The Assassination Option

The Assassination Option

Book - 2015
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James Cronley thought he had done well-he didn't know he'd done this well. His first successful mission for the about-to-be-official new Central Intelligence Directorate has drawn all kinds of attention, some welcome, some not. On the plus side, he's now a captain; promoted to Chief, DCI, Europe; and in charge of a top secret spy operation. On the minus side, a lot of people would like to know about that operation, including not only the Soviets, but his own Pentagon, as well as a seething J. Edgar Hoover. Cronley knows that if just one thing goes wrong, he's likely to get thrown to the wolves. As if that weren't enough pressure, complications are springing up on all sides. He's discovered a surprising alliance between the former German intelligence chief and, of all things, the Mossad. A German family that Cronley never knew he had has suddenly, and suspiciously, emerged. And he's due for a rendezvous with an undercover agent against the Soviets known only as Seven K. It's when he meets Seven K that he gets the real surprise.
Publisher: New York : Jove Books, 2015, c2014.
ISBN: 9780515155693
Characteristics: 478 pages ; 20 cm.


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Oct 13, 2016

Another one of Griffin's overly long tedious stories of wealthy, well connected military personnel promoting each other at every opportunity while accomplishing absolutely nothing. Give it pass.

May 14, 2015

Father and son has done it again. Second time around reading this book and plan to re-read the series.

Easy read with action and great story line.

Feb 09, 2015

Another can't put it down book in this series.


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Jan 27, 2015

When one is a genius one finds it hard to be modest.

Jan 27, 2015

Who was it who said patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel?

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