by Gayle Lynds
In "Mesmerized," Gayle Lynds delivers a modern-day story of passion and treachery, packed with authentic detail, politics, history, and romance. From the corridors of the FBI's Hoover building to the dangerous streets of the new Moscow, "Mesmerized" will take you on the roller-coaster ride of a lifetime, climaxing in a great showdown at the home of American democracy itsel...more
Paperback, 576 pages
Published April 30th 2002 by Pocket Star Books
(first published January 1st 2001)
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If you love cutthroat thrillers in the middle of political action, this espionage thriller is for you. This takes place in post-Cold War Era America between Russia and the USA, while another kind of war is going on. Beth Convey is an international lawyer, who's also a heart transplant patient, is caught up into a mess, when she came across and witnessed a murder. Jeff Hammond is a former spy turned journalist, when it's after a possible mole in the FBI, and a potential person of interest. Beth a...more
This is a quick read for a book that's over 500 pages long but I just couldn't get into it. Jeffrey Hammond reminds me of the inept detective from Lupin III and Beth, the main character waffles between being too perfect to being Pauline (as in "The Perils of Pauline"). By the half way point, the book seemed stuck in a rut of having Jeff and Beth meet under bizarre circumstances only to have the bad guys suddenly appear. A better book in this genre is Day After Tomorrow. If I come across a copy I...more
New York Times bestseller Gayle Lynds is the award-winning author of nine spy novels and has been called the Queen of Espionage. Her newest, THE BOOK OF SPIES, is due in stores March 30 and is the beginning of her first series. Lee Child writes she’s “today’s finest espionage writer,” while BookPage claims: “Lynds has joined the deified ranks of spy thriller authors like Robert Ludlum and John le...moreMore about Gayle Lynds...