For forty years Western intelligence agents have known a terrible secret: the Russians have a mole - code-named Talbot - inside the CIA.
At first Talbot is suspected of killing European agents.
Then a street-smart ex-cop uncovers a storm of espionage and murder on the streets of New York, while in a Long Island suburb a civic demonstration against the Russian mission masks a desperate duel of nerves and wits.
Engineered by Talbot, a shadow world of suspicion and deceit is spilling onto the streets - leading to a new Soviet weapon and a first-strike war plan threatening the foundations of American government.
For the U.S., time is running out. For Talbot, the time is now...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 640 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 02/11/2000
- Category: Thriller / suspense
- ISBN: 9780751541816