[bksvol-discuss] Re: Just Uploaded: Traitor by Stephen Coonts

  • From: juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx
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  • Date: Sat, 22 Jul 2006 00:47:11 -0400 (EDT)

Oh, this sounds wonderful.

Koontz is such a plorific author.

Shelley L. Rhodes B.S. Ed, CTVI
and Judson, guiding golden
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From: "Gerald Hovas" <GeraldHovas@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2006 9:01 PM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Just Uploaded: Traitor by Stephen Coonts

I just finished validating Traitor by Stephen Coonts.  This is Coonts's
latest book, and it's currently #21 on the NYT Bestseller list for Hardcover
Fiction.  As you'll see if you read the synopsis below, it features Tommy
Carmellini and Jake Grafton.


HE WAS THE PERFECT SPY. He was the man who could bring down Bin Laden, the
man who could smash Al Queda. Surrounded by fanatics in the heart of the
beast, he believed in himself beyond any shadow of a doubt, believed in what
he knew to be right with a faith that could withstand all adversity. He
lived by his wits and played the double game to the last drop of blood. Or
did he?

When he is assigned to Paris, CIA officer Tommy Carmellini finds himself
working for his old boss, Jake Grafton, who is the new CIA operations
officer in charge of Europe. Grafton has a mission: He believes that the
director of the French intelligence service has a secret agent among the
leaders of Al Queda, and the Americans want access to that intelligence. Yet
the director denies any such mole exists.

While trying to ferret out the truth, Grafton and Carmellini are quickly
cast into a labyrinth of espionage, deception, and murder. The French
intelligence director has secret investments in the Bank of Palestine, and a
killer is on the loose. If that weren't enough, the leaders of the G-8
industrialized nations will soon meet in Paris, an event that would make a
tempting terrorist target. Throw into the mix the very beautiful and clever
daughter of the French ambassador to Washington, an Israeli spy or two, and
the stage is set for a tour de force of deception and drama in the world's
most beautiful city: graceful, ageless Paris.

NOTE: The last paragraph on page 276 appears to be missing a few words, but
that is the way the text is written in the book.  It is the
author's/editor's mistake, and not a problem with the scan.


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