Contract to Kill (Nathan McBride, Book 5) by Andrew Peterson

By Andrew Peterson

Whilst Toby Haynes witnesses a double murder—and suspects his boss, Tanner Mason, because the wrongdoer of the crime—he does the single factor he can ponder: he calls in Nathan McBride.

CIA specified ops veteran McBride and his associate, Harvey Fontana, reply to their friend’s plea. As they release a covert research into Mason, the safety leader for one of many nation’s prime inner most army contractors, they detect that now not every thing is because it looks. Mason and his internal circle are best a top-secret operation to take on a wave of crime plaguing the US-Mexican border, and the homicide could have been a part of their advanced strategy—or a part of a extra menacing schedule. quickly McBride and Fontana locate themselves engaged in a dangerous video game. With a robust flesh presser at the back of all of it, preventing Mason may perhaps suggest becoming a member of a mystery war—with really international stakes.

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It isn't an answer. " Pavel shifted gears. This was the part of the nightly, half-hour commute to the Nepokorennykh Prospekt apartments that he hated most. Just two minutes out from the Hermitage, they had to slow as they neared the bottleneck at the Neva River. They were mired in traffic while his political nemeses were proceeding at full speed. Pavel pulled a neatly rolled cigarette from his shirt pocket and Piotr lit it for him. " "You still haven't answered me," Piotr said. "I will," Pavel insisted, "when we've gotten onto the bridge.

He was a good man, and a bright one. But he was fatally flawed by his desire for action over diplomacy, even when that action disregarded little things like national sovereignty and congressional approval. It was his reputation as a fire-eater that had caused him to be passed over as Assistant Secretary of Defense, landing him here as a consolation prize. He accepted the post because he was first and foremost a good soldier, but he was never happy about it ... or about reporting to a nonmilitary superior.

Then he regarded Rodgers again. "Thanks for your help," he said, rising and shaking Rodgers's hand across the desk. " "See you in a week," Rodgers said, then turned and walked past Ann. "I'll see you too," Ann said to Hood, giving him a little goodbye wave and an encouraging smile. "Don't forget to write ... " "I'll send you a postcard from Bloopers," he said. Ann shut the door and followed Rodgers down the hall. She elbowed around coworkers and hurried past the open office doors and the closed doors of Op-Center's intelligence-gathering departments.

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