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The #1 bestselling master of suspense and international intrigue continues to set the standard against which all other thrillers are measured with his expertly plotted, pulse-pounding Covert-One series.

THE MOSCOW VECTOR

At an international conference in Prague, Lt. Col. Jon Smith, an Army research doctor specializing in infectious diseases—and secretly an agent attached to Covert-One—is contacted by one of his Russian colleagues. Dr. Valentine Petrenko is concerned about some unexplained deaths in Moscow, and the governments refusal to go public with any information about the outbreak. When the two meet, they are attacked by a group of mysterious men. Petrenko is killed, and his notes and medical samples are lost. Smith barely escapes with his life.

“Reading a ludlum novel is like watching a james bond film... slickly paced…all-consuming.”—Entertainment Weekly

Meanwhile, a series of government officials around the world are coming down with a fast-acting virus with a 100% fatality rate. These deaths are somehow related to the increasing militarism from the new Russian government, headed by the autocratic and ambitious President Victor Dudarev. With few clues and precious little time, Smith and Covert-One must unravel this vicious plot and find who—or what—is at the center of it all. Before its too late…

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Robert Ludlum's The Moscow Vector

Rober Ludlum and Patrick Larkin

The #1 bestselling master of suspense and international intrigue continues to set the standard against which all other thrillers are measured with his expertly plotted, pulse-pounding Covert-One series.

At an international conference in Prague, Lt. Col. Jon Smith, an Army research doctor specializing in infectious diseases—and secretly an agent attached to Covert-One—is contacted by one of his Russian colleagues. Dr. Valentine Petrenko is concerned about some unexplained deaths in Moscow, and the governments refusal to go public with any information about the outbreak. When the two meet, they are attacked by a group of mysterious men. Petrenko is killed, and his notes and medical samples are lost. Smith barely escapes with his life.

Meanwhile, a series of government officials around the world are coming down with a fast-acting virus with a 100% fatality rate. These deaths are somehow related to the increasing militarism from the new Russian government, headed by the autocratic and ambitious President Victor Dudarev. With few clues and precious little time, Smith and Covert-One must unravel this vicious plot and find who—or what—is at the center of it all. Before its too late…

About the Author

ROBERT LUDLUMs novels have been published in thirty-two languages and forty countries. Read by hundreds of millions worldwide, his Covert-One books include The Hades Factor, The Moscow Vector, The Altman Code, The Paris Option, and The Cassandra Compact—all available from St. Martins Paperbacks.

Patrick Larkin is the author of The Tribune as well as the co-author of five bestselling thrillers with Larry Bond, including Red Phoenix and The Enemy Within. He lives in northern California with his family.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781250008589
Author:
Ludlum, Robert
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Author:
Larkin, Patrick
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Contemporary Thrillers
Subject:
Thrillers/Espionage
Edition Description:
Tall Rack Paperback
Series Volume:
No. 6
Publication Date:
20121031
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Language:
English
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
7.5 x 4.125 x 1.0625 in

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Robert Ludlum's The Moscow Vector

Rober Ludlum and Patrick Larkin

The #1 bestselling master of suspense and international intrigue continues to set the standard against which all other thrillers are measured with his expertly plotted, pulse-pounding Covert-One series.

At an international conference in Prague, Lt. Col. Jon Smith, an Army research doctor specializing in infectious diseases—and secretly an agent attached to Covert-One—is contacted by one of his Russian colleagues. Dr. Valentine Petrenko is concerned about some unexplained deaths in Moscow, and the governments refusal to go public with any information about the outbreak. When the two meet, they are attacked by a group of mysterious men. Petrenko is killed, and his notes and medical samples are lost. Smith barely escapes with his life.

Meanwhile, a series of government officials around the world are coming down with a fast-acting virus with a 100% fatality rate. These deaths are somehow related to the increasing militarism from the new Russian government, headed by the autocratic and ambitious President Victor Dudarev. With few clues and precious little time, Smith and Covert-One must unravel this vicious plot and find who—or what—is at the center of it all. Before its too late…

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