Minutes after Sophie Kohl confesses to her diplomat husband that she had an affair while they were in Cairo, he is shot and killed.
Stan Bertolli, a Cairo-based CIA agent's heart skips a beat when he hears the only woman he ever loved calling to ask why her husband has been assassinated.
Jibril Aziz, an American analyst knows all about a covert operation rejected by the CIA. So when it seems someone has obtained a copy of the blueprints, Jibril knows the danger it represents....
As these players converge on the city of Cairo a jigsaw puzzle of loyalty and betrayal emerges, where allegiances are never clear and outcomes are never guaranteed.
©2014 Olen Steinhauer (P)2014 Oakhill Publishing