Milo Weaver, New York Times bestseller Olen Steinhauer’s reluctant spy, is unwillingly drawn into his bosses’ plans for revenge against the Chinese agent who orchestrated the deaths of thirty-three Tourists.Following Olen Steinhauer’s acclaimed and bestselling first two novels featuring CIA agent Milo Weaver, the novel opens to find the CIA’s Department of Tourism dismantled, after an elaborate scheme set in motion by a Chinese intelligence agent named Xin Zhu resulted in the murder of thirty-three agents, supposedly to avenge the death of his son. Zhu infiltrated the Department of Tourism, gaining intimate knowledge of its workings, then turned this CIA-trained team of assassins upon each other. Only a handful are left—including Milo Weaver.But Milo would like to move on, use this as an opportunity to regain a normal life, a life focused on his family, but his former boss in the CIA, Alan Drummond, can’t let it go, and when Alan uses one of Milo’s compromised aliases to travel to London and then disappears, calling all kinds of attention to his actions, Milo can’t help but go in search of him. Trouble is, maybe the Chinese aren’t finished toying with the Tourists after all....Olen Steinhauer, the best espionage writer in a generation, delivers a searing, unputdownable international thriller that will settle once and for all who is pulling the strings and who is being played.
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