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Extraordinary Powers

Joseph Finder

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“Spectacular…The action is unrelenting…Electrifying.”—Boston Sunday Herald

 

The news is shattering: The director of the CIA, Harrison Sinclair, has been killed in a car accident. Sinclair may have been a traitor—or the Agency’s last honest man. Even his son-in-law, Ben Ellison, an attorney and ex-agent, has heard rumors of sinister forces within the Agency that could have ordered Sinclair’s assassination. Soon he is thrust  into a web of intrigue and violence beyond his control back into the CIA, and lured into a top-secret espionage project in telepathic ability funded by American intelligence.

“Gripping drama in which nothing is quite what it seems.”—Seattle Times

 

As the project’s first success, Ben uses his “extraordinary powers” in the perilous search for Vladimir Orlov, the exiled former chairman of the KGB—and the only man who might unlock the secret of Sinclair’s death and the whereabouts of a multibillion-dollar fortune in gold spirited out of Russia in the last days of the Soviet Union. The hunt for the truth will bring Ben face to face with his past and culminate in a crowded Washington hearing room where, behind high security barriers, a Senate investigating committee is about to call its secret witness…as an assassin prepares to strike…in Joseph Finder's Extraordinary Powers.


“An extraordinary, powerful book…ingeniously plotted, fast-paced, and frighteningly credible.”—Nelson DeMille


“Spectacular…The action is unrelenting…Electrifying.”—Boston Sunday Herald

 

The news is shattering: The director of the CIA, Harrison Sinclair, has been killed in a car accident. Sinclair may have been a traitor—or the Agency’s last honest man. Even his son-in-law, Ben Ellison, an attorney and ex-agent, has heard rumors of sinister forces within the Agency that could have ordered Sinclair’s assassination. Soon he is thrust  into a web of intrigue and violence beyond his control back into the CIA, and lured into a top-secret espionage project in telepathic ability funded by American intelligence.

“Gripping drama in which nothing is quite what it seems.”—Seattle Times

 

As the project’s first success, Ben uses his “extraordinary powers” in the perilous search for Vladimir Orlov, the exiled former chairman of the KGB—and the only man who might unlock the secret of Sinclair’s death and the whereabouts of a multibillion-dollar fortune in gold spirited out of Russia in the last days of the Soviet Union. The hunt for the truth will bring Ben face to face with his past and culminate in a crowded Washington hearing room where, behind high security barriers, a Senate investigating committee is about to call its secret witness…as an assassin prepares to strike…in Joseph Finder's Extraordinary Powers.


“An extraordinary, powerful book…ingeniously plotted, fast-paced, and frighteningly credible.”—Nelson DeMille

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The law offices of Putnam & Stearns are located in the narrow streets of Boston’s financial district, amid granite-fronted bank buildings: Boston’s version of Wall Street, with fewer bars. Our offices occupy two floors of a handsome old building on Federal Street, on the ground floor of which is a respectable old Brahmin bank famous for laundering money for the Mafia.
Putnam & Stearns, I should probably explain at this point, is one of the CIA’s “outside” law firms. It’s all perfectly legitimate; it doesn’t violate
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EXTRAORDINARY POWERS

“Finder invents a credibly intelligent and complex protagonist…and plunges him into a dazzlingly labyrinthine adventure…Precise, crackling, tonally perfect prose.”—USA Today

 

“A spectacular novel of international intrigue and teeth-grinding suspense…The action is unrelenting…Electrifying.”—Boston Sunday Herald

 

“Gripping drama in which nothing is quite what it seems.”—Seattle Times

 

“An extraordinary, powerful book…ingeniously plotted, fast-paced, and frightening credible.”—Nelson DeMille

 

“It’s a humdinger—John le Carré meets Stephen King!”—Ira Levin

 

“Finder winds his tale tighter and tighter as mystery is piled on mystery, intrigue on intrigue…”—Clive Cussler

Praise for

 

EXTRAORDINARY POWERS

“Finder invents a credibly intelligent and complex protagonist…and plunges him into a dazzlingly labyrinthine adventure…Precise, crackling, tonally perfect prose.”—USA Today

 

“A spectacular novel of international intrigue and teeth-grinding suspense…The action is unrelenting…Electrifying.”—Boston Sunday Herald

 

“Gripping drama in which nothing is quite what it seems.”—Seattle Times

 

“An extraordinary, powerful book…ingeniously plotted, fast-paced, and frightening credible.”—Nelson DeMille

 

“It’s a humdinger—John le Carré meets Stephen King!”—Ira Levin

 

“Finder winds his tale tighter and tighter as mystery is piled on mystery, intrigue on intrigue…”—Clive Cussler

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  • Joseph Finder

  • JOSEPH FINDER is the New York Times bestselling author of ten novels, and has written extensively on espionage and international affairs for The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The New Republic. A member of the Association of Former Intelligence Officers as well as the Council on Foreign Relations, he lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

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