The game of espionage catches up to everyone in the end. Now, in Greg
Rucka’s sensational new Queen & Country thriller, the world’s most
lethal woman embarks on one final and all-too-likely fatal mission.
nearly a decade Tara Chace has been Britain’s top covert agent. But
Chace is past her expiration date. Her body hurts. Her nerves are
scrambled. She’s ready for a desk job, the quiet role of mentor to a new
generation of special operations officers. But before her replacement
can be chosen, there’s one last job for Queen and country . . . and it
may be the last thing she does. Ever.
The assignment begins with
an enigmatic message from Iran—a message made all the more perplexing
not just by its cryptic code but by its apparent dispatcher. But what if
the long-dormant cipher is a trap meant to entice Iran’s enemies into
the open? There’s only one way to find out—and only one agent who can do
it: Tara Chace.
Soon Chace is on the ground in Tehran leading an
extraction team toward a high-profile defector. But obtaining him is one
thing, getting him out of the country will be another. For with the
likelihood of a double cross at every turn, Chace knows that chaos can
erupt in a heartbeat. And when it does, it’s far worse than even she
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