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Dance with the Dragon (Kirk McGarvey #12)

3.89  ·  Rating Details ·  203 Ratings  ·  17 Reviews
The CIA is on edge. All signs indicate that something is coming at the United States. Perhaps another 9/11, maybe bigger.

The body of CIA agent Louis Updegraf ends up on the steps of the US Embassy in Mexico.His last operationwas to tap into thecommunicationsof the Chinese Embassy, butthere is no record ofwhy. He appeared to be freelancing and the Agency must scramble to

Hardcover, 384 pages
Published September 18th 2007 by Forge Books
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Norm Applegate
Dec 31, 2008 Norm Applegate rated it it was amazing
DAVID HAGBERG has published more than seventy novels of suspense, including the bestselling JOSHUA'S HAMMER, SOLDIER of GOD, and ALLAH'S SCORPIION.

Former Air Force cryptographer David Hagberg is a bestselling author of international thrillers who has a knack for creating fiction that becomes fact. In THE WHITE HOUSE he predicted North Korea’s development of nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missiles. In JOSHUA’S HAMMER he foresaw the 9/11 attack on the United States by bin Laden and
Jun 06, 2016 Wayne rated it really liked it
Dance with the Dragon is a riveting, exciting mystery involving the CIA and Kirk McGarvey, the Chinese, the Mexicans, the Iranians, and 2 strange, young women. The only thing that prevented me from calling this Hagberg's best McGarvey novel yet, was the ending. After reading through over 375 pages of intrigue, the reasons for WHY had not been answered. Then, in the final chapter of the book, everything became clear...this something had never even been hinted at throughout the novel (other than ...more
Feb 28, 2010 Tommy rated it liked it
I didn't enjoy this book as much as some of his earlier books. There wasn;t enough action in this one. There was too much telling of the story by some of the characters in flashbacks rather then real time action. The ending also sort of left you hanging with the thought that the next book would continue the story.
Feb 03, 2013 Mainrun rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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Not too horrible... Lots of fine action spy stuff and dialog. One thing I found irksome was the 'it is going to be a great/exciting/mind blowing/unbelievable ending' theme/push the main character kept presenting. It made the conclusion a bit disappointi
Sep 25, 2009 Mwatts2009 rated it really liked it
Hagberg writes, if you are a thriller that you might as well just stay up and finish it once you start it!
Teresa Michael
Sep 11, 2013 Teresa Michael rated it liked it
A good CIA thriller set in Sarasota, Florida, CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia, New York City, and Mexico City.
Oct 03, 2011 Marianne rated it really liked it
I've followed the Kirk McGarvey series. This was a good story. But I find that the things McGarvey does are a little unbelievable. Oh well, so what, after all it is fiction.
Aug 24, 2008 Rick rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: No one
I thought this book sucked. Nothing ever really happened in it. I was hoping for a Tom Clancy/Vince Flynn type of novel, but this book was really lame. I couldn't wait to be done with it.
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Jun 04, 2015 John Wieschhaus rated it really liked it
Great story but the ending was a little disappointing considering the characters and their brashness. Nicely tied together the locations and characters.
Feb 23, 2014 Mark rated it liked it
Kirk McGarvey on the trail of a rogue Chinese General doing mischief in Mexico...enough twists and turns to be worthy of le Carre or Greene...god, decent spy read!
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David Hagberg is a former Air Force cryptographer who has traveled extensively in Europe, the Arctic, and the Caribbean and has spoken at CIA functions. He has published more than twenty novels of suspense, including the bestselling High Flight, Assassin, and Joshua's Hammer. He makes his home in Vero Beach, Florida.

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