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The night agent : a novel, Matthew Quirk

Label
The night agent : a novel
Title
The night agent
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Quirk
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
No one was more surprised than FBI Agent Peter Sutherland when he's tapped to work in the White House Situation Room. From his earliest days as a surveillance specialist, Peter has scrupulously done everything by the book, hoping his record will help him escape the taint of his past. When Peter was a boy, his father, a section chief in FBI counterintelligence, was suspected of selling secrets to the Russians - a catastrophic breach that had cost him his career, his reputation, and eventually his life. Peter knows intimately how one broken rule can cost lives. Nowhere is he more vigilant than in this room, the sanctum of America's secrets. Staffing the night action desk, his job is monitoring an emergency line for a call that has not - and might never - come. Until tonight. At 1:05 a.m. the phone rings. A terrified young woman named Rose tells Peter that her aunt and uncle have just been murdered and that the killer is still in the house with her. Before their deaths, they gave her this phone number with urgent instructions: "Tell them OSPREY was right. It's happening..." The call thrusts Peter into the heart of a conspiracy years in the making, involving a Russian mole at the highest levels of the government. Anyone in the White House could be the traitor. Anyone could be corrupted. To save the nation, Peter must take the rules into his own hands and do the right thing, no matter the cost
Summary
A hot and very pacy new Washington, DC thriller--in the vein of favorite early novels from Grisham and Baldacci--about a young FBI agent's hunt for a Russian mole working in the highest levels of the U.S. government
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10748862
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Quirk, Matthew
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • White House (Washington, D.C.)
  • Conspiracies
  • Murder
  • Large type books
  • United States
  • Washington (D.C.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The night agent : a novel, Matthew Quirk
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
561 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062887382
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
The night agent : a novel, Matthew Quirk
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
561 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062887382
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print

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