“Not since le Carré has a writer so vividly evoked the multilayered, multifaceted, deeply paranoid world of espionage...”
—The New York Times
The Cairo Affair
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Minutes after Sophie Kohl confesses to her husband, Emmett, a mid-level diplomat at the American embassy in Hungary, that she had an affair while they were in Cairo, he is shot in the head and killed.

As the players converge, Olen Steinhauer's masterful manipulations slowly unveil a portrait of a marriage, a jigsaw puzzle of loyalty and betrayal against a dangerous world of political games, where allegiances are never clear and outcomes are never guaranteed. Check Out a List of Suspects
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