The Officer's Lover
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|Format:||Electronic Book Text, 336 pages|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 04 March 2010|
Ten years ago Jordan Weiss suffered the devastating death of her boyfriend Jared, a gifted rower at Cambridge. Since then work as an intelligence officer has taken her to the world's hot spots where she has faced terrible dangers. However, it's the thought of returning to England that haunts her most. But when Jordan learns that her best friend, Sarah, is terminally ill, she transfers to the State Department's London office to be close to her. In London, she and rakish agent Sebastian Hodges are assigned to an investigation into mafia activities that quickly throws Jordan into a whirlwind drama of lies, cover-ups and corruption. Who can she trust? As she desperately tries to pull the pieces together, secrets start to emerge that are strangely connected to her past and will ultimately shape the course of her future ...
About the Author
Pam Jenoff is the bestselling author of KOMMANDANT'S GIRL (07) and THE DIPLOMAT'S WIFE (08). Pam started her career in the Pentagon and was a State Department officer for several years. She lives in the US. Visit Pam's website: www.pamjenoff.com
The bestselling author of KOMMANDANT'S GIRL delivers a sexy, edge-of-the-seat thriller
An interesting, unexpected thriller, this tries - and succeeds - to mix romance with the dark arts of espionage ... Written with a flair for place and irony, it paints a very different portrait of the macho world of spooks than the one we're so often treated to, but is none the worse for that. Blessed with an edge-of-the-seat ending, Jenoff's third thriller is the antidote to Bond, leaving you stirred, if not shaken' Daily Mail 'Pam Jenoff has taken a new twist on the spy novel ... if agent Jordan Weiss may not be exactly the next James Bond, ... she may be a very credible, arguably more human, female alternative' The Times Part thriller, part romance, Jenoff's story is a tidy package of secret financing, organised crime and a bit of stuff on the side' Time Out 'A thrilling story, imaginatively told' Choice ...a masterly job of blending romance, friendship, loyalty, greed, spies, the political ambitions of the rich and powerful, and a bit of shady World War II history into a suspenseful and multilayered novel' LIBRARY JOURNAL 'A cool, contemporary romantic thriller' PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY This thriller delivers politics and plot' KIRKUS REVIEWS
|Publisher: ||Hachette Digital|