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Department Thirteen
by James Houston Turner

Release Date: 09/27/11
Genre: Thriller
Pages: 314
Publisher: Comfort Publishing
Format ISBN Price
Print 978-1936695423 14.03
Kindle (ASIN) B005QSSMYM 7.69
Author Page: James Houston Turner
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Department Thirteen -- the assassination and sabotage unit of the KGB -- never officially existed. But retired KGB colonel Aleksandr Talanov knows that it did, and it’s but one of the many secrets he’s worked hard to forget.

Now living in Australia, Talanov and dozens of dinner guests are suddenly the target of assassins. Talanov and his wife are mistakenly spared, but soon find themselves running for their lives, hunted by the killers, blamed by the police, increasingly pivotal to an invisible network of death about which they know nothing.

But someone thinks they know.

For in 1983, a second Department Thirteen was created, and Talanov discovers they have but one purpose:
to kill him, whatever the cost.

Book #1 in the Aleksand Talanov thriller series.

GOLD MEDAL co-winner (thriller/suspense), 2012 Independent Publisher Book Awards ("IPPY")

The USA Book News "Best Thriller of 2011"

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