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Quiller: The Scorpion Signal
     

Quiller: The Scorpion Signal

by Adam Hall
 
Still recovering from his last mission, Quiller is both annoyed and intrigued when the Chief of Operations at the London Bureau asks him to rescue a fellow field executive, Shapiro, who came out maimed from Moscow's notorious Lubyanka Prison. Now Shapiro seems to have been abducted from Germany by the KGB. 

Things start to go wrong immediately, as the

Overview

Still recovering from his last mission, Quiller is both annoyed and intrigued when the Chief of Operations at the London Bureau asks him to rescue a fellow field executive, Shapiro, who came out maimed from Moscow's notorious Lubyanka Prison. Now Shapiro seems to have been abducted from Germany by the KGB. 

Things start to go wrong immediately, as the truck carrying Quiller across the border into Russia is sabotaged, and not long after he arrives in Moscow, he is taken to Lubyanka Prison. Subsequent to his escape Quiller continues his hunt for the fellow agent.  What he finds reveals a level of treachery unsuspected, and as the stakes are raised, as Quiller is in a race with time to stop an incident that could lead to World War III.

Editorial Reviews

The New York Times
"Exciting, full of tension."
Publishers Weekly
"Adam Hall doesn't let his fans down."
Buffalo News
"[Adam Hall] is the unchallenged king of the spy story."
- Buffalo News
The Houston Chronicle
"Few writers handle action as excitingly as Hall..."
The Hong Kong Times
"Adam Hall is an exemplary writer and one of the few in this genre to do his job with a poet's skill and fierce pride in the language."

Product Details

BN ID:
2940148743194
Publisher:
Spectrum Literary Agency, Inc.
Publication date:
08/20/2013
Series:
Quiller , #9
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
857,289
File size:
476 KB

Meet the Author

Elleston Trevor’s novels, plays, and short stories range from light, witty mysteries to dramas, usually about ordinary individuals experiencing extraordinary situations. To cover a wide diversity of subject matter Elleston wrote under various pseudonyms: Adam Hall, Trevor Burgess, Roger Fitzalan, Simon Rattray, Mansell Black, Caesar Smith, Howard North, Warwick Scott, and even a woman’s name, Leslie Stone. Elleston is best known for his classic, The Flight of the Phoenix, and for his nineteen novels about a spy named Quiller. In 1966, The Quiller Memorandum won the Edgar award for the best mystery of the year. The Flight of the Phoenix and Quiller Memorandum both became major motion pictures. The author was born Trevor Dudley Smith in London on February 17, 1920. He died in Scottsdale, Arizona, on July 21, 1995.

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