Four Great Titles to Try this Summer
Page by: Profile Editorial Team, 02/09/2020
The Amnesia Desk
When archaeologist Lee Jackson takes an experimental drug he starts having vivid hallucinations about the deep past. But are they hallucinations or actual ancestral memories? And why are they dominated by memories of battles?Meet the Amnesia Desk : a clandestine, ultra-violent group tasked with keeping the CIA's darkest secrets hidden - permanently. But while most of Jackson’s memories are from centuries ago, one is from the recent past, and it’s a threat to the very existence of the CIA.Jackson has to die.The Amnesia Desk send their finest to Britain to deal with the threat. But there's something they haven't counted on: Lee Jackson has access to centuries of combat experience. This is a fight the Amnesia Desk wasn't expecting.
Fight to Survive
She’s working for her enemies. Or so they think…
Ex-CIA assassin Eva Driscoll has found a new life in Australia and believes she’s outrun the Executive Security Office, the most powerful and secretive organization on the planet. But the ESO has been watching her every move and when they approach her with a high-risk mission in North Korea, Eva is forced to co-operate with the organization she once vowed to destroy.
But releasing a high-ranking defector proves costly, and Driscoll is captured and imprisoned in a secret camp on the Chinese border. What she witnesses there will haunt her forever . . . so she decides to take matters into her own hands. But how long can she keep the ESO thinking she’s working in their interests rather than her own?
When her handlers become suspicious, Eva knows time is not on her side. Can she defeat the evil at the heart of the camp and get out alive—or will this final installment really be her last?
To Die in Vienna
He’s seen something that could get him killed. But what?
Freddie Makin is a spy for hire. For a year he’s been watching Jiang Cheng, an academic whose life seems suspiciously normal. To Freddie it’s just a job: he never asks who’s paying him and why—until the day someone is sent to kill him, and suddenly the watcher becomes the watched.
On the run from whoever wants him dead, Freddie knows he must have seen something incriminating. The only trouble is, he has no idea what. Is the CIA behind all this—or does it go higher than that? Have his trackers uncovered his own murky past?
As he’s forced into a lethal dance across Vienna, Freddie knows one thing for sure: his only hope for survival is keeping the truth from the other side, and making sure the secrets from his past stay hidden.
Twist and Turn
THEIR PLAN WAS BRILLIANT,
their tactics cunning,
but then came a twist,
they never saw coming.
Imagine BREAKING BAD meets THE SUM OF ALL FEARS.
In TWIST AND TURN, author Tim Tigner once again delivers a fast-paced, unpredictable ride destined to delight his fans. Replete with the clever characters, original intrigue and thought-provoking predicaments that distinguish his thrillers, the fourth chapter of the international bestselling Kyle Achilles series will turn your throat dry and keep your fingers flipping.
At the center of the action is a — well, we don’t want to spoil it.
And then there’s the — oh, best not to mention that either.
Suffice it to say that the villains are fresh, complex and fascinating. Their plots inventive and scary. But Katya is back at Achilles’ side, so we might not need to worry. Unless . . .
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