By Greg Rucka
Tara Chace could be the most threatening lady alive. she will seduce you into believing she’s the lady of your dreams—or kill you with the icy potency of an executioner. because the new head of specific Operations for British Intelligence, she now not has to courtroom loss of life within the field—she desires to.Throw away the previous principles, the old fashioned, the old-boy community. the area of foreign espionage is ready to benefit the challenging manner that spying is not any longer merely…A Gentleman's GameGreg Rucka’s electrifying thrillers have driven the limits of suspense fiction to the place few have dared to head. Now, in A Gentleman’s online game, one of many genre’s so much fearless writers brings readers of foreign espionage his so much fearless heroine but: a no-holds-barred girl who’s as deadly as an assassin’s bullet.When an unthinkable act of terror devastates London, not anything will cease Tara Chace from weeding out these dependable. Her task is straightforward: cease the terrorists sooner than they strike a moment time. To prevail, she’ll do whatever and every little thing it takes. She’ll need to kill back. merely this time the private stakes should be better than ever prior to. For the terrorist counterstrike would require that Tara enable herself for use as bait by way of the govt. she serves. This time she’s turning her very lifestyles right into a weapon that may be used just once. yet as she and her former mentor race towards future at a distant terrorist education camp in Saudi Arabia, Tara starts off to query simply who’s pulling the trigger—and who’s the true enemy. during this new form of warfare, betrayal can take any form...including one’s accountability to queen and country.Based at the photograph novel sequence that received the coveted Eisner Award, A Gentleman’s video game is an electrifyingly sensible, headline-stealing mystery with an unforgettable protagonist—one who redefines each rule she doesn’t shatter.
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His job is to wear a bomb and die in the name of God, and your job is to make sure he does just that and doesn’t have second thoughts along the way. ” “You’re reaching, Paul,” Barclay objected. “That boy isn’t older than twenty, and God knows there are plenty of ten-year-olds on the Subcontinent who know their way around guns. Pakistani, from the looks of him, too. ” “I agree, sir,” Crocker said. ” “And you’ve made mine. ” “You’ll want to pay attention to this next bit,” Rayburn said, gently enough that Crocker wasn’t certain who was being admonished.
You make everything better. Preoperational Background Chace, Tara F. The first time Tara Chace was ordered to murder a man, it was in Kosovo, as a favor to the CIA. She used a Parker-Hale M-85 supplied by the Istanbul Number Two that had been moved to a cache near what would ultimately become her sniper’s nest in Prizren. She entered the country as a member of the British peacekeeping force’s support staff, attached through the Ministry of Defense, then traveled as a liaison officer in an observer group past the NATO checkpoint into the city before striking out on her own.
It became part of her life; more—it became part of her. Wallace and she had laughed at the joke, but the fact was, there are no good assignments when you are a Minder; there are only ones marginally less likely to get you killed. As Wallace had told her when she’d first joined the Section as an eager Minder Three, “It’s not the bullet with your name on it you have to worry about, Tara. ’ ” There were no good jobs, and assassination was the worst of them all. Even putting all moral and ethical questions out of mind—and when the order came, it was Chace’s job to do precisely that—assassinations were fiendishly difficult to execute on every conceivable level.
A Gentleman's Game: A Queen & Country Novel by Greg Rucka