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High Priest (Grandmaster #2)

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Justin Gilead: brilliant American superspy and chess prodigy
Alexander Zharkov: ruthless head of the secret Soviet agency

Proven masters of the sudden-death game of global espionage, born under the same ominous stars, they are forever locked in mortal opposition. When a gruesome series of killings of Americans in Moscow threatens to rock the command centers of both the Krem
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Mass Market Paperback, 356 pages
Published February 7th 1989 by Signet (first published February 7th 1987)
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Caterpillar
Jan 20, 2018 rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: muder readers, russian spy readers, mature
It was an interesting read. I hadn't realised it was a sequel but I was still able to keep up with the characters and events so I'd say it's not necessary to have read the first one though it might help form connection to the characters.
It obviously wasn't a perfect book and there were part I had I read a couple times to understand what's going on and somethings seemed to happen too quickly for either the sake of the plot or then for no reason at all and just felt stupid and out of place. Overal
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read this when it first was published-one of their best
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Warren Murphy was an American author, most famous as the co-creator of The Destroyer series, the basis for the film Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins. He worked as a reporter and editor and after service during the Korean War, he drifted into politics.

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