Spy for Hire by Dan Mayland

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Blurb from goodreads.com, please scroll down for my review

A kidnapped orphan triggers an intelligence war in the Middle East, catapulting top-spy Mark Sava into a desperate race against friend and foe alike.
Azerbaijan didn’t want him. And now Kyrgyzstan may not be able to handle Mark Sava either. The ex–CIA station chief has settled into a new, easy life as a spy for hire. But then his girlfriend, Daria, discovers the private intelligence agency employing Sava is connected to a strange plot involving a mysterious orphan.

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Guest Interview – Dan Mayland

dan maylandDan Mayland is the author of four books, The Colonel´s Mistake The Leveling,   Spy for Hire   and Death of a Spy. He was kind enough to answer a few questions.

What are you writing at the moment?
The third book in the Sava series. It’s a fast-paced tear through Kyrgyzstan and Bahrain. Readers also learn more about the circumstances surrounding the suicide of Mark Sava’s mother, and how that led to him becoming a spy.

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The Colonel´s Mistake – Dan Mayland

The Colonel's MistakeFirst off, some information from Goodreads website on the book. Scroll down for my thoughts.

In Baku, Azerbaijan, CIA operations officer Daria Buckingham is arrested for a heinous crime. Her former boss, retired CIA station chief Mark Sava, is sure she’s innocent and tries to help her out ? landing him in the middle of the new Great Game, an espionage war over oil that has China, Iran, and the United States clawing at each other’s throats. Back in Washington, DC, Colonel Henry Amato, assistant to the US national security advisor, is keeping a close watch on the situation. His stake in the Great Game is high  and personal. The first novel of a globetrotting new thriller series, The Colonel’s Mistake takes listeners on an unforgettable ride into the shadows of the world’s most volatile region, where the good, the bad, and the brutal play a deadly chess game of global espionage.
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