Connor Fitzgerald is a professional's professional. Holder of the Medal of Honor. Devoted family man. Servant of his country. But for the past twenty-eight years, Fitzgerald has been leading a double life as the CIA's most deadly assassin. And only days before his retirement from the CIA, he comes across an enemy who, for the first time, even he cannot handle. The enemy is his own boss--Helen Dexter--the director of the CIA. Dexter's stanglehold on the agency is threatened by one decision, and her only hope of survival is to destroy Fitzgerald. Meanwhile, on the other side of the world, a formidable new foe is threatening the United States: a ruthless hard-line Russian president, who is determined to force a military confrontation between the two superpowers.
From emergency meetings in the Oval Office to a Russian mafya boss's luxurious hideaway outside St. Petersburg, "The Eleventh Commandment" sweeps readers off their feet from the first paragraph.
I'm not usually a big fan of spy stories, but this one had a nice twist to it.
Love Jeffrey Archer's books. Enjoyed this book
I very much enjoyed reading The Eleventh Commandment. My husband read it after I finished, so we had good discussions about the characters and story. It was a satisfying read for both of us. I would rate it 4 stars and Bob would offer it 3 stars.
The Eleventh Commandment....Thou shall not be caught.
"Involving and convincing...Archer hashad an inpressive and steady career as a writer of compulsivelyreadable suspense novels. He specializes in the unexpected plot twist, the surprise ending...Archer[Has] the Ineffable Gift of a natural storyteller and he brings to the page a romance and a sentiment often missing in the genre."
-Los Angeles Times Book Review
Not one of Archers' best books, but an enjoyable quick read.
A first rate international thriller with a slam-bang climax. A lot of fun to read. Wouldn't want a boss like Helen Dexter!
Jeffrey Archer never stops writing good books, a real page turner.
I have always had a weakness for a Jeffrey Archer caper and this is no exception. Career CIA troubleshooter is hung out to dry by an opportunistic President. Operative is then sent to kill Russian Communist candidate in hopes he in turn will be killed by either CIA, Russian Mafiya or secret police. Thought provoking with many red herrings.
An international thriller. There is plenty of fun and suspense.
Conner Fitzgerald CIA assassin comes fact to face with an enemy he cant handle.his boss
Great author... have enjoyed reading several of his books.
Connor is a professional's professional. Holder of the Medal of Honor, devoted family man, servant of his country, CIA assassin. Days before his retirement from the company, Connor comes face-to-face with an enemy who, for the first time, even he cannot handle -- his own boss, Helen Dexter, Director of the CIA.
But Helen's stranglehold on the Agency is threatened by a power greater than her own, and her only hope is to destroy Connor. Meanwhile, on the other side of the world, a new threat to national security is emerging: a ruthless hardline Russian president who is determined to force a military confrontation between the two superpowers. It's up to the intrepid Connor to pull off his most daring mission yet - save the world....and his own life.