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Assassin's Edge

A David Slaton Novel

Ward Larsen


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USA Today bestselling author Ward Larsen's globe-trotting assassin, David Slaton, returns for another breathless adventure in Assassin's Edge!

A U.S. spy plane crashes off the northern coast of Russia at the same time that a Mossad operative is abducted from a street in Kazakhstan. The two events seem unrelated, but as suspicions rise, the CIA calls in its premier operative, David Slaton.

When wreckage from the aircraft is discovered on a remote Arctic island, Slaton and a team are sent on a clandestine mission to investigate. While they comb a frigid Russian island at the top of the world, disaster strikes yet again: a U.S. Navy destroyer sinks in the Black Sea.

Evidence begins mounting that these disparate events are linked, controlled by an unseen hand. A mysterious source, code name Lazarus, provides tantalizing clues about another impending strike. Yet Lazarus has an agenda that is deeply personal, a thirst for revenge against a handful of clandestine operators. Prime among them: David Slaton.

Praise For Assassin's Edge: A David Slaton Novel

Praise for Assassin's Edge

“It's always a pleasure to read an author who knows his stuff. With Assassin's Edge, Larsen has created a smart, edgy techno-thriller that provides a glimpse into tomorrow's battles and the weapons they'll be fought with.” —Kyle Mills, #1 New York Times bestselling author

Praise for the David Slaton series

“A stunning thriller . . . the best nail-biting suspense novel I’ve read in years.” —Stephen Coonts, New York Times bestselling author, on Assassin’s Game

“Highly reminiscent of Robert Ludlum’s Jason Bourne series.” —David Hagberg, New York Times bestselling author

“A first-rate thriller with a plot that grabs you hard and won’t let go.” —Ralph Peters, New York Times bestselling author, on Assassin’s Game

“Sure to entertain fans of Daniel Silva and Robert Ludlum . . . Riveting.” Mark Greaney, New York Times bestselling author, on Assassin’s Run

“The action-filled, high-octane thriller that you have been waiting for. Ward Larsen delivers enough page turning suspense and globe-spanning action for ten novels.” William Martin, New York Times bestselling author, on Assassin’s Silence

“A superbly written story.” —Larry Bond, New York Times bestselling author, on Assassin’s Game

Forge Books, 9781250798176, 288pp.

Publication Date: April 12, 2022

About the Author

Ward Larsen is a USA Today bestselling author, and seven-time winner of the Florida Book Award. His first thriller, The Perfect Assassin, has been optioned for film by Amber Entertainment. He has also been nominated for the Macavity and Silver Falchion Awards. A former U.S. Air Force fighter pilot, Larsen has served as a federal law enforcement officer, airline captain, and is a trained aircraft accident investigator.