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  • Title: City of a Thousand Spies
  • Author: Kathryn Guare
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  • Page: 305
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  • Every face hides a secret Every legend tells a lie Conor McBride has accepted bargains he may live to regret assuming he lives through them at all He s taken an undercover assignment in exchange for the chance to resume his career as a solo violinist He s also agreed to a proposal from the woman he loves, but it isn t the type he had in mind When their simple miss Every face hides a secret Every legend tells a lie.Conor McBride has accepted bargains he may live to regret assuming he lives through them at all He s taken an undercover assignment in exchange for the chance to resume his career as a solo violinist He s also agreed to a proposal from the woman he loves, but it isn t the type he had in mind When their simple mission turns complicated, Conor and Kate discover everyone is hiding something secrets as twisted as the fabled lanes of an old world city Unraveling them will be anything but simple, or safe Excerpt As soon as night falls, darkness becomes your weapon Use it, or you ll find it used against you She scrambled up the steep incline, repeating the words to herself like a mantra, like a prayer she was trying to believe in, willing them to produce the effect she needed Invisibility Concealment When Conor had offered this advice his face solemn, as if reciting a piece of ancient wisdom she d tried to match his mood, but ended up annoying him with an ill timed giggle Kate wasn t laughing now The situation was frightening than anything she d prepared for, and her strategy was unraveling Instead of heading for the summit she should have taken the last side trail to slip back along a different route She d realized her mistake a few minutes earlier, when the forested mountainside began dropping away It seemed as though the unseen hand of an artist was rubbing at the scenery, thinning the composition The higher she climbed, the fewer the trees Eventually, there would be none She would emerge like wild game flushed from its cover a solid, unobstructed target It was too late to double back now, but with the cloud cover of a March evening speeding its arrival, the weapon she d been waiting for finally appeared Darkness It poured over the mountain, an inky tide arriving exactly on time Within a shrinking sphere of visibility Kate paused to listen for a sign of pursuit Earlier, she d been able to detect it a distant thump of booted feet on the trail, vibration than sound Methodical Relentless The beat of it in the ground under her feet had unnerved her, but its absence was worse Pebbles from eroding stone shifted beneath her feet She cringed at the rattle echoing through the otherwise silent forest Scrambling up the final steep section of rock, she pulled herself onto an outcrop of ledge and stood motionless on the summit At the corner of her eye something shivered in a thicket of evergreens, and she spun to face it A bird A rustle of wind Something else Kate focused on the indistinct shape of the trees, but the movement had subsided She relaxed and took a long breath, wiping the sweat from her forehead, but when she turned he was right there, his dark figure filling the space in front of her, extinguishing what light remained She screamed and reflexively took a step away, then felt herself toppling back over the ledge A hand shot out and yanked her forward She heard him grunt as one of her windmilling arms connected with his chin Off balance himself, he slammed her onto the ground and fell on top of her Kate landed hard, flat on her back, and felt the air explode from her lungs like a shot being fired.
    City of a Thousand Spies Every face hides a secret Every legend tells a lie Conor McBride has accepted bargains he may live to regret assuming he lives through them at all He s taken an undercover assignment in exchange for t

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    1. Reviewed by Michelle Stanley for Readers FavoriteCity of a Thousand Spies is Book 3 from The Virtuosic Spy series by Kathryn Guare Conor McBride is a famous violinist who uses his occupation as a cover for his spy missions He and his girlfriend, Kate, accept an assignment in Prague to help Farid, an Iranian, to defect The mission becomes complicated when Farid disappears, which exposes another agent, and they notice someone following them around The Labuts, whom they stay with, are unconventiona [...]

    2. Really enjoyed this quick pace, vivid imagery, and lots of plot twists made it a real page turner, and I loved how we came full circle in the end I really enjoyed this series, and hope Kathryn won t stop with a trilogy let s see some Conor and Kate

    3. Once again, Conor s story was a hazard to my bedtime that s the mark of a great book, for sure I eagerly await of these characters and their adventures.

    4. City of a Thousand Spies by Kathryn GuareGenre Spy Romance ThrillerThis is the third in the Conor McBride series but it s not necessary to have read the previous novels Deceptive Cadence and The Silent Chord in order to enjoy this excellent book However, if you haven t read them I do urge you to so.City of a Thousand Spies sees Kate now also working for MI5 along with Conor They re still doing their day jobs of hotel keeper and classical violinist respectively Indeed Conor s role as a musician w [...]

    5. In this third book of her Conor McBride series, Kathryn Guare puts her hero where we wanted to see him and hear him from the beginning on a concert hall stage, as a brilliant violonist whose career was broken by what led him to become a MI6 agent Well, McBride is a brilliant musicien indeed, according to the author s beautiful description of his performance with a Beethoven sonata in the last pages.But to resume his career, he s had to accept another assignement from Frank Murdoch, his superviso [...]

    6. Kathryn Guare s books just keep getting better and better Her descriptions of Prague made me feel like I was there, running through the streets and alleys of the old city with Conor McBride and Kate in her new role as spy Guare knows her characters inside out now and their very romantic love affair is both sexy and honest Wish I knew about classical music, but I m sure she got all the concert halls and music spot on as she has the rest of the book.I m hooked on this series and can t wait to see [...]

    7. Well written third book in the Conor McBride series This time his girlfriend Kate follows him to London where she receives a 3 week training class for the MI6 They leave for Prague on a simple assignment of extracting a double agent to return to London They are unaware of just how complicated the situation is It soon becomes apparent that their mission will take longer and be dangerous than they were led to believe This book is a page turner and if spy stories are one of your genres you will no [...]

    8. Conor, the reluctant spy, is now joined by Kate in the spy game Can she hack it, or can Conor actually let her do the job without his feelings getting in the way They travel to Prague on a simple mission that quickly turns into anything but that.This is the third book in the Conor McBride series reading the previous books gave necessary insight into the characters in this book I m looking forward for the next chapter in Conor and Kate s adventures

    9. An amazing novel every bit as good as the first two.I love this author s work She is a great story teller and her books have great plots and wonderful characters The novels are totally gripping with lots of surprises The Virtuoso Spy is the best read I have had for years

    10. City of A Thousand SpiesAnother five star story from Ms Guare, who has perfected the perfect blend of mystery, love, and humor Be sure to read the two previous books in this series, because the characters develop from book to book.

    11. Very good suspenseExcept fr certain parts being too verbose I would have given this McBride book a 4 These section let the highs subside too much

    12. I have enjoyed the entire series and look forward to her next book I really like the characters and going on the adventure with them.

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