To Hunt a Spy

Crime Bytes Media
This book will become available on January 15, 2019. You will not be charged until it is released.

Caught between duty and conscience.

Moscow, 1985. The more time KGB agent Artur Gregorovich spends undercover in the Jewish community—and with the mysterious Sofia—the more he questions everything he thinks he knows about his country, his family, and himself.

Nuclear disarmament negotiations have stalled over accusations of his country's human rights violations against Jews, and Artur faces mounting pressure to catch and stop the traitors spreading anti-Soviet stories. Even if those stories happen to be true.

As his sympathy for Sofia and her family grows, Artur finds himself asking how far he’s willing to go to stop them.

When his investigation reveals shocking connections between his targets, the Russian mafia, and the CIA, he's forced to choose. Between duty and conscience. Between honor and desire. Between his country and himself.

To protect his country, he must do more than stop the traitors. He must hunt--and kill--a spy.

The Americans meets Bridge of Spies in this can't-put-down Cold War story of love and patriotism.

Sins of a Spy

1. To Catch a Traitor - released in August 2018
2.To Hunt a Spy - released in January 2019
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About the author

D. B. Shuster is the author of the forthcoming Cold War espionage and family saga series Sins of a Spy, which begins with To Catch a Traitor. The tale continues with the modern-day Russian mafia crime thriller series and family saga Kings of Brighton Beach, which fans describe as "dark," "dramatic," and "addictive": "makes Mario Puzo's Godfather look like a boy scout."

She serves up thrills of another kind in her humorous and sexy Neurotica series, which begins with Pleasing Professor.

By day, she is a professor of Sociology, and her research keeps her busy with facts and numbers. By night, she writes dark, twisted, sexy serial thrillers. Sometimes she sleeps. A native of Cleveland, she lives in New York with her family.

You can learn more about D. B. at dbshuster.com.

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Publisher
Crime Bytes Media
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Published on
Jan 15, 2019
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Pages
338
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ISBN
9781941132210
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Historical
Fiction / Jewish
Fiction / Thrillers / Espionage
Fiction / Thrillers / Historical
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