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Safe Houses - by Dan Fesperman (Hardcover)

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Specifications

Number of Pages: 416

Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group

Book theme: General

Author: Dan Fesperman

Language: English

Street Date: July 3, 2018
TCIN: 53610859
UPC: 9780525520191
Item Number (DPCI): 248-36-7787

Description

Praise for Dan Fesperman's Safe Houses

"The narrative choreography demanded by Fesperman's split timelines is expertly handled, and the dilemma faced by Helen, in particular - whether to be a good employee or a good citizen - illustrates the kind of weight that the spy novel, in the right hands, is capable of bearing."
--Mick Herron, The New York Times Book Review

"In Safe Houses, author Dan Fesperman superbly melds a character-strong espionage thriller with a suspenseful mystery that also aligns with the #MeToo movement . . . [A] superior thriller - both on the international and domestic front."
--Oline Cogdill, Associated Press

"Filled with intriguing twists and hairsbreadth escapes . . . Exhilarating."
--Tom Nolan, The Wall Street Journal

"This one is a doozy."
--Entertainment Weekly, 7 Thrillers You Need to Read This Summer

"Wonderful. Fesperman raises the bar sky-high with this one. Smart, sophisticated, suspenseful, and intensely human. One of the great espionage novels of our time."
--Lee Child

"A bracing and blistering work that rivals the best of Nelson DeMille."
--Providence Journal

"This is a masterfully constructed example of classic le Carre-style espionage fiction."
-Booklist (starred review)

"Prolific spy novelist Fesperman delivers another winner, this one as fiendishly clever as it is richly entertaining."
--Kirkus
(starred review)

"Aficionados of quality spy fiction will be rewarded."
--Publishers Weekly

"A terrific book about work and love, mothers and daughters, loyalty and betrayal, combining the gripping immediacy of a present-day murder mystery with the high-stakes sexy intrigue of a Cold War espionage thriller."
--Chris Pavone, best-selling author of The Expats

"A bullet-train thriller and an intriguing labyrinth of a mystery, Dan Fesperman's Safe Houses will make your time between stations disappear."
--Peter Blauner, author of Sunrise Highway and Slow Motion Riot

"What a terrific book. The intricate plot commands your attention and repays it beautifully. A particular delight for me was a meticulously researched Berlin that may evolve with the years but remains forever haunted. From the very first chapter you know that this is a spy novel that will not end without a reckoning of the human cost of secrets and the inevitable corruption of institutions that use security to remain accountable only to themselves."
--William Christie, author of A Single Spy

"If you're going to treat yourself to a spy thriller over a beach weekend, make it Safe Houses."
--Garden & Gun

"Safe Houses showcases a lean, muscular prose that is able to deliver plot points as cleanly and quickly as a switchblade's twist."
--Criminal Element

"Fesperman delivers a breathtaking, intricate international spy novel unnervingly on point for the #MeToo moment."
--Library Journal

"Fesperman's strong prose meets a cast of beautifully developed characters, all of whom have various secrets and a multitude of layers, in this seriously twisty thriller . . . Safe Houses is one heck of a ride and a must-read for spy fans everywhere."
--The Real Book Spy

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