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The Heraklion Gambit

A Nick Temple File

Jonathan Dyer

Paperback

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Description

In this prequel to Switchback, Nick Temple, CIA Station Chief for Berlin, uncovers a plan for a daring gamble by the Soviet Union to overthrow the government of Crete in the Eastern Mediterranean. A centuries-old Russian ambition to have a warm-water port is within the Soviets' grasp unless Nick, and a small band of committed Cold War warriors, can thwart the deadly strike of an elite force of Russian commandos.Step back into the hottest years of the Cold War with Jonathan Dyer's latest spy thriller offering in the Nick Temple File series. The Heraklion Gambit bristles with historic detail, introduces a host of memorable characters, and keeps you turning the pages with expertly-drawn action scenes that leave you wanting more. In this prequel to Switchback, Nick Temple, CIA Station Chief for Berlin, uncovers a plan for a daring gamble by the Soviet Union to overthrow the government of Crete in the Eastern Mediterranean. A centuries-old Russian ambition to have a warm-water port is within the Soviets' grasp unless Nick, and a small band of committed Cold War warriors, can thwart the deadly strike of an elite force of Russian commandos.Step back into the hottest years of the Cold War with Jonathan Dyer's latest spy thriller offering in the Nick Temple File series. The Heraklion Gambit bristles with historic detail, introduces a host of memorable characters, and keeps you turning the pages with expertly-drawn action scenes that leave you wanting more. Don't despair A third Nick Temple File is on its way.

Carta Studios, 9780989981613, 236pp.

Publication Date: November 29, 2013



About the Author

2)To prepare for writing his latest fiction series, Jonathan drew from his experiences as a trained Russian linguist for the NSA, service in Berlin during the Cold War, and years as a practicing lawyer to bring to life an undercover world of spies and government espionage. Jonathan is both a writer and high school American History and Government teacher who now lives with his wife in California's wine country.