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Rules of Vengeance

by Christopher Reich

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Rules of Vengeance by Christopher Reich
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  • Published in USA  Aug 2009
    432 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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Months after foiling an attack on a commercial jetliner, Doctors Without Borders physician Jonathan Ransom is working under an assumed name in a remote corner of Africa while his wife, Emma, desperate to escape the wrath of Division, the secret American intelligence agency she betrayed, has vanished into the netherworld of international espionage. Both look forward to sharing a stolen weekend in London—until an ambush on a convoy of limousines turns their romantic rendezvous into a terrorist bloodbath.

In the aftermath, Emma disappears and Jonathan is apprehended by the police and threatened with life imprisonment unless he helps secure his wife's capture. Faced with an impossible decision, Jonathan makes a daring escape. On the run, he realizes that his only option is to become a spy himself in order to track down Emma and discover the true nature of the conspiracy she appears to be masterminding. In the process, Jonathan begins to realize that all along he’s been a pawn in a high-stakes game of international intrigue and one-upsmanship far beyond his imagining.

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Starred Review. "A blinding twist at the end adds a spectacular fillip to a masterful performance by one of the genre's elite." - Publishers Weekly

"[Turns] international terrorism into good, clean human-scale fun." - Kirkus Reviews

"I thought the first Jonathan Ransom thriller was as good as it could get. I was wrong. This one blows it away. This series is taking off like a rocket." - Lee Child

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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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Name Pronunciation
Christopher Reich: Reich rhymes with Mike

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