|Double Eagle, the (2005) [Novel]|
by James Twining
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Series: Tom Kirk
(From the publisher):
In Paris a priest is murdered, the killers dumping his mutilated body into the Seine. Only he has taken a secret with him to his death. A secret that reveals itself during his autopsy and reawakens memories of Depression-era politics and a seventy-year-old heist.
Jennifer Browne, an ambitious FBI agent is assigned to the case. For her, this is a final opportunity to kick-start a career that has stalled after afatal error of judgement. She is determined that this time there will be no mistakes.
Her investigation soon uncovers a daring robbery from Fort Knox. The immediate suspect is Tom Kirk, a brilliant young art thief and a man whose very existence threatens to bring down the newly elected President.
Caught between his desire to get out of the game and his partner's insistence that he complete one last job for the criminal mastermind Cassius, Tom faces a race against time to clear his name - a race that takes him from London to Paris, Amsterdam to Istanbul in a search for the real thieves and the legendary Double Eagle
Original title: The Double Eagle
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Suspense