Rasputin's Shadow

Rasputin's Shadow

eBook - 2013
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Penguin Putnam
Raymond Khoury, the international bestselling author of The Last Templar, is back with another ingenious, fast-paced thriller that straddles present-day NYC and Russia in the early 1900s—the time of the infamous Rasputin and his mysterious rise to power.

FBI special agent Sean Reilly is tasked with a delicate case. A Russian diplomat seems to have committed suicide by jumping out of a sixth-floor window in Queens, New York. The apartment’s owners are missing, while a faceless killer known only as Koschey—“the Deathless”—is roaming the city and leaving a trail of death in his wake.

Joined by Russian FSB agent Larisa Tchoumitcheva, Reilly’s investigation soon uncovers a deadly, desperate search for a mysterious device whose origins reach back in time to the darkest days of the Cold War and to Imperial Russia. A device that, in the wrong hands, could have a devastating impact on our world.

Packed with the twists and suspense, the impeccable historical research, and the present and past story lines that Khoury’s fans have come to expect, Rasputin’s Shadow will keep readers turning pages long into the night.

Baker & Taylor
Decades after a freak malady prompts a traumatized scientist to blow up a mine where workers have savagely attacked one another, FBI agent Sean Reilly investigates the bizarre suicide of a Russian embassy attaché, the disturbing true identity of a retired physics teacher and a mysterious device with a world-threatening capability. By the best-selling author of The Last Templar.

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : DUTTON, 2013
ISBN: 9780698138315
Branch Call Number: eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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Apr 04, 2015

Spy type mystery of ex Russian scientist who is hiding identity. Invented a microwave device that controls behavior and bad guys are out to get it...

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Oct 25, 2013

It's worth a read.

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