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American operative Kolya Petrov is tracking Mihai Cuza, a direct descendant of Vlad the Impaler. Kolya suspects him of planning meltdowns of nuclear power
plants around the world, but every time Kolya gets close, a member of his team dies in agony. Margaret Bradford, the head of Kolya’s agency, seizes upon a devious plan to place a “Trojan horse”—a digital virus on Cuza’s computer. But for the plan to succeed, she must betray one of her own agents. Margaret chooses Kolya Petrov—a Russian-Jewish immigrant with no family—for the honor.
Kolya is initially unaware that he’s been set up for kidnapping and torture. When he realizes the truth, he must choose between stopping a plot that could kill thousands, and protecting his own life and the life of the woman he loves.
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“Bristling with suspense, Trojan Horse by S. Lee Manning hurls the reader into the dark underbelly of international crime, espionage, and politics. The dialog is sharp, the characters memorable, and the insider details are fascinating. This is an exciting new talent. May Manning’s novels be many and frequent. You won’t want to miss this, Manning’s outstanding debut.”
—GAYLE LYNDS, New York Times bestselling author of The Assassins
“Authentic settings, non-stop action, backstabbing villains, and rough justice lace every page of this high-octane thriller. Settle into your favorite spot, take a deep breath, and enjoy.”
—STEVE BERRY, New York Times and internationally #1 bestselling author