By Jack Higgins
Outspoken Russian author Alexander Kurbsky desired to "disappear" into the West. to prevent the wrath of the ruling elite, he makes difficult plans with covert specialists Charles Ferguson and Sean Dillon for his get away.
it is a actual coup for the West-except for something: Kurbsky continues to be operating for the Russians. And his grasp plan is ready to spread.
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What within the hell has occurred? ’ ‘My boss has determined to illness, that’s what’s occurred, and if he will get away with it, me and my neighbors may possibly besides disorder, too, simply because if we return to Moscow with no him, we’ll prove in a few gulag in Siberia. cross and get the opposite man. ’ She went, and Ivanov driven Kokonin into the lavatory. ‘Take your blouse off fast. Come on, I’ll provide you with considered one of my shirts. You haven’t bought time for a whole bathe, yet a couple of minutes along with your head below the chilly spray might help. ’ He opened the bathe door and became it on ice chilly. Kokonin did as he was once informed, leaning in after which chickening out and towelling himself dry. Ivanov went and obtained a clean blouse for him, and as he was once pulling it on, Olga got here again. ‘Your different good friend used to be in his pyjamas, yet he’s dressing as quick as he can. is that this undesirable for you? ’ ‘Not if we will get him again. ’ ‘Do you're thinking that that’s attainable? ’ He glanced at his watch. ‘Eleven fifteen and the teach leaves at nighttime. How lengthy does it take to arrive the Gare du Nord? ’ ‘I imagine probably fifteen or twenty mins. ’ ‘We can make it then. ’ there has been a knock on the door and Burlaka seemed. ‘Could an individual clarify what the hell is happening? ’ Kokonin got here out of the rest room. ‘I’m ok now. ’ Ivanov stated to Burlaka, ‘Get your raincoats and meet me on the raise. ’ They went out obediently. He pulled Olga over. ‘I consider we’ll consistently have the linen room to recollect. ’ He kissed her, then went into his bed room and located his coat and previous slouch hat. She him and he stated, ‘We’ll go away every little thing in our rooms. The Embassy will see to them, and if I have been you, I’d hold your mouth close. ’ She him out into the hall. ‘You don’t need to inform me. Do you actually imagine you will get him again? ’ ‘I’m uncertain, but when we will get shut adequate to kill the bastard, that may be simply nearly as good. ’ He became and ran to the elevate the place Kokonin used to be maintaining the door, and it closed on him. Olga stood there, wondering him. a pleasant boy and she’d beloved him, yet, so what? existence may be merciless occasionally, however the last item she wanted was once any type of hassle with Russian intelligence. She became and went into the linen cabinet and bought on together with her paintings. Kurbsky stumbled on them ready open air the gate, the sight of Monica like an previous pal. She got here in the direction of him, gleaming, palms attaining out. ‘Alex, this is often fabulous. ’ She kissed him on either cheeks and hugged him fiercely. ‘Are you o.k.? ’ ‘Never greater. Introduce me for your associates. ’ Which she did. Dillon acknowledged, ‘We have lots of time, 40 mins. Let’s have you ever instantly on board and we’ll get you a drink. i feel you’ve earned it. was once it tricky? ’ ‘Not in any respect. Astonishingly basic. ’ They walked alongside the platform, station noises echoing, people’s voices sounding surprisingly distorted, a whistle within the distance, a teach around the platform initiating and relocating ahead. ‘Everybody appears to be like going somewhere,’ Kurbsky acknowledged. ‘Well, you actually are. simply keep on with me. ’ She acquired into the trainer and he went after her.