By Mark Jacobs
American diplomat Vicky Sorrell learns the tough manner that each one is reasonable in love -- and espionage. A Handful of Kings, the most recent novel by way of prolific writer and previous international carrier officer Mark Jacobs, follows Vicky's fast paced travel of responsibility -- one the place she needs to make a decision who the undesirable men are, who's mendacity, and who simply can be telling the damaging fact.
Vicky is altering her lifestyles. She is leaving the international provider and her lover even as. yet sooner than she departs the U.S. embassy in Madrid for domestic, a widely known American author exhibits up with an odd request. Vicky understands that what the author wishes from her isn't really unavoidably what he's asking. yet interest leads her to play alongside, and she or he is readily drawn into the murky underground of terrorists and spies into which the author himself has been reluctantly led. The music she takes is stuffed with incorrect turns. And on the finish of the tunnel, it is not gentle she sees yet an unspeakable possibility to humans she loves.
Recalling Graham Greene in The Comedians, Jacobs weaves an engrossing tale that occurs over 3 continents and illuminates the unforeseen methods humans betray and guard each other and, eventually, how they discover ways to love.
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