Following the assassination of 33 Tourists, CIA-trained
operatives from the clandestine Department of Tourism, Milo
Weaver wants nothing more than to live a normal life with
his wife and daughter. Also a Tourist, Milo is lucky to be
one of the few survivors of the annihilation. However, his
friend and former boss in the CIA, Alan Drummond, doesn't
find it as easy to adjust to Tourism's dissolution. Alan is
always scheming to find out who was behind their downfall
and exact retribution. Then Alan disappears unexpectedly
and turns up in London using one of Milo's previously
compromised aliases. Since the name will call attention to
Milo, the only way he can protect himself and his family is
to locate Alan before their enemies find him.
Of course, Milo doesn't know who to trust as he's approached
by operatives from all sides. As the search progresses
around the globe, it becomes evident that Tourism's old
enemies, as well as some new ones, are set on destroying
its last survivors.
With AN AMERICAN SPY, Olen Steinhauer concludes Milo
Weaver's tale of espionage as a CIA Tourist. We finally
learn who is behind the duplicitous manipulations that have
disrupted Milo's life for so long. This intense political
thriller is chockfull of international intrigue, daring
exploits and a more than satisfactory finale.
With only a handful of CIA-trained assassins, code name
Tourists, left, Milo Weaver is more than ready to return to
his cherished role as a husband and father. But his former
CIA boss, Alan Drummond, can't let the job go. When Alan
uses one of Milo's compromised aliases to travel to London
and then disappears, calling all kinds of attention to his
actions, Milo has no choice but to go in search of him.
Worse still, it's beginning to look as if Tourism's enemies
are gearing up for a final, fatal blow.
With An American Spy, Olen Steinhauer, one of
the best espionage writers in a generation, delivers a
searing international thriller that will settle once and
for all who is pulling the strings and who is being played.