The Spy Who Jumped Off the Screen
ISBN 9780143122876 | 400 pages | 24 Dec 2012 | Penguin | 8.26 x 5.23in | 18 - AND UP
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A stunningly clever idea lies at the heart of this sophisticated thriller. Former covert operative Ty Hunter has become, almost by accident, the number one film star in the world. Recruited for a clandestine mission to prevent the theft of nuclear warheads, he deploys every skill he has as an actor, soldier, and spy to match wits and muscle with an enigmatic billionaire and his nefarious protégé—even as he falls for the entrancing woman closest to them both.
Racing from Hollywood to the Black Sea, Camp David to Prague, The Spy Who Jumped Off the Screen is an electrifying novel with a hero who is sure to become an icon of the genre.
-Clive Cussler, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Kingdom
"A highly sophisticated and entertaining thriller! With enviable finesse and accelerating tension, Caplan introduces us to a world of high and low life, West Wing officials and computer paladins, Hollywood stars and global financial wizards. Don't pick up this book if you have made plans for the evening."
-Philip Bobbitt, author of The Shield of Achilles and Terror and Consent
"The Spy Who Jumped Off the Screen is a thrilling novel of espionage and derring-do, high jinks and high stakes, that unfolds rapidly against a canvas of seductive international glamour. But its grace note is the siren song of Hollywood that, out of nowhere, attracted then transformed its astonishing hero."
-Kevin Starr, author of Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance
"What an exuberant cast of characters--arms dealers, spies, movie stars, beautiful maidens, stolen nuclear warheads -and in Thomas Caplan, a gifted and sophisticated writer to direct the ensemble. The Spy Who Jumped Off the Screen is an entertaining romp."
-David Ignatius, author of Bloodmoney
"Thomas Caplan channels Ian Fleming in this gracefully written, fast moving, all too pertinent thriller."
-Robert Stone, author of Dog Soldiers
"An elegant thriller by an author with keen insight into the world of international intrigue, with finely crafted characters who will stay with you long after you have closed the book."
-Ted Bell, New York Times bestselling author of Warlord
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