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Hizballah has a nuclear weapon. Now, only CIA Intelligence Officer Alanna Reynolds stand between them and the destruction of Israel. The Game of Lies is the story of Alanna Reynolds, the gutsy, sexy heroine, whose natural cover is that of an international bloodstock agent and breeder of champion Thoroughbred racehorses. Cool, briliant, and no stranger to danger, her objective is to prevent a faction of the terrorist group Hizballah's aquisition of a nuclear device by way of the Russian and French mafias, and its eventual use. Old scores to settle and an old love rekindled weave a web of mystery and romance throughout this thriller.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) Spying/Terrorism Thriller    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   preventing bomb/biohazard/disaster Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book War-time military intelligence mission?    -   Yes Who's the terrorist enemy here?    -   generic terrorists Search for technology?    -   special bomb

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   spy Age:    -   20's-30's Has special powers?    -   Yes Magical/mental powers of main character:    -   can read emotions    -   is very quick Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


Europe    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   descript. of breasts A lot of techno jargon?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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