By Greg Rucka
Tara Chace could be the most deadly lady alive. she will seduce you into believing she’s the lady of your dreams—or kill you with the icy potency of an executioner. because the new head of precise Operations for British Intelligence, she now not has to court docket demise within the field—she wishes to.Throw away the outdated principles, the old fashioned, the old-boy community. the area of overseas espionage is ready to profit the difficult method that spying isn't any longer merely…A Gentleman's GameGreg Rucka’s electrifying thrillers have driven the limits of suspense fiction to the place few have dared to move. Now, in A Gentleman’s online game, one of many genre’s so much fearless writers brings readers of foreign espionage his such a lot fearless heroine but: a no-holds-barred girl who’s as deadly as an assassin’s bullet.When an unthinkable act of terror devastates London, not anything will cease Tara Chace from removing these accountable. Her task is easy: cease the terrorists earlier than they strike a moment time. To be triumphant, she’ll do whatever and every little thing it takes. She’ll need to kill back. simply this time the private stakes should be larger than ever ahead of. For the terrorist counterstrike would require that Tara let herself for use as bait by means of the govt. she serves. This time she’s turning her very existence right into a weapon that may be used just once. yet as she and her former mentor race towards future at a distant terrorist education camp in Saudi Arabia, Tara starts off to query simply who’s pulling the trigger—and who’s the genuine enemy. during this new type of warfare, betrayal can take any form...including one’s accountability to queen and country.Based at the photo novel sequence that received the coveted Eisner Award, A Gentleman’s online game is an electrifyingly practical, headline-stealing mystery with an unforgettable protagonist—one who redefines each rule she doesn’t shatter.
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She was small and slender, with a lovely face and a mouth that, to his eyes, was impossibly large as it opened in her laughter a second time, now shrieking with glee as she batted the hands of one of her male companions reaching for her. A boyfriend, he thought, and watched as the boy wrapped his arms around her waist and lifted her through a turnstile. When the boy hoisted her, her skirt crushed between them, accentuating the curve of her maturing hip, the slender strength of her thigh. She twisted in his grip, laughing, and the cotton shirt she wore was trapped between them, the front pulling down slightly, and it revealed cleavage and, against the stretched fabric, the curve of her breasts and shape of her nipples.
It happened again three minutes later, on the Bakerloo Line, as the train pulled into Piccadilly Circus. • And again, seven minutes after that, on the Northern Line, at King’s Cross. • When the final numbers were in, the death toll stood at three hundred and seventy-two. Very few of these fatalities came from direct contact with the terrorists, all three of whom had used essentially the same technique: the gun as the instrument of terror, to empty the car and to buy time; the petrol as the primary mechanism of attack, to set the trains aflame and to force them to stop on the tracks.
For friendship, encouragement, and inspiration, I cannot thank you enough. Additional thanks to all the wonderful, and truly gifted, artists who have worked on Queen & Country thus far—Steve Rolston, Tim Sale, Brian Hurtt, Durwin Talon, Christine Norrie, Bryan O’Malley, Leandro Fernandez, Jason Alexander, Carla “Speed” McNeil, Mike Hawthorne, Mike Norton, and Rick Burchett. With every issue and every arc, you brought Tara, Paul, Tom, Ed, Angela, and all the rest to life. I am forever in your debt.
A Gentleman's Game: A Queen & Country Novel by Greg Rucka