The Assassin

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Kensington Publishing Corporation, Jan 29, 2008 - Fiction - 608 pages
23 Reviews
New York Times Bestseller

A weapon of catastrophic destruction. A nation on the brink of unspeakable disaster. And the ultimate enemy lies closer to home than anyone realizes.

Only maverick CIA agent Ryan Kealey sees the threat for what it really is--but Washington refused to listen. With the lives of millions at stake, Kealey has only one option: to take matters into his own hands. And the clock is ticking. . .

Supercharged and fiercely intelligent, The Assassin is an action-packed international thriller where no one can be trusted--and the final aftershocks are felt until the very last page.

Praise For Andrew Britton's
The American


"Brilliantly well-written with plotting sharper than a fence full of razor wire, a sizzling page-turner. . .even Washington insiders will be reading this thriller not once, but twice!" --Brad Thor, USA Today bestselling author of Blowback and Takedown

"A terrifying and gripping journey into the mind of a terrorist." --Stephen Frey, New York Times bestselling author of The Chairman

"Like Tom Clancy. . .a thriller that makes current terrorist threats all too real. . .highly recommended." --Library Journal (starred review)

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Not extremely great but not horrible writing either. - Goodreads
For me the plot hovered between a 3.5 and a 4. - Goodreads
The ending was great! - Goodreads

Review: The Assassin (Ryan Kealey #2)

User Review  - Pierre Tassť - Goodreads

Good book hate his endings...which never end...you have to read the next book to find out what happened. A cheap trick from someone who doesn't trust his writing ability! Read full review

Review: The Assassin (Ryan Kealey #2)

User Review  - Samuel - Goodreads

DEAD IN A NEW YORK MINUTE. “There will be killing till the score is paid.”- Homer. Interestingly enough, one of the antagonists in this book who is a real life person was killed in Syria this year by ... Read full review

About the author (2008)

Spy novelist Andrew Britton was born in Peterborough, England in 1981. In 1988, his family immigrated to the United States and he graduated from Leesville Road High School in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1999. After graduation, he joined the United States Army and served at Fort Riley in Kansas and in Korea. He was honorably discharged in 2002. The publishing deal for his first book, The American, was signed when he was 21 years old. His other works are The Assassin and The Invisible, which are part of the Ryan Kealey series. He died from a previously undiagnosed heart condition on March 18, 2008.

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