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Christopher Kruse has moved to the south of France with his family to escape his past as a high-priced security agent and his guilt over old wrongs. But the Kruses find themselves drawn into a web of political gamesmanship and murder. and when his wife disappears, Christopher must draw on his old instincts to find her, ahead of the police and two sinister members of a Corsican crime family. As Christopher"s desperate search leads him closer to his wife, it pulls him deeper into the dangerous machinations of the most powerful leaders in the country.
|LC Classifications||PR9199.3.B22 C66 2013|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||288 pages ;|
|Number of Pages||288|
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Todd Babiak has created a complex, magnetic character forced to confront his bleakest hour and his darkest impulses/5(7).