Ex-FBI agent Steve Vail navigates a maze of hidden codes and brain-teasing puzzles to stay hot on the trail of a band of Russian spies in this breathtaking follow-up to his New York Times best-selling debut The Bricklayer.
"Good story, but"
Someone gives you a dangerous puzzle to solve, one that may kill you or someone else, and you're about to fail...and there is no other option. No one who can help. No one but the Bricklayer. The Bricklayer is the pulse-pounding novel introducing Steve Vail, one of the most charismatic new heroes to come along in thriller fiction in many years. He's an ex-FBI agent who's been fired for insubordination but is lured back to the Bureau to work a case that has become more unsolvable - and more deadly - by the hour.
Calculus, a Russian intelligence officer, approaches the FBI claiming he knows of several Americans who are supplying information to Russia. But when Calculus is recalled to Moscow, the Bureau suspects the worst. The race is on to track down the informants, and Steve Vail is the ideal candidate for this kind of stealth mission. But it soon becomes clear that this mission won’t be easy. In fact, it could be downright deadly….