By Taylor Stevens

“Munroe is a sensational personality and Stevens is a sensational writer.” —Lee baby, New York Times bestselling writer of the Jack Reacher series
 
For lovers of Lee baby, Terry Hayes, and Laura Lippman comes a blistering mystery during which Vanessa Michael Munroe faces the struggle of her life
 
Vanessa Michael Munroe, chameleon and knowledge hunter, has a name for purchasing issues performed: harmful and never rather felony issues that experience taken her undercover into the various world’s deadliest areas. nonetheless therapeutic from a Somali hijacking long past incorrect and a brutal assault that left her close to loss of life, Munroe joins her lover, Miles Bradford, in Japan the place he’s operating as a safety advisor maintaining high-value expertise from business espionage. within the domesticity in their regimen she reveals lengthy sought-after peace—until Bradford is arrested for homicide, and a similar pursuits who precise him come after her, too.
    Searching for solutions and struggling with to stick alive, Munroe will quickly observe how a long way she’ll visit keep Bradford from spending the subsequent two decades in locked-up isolation; what number legislation she’ll holiday while the reality turns out worse than his lies; and who to belief and who she needs to kill. simply because she’s a strategist and hunter with a predator’s instincts, and the guy she loves has simply stabbed her within the again.  
     With break-neck pacing, incendiary prose, and an unforgettable solid of characters, The Mask good points Vanessa Michael Munroe: an excellent, deadly heroine who will cease at not anything to discover the reality, it doesn't matter what it could cost. 

 
“Stevens excels at depicting pulse-pounding possibility, and her prose and plotting are fantastic. . . . purely Dan Brown and Lee baby come close.” —Dallas Morning News
 
 “[Munroe is] a protagonist as lethal as she is irresistible.” —Vince Flynn
 
“If you're a fan of Jack Reacher, Lisbeth Salander, or Nina 0, you must try out Vanessa Michael Munroe!” —BookPage
 
“A successful sequence personality who has the realm at her beck and call.” —Los Angeles Times

“Munroe’s brooding character and her skill to mixture into her atmosphere think of the provocative Jason Bourne.” —USA Today

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So much hostess corporations are, sure? yet i assumed that this is often Japan, and in Japan they keep on with the law—not just like the mafia in Russia, which owns the law—I notion this was once various. ” “Not so various. ” “It’s the exact same. company and crime and executive all tied in a single gruesome bow. the opposite women imagine i'm fortunate. They hate me a bit, i believe, even supposing i'm the following opposed to my will simply a similar. He grants to come back my passport, yet he has promised time and again and beats me while I ask. they suspect i've got it better—they don’t understand. ” She paused and checked out Munroe, her face ten years older than it may were. “They don’t learn about the various journeys to the health facility and the numerous journeys I don’t make simply because i'm too scared to head. you're thinking that it’s unusual I belief a stranger after a couple of minutes of dialog, that I belief a stranger to guard me after which I go away every thing and cross into the evening? ” Munroe didn’t solution. Alina stated, “My adolescence is fading, and Jiro tires of me. he'll kill me soon—or worse, provide me to 1 of his males. there's nowhere for me to head that's secure, no one i will be able to ask for aid. yet you’re a foreigner, much less prone to have connections, and that i suggestion you have been a soldier like your good friend, i presumed probably you'll support me. If now not, what did I lose? both means, I die. ” “I am like my friend,” Munroe stated. Alina sighed. “We’ll see. ” She rolled over and, mendacity on her part, she stated, “Your buddy killed that guy in self-defense—he used to be provoked. ” That used to be the second one time Alina had spoken of Bradford killing a guy. The suggestion itself wasn’t very unlikely, simply unusual and incongruent, an accusation that Munroe had by no means obvious coming on account that Bradford used to be now sitting in penitentiary for a homicide he hadn’t dedicated. What was once the purpose in that once a true one used to be so available? “Your pal got here to the membership thrice long ago months,” Alina stated, “each time with an identical workforce of fellows. ” “Did you recognize them, or understand how i will be able to locate them? ” “They weren’t regulars, yet your good friend knew them well—they have been all from an identical office. might be that is helping? ” “You’re certain he knew them from paintings? ” Alina rolled again over and provided a figuring out smile. “There are stuff you study in the event you do that activity so long as I have,” she acknowledged. “There is a undeniable suppose. it is a kingdom of traditions and rite and certain, they have been from paintings. And, such as you, your buddy made an attempt to be just like the others, yet he didn’t drink. ” “The similar males for every stopover at? ” “Yes, until eventually the top while the issues begun. ” “Would you know them in case you observed them back? ” “In the membership, convinced. through photo, I don’t understand. ” “What approximately in individual? ” “Maybe. ” “Tell me approximately them,” Munroe acknowledged. Alina shifted and filled the pillow lower than her head. “There’s not anything to assert approximately them. They have been males, and one guy is equal to one other. ” Munroe reached for Alina’s face and lightly brushed the hair apart. “Not all males are violent,” she acknowledged. “Maybe there are a few sturdy men,” Alina stated. “Maybe your buddy is an effective guy.

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