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Tears of the Assassin

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David Diegert is a young man of mixed race from a dysfunctional family mired in modern American poverty. Following a dishonorable discharge from the US Army, Diegert becomes a contract killer for Klaus Panzer, a man of incredible wealth intent on using his clandestine organization to make himself the master of the global economy.
Panzer has a convoluted plan to destroy th
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Paperback, 543 pages
Published February 7th 2017 by Quill (first published 2017)
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Bella
May 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A memorable conspiracy thriller about a conflicted assassin and the threat of digital currency to the global economy. In a world where Bitcoin and other digital currencies are bringing both opportunity and chaos in the real world, Schiele’s book feels both timely and plausible.

Check out the rest of my review on BestThrillers.com
Peter Ryan
Mar 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is a freight train of a book. You jump on board, strap in and hang on for the ride. The book’s pace is as merciless as Diegert, the book’s anti-hero assassin. Schiele’s international conspiracy hurtles us across continents and through cities via sky, land and water, only pausing for Diegert to take out those that are trying to take him down. If you like your action fast and fearless, then grab a copy of Tears of the Assassin. You won’t be disappointed.
Eileen
Jun 16, 2017 rated it liked it
The publisher's description actually only describes the last quarter of this book. Tears of the Assassin is really the story of a man who is repeatedly betrayed and rejected, as well as the thin line separating "legitimate" violence (i.e. the military) from unlawful murder. David is caught in a Kafkaesque web of forces beyond his control that compel him to fight for his life by extinguishing those of others. While the story makes it clear that this does not excuse him from moral responsibility, ...more
Karen  Blanco
Jan 07, 2018 rated it really liked it
Quite entertaining and fast-paced, not a dull moment and certainly a page turner. Not 5 stars because some of the dialogue was highly unrealistic and overly explained. I would still recommend this book to anyone who has issues liking books because it is hard not to get caught in this novel's plot.
Sarah J
Aug 13, 2018 rated it liked it
This isn't my usual genre and as such it took me a while to get into it. The story is very interesting, however, and eventually I couldn't put it down!
Elan
Feb 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
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Michael Haase
Feb 03, 2017 rated it really liked it
A solid suspense/thriller with gritty characters. A good read start to finish. Great debut from Mr. Schiele.
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