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Tower Down

Tower Down

A Kirk McGarvey Novel

McGarvey (Volume 21)

David Hagberg

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New York Times bestselling author David Hagberg continues his successful Kirk McGarvey series in Tower Down, a searing thriller about terrorist attacks on NYC's pencil towers.

A freelance killer, code-named Al-Nassar, “the Eagle,” topples a New York City pencil tower and sends it crashing down onto the street. Hundreds of people are killed—both the multi-billionaires inside and the innocent bystanders on the sidewalks more than one thousand feet below. It's like 9/11 all over again.

CIA legend Kirk McGarvey believes that someone in the Saudi Arabian government is behind the attack. The internal pinch of sharply declining oil revenues and the escalating costs of defending its borders against ISIS have made the Kingdom desperate. The Saudis hope to force the US to return to the Mideast and destroy their enemies, including ISIS.

But no one in the White House or even in the CIA wants to believe that their loyal Saudi allies would do such a thing. Only McGarvey, his partner, who is also the woman he loves, and his long-time friend, the computer genius odd-duck Otto Rencke, accept the truth and understand that another attack on a Manhattan skyscraper is imminent.

Can they stop the terrorists in time?

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A tall man wearing a dark business suit stood at the open rear door of the Cadillac Escalade waiting for his clients. He was a Saudi intelligence special operations subcontractor whose code name was Nassr, “the Eagle.” And...

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Praise for Tower Down

“David Hagberg is the pros’ pro, the plot master we all wish we were.” —Stephen Coonts, New York Times bestselling author

“If you want yesterday’s headlines, read The New York Times. If you want tomorrow’s, read David Hagberg.” —Ward Larsen, USA Today bestselling author

"David Hagberg consistently delivers thrillers that truly thrill, with an uncanny ability to anticipate future headlines." —Ralph Peters, New York Times bestselling author

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About the author

David Hagberg

DAVID HAGBERG is a former Air Force cryptographer who has traveled extensively in Europe, the Arctic, and the Caribbean, and has spoken at CIA functions. He has published more than seventy novels of suspense, including Blood Pact, Retribution, and The Fourth Horseman. He makes his home in Sarasota, Florida.

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