'[A] series of thought-provoking geopolitical thrillers ... Mr. LeBor writes with perception about the gray ethical area in which Azoulay must maneuver ... and succeeds in making us care about his two-fisted protagonist and her all-too-human vulnerability' Wall Street Journal.
'Gripping and atmospheric' Charles Cumming.
'I was hooked on the first page ... Yael Azoulay is a feisty, intrepid protagonist whom the reader cheers for every step of the way. I look forward to her adventures in the next of this series' Suspense magazine.
'An Israeli-born female James Bond... [a] strikingly well-informed, smartly plotted, thriller' Daily Mail.
'Yael, a former Israeli agent, is a well-crafted character ... LeBor certainly manages to build in a sense of the power of corruption in big business ... an interesting and thought-provoking novel' Bestsellingcrimethrillers.
'Highly recommended ... rich and fast-paced, but it is his very sure and experienced hand with international politics, dark-side politics, that makes this book as good as it is' Alan Furst, New York Times bestselling author.
'A smart heroine, unexpected twists, and an intriguing setting separate The Washington Stratagem from the pack of international thrillers' Alex Berenson, New York Times bestselling author of the John Wells series.
'A page-turning thriller with a meaty conspiracy theory rooted in historical fact and bristling with warnings' Irish Times.
About the Author
Adam LeBor lives in Budapest and writes for the Economist, Newsweek, New York Times, The Times and other publications. He is the author of a number of nonfiction books, including the Orwell Prize shortlisted Hitler's Secret Bankers.