From the New York Times bestselling author of The Expats. Kate Moore is back in a pulse-pounding thriller to discover that a massive terror attack across Paris is not what it seems – and that it involves her family American expat Kate Moore drops her kids at the international school,makes her shopping roundsand meets her husband Dexter at their regular caf├⌐: a leisurely start to a normal daySt-Germain-des-Pr├⌐s. Across the Seinetech CEO Hunter Forsyth stands on his balconyperplexed that his police escort just departedand frustrated that his cell service has cut out; Hunter has important calls to makenot all of them technically legal. And on the nearby rue de RivoliMahmoud Khalid climbs out of an electrician’s vanand elbows his way into the crowded courtyard of the world’s largest museumin the epicenter of Western civilization. He sets down his metal briefcaseand removes his windbreaker. That’s when people start to scream. Everyone has big plans for the day. Dexter is going to make a small fortunefinally digging himself out of a deep financial holevia an extremely risky investment. Hunter is going to make a huge fortunewith a major corporate acquisition that will send his company’s stock soaring. Kate has less ambitious plans: preparations for tonight’s dinner party–one of those homemaker obligations she still hasn’t embracedeven after a half-decade of this life–and an uneventful workday at the Paris Substationthe clandestine cadre of operatives that she’s been runningnot entirely successfullyincreasingly convinced that every day could be the last of her career. But every day is also a fresh chance to prove her own relevancenever more so than during today’s momentous events. And Mahmoud? He is planning to die today. And he won’t be the only one.
The Paris Diversion
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