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Blowback

A Vanessa Pierson Novel
Wilson, Valerie Plame (Book - 2013 )
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
Blowback


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Covert CIA ops officer Vanessa Pierson is finally close to capturing the world's most dangerous international nuclear arms dealer: Bhoot, alias the ghost. One of her assets has information about Bhoot's upcoming visit to a secret underground nuclear weapons facility in Iran -- in only a few days. But just as Pierson's informant is about to give her the location, they're ambushed by an expert sniper. Pierson narrowly escapes. Her asset: dead.
Authors: Wilson, Valerie Plame
Title: Blowback
a Vanessa Pierson novel
Publisher: New York :, Blue Rider Press,, [2013]
Characteristics: 324 pages ;,24 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: Covert CIA ops officer Vanessa Pierson is finally close to capturing the world's most dangerous international nuclear arms dealer: Bhoot, alias the ghost. One of her assets has information about Bhoot's upcoming visit to a secret underground nuclear weapons facility in Iran -- in only a few days. But just as Pierson's informant is about to give her the location, they're ambushed by an expert sniper. Pierson narrowly escapes. Her asset: dead.
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Additional Contributors: Lovett, Sarah - 1953-
ISBN: 0399158200
9780399158209
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Report This Nov 13, 2013
  • cgutierrez1 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Very good international spy story. Moves around the globe. A bit of a romance involved, but not heavy. This is an easy read, and very good for a first novel. Her end credits reflect that she did her research before jumping in to the novel.

Very good first novel, no doubt because of Ms. Plame's solid background in this realm. The only typo that jumped out to me was the use of "abc" instead of "nbc" when referring to the catagory of nuclear-biological-chemical weaponry. The characters seemed real enough without being caricatures. The heroine seems to have a very long leash, with her bosses, and it makes the reader wonder if there is that much room for operatives to make their own decisions. I look forward to the next installment of Vanessa Pierson's adventures.

Report This Oct 14, 2013
  • StarGladiator rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

An aside: the other day I observed an interview on CNN with Valerie Plame and some stupid, and mindless twit of a newsy interviewer who barraged Ms. Plame with some really stupid questions, but the intrepid Ms. Plame responsed in a most intelligent and impressive manner (especially her positive comments regarding NSA whistleleaker, Edward Snowden, the subject of an incredible disinformation campaign by the powers-that-be, and that must include CNN as well).

Report This Sep 26, 2013
  • BobNeb rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

"world's most dangerous international arms dealer"? "forbidden romance"? "puts her career at risk"? ... wow. I hope the novel reads better than this synopsis.

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