By Margaret Truman
In Margaret Truman's newest secret, the scene opens with an imprecise dying in Washington's Foggy backside, domestic of the country division, shifts to mass homicide within the downing of airplane, after which strikes directly to mayhem within the streets of the recent Moscow.
Leaving an airport close to big apple, a D.C.-bound commuter aircraft falls to earth. At virtually an analogous time, one other crash happens. And then...
Firmly ruling out twist of fate, investigators search potential and cause. The capability are quickly obvious: small-scale weaponry with large-scale effect. Their kingdom of beginning? a spot the place approximately everything--hardware, details, love--can be came upon for a value. Max Pauling, a country division investigator, pro, handsome, and difficult to idiot, speedy takes to the air on a path nonetheless as hot because the smoking wreckage.
A host of brilliant characters humans the narrative, together with a beautiful nation division analyst who reveals herself drawn to undercover varieties; a armed forces chief in Idaho who leads his humans into gunfire; a reporter at odds along with his boss yet no longer with an exceptional tale; and a secretary of nation who loves baseball a little bit greater than her job.
Fast-paced and informative approximately flying, nutrition, statecraft, and the violent "wetwork" lower than the dryly based external of international relations, Margaret Truman's Murder in Foggy Bottom is one other winner within the Capital Crimes sequence.
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