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Three Bestselling Novels of Terror and Espionage

(1993)
Agent in Place / Hidden Target / Cloak of Darkness
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The incomparable Helen MacInnes weaves three spectacular tales of mystery and intrigue in this collection of novels.

An Agent in Place is stunningly compromised by a Russian "sleeper" and a gullible idealist who steals a top-secret document. Journalist Tom Kelso, his integrity questioned, begins a painful family affair of betrayal and loss while trusted friend, British agent Tony Lawton, comes to his aid and hunts down the traitor. Saving the agent in flight takes the sometime wine merchant on an odyssey from the political arena of Washington to the villas of the seemingly serene south of France--where the endgame is played out.

American student Nina O'Connell unexpectedly encounters Bob Renwick, NATO's anti-terrorist honcho, on a sunny Amsterdam street, rekindling a romantic flame. Nina becomes the pawn in a potentially fatal espionage adventure pitting the two men in her life, terrorist James Kiley and Renwick, in a struggle to maintain world peace. Kiley, a.k.a. Erik, leads her on a duplicitous round-the-world jaunt while the suspense mounts and Renwick searches for The Hidden Target.

While Bob Renwick finds himself Number 3 on the deadly Minus List, the Interintel chief must battle terrorists from London to New York, Paris to Chamonix, Zurich to Djibouti--for his life. The true culprits, leaders of an international munitions firm, operate under a Cloak of Darknesstraining terrorists and providing weapons for sabotage and guerilla warfare. Renwick must find a way to stop them.

Genre: Mystery

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