Putin's Gambit
From TV broadcaster Lou Dobbs and award-winning author James O. Born comes Putin's Gambit, an international financial thriller about a KGB plot to use a series of terrorist attacks as cover for a Russian military incursion into Estonia.Adjusting to civilian life has not been easy for former Marine Derek Walsh. As he navigates a brutal job on Wall Street and a challenging romance, he wonders if he could be doing more with his life. When an inexplicable $200 million dollar money transfer is made on his computer, he is thrust into the world of international terror, and the global economy is knocked off its hinges. On the other side of the Atlantic, a dangerous alliance has formed. Radical Islamists and Russian extremists have set the wheels in motion for Russia to assert its power in Europe. The US President has proven to be weak on foreign policy, the military is stretched too thin, and Vladimir Putin judges this to be the time for Russia to regain its Soviet Empire. Troops mass on the Estonian border, waiting for the order to move.The FBI believes Walsh was involved in the money transfer, and a group of Russians are intent on killing him. As New Yorkers are outraged upon learning of the illegal money transfer, and the world economy crashes after a series of terrorist attacks, Walsh and his Marine buddies are the only ones that can keep the world from spinning off its axis.At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Putin's Gambit Details

TitlePutin's Gambit
Author
FormatKindle Edition
LanguageEnglish
ReleaseJun 20th, 2017
PublisherForge Books
Number of pages352 pages
Rating
GenreThriller, Nonfiction

Putin's Gambit Review

  • Joan
    July 2, 2017
    In a stunning plot to retake lost territory, the Kremlin forms a partnership with Islamic terrorists. Part of the plan is to create worldwide economic chaos with an unauthorized transfer of two hundred million dollars. The resulting collapsing economy, coupled with a series of worldwide terror attacks, creates a panic as Derek Walsh tries to prove he was not responsible for the money transfer and, at the same time, tries to elude both the FBI and Russian assassins. Fortunately, he is a resourcef In a stunning plot to retake lost territory, the Kremlin forms a partnership with Islamic terrorists. Part of the plan is to create worldwide economic chaos with an unauthorized transfer of two hundred million dollars. The resulting collapsing economy, coupled with a series of worldwide terror attacks, creates a panic as Derek Walsh tries to prove he was not responsible for the money transfer and, at the same time, tries to elude both the FBI and Russian assassins. Fortunately, he is a resourceful ex-Marine . . . . A powerful tale with a chilling look at the possible in today’s world. Strong characters, a ripped-from-the-headlines sort of riveting plot, and a captivating narrative that ramps up the suspense will grab readers from the first page; the resulting roller coaster ride is sure to leave them breathless. Highly recommended.
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  • Bobbie
    July 11, 2017
    Just couldn't get into this book. It had moments where it held my interest but for the most part, it did not
  • theresak
    June 29, 2017
    Ugh. A me-too thriller rushed to publication. Undeveloped characters & predictable plot line. I did a speed read in about 20 minutes & put it aside.
  • Jeanne Seefeldt
    July 5, 2017
    A timely reminder that everything is not how it appears to be. Stayed up too late and got up too early to finish this book.
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