Black Ghosts by Victor Ostrovsky
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Victor Ostrovsky comes a gripping thriller in which the oldest of enemies becomes the newest of threats…
They are known as the Black Ghosts. Relics of the cold war, they were elite KGB operatives placed in strategic positions throughout the Russian government in case of an attempted coup. Their ominous threat was broken when their commander, the cunning General Peter Rogov, was arrested and imprisoned.
Now, Rogov has returned. Reactivating his shadowy network of spies, assassins, and nearly-forgotten sleeper agents in the West, his aim is to overthrow the powers-that-be and restore the sleeping bear of Russia to her former glory. And he will declare his might to the world by doing the impossible.
From the Paperback edition.