The Road to Gandolfo: A Novel

By Robert Ludlum

Battle hero and notorious women’ guy normal MacKenzie Hawkins is a residing legend. His existence tale has even been bought to Hollywood. yet now he stands accused of defacing a ancient monument in China’s Forbidden urban. below condo arrest in Peking with a case opposed to him pending in Washington, this seems like the top of Mac’s illustrious profession. yet he has a plan of his personal: kidnap the Pope. What’s the ransom? only one American dollar—for each Catholic within the world. upload to the combo a slew of shady “investors,” Mac’s 4 persuasive, well-endowed ex-wives, and a tender legal professional and fellow soldier who desires not anything greater than to come back to personal existence, and readers have of their palms one relentlessly irreverent page-turner.
 
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“Don’t ever start a [Robert] Ludlum novel in case you have to visit paintings the subsequent day.”Chicago Sun-Times
 
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Less than the management of Rat Eyes the crowd made a splash for the fence that surrounded the sector. not anyone attempted to prevent them. certainly, the searchlights have been swung of their path to aid them see their far more than the fence. The gurus understood that it was once fascinating for the idiots to depart the sector this manner. in the event that they walked into the terminal and out throughout the doorways, a wide measure of face will be misplaced. along with, the faster they left the higher. They have been doing not anything for the vacationer alternate. the moment the ultimate Palestinian raced out of the plane, Sam had lurched into the Air France galley.

They’ll have a list sheet on me in each Interpol headquarters and police station within the civilized global! You don’t positioned your identify on 40 million funds’ worthy of financial institution transfers and anticipate to return to a typical legislation perform. notice will get out. ” “That’s now not so, and also you are aware of it. All that Swiss banking stuff is private. ” Devereaux appeared round to ensure nobody else was once inside of listening to. “Even if it’s alleged to be, it’s unlikely to be as soon as a … yes try out is made to grab a … convinced individual in Rome!

No longer that Sam discounted the threat of imprisonment—Mongolia or Leavenworth—but as soon as Hawkins had agreed to the plea of in charge, the general public apology, the letter and gratuitous photos of his bowed head throughout the hundred-year sentence of probation, he may have simply resumed his army bearing and permit no matter what storms rage that will. in its place, he went to extremes to nonetheless any controversy. It appeared as if he quite desired to fade away (terrible word, notion Devereaux). certainly, it crossed Sam’s brain that Hawkins’s habit was once in some way regarding Washington’s quid seasoned quo concerning the G-2 files—the CO law 775, and MacKenzie’s entry to them.

Once his guards disappeared within the cloud of disinfectant, Sam tied 3 blankets jointly, scaled all the way down to the floor from the balcony, raced to the limousine within the force, and crawled into the trunk. as soon as within, he wrapped the blankets round his higher physique, thankful he nonetheless had his sweat pants, and waited. He was once hoping on nature to supply him with a shortcut to his goal and he was once now not disillusioned. The limousines sped in the course of the gate and the journey had began. After 3 and a part hours of bouncing, plunging, mountaineering, and racing during the Swiss mountains, Sam heard the swift blasts of the limousine’s horn.

Less than the management of Rat Eyes the gang made a splash for the fence that surrounded the sector. nobody attempted to prevent them. certainly, the searchlights have been swung of their course to aid them see their excess of the fence. The gurus understood that it used to be fascinating for the idiots to go away the sector this manner. in the event that they walked into the terminal and out during the doorways, a wide measure of face will be misplaced. in addition to, the faster they left the higher. They have been doing not anything for the vacationer alternate. the moment the ultimate Palestinian raced out of the airplane, Sam had lurched into the Air France galley.

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