Thomas Dunne Books, 9780312319519, 352pp.
Publication Date: December 10, 2007
Attorney Calvin Dexter hangs his shingle in a quiet New Jersey town, has a reasonably successful practice, and takes the hills strong while triathalon training. But Dexter is no ordinary man.
The summer before he goes to college, Ricky Colenso travels to Bosnia to volunteer as an aid worker. A few weeks later, he disappears and is never heard from again. A family grieves and is offered little hope--in the fog of that horrible time and place, the killer, too, has vanished.
Or so it would seem. For in a world that has forgotten right and wrong, there are few like Cal Dexter who can settle the score. And so, years later, a worldwide chase is on and Dexter begins to draw a net around the killer. But this time CIA agent Paul Devereux must find a way to stop Dexter before his quest for vengeance throws the world into chaos.
A heart-stopping novel of murder and mystery, double-cross and triple-cross, old loyalties and new hatreds, Avenger has all of Frederick Forsyth's page-turning trademarks.
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Praise For Avenger…
"Frederick Forsyth is truly the world's reigning master of suspense." -- Los Angeles Times
"When it comes to espionage, international intrigue, and suspense, Frederick Forsyth is a master." -- The Washington Post
"With quick, sure images, Mr. Forsyth creates indelible impressions of characters." --The New York Times
"Frederick Forsyth is truly the world's reigning master of suspense."
"When it comes to espionage, international intrigue, and suspense, Frederick Forsyth is a master."
"With quick, sure images, Mr. Forsyth creates indelible impressions of characters."