Deep Lie (Will Lee Series #2)

Deep Lie (Will Lee Series #2)

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by Stuart Woods
     
 

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Undersea espionage meets heart- stopping suspense in this "amazingly original thriller"(Richard Condon , bestseling author of The Manchurian Candidate) from New York Times bestselling author Stuart Woods. CIA analyst Kate Rule goes head-to-head with a brilliant KGB operative who's the architect of

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Thought you knew Stuart Woods?

Think again.

Undersea espionage meets heart- stopping suspense in this "amazingly original thriller"(Richard Condon , bestseling author of The Manchurian Candidate) from New York Times bestselling author Stuart Woods. CIA analyst Kate Rule goes head-to-head with a brilliant KGB operative who's the architect of a secret plot to invade Sweden. The thrilling story leads Rule through one death trap after another, and builds to a climactic scene in which a Russian nuclear submarine threatens the Swedish government.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Terrifyingly real... it's terrific!"
-Pat Conroy

"One of the most readable espionage novels since The Hunt for Red October."
-Atlanta Journal & Constitution

Richard Condon
An amazingly original thriller!
Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Winner of an Edgar for his debut in Chiefs, basis of a six-hour TV series, Woods presents another potential bestseller, vibrating with tensions created by covert operations in the CIA and the KGB. The heroine is Kate Rule, member of the team at Langley Field assigned to keep tabs on Soviet moves. Emulating male machismo, Rule grows impatient with her colleagues' caution and flies to Europe, on the trail of a Russian agent who has recently disappeared. The narrative switches alternately between fraught events in Russia and America, as Rule's suspect masterminds an invasion of Sweden. The story is packed with horrors and close calls, up to and including the demand for the Swedish government to surrender at the threat of a blast from a nuclear submarine. All the way, Rule and her few allies are caught in seemingly inescapable death traps set by traitors, trusted officials in Sweden and in Washington. An outsized cast of well-defined characters, nonstop action and clearly rendered locales make the novel a genuine if not entirely credible thriller. Reader's Digest Condensed Books selection. February 24
Library Journal
Scanning satellite photos, Katharine Rule, chief watcher of the Soviet scene for the CIA, spots a secret KGB training base, code-named Malibu, on the Baltic in Latvia. KGB General Viktor Majorov runs Malibu and is the mastermind behind a Soviet plot to take over Sweden. As Majorov races to set his plan in motion, Rule battles bungling CIA bosses to make her case before the Russians launch their invasion. Woods is a master storyteller who has created one of the very best spy thrillers this reviewer has seen. He has researched his subjects thoroughly: the book is as convincing as it is exciting. The action begins at full throttle and doesn't let up until the very end. Enthusiastically recommended for every popular fiction collection. Brian Alley, Sangamon State Univ. Lib., Springfield, Ill. Woolf, Virginia. The Complete Shorter Fiction of Virginia Woolf. HBJ. 1986. c.313p. ed. by Susan Dick. $16.95. f Woolf's short stories originally appeared in various magazines and anthologies, often sloppily or intrusively edited. The 45 texts collected here were carefully prepared by Susan Dick after comparison of all surviving manuscript and printed versions; 17 have never before been published, assuring this volume an important place in the Woolf canon. The earliest pieces date from 1906 and the last were in progress when Woolf drowned herself in 1941. Taken together, they show the evolution of Woolf's experimental methods and the origin of some of the major themes in her novels. Dick's meticulous but unobtrusive editing gives us for the first time a reliable text for some of Woolf's best writing. Michael Edmonds, State Historical Soc. of Wisconsin, Madison

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780451227744
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/04/2009
Series:
Will Lee Series, #2
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
242,276
Product dimensions:
4.20(w) x 7.40(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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From the Publisher
"Terrifyingly real... it's terrific!"
-Pat Conroy

"One of the most readable espionage novels since The Hunt for Red October."
-Atlanta Journal & Constitution

Meet the Author

Stuart Woods is the author of more than sixty novels. He is a native of Georgia and began his writing career in the advertising industry. Chiefs, his debut in 1981, won the Edgar Award. An avid sailor and pilot, Woods lives in Florida, Maine, and New Mexico.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Key West, Florida; Mt. Desert, Maine; New York, New York
Date of Birth:
January 9, 1938
Place of Birth:
Manchester, Georgia
Education:
B.A., University of Georgia, 1959
Website:
http://www.stuartwoods.com

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Deep Lie (Will Lee Series #3) 4 out of 5 based on 1 ratings. 12 reviews.
mysteryloverNP More than 1 year ago
Stuart Woods' books are real page turners and hard to stop reading once you start. Even with a full work schedule, I usually finish them in a few days and await the next new book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
So realistic that its completely believeable. Spies, double agents, everything you would want in a thriller and more. An edge of your seat book. Enjoyable and thought provoking. Recommended to all who might even have the slightest thought of moles in the CIA, Congress or any other branch of our government that may possibly exist. Be prepared to stay up late reading this one till you have read it completely.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Deep Lie embodies the basic principles of the cold war (west vs. east), but with a new twist which makes this book hard to put down. This book was wrote during the early 80s and it can still keep a 21st century audience. Woods has done it again!
Guest More than 1 year ago
There is no such thing as a bad Stuart Woods novel, and this is certainly one of his best. Riveting; breath-holding; a MUST read. After you finish this one, read Palindrome, Dirt, New York Dead, Santa Fe Rules, Choke, Dead in the Water (my first Woods' great) and Swimming to Catalina.
Madriver 7 months ago
I've read all of the Stone Barrington series, mostly because they're entertaining and quick reads for a rainy afternoon, but found this older book on my library's shelf and checked it out. It seems Woods used to be able to write a good thriller - and I thought this one was really good, with far more conspiracy and spy stuff than politics. I'll look for more of these older Woods' books now. The contrast between his old and new books is striking.
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Woods melds Barrington, Barker, Lee & Eagle in such a manner that they flow together as if one continuing story. All are must reads!
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