It’s 1991. The Cold War is over. Charlie Stone is a brilliant analyst for the CIA who made a name for himself during the height of the Cold War. But today his expertise is needed yet again: A top-secret tape—one that foretells a coup d’état in the Kremlin—has been smuggled out of the Soviet Union by one of a few remaining moles. Stone’s assessment of the transcript is two-fold: Not only is a very real, very violent power struggle underway but the plot may be linked to an old mystery involving the imprisonment of Stone’s own father. Could a McCarthy-era enemy be trying to send Stone a deadly modern message?
Soon Stone finds himself at the center of another conspiracy—framed for a grisly murder. Without proof of his innocence, Stone enters into a terrifying game of cat-and-mouse that leads him across the country, throughout Europe, and finally, to the Soviet Union. There, he will come face to face with a group of Kremlin insiders whose ruthless agenda threatens to disrupt the fragile balance of world power—and leave Stone with nowhere left to run. But before he can thwart a tragedy of epic proportions, he must put a stop to the elusive ways and means of THE MOSCOW CLUB.
Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Joseph Finder's thriller novel The Moscow Club, read by Eduardo Ballerini.
Praise for New York Times bestselling author Joseph Finder and his novels
“The kind of masterfully crafted, pulse-throbbing popular entertainment that few readers will want to put down.” —Boston Globe
“A tremendous high-wire act.” —Booklist (starred review)
“Compulsively readable.” —Publishers Weekly
“Numerous cliff-hangers propel the action at a breakneck pace. ..outstanding [and] engrossing.” —Library Journal (starred review)
“Racing alongside Nick Heller, you’ll want one more chapter, then another, and then one more…” —The Washington Post
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“Thrilling.”—The New Yorker
“Breathlessly exciting.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“A labyrinth of suspense…brilliant…a master storyteller.”—Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
“A thinking person’s thriller with bite.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Fast and furious.”—The New York Times Book Review
“Exciting . . . deliciously absorbing . . . full of hair-pin turns.” —The Washington Post
“A powerhouse tale.” —Chicago Tribune
“Provocative and chilling.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Rattling good entertainment.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“If Jack Reacher met Nick Heller in a dark alley, my money’s on Reacher. But it would be ugly. Or would it? Actually, I think they’d go for a beer together and set the world to rights—because Joseph Finder has given me a terrific new hero to root for. This is an action-packed, full-throttle, buy-it-today-read-it-tonight series that you definitely shouldn’t miss.” —Lee Child
“A humdinger....a thriller to enjoy for its Washington locales, convincing familiarity with cutting-edge spy gadgetry, and taut action scenes.” —Washington Post
“Cliffhangers galore, the fascinating tradecraft of corporate espionage, and an engrossing story will propel readers through this outstanding thriller. Highly recommended as a great summer read.” —Library Journal (starred review)
“Written in staccato chapters that are emotionally supercharged and action-packed, this thriller will more than satisfy adrenaline junkies and have them guessing until the very end.”—Publishers Weekly