OUT OF DARKNESS is the fourth in The Cold War Series by Chris Adams and continues to characterize the turbulent unrest in the lives of the Russian people under the yoke of communism. Once again, he draws from his extensive background in strategic air operations and lengthy travels in the former Soviet Union to create this historical novel. His featured character, Sasha Katsanov, a highly trained and skilled Soviet spy, continues to move from one exciting adventure to the next. The son of a Soviet general, he is also greatly influenced by a doting mother who holds deep anti-communist sentiments. The story witnesses Sasha's development of his own self-doubts, vision and eventual participation in the ultimate implosion of the Soviet Empire. Consistent with his previous novels, the story includes high adventure, spy intrigue and excitement. The author alludes to the fact that many of the episodes are based on similar events that actually took place during the Cold War.