Caroline Carmichael [abridged]

2 books in series
3.5 out of 5 stars 22 ratings

The Cutout Publisher's Summary

They were partners, lovers, soul mates, in a business where betrayal is only a heartbeat away. CIA analyst Caroline Carmichael lost her husband Eric when his plane was blown out of the sky by an elite group of terrorists known as 30 April. For two years, she's headed an Agency task force tracking Eric's killers. Now, her dead husband has surfaced among those responsible for an explosion that rocks Berlin - and for the daring kidnapping of the U.S. Vice President.

The news sends CIA headquarters into turmoil. Desperate to bury evidence of a maverick agent, uncertain of Eric's motives and loyalties, the Agency plays its last, best card: Eric's wife - the Cutout - sent to Germany as bait to reel him and his VIP hostage in from the cold.

Torn between duty to country and the ghosts of her past, the Cutout swiftly finds herself drawn deep into a dizzying maze where even the life of a Vice President is a pawn, Caroline knows that the Cutout will be the first to fall.

©2001 Francine Mathews (P)2001 Random House, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • The Cutout

    • By: Francine Mathews
    • Narrated by: Trini Alvarado
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Francine Mathews has a unique perspective on espionage-laced thrillers, having spent four years as an intelligence analyst at the CIA. She applies her Company skills with a laser touch in this gripping tale of love and betrayal, patriotism and terrorism.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Talented Writer

    • By Maureen K. Conaty on 09-29-04

    Regular price: $19.93

  • Book 2

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