Special agents Nicholas Drummond and Michaela Caine take on a ruthless mastermind in the fifth highly anticipated thriller in the New York Times bestselling A Brit in the FBI series.
When several major political figures die mysteriously, officials declare the deaths are from natural causes. Then the German Vice-Chancellor dies on the steps of 10 Downing Street, and a drone is spotted hovering over the scene. The truth becomes clear—these high-profile deaths are well-constructed assassinations, and the Covert Eyes team is tasked to investigate.
With the help of Dr. Isabella Marin, a young expert in the enigmatic Voynich Manuscript and cryptophasia (twin language), Nicholas and Michaela home in on Roman Ardelean, a wealthy cybersecurity genius and a descendant of fifteenth century Romanian Vlad the Impaler—often romanticized as Dracula. Ardelean believes the Voynich Manuscript will unlock the secret to curing his severely ill twin brother’s blood disorder and is willing to murder anyone who gets in his way, including Nicholas and Michaela.
Along with MI5, the Covert Eyes team must race against the clock to find Ardelean before he unleashes a devastating attack on London intended to destroy those he believes betrayed him.
Alarming. Dreadful. Terrifying possibilities.
For Coulter & Ellison to take history and present, fact and folklore, jumble it together nd come up with this encompassing thriller is nothing short of epic.
This series just keeps getting better!!
I loved and detested the antaginists. I was awe-struck at the plot. I was encompassed with the facts, legends, and paranormal that were woven onto every page. The suspense was indisputable. The Sixth Day is the Renaissance Man of novels!
OK, I’m done gushing. Honestly, though, I’ve always loved Catherine Coulter & she just keeps getting better. It’s
amazing how I can hate political thrillers, except when written by Catherine Coulter.
|Source:||I borrowed The Sixth Day from NetGalley so I could share it & my thoughts on it with you 😉|
|Publisher & Date:||April 10th 2018 by Gallery Books|
|Genre:||Mysery / Suspense|
|ISBN:||1501138170 (ISBN13: 9781501138171)|
|Steam:||YA | There are a few coarse words but they are occasional|
|Setting:||Mostly London, England Area|
|Series:||A Brit in the FBI #5|
The Final Cut
The Lost Key
The End Game
The Devil’s Triangle
The Sixth Day
For Coulter’s first novel, The Autumn Countess, she chose a Regency setting for her debut because, says Coulter, “as any published author will tell you, it’s best to limit the unknowns in a first book, and not only had I grown up reading Georgette Heyer, whom I worship, but I earned my M.A. degree in early 19th century European History and could fight in Napoleon’s army, or join the Allies and beat his butt with Wellington.”
Following The Autumn Countess, Coulter wrote six more Regency romances. She then turned to long historicals and eventually interspersed them with contemporary suspense novels, beginning with False Pretenses in 1988, her very first hardcover.
Coulter grew up on a horse ranch in Texas, and graduated from the University of Texas, receiving her graduate degree from Boston College. She became a speechwriter on Wall Street, then, to her joy, she was able to quit her day job and become a full-time writer.
She lives with her physician husband and three cats in Marin County, California, right over the Golden Gate Bridge. She loves to travel, loves to kamikaze down the ski slopes, and reads voraciously while recuperating. She likes to laugh, loves a good joke, and believes the publishing business is too crazy to take seriously.
If you read just one of Coulter’s FBI thrillers, she’s got you, so prepare for eye strain and jumping at things that go bump in the night.
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