The Last Raven Author:Craig Thomas In California, the aftermath of a civilian airliner crash results in the murder of a Federal Aviation Authority investigator. His lover, Kathryn Aubrey, warned of the threat to his life, becomes the object of a murderous pursuit. — In Soviet Tadjikistan, a unit of the Red Army shoots down an airliner. Patrick Hyde of British Intelligence observes... more » a senior CIA officer accompanying the soldiers.
For Kenneth Aubrey in London, newly promoted and fêted with honours, there is no possible connection between the two incidents -- except that his niece and his most trusted field agent are involved. For him, there is no suggestion, as perestroika begins to fail and the Soviet president begins to bow to conservative pressures, that the danger to Kathryn and Hyde is anything but personal -- even though the CIA refuses to assist his investigation.
Then Patrick Hyde disappears, and is presumed dead. Aubrey embarks upon his most dangerous operation -- to save his niece’s life …« less