In addition to being a solid page-turner, [Bloodmoney] offers intriguing characters, acomplicated but skillfully explicated plot and a nuanced view of Pashtun tribal culture often at odds withthe larger Punjabi population. And as with all of Ignatius fiction, readers attuned to current events maywonder if he knows things most Americans don t.
You won t regret spending time with Bloodmoney.
[David] Ignatius at his best.
You won t regret spending time with Bloodmoney. "
Fast-paced, well-written and carefully crafted, Bloodmoney is an exceptional thriller. Filled with believable and interesting characters and enough action to satisfy a Steven Spielberg fan, it is a great novel. "
[David] Ignatius at his best. "
A gripping, ripped-from-the-headlines CIA thriller set in Pakistan that will have you wondering just how much is actually fiction.
“You emerge from its pages as if from a top-level security briefing—confident that you have been let in on the deepest secrets.”—Washington Post
Someone in Pakistan is killing the members of a new CIA unit trying to buy peace with America’s enemies. It falls to Sophie Marx, a young officer with a big chip on her shoulder, to figure out who’s doing the killing and why. Unfortunately for Sophie, nothing is quite what it seems. This is a theater of violence and revenge, in which the last act is one that Sophie could not have imagined.