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By Gene Coyle

Karl Beck is a former KGB officer who defected to the United States on the finish of the chilly warfare and used to be resettled along with his new identify as a Slavic Literature professor at Indiana college. Beck is sixty, yet tall, athletic and a captivating guy of the realm. he's falling in love with Cathleen; an beautiful girl part his age of the historical past division, whose mom and grandfather have been a part of the underground IRA of Northern eire. He finally finds his precise earlier to her and in addition that during the previous couple of years, he has get entangled with a mystery, deepest espionage staff. whereas doing educational examine, Beck stumbles throughout a result in the positioning of a big cache of diamonds that had belonged to the Romanov Dynasty of Russia; jewels that had long gone lacking again in July, 1918 while the czar and the royal family members have been all assassinated -- or have been they? Karl and Cathleen commute to Russia to pursue the clues and check out to resolve the puzzle of the place the jewels had allegedly been hidden again in 1938. Complicating their quest is a Russian Mafia boss who has additionally discovered of the prize they search and the Russian govt that might nonetheless prefer to see Beck useless. The couple is assisted by means of a couple of humans, together with her IRA grandfather. although, in the complex international of espionage, all isn't constantly because it turns out and Karl needs to determine who're fairly his pals and no matter if he can he ever actually go away his KGB earlier at the back of him.

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