Since his reemergence with the publication of Old Boys, Charles McCarry has been heralded as one of the select few novelists of espionage who manage to break out of his genre to shine as a brilliant and unique novelist. Second Sight is seventh in the series that follows the legendary spy Paul Christopher-a man ensnared by a line of work that never failed to exert its insidious influence outside professional boundaries.
Now retired and living the quiet life as a loving husband in Washington, D.C., Christopher has survived battlefields of World War II, undercover Cold War killing grounds, and imprisonment in China. But now, throughout the Arab world, U.S. agents are being kidnapped and brain- drained by an unidentified enemy armed with a diabolical new drug. Christopher's old friend and superior in "the Outfit" calls with a command he feels he must obey. But what begins for Christopher as a global manhunt swiftly turns into something far closer to home. For the key to the danger he must defuse is a secret buried deep in his own perilous past.
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Second Sight: A Paul Christopher NovelUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
McCarry has been on a roll thanks to the popularity ofOld Boys and his other hit espionage novels. This 1991 outing finds his signature character, Paul Christopher, called out of retirement to help ... Read full review
Second sight: a Paul Christopher novelUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
A mixture of espionage, adventure, and family saga, this enthralling novel is the latest in McCarry's Paul Christopher series. Agents of "The Outfit,'' a CIA-like secret organization based in ... Read full review