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The Spy Who Came For Christmas

A Novel
ISBN-10: 1593154879
ISBN-13: 9781593154875
$15.95 US · $16.00 CAN
Published: October 2008
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It’s Christmas Eve in Santa Fe, but among the revelers on Canyon Road, a decidedly unholy scene is taking place. A desperate man, dressed all in black, feverishly seeks refuge for himself and the squirming bundle he holds tightly against his breast. Agent Paul Kagan’s bundle is a baby who has the power to change the course of global events. His pursuers are his former colleagues-members of the Russian mafia who will stop at nothing to accomplish their mission. Now Kagan is a spy on the run-he must ensure this baby’s survival, even if it will cost him his own life. Just a short distance away, Kagan will find an unexpected pair of allies-a mother and her young son, who huddle together after a horrible episode of domestic violence leaves them home alone, with no means of transportation. And so, with the exquisitely honed skills of his profession and the help and good faith of a weary woman and a disillusioned boy, Kagan must take on forces that will stop at nothing. In the course of a wild and violent night, the unlikely trio learn lessons of generosity, courage, and selflessness, discovering within themselves the luminous strength of the true Christmas spirit.


“Master storyteller David Morrell gives us an amazing holiday classic that thrills us with heart-pounding suspense while tugging at our emotions.”
-Tess Gerritsen, New York Times bestselling author of The Bone Garden

"A terrific holiday gift from David Morrell — the father of the modern action novel delivers a unique, edge-of-your seat thriller with amazing twists and riveting characters."
-Vince Flynn, New York Times bestselling author of Protect and Defend

"Exciting, moving, and terrifically clever — once again, David Morrell proves that he is a titan among thriller writers."
-Joseph Finder, New York Times bestselling author of Power Play

"This one's got a narrative force that readers will be unable to put down. The credible and intriguing biblical/historical theories, the positive message of peace, and the redemption to be found in family & friendship, all slotted between scenes of carnage, lend a unique feel to the story—not to mention it’s fun to see [Morrell] return to the world of espionage." -Tom Piccirilli, award-winning author of The Cold Spot
David Morrell
Jennifer Esperanza
About David Morrell
David Morrell is the New York Times bestselling author of twenty-eight books, including his award-winning Creepers. Co-president of the International Thrillers Writers Organization, he is considered by many to be the father of the modern action novel. David resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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