Robert Ludlum's The Cassandra Compact

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Wheeler Pub., 2001 - 454 страници
Yuri Danko is assassinated before he can reveal what he knows about a cache of Russian bioweapons. A deadly virus is smuggled out of Russia and Covert-One must overcome their opponents and recover the virus.

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A continuation of the Covert One series. The bad guys want to contaminate the world with smallpox and our heroes save us from that scourge-but, the space shuttle? That's a bit over the top. Our ... Прочетете пълната рецензия

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I'm generally a Ludlum fan. But do we really need another secret agency that will save the world on a weekly basis? Do we need more secret agents that cannot die (don't we already have Bourne)? Can we ... Прочетете пълната рецензия

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Robert Ludlum was born May 25, 1927 in New York City. He enlisted in the Marines at the age of eighteen and received a B.A. from Wesleyan University in 1951. He began acting professionally at the age of sixteen in the 1943 Broadway production of Junior Miss. He also had roles in summer stock and appeared in over 200 television dramas for such live programs as Studio One and Kraft Television Theater. He then tried producing with the 1956 Broadway production of The Owl and the Pussycat. He took the play, four years later, to his creation of Shopping-Center Theater at Playhouse-on-the-Mall in Paramus, New Jersey. His first novel, The Scarlatti Inheritance, was published in 1971. His other works include The Matlock Paper, The Chancellor Manuscript, The Bourne Identity, The Scorpio Illusion, The Matarese Countdown, and The Bancroft Strategy. He also wrote under the pseudonyms Jonathan Ryder and Michael Shepherd. He died on March 12, 2001 at the age of 74.

Philip Shelby is a novelist of political thrillers. He attended McGill University where he specialized in international security and foreign relations under Zbignew Brzezinski. After completing his studies at McGill, Shelby did graduate work at the Sorbonne and the University of London. Shelby's novels include Last Rights, Gatekeeper, and Days of Drum. In each, a young woman working for a government or police agency finds herself involved in danger, intrigue, and double dealing.