The Tristan Betrayal by Robert Ludlum

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In the fall of 1940, the Nazis are at the height of their power - France is occupied, Britian is enduring the Blitz and is under the threat of invasion, America is neutral, and Russia is in an uneasy alliance with Germany. Stephen Metcalfe, the younger son of a prominent American family, is a well-known man about town in occupied Paris. He's also a minor asset in the U.S.'s secret intelligence forces in Europe. Through a wild twist of fate, it falls to Metcalfe to instigate a bold plan that may be the only hope for what remains of the free world. Now he must travel to wartime Moscow to find, and possibly betray, a former love - a fiery ballerina whose own loyalties are in question - in a delicate dance that could destroy all he loves and honors.

 

About Robert Ludlum

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Robert Ludlum was the author of twenty-one novels, each a New York Times bestseller. There are more than 210 million of his books in print, and they have been translated into thirty-two languages. In addition to the Jason Bourne series-The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, and The Bourne Ultimatum-he was the author of The Scarlatti Inheritance, The Chancellor Manuscript, and The Apocalypse Watch, among many others. Mr. Ludlum passed away in March, 2001.
 
Published April 1, 2007 by St. Martin's Press. 592 pages
Genres: History, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Horror, Crime. Fiction

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Hot on Metcalfe's tail is assassin Kleist, a Nazi Secret Service agent who dispatches his enemies by garroting them with the E string of his violin.

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Metcalfe knows "Lana" has a new lover now, a low-level Nazi official who keeps a close eye on her, a man Metcalfe cannot believe she cares about, and a man who may be central to the plan he has formulated.

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In the chaotic Moscow of 1991, U.S. Ambassador Stephen Metcalfe is told that he's the only man who can keep the Soviet Union from falling into the hands of madmen.

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Robert Ludlum is the king of the thriller genre, and even after death he has managed to maintain his throne.

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