—were, in fact, Swiss police officers. More frightening still is evidence of an extraordinary act of betrayal that leaves Jonathan stunned.

Suddenly the subject of an international manhunt and the target of a master assassin, Jonathan is forced on the run. His only chance at survival lies in uncovering the devastating truth behind the secret his wife kept from him and in stopping the terrifying conspiracy that threatens to bring the world to the brink of annihilation. Step by step, he is drawn deeper into a world of spies, high-tech weaponry, and global terrorism—a world where no one is whom they appear to be and where the end always justifies the means.

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"Starred Review. This first-class adrenaline fest will leave readers guessing until the last page." - Publishers Weekly.

"Proof positive that whatever state-of-the-art labels you paste on fictional spies, their main appeal remains nostalgic." - Kirkus Reviews.

"Starred Review. He skillfully handles the pacing, and this results in a suspenseful story balanced by cinematic action scenes. Highly recommended—fans of early Ludlum will particularly enjoy it." - Library Journal.

"Rules of Deception packs a wallop. Christopher Reich is at the top of his game." - David Baldacci.

"There's a reason why Christopher Reich is a superstar writer. You'll find it on page one of this book. And page two. And page three…and all the way to the vivid end of this great new thriller." - Lee Child.

"Rules of Deception delivers pure suspense, intrigue, and adventure from its first page to its last. Christopher Reich is the master of the espionage thriller for the 21st century." - Clive Cussler.

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Christopher Reich Author Biography

Christopher Reich is a New York Times bestselling author. His works include Numbered Account (1998), The Runner (2000), Rules of Deception (2008), Rules of Vengeance (2009), The Prince of Risk (2013).

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.

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Christopher Reich: Reich rhymes with Mike

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