Length: 544 Pages
DISCOVER WHAT HAPPENS NEXT AFTER THE RED SPARROW STARRING JENNIFER LAWRENCE . . .
A young woman is cornered on a deserted boulevard. Moments later she walks away, leaving her assailant for dead. Meet Dominika Egorova, of the Russian intelligence service.
An elderly man walks into the American embassy with a story to tell.
The most unlikely of traitors is uncovered by the most dangerous of men.
A brilliant, unorthadox CIA agent must single-handedly connect the dots to stop an intricate house of cards from toppling in a cold war that's taken a terrifying new twist.
'Superb. Enthralling. Shimmers with authenticity' NEW YORK TIMES
'The greatest ever female character in spy fiction' SUNDAY TIMES MAGAZINE
'Taut, fast paced and authentic. A great American spy novel'
'A dazzling thrill-filled journey across the globe'
'Portrays the heart-pounding rhythms of on-the-street espionage better than any novelist in recent memory'
Length: 544 Pages
Dominika Egorova, of the Russian Intelligence Service, is one of the most complex and compelling heroines to grace the espionage genre ... Palace of Treason is enthralling ... That Matthews, who served in the C.I.A. for 33 years, knows the world of espionage and its darkest corners is never in doubt ... Whether in Vienna, Moscow or Washington, Matthews's scene-setting is superb, and he has a fine eye for telling details ... Palace of Treason shimmers with authenticity
Taut, fast-paced and authentic. A great American spy novel
Sublime and sophisticated ... a fast-paced thriller ... as noteworthy for its superior style as for its gripping depiction of a secretive world
A primer in 21st-century spying... terrifically good
The best espionage novel you've ever read
There is much to relish, from its revival of the sexy spy (this time female) to its mischievous portrayal of Putin
As authentic a spy novel as you are ever apt to read, rendered in exciting prose by a master who helped craft the rules by which spying is conducted. A ten-cloak, ten-dagger read
Matthews is the insider's insider. He knows the secrets. And he is also a master storyteller
The world of a spy is unique and claustrophobic, but this bold tale captures its every nuance with expert precision. A tantalizing premise, and a heroine who's an alpha female, forge a solid piece of entertainment that does not disappoint
A sequel that's every bit as good as his début . . . Authentic tradecraft, a complex plot that steadily builds tension, and credible heroes and villains on both sides make this a standout