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The Take

(2018)
(The first book in the Simon Riske series)
A novel by

 
 
From New York Times best-selling author Christopher Reich, an international spy thriller featuring Simon Riske: one part James Bond, one part Jack Reacher

Riske is a freelance industrial spy who, despite his job title, lives a mostly quiet life above his auto garage in central London. He is hired to perform the odd job for a bank, an insurance company, or the British Secret Service, when he isn't expertly stealing a million-dollar watch off the wrist of a crooked Russian oligarch.

Riske has maintained his quiet life by avoiding big, messy jobs - until now. A gangster by the name of Tino Coluzzi has orchestrated the greatest street heist in the history of Paris: a visiting Saudi prince had his pockets lightened of millions in cash, and something else. Hidden within a stolen briefcase is a secret letter that could upend the balance of power in the Western world. The Russians have already killed in an attempt to get it back by the time the CIA comes knocking at Simon's door.

Coluzzi was once Riske's brother-in-arms, but their criminal alliance ended with Riske in prison, having narrowly avoided a hit Coluzzi ordered. Now, years later, it is thief against thief, and hot on their trail are a dangerous Parisian cop, a murderous Russian femme fatale, her equally unhinged boss, and perhaps the CIA itself.

In the grand tradition of The Day of the Jackal and The Bourne Identity, Christopher Reich's The Take is a stylish, breathtaking ride.

Genre: Thriller

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Used availability for Christopher Reich's The Take

Hardback Editions

January 2018 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Take (Thorndike Press Large Print Thriller)
Author(s): Christopher Reich
ISBN: 1-4328-4650-7 / 978-1-4328-4650-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


January 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Take
Author(s): Christopher Reich
ISBN: 0-316-34235-1 / 978-0-316-34235-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mulholland Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

January 2019 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Take
Author(s): Christopher Reich
ISBN: 0-316-34234-3 / 978-0-316-34234-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mulholland Books
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Audio Editions

January 2018 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Take
Author(s): Christopher Reich
ISBN: 1-4789-9118-6 / 978-1-4789-9118-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hachette Audio and Blackstone Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


January 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Take
Author(s): Christopher Reich
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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January 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Take
Author(s): Christopher Reich
Publisher: Hachette Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

January 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Take
Author(s): Christopher Reich
Publisher: Mulholland Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA