Intrigue and espionage in Cyprus and the Soviet Union at the height of the Cold War.
“J.R. Rogers’ The Cypriot Agent is one of the most realistic
portrayals of espionage in fiction.”
“A glorious spy novel for our time.” – 5 stars
“A page-turner of a spy plot.” – 5 stars
“Good read. Authentic to the era.” – 5 stars
“The plot constantly startles and surprises.” – 5 stars
“Compelling, page after page.”
“Intrigue at its height.”
An intricate thriller of espionage and foreign intrigue, the novel turns on a Cypriot hit man, a former M16 operative, Georgios Spyrou hired by the CIA to terminate Marina Kovalev, a Soviet illegal when she transits Famagusta. In Washington, DC. a deal has been quietly brokered between the FBI and Kovalev. She is being allowed to return to the Soviet Union if she abandons her impending marriage to an unsuspecting U.S. Presidential advisor. Fearful the U.S Government might change its mind she opts to travel by sea and sets out for Leningrad aboard a Soviet freighter.
With action-packed scenes set in Marseille, Beirut, Famagusta, Nicosia, Athens, and Novorossiysk, in the former Soviet Union, the Agency’s plot— to terminate with prejudice the former illegal before she can reach the Soviet Union—is richly and spectacularly detailed.
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