By Greg Rucka
Tara Chace could be the most threatening lady alive. she will be able to seduce you into believing she’s the lady of your dreams—or kill you with the icy potency of an executioner. because the new head of designated Operations for British Intelligence, she now not has to courtroom demise within the field—she wishes to.Throw away the previous ideas, the old fashioned, the old-boy community. the area of foreign espionage is ready to benefit the challenging method that spying isn't any longer merely…A Gentleman's GameGreg Rucka’s electrifying thrillers have driven the bounds of suspense fiction to the place few have dared to move. Now, in A Gentleman’s video game, one of many genre’s such a lot fearless writers brings readers of foreign espionage his such a lot fearless heroine but: a no-holds-barred lady who’s as deadly as an assassin’s bullet.When an unthinkable act of terror devastates London, not anything will cease Tara Chace from removing these liable. Her task is straightforward: cease the terrorists sooner than they strike a moment time. To prevail, she’ll do whatever and every thing it takes. She’ll need to kill back. simply this time the non-public stakes may be better than ever sooner than. For the terrorist counterstrike would require that Tara permit herself for use as bait through the govt she serves. This time she’s turning her very lifestyles right into a weapon that may be used just once. yet as she and her former mentor race towards future at a distant terrorist education camp in Saudi Arabia, Tara starts to question simply who’s pulling the trigger—and who’s the true enemy. during this new type of struggle, betrayal can take any form...including one’s responsibility to queen and country.Based at the photo novel sequence that received the coveted Eisner Award, A Gentleman’s video game is an electrifyingly life like, headline-stealing mystery with an unforgettable protagonist—one who redefines each rule she doesn’t shatter.
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He fired into them, hitting a woman he thought was moving too slowly. The car emptied, and the train was still swaying, speeding toward the station. He turned to the closed-circuit camera in the corner above him and put a bullet into it, knowing that it had already witnessed what he had done. If all was according to plan, the conductor was already contacting the station, and the station, in turn, had begun its emergency response. The evacuation would have begun, the police been notified, Armed Response Units dispatched.
The last card was raised to the camera. THERE IS ONE GOD, ALL PRAISE TO HIM The young man turned the card and kissed it, then folded it along the middle and slid it into the backpack, between the bottles of petrol. He zipped the backpack closed, then settled it onto his shoulders before walking out of the frame. The camera remained focused on the empty wall, then went to static. Rayburn switched off the monitor, and Crocker and Weldon turned with him to face Barclay once more. Barclay remained focused on the dead monitor, brow furrowed, and Crocker wondered what, exactly, his C was thinking.
To the real Tara F. Chace, who snuck me into her house late at night during high school so we could . . watch videotapes of spy stories. ” To Bob, Roy, Ray, Elizabeth, Allan, and Jerome. Thank you for teaching me as much as Ian did. And finally, as ever, to Jennifer, Elliot, and, for the first time, Dashiell. You make everything better. Preoperational Background Chace, Tara F. The first time Tara Chace was ordered to murder a man, it was in Kosovo, as a favor to the CIA. She used a Parker-Hale M-85 supplied by the Istanbul Number Two that had been moved to a cache near what would ultimately become her sniper’s nest in Prizren.
A Gentleman's Game: A Queen & Country Novel by Greg Rucka