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Assassin's Strike

Assassin's Strike

A David Slaton Novel

David Slaton (Volume 6)

Ward Larsen

Forge Books

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USA Today bestselling author Ward Larsen's globe-trotting, hard-hitting assassin, David Slaton, returns for another breathless adventure in Assassin's Strike!

In a Syrian palace, the presidents of Russia and Iran undertake a clandestine meeting. No staff or advisors are permitted in the room. No records are kept. By necessity, however, there are two witnesses: the interpreters. The Russian, Ludmilla Kravchuk, returns to her hotel room burdened by what she has heard. When her Iranian counterpart is murdered before her eyes, Kravchuk fears she is next and goes into hiding in Syria.

The CIA gets word of the defection. Desperate to uncover the purpose of the meeting, they task their newest off-the-books operator—legendary assassin David Slaton—to undertake a daring rescue. Deep inside Syria’s war-torn borders, what Slaton finds is a plot that will tear the Middle East apart. And one that only he can stop.

“Highly reminiscent of Robert Ludlum’s Jason Bourne series.” —David Hagberg, New York Times bestselling author

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Few people presume to whisper into the ears of presidents. Fewer still are duty bound to do precisely that.

Ludmilla Kravchuk sat with practiced calm in a straight-back Louis Quinze chair. She wore a heavy skirt that, even...

Praise for Assassin's Strike

“A stunning thriller . . . the best nail-biting suspense novel I’ve read in years.” —Stephen Coonts, New York Times bestselling author, on Assassin’s Game

“Highly reminiscent of Robert Ludlum’s Jason Bourne series.” —David Hagberg, New York Times bestselling author

“A first-rate thriller with a plot that grabs you hard and won’t let go.” —Ralph Peters, New York Times bestselling author, on Assassin’s Game

“Slaton is the perfect assassin, and this is the perfect action-adventure thriller.” —Booklist, starred review, on Assassin’s Silence

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Ward Larsen

WARD LARSEN is a USA Today bestselling author and five-time winner of the Florida Book Award. His work has been nominated for both the Edgar and Macavity Awards. A former US Air Force fighter pilot, Larsen flew more than twenty missions in Operation Desert Storm. He also served as a federal law enforcement officer and is a trained aircraft accident investigator. His first thriller, The Perfect Assassin, is being adapted into a major motion picture by Amber Entertainment.

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