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An exhilarating spy thriller about two women CIA agents who become intertwined around a threat to the Russia Division--one that's coming from inside the agency.

Lyndsey Duncan worries her career with the CIA might be over. After lines are crossed with another intelligence agent during her most recent assignment, she is sent home to Washington on administrative leave. So whe
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Kindle Edition, 352 pages
Expected publication: March 23rd 2021 by G.P. Putnam's Sons
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    Pam
    Dec 23, 2020 rated it really liked it
    I'm a big fan of Alma Katsu! This is sure different from her other books, The Taker series, The Hunger, The Deep; and I think that Red Widow is a hit!

    This book is all espionage and Russian spies. Who do you trust when everyone's lives are on the line? There are a lot of twists and turns and I "knew" who the double/triple/quadruple agent was in every single chapter. I really didn't, but it was sure a lot of fun thinking that I knew who did what.

    I have no idea if Ms Katsu is going to make this int
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    Amanda McHugh
    Dec 04, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
    I've been a fan of Alma Katsu's work since I devoured The Hunger last year, and when I saw her latest novel announced on Twitter, I knew I had to request it. I was thrilled to be approved and quickly dove in.

    Still waiting the outcome of her career following her dismissal from Beirut, CIA agent Lyndsey Duncan is recruited by her former colleague and Chief of the Russia Division for a special investigation. Three informants are dead, and it's looking more likely that there's a mole in-house. Lynds
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    David
    Jan 01, 2021 rated it it was amazing
    Any book by Alma Katsu is an absolute treat. She can write in any genre and deliver the goods!
    Jillian Doherty
    Sep 22, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
    I love her writing, from her fantastical The Hunger and The Deep - but this hits home from her long career as a senior intelligence analyst.

    If you loved watching The Americans, you'll appreciate this current perspective from a devoted female agent.

    Lyndsey uncovers a surprising connection to her colleague Theresa, who's referred to as the 'Red Widow.'
    As they becomes friends, Lyndsey exposes a terrifying web of secrets within the department, if only she is willing to unravel it…

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    Ellen
    Feb 23, 2021 rated it it was amazing
    A fantastic spy novel that takes a realistic look at the emotional toll of the work. If you never missed "Homeland," you will LOVE Red Widow. ...more
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    So looking forward to reading Red Widow. With Katsu's experience in the intelligence community I bet it will be as real feeling as John LaCarre. ...more
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