By James Barrington

Paul Richter sequence, booklet #3

In 1976, a Russian front-line pilot defected to Japan in a MiG-25 Foxbat interceptor, flying nearly at sea point to prevent pursuing combatants and surface-to-air missiles. With approximately 30 seconds of gas final, he landed at Hakodate Airport, bursting a tire and skidding off the runway. earlier than the plane was once passed again to the Russians, American intelligence businesses decreased it to a pile of elements after which rebuilt it—but they thoroughly did not notice the aim for which the Foxbat used to be created. Now, American satellites have detected strange task at a number of Algerian air bases, and at Aïn Oussera one huge hangar has been cordoned off and armed guards published outdoor. Western intelligence companies suspect that Algeria may well be planning an assault on Libya or Morocco, and that they might be keeping new plane or weapon systems in the guarded hangar at Aïn Oussera.

The basically approach to discover is to get a person to appear contained in the development, and it'll need to be a covert insertion. this can be the place Paul Richter is named in, as "a deniable asset," in a thrilling continuous mystery that strikes quickly via Bulgaria, Russia, and finally North Korea...

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He felt a little weak, a little dizzy. He had no time for either. To clear his head he thought about his bride of five months burrowing under the covers of their bed as he had dressed to leave for this crime scene. A warm sense of calm washed over him and he smiled a little at what a lucky son of a bitch he really was. ” Mendez had come out the kitchen door. He took a deep breath of the cool morning air, clearing his head of the stench of violent death. The yard around the house was scattered with pots of geraniums and marigolds and garden herbs.

She would say hello to him and he would just hang around, looking at her. He never had much to say. ” “Did Ms. ” “No. I was afraid of him,” she admitted. “That’s strange—don’t you think? ” “No. When I would say something about it, she would just shrug it off. ‘That’s just Zander,’ she would say. ‘He’s harmless,’ she would say. ” She looked at him hard, looking for an answer he couldn’t give her. ” “We’ve already spoken with Mr. Zahn,” he said. She sat up a little at that. “And? ” “That’s really annoying, you know,” she snapped, brushing a rope of unruly waves back behind one ear.

You get to leave,” he said, fidgeting on his chair. “I don’t. ” he asked bluntly. ” Anne never considered herself naïve. She had firsthand knowledge that not every child grew up in an ideal environment. But no one had suspected the horror Dennis’s life had been. He had been physically and emotionally abused, and had been made an orphan a year ago by the murder of his mother and the suicide of his father, a deputy sheriff. Just hours before his father’s suicide, Dennis had stabbed a class-mate, a little boy who had been his only friend.

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