Ride a Pale Horse

Ride a Pale Horse

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by Helen Macinnes
     
 

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When journalist Karen Cornell is invited to a peace conference in Prague, she only goes on the understanding that she will be granted a valuable interview. Instead she finds herself chosen for a more hazardous task: carrying top-secret documents from a potential Czech defector back to Washington.  With the papers safely in the hands of Peter Bristow, the

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When journalist Karen Cornell is invited to a peace conference in Prague, she only goes on the understanding that she will be granted a valuable interview. Instead she finds herself chosen for a more hazardous task: carrying top-secret documents from a potential Czech defector back to Washington.  With the papers safely in the hands of Peter Bristow, the one CIA man Karen can trust, she is sure her part in the drama is over, but soon she is pulled into an astonishing web of blackmail, assassination and treason at the highest level. There is a mole in the CIA and it is Bristow’s job to find it, as well as protecting Karen from an unknown enemy.

With Karen’s life in danger and time running out, they must uncover a plot that threatens the very heart of US Intelligence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781781163382
Publisher:
Titan
Publication date:
03/04/2014
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
494,622
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Helen MacInnes (1907-1985) was the Scottish-born American author of 21 spy novels. Dubbed “the queen of spy writers”, her books have sold more than 25 million copies in the United States alone and have been translated into over 22 languages. Several of her books have been adapted into films, such as Above Suspicion (1943), with Joan Crawford, and The Salzburg Connection (1972).

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