The Assassin

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Kensington Publishing Corporation, Jan 29, 2008 - Fiction - 608 pages
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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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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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