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Agent X

Agent X

(2011)
(Last Chance to Die)
(The second book in the Steve Vail series)
A novel by

 

"We have a new American hero in Steve Vail."
Patricia Cornwell


Ex-FBI agent Steve Vail navigates a maze of hidden codes and brain-teasing puzzles to stay hot on the trail of a band of Russian spies in this breathtaking follow-up to his New York Times bestselling debut, The Bricklayer

FBI-agent-turned-bricklayer Steve Vail once helped the FBI solve a brilliant extortion plot. It was supposed to be a one-and-done deal. But when he's in Washington, D.C., to see Kate Bannon - an FBI assistant director - on what he thinks will be a romantic New Year's Eve date, suddenly things get complicated. The FBI has another unsolvable problem, and it has Vail's name written all over it.

A man known as Calculus, an officer at the Russian embassy, has approached the FBI claiming that he has a list of Americans who are selling confidential information to the Russian SVR. In exchange for the list, he is asking for a quarter of a million dollars for each traitor the FBI apprehends. But then Calculus informs the FBI that he has been swiftly recalled to Moscow, and the Bureau suspects the worst: the Russians have discovered what Calculus is up to, probably have access to his list, and will be hunting the traitors to kill them unless the FBI can find them first.

The FBI realizes that it has to keep the operation quiet. Once again, Vail is the perfect man, along with Kate Bannon, who would be anyone's first pick for help on an impossibly dangerous case. But finding the traitors isn't going to be easy. In fact, it's going to be downright deadly. And if the Bricklayer survives, he will have to come up with a few tricks of his own.

Agent X is a heart-pounding thrill ride with an authenticity only a writer who's an FBI veteran can provide, and Steve Vail - a man Patricia Cornwell calls a "new American hero" - is one of the smartest, toughest, and most compelling new characters to come along in many years.

Genre: Thriller
 
Used availability for Noah Boyd's Agent X


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Hardback Editions

January 2012 : UK Hardback
Title: Last Chance to Die
Author(s): Noah Boyd
ISBN: 0-7531-8970-4 / 978-0-7531-8970-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

February 2011 : USA Hardback
Title: Agent X
Author(s): Noah Boyd
ISBN: 0-06-182698-7 / 978-0-06-182698-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

July 2011 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Agent X (Steve Vail)
Author(s): Noah Boyd
ISBN: 0-06-207661-2 / 978-0-06-207661-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

January 2013 : UK Paperback
Title: Last Chance To Die
Author(s): Noah Boyd
ISBN: 0-7531-8971-2 / 978-0-7531-8971-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

February 2011 : UK Paperback
Title: Last Chance to Die
Author(s): Noah Boyd
ISBN: 0-00-731215-6 / 978-0-00-731215-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

July 2011 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Agent X (Steve Vail Novels)
Author(s): Noah Boyd
ISBN: 0-06-182703-7 / 978-0-06-182703-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

May 2011 : UK Paperback
Title: Last Chance to Die
Author(s): Noah Boyd
ISBN: 0-00-731216-4 / 978-0-00-731216-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

May 2011 : UK Paperback
Title: Last Chance to Die
Author(s): Noah Boyd
ISBN: 0-00-738449-1 / 978-0-00-738449-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

February 2011 : USA Paperback
Title: Agent X: A Novel
Author(s): Noah Boyd
ISBN: 0-06-201777-2 / 978-0-06-201777-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperLuxe
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

February 2011 : USA Paperback
Title: Agent X: A Novel
Author(s): Noah Boyd
ISBN: 0-06-206420-7 / 978-0-06-206420-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

September 2011 : USA Audio edition
Title: Last Chance to Die
Author(s): Noah Boyd
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon   

September 2011 : UK Audio edition
Title: Last Chance to Die
Author(s): Noah Boyd
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   

September 2011 : UK Audio CD
Title: Last Chance to Die
Author(s): Noah Boyd
ISBN: 1-4074-8832-5 / 978-1-4074-8832-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   

February 2011 : USA Audio edition
Title: Agent X: A Novel
Author(s): Noah Boyd
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon   

2011 : USA Audio CD
Title: Agent X (Unabridged)
Author(s): Noah Boyd
ISBN: 1-4498-5089-8 / 978-1-4498-5089-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

May 2011 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Last Chance to Die
Author(s): Noah Boyd
Publisher: Harper
Availability: Amazon UK   

February 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Agent X (Steve Vail Novels)
Author(s): Noah Boyd
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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