Moscow Sting (Anna Resnikov #2)
When British spy, Finn, is brutally murdered by a Russian assassin, Adrian, chief of MI6, wants vengeance. He also wants answers - answers that can only be revealed by Finn's widow, Anna, the former KGB colonel who betrayed her country for love and has now disappeared with their child. Adria...more
then Alex Dryden’s new espionage novel Moscow Sting may be your cup of somewhat tepid tea.
It portrays a new, contemporary Russia now ruled by the KGB and led by a dictatorial and all-powerful Vladimir Putin squaring off against a ...more
Since I hadn't read the first book, I didn't know who the protagonist was. It took Dryden a while to get to her.
I loved the actions, the complex plots, and the places. Since I travel extensively, I recognize most of Dryden's places.
I will read more books by Dryden.
The plot is complex and tough to describe without giving it all away, but the short explanation is that there's a beautiful female ex-KGB colonel living in hiding in rural France with her young son under the protection of the Fre ...more
These sources who were happy to take the Russian dollar in exchange for, mostly technological, secrets. Line X was the KGB department responsible for technological espionage.
These Russian dollars cam from the Kremlin-controlled ener ...more
The thing that probably kept me engaged through to the end was the seemingly heavy research Dryde ...more
The heroine is a former KGB colonel who defected for love. Now her husband's dead and she has a child to protect.
We follow her as she goes through the usual contortions. Can she trust this man or this woman? Is this person lying, is this place safe? if she does this, what will that mean to the one who has her son? How can she drop a package without giving herself away to the watchers who are always there?
She's a spy one side is trying to use agai ...more
Until next time, stay safe ...more
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I might try to read one more by him.
Surprisingly good considering it was a free Friday Nook book. There were some good plot twists and decent characters. There were a few details overlooked by the author that raises some questions of the possibility of some of the actions by the characters, but they were mirror. I would read another book by this author.