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The Spy Who Came for Christmas

A Novel
ISBN-10: 1593157010
ISBN-13: 9781593157012
Mass Market Paperback
Also available: Hardcover · Paperback
$7.99 US · $9.50 CAN
Published: October 2011

About the Book

It's Christmas Eve in Santa Fe, and the city is resplendent with lights and decorations. But among the revelers on Canyon Road, a decidedly unholy scene is taking place: a desperate man, Agent Paul Kagan, feverishly seeks refuge for himself and the baby he holds tightly 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. By stealing the child from them, Kagan has not only risked his life but blown his carefully crafted cover. All he knows is that 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 are victims of domestic violence. Kagan soon realizes that he must enlist them in his frantic effort to stop the ruthless men gathering outside in the enveloping darkness. In the course of a wild and violent night, the unlikely trio learns 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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