Joseph Kanon is the Edgar Award–winning author of The Accomplice, Defectors, Leaving Berlin, Istanbul Passage, Los Alamos, The Prodigal Spy, Alibi, Stardust, and The Good German, which was made into a major motion picture starring George Clooney and Cate Blanchett. He lives in New York City.
Colin Harrison is Vice President and Editor-in-Chief at Scribner. Some of his recent Scribner books include: The Mueller Report by The Washington Post, Light Perpetual and Golden Hill by Francis Spufford, The Guarded Gate by Daniel Okrent, The Red Sparrow series by Jason Matthews, The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace by Jeff Hobbs (Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize), Rebel Yell and Empire of the Summer Moon (finalist for the Pulitzer Prize) by S.C. Gwynne, The Emerald Mile by Kevin Fedarko, selected past books include Nixonland by Rick Perlstein, Inside of a Dog by Alexandra Horowitz, Horse Soldiers by Doug Stanton, and Jarhead by Anthony Swofford.
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From “the most accomplished spy novelist working today” (The Sunday Times, London), a “heart-poundingly suspenseful” (The Washington Post) espionage thriller set at the height of the Cold War, when a captured American who has spied for the KGB is returned to East Berlin, needing to know who arranged for his release and what they now want from him.