The Kremlin's Candidate (Red Sparrow Trilogy #3) by Jason Matthews

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Read The Kremlin's Candidate (Red Sparrow Trilogy #3) Online Free - In the final, thrilling installment of the Red Sparrow Trilogy, Russian counterintelligence chief Dominika Egorova and her lover, CIA agent Nate Nash, must find a Russian agent about to be appointed to a very high office in the US government.

With a plot ripped from tomorrow’s headlines, Jason Matthews’s high-powered, seductive third novel not only continues the dangerous entanglements of Dominika and Nate but reveals with chilling authenticity how Russian espionage can place agents in the most sensitive positions of power. The novel opens with Russian president Vladimir Putin planning the covert assassination of a high-ranking US official with the intention of replacing him with a mole whom Russian intelligence has cultivated for more than fifteen years.

Catching wind of this plot, Dominika, Nate, and their CIA colleagues must unmask the traitor before he or she is able to reveal that Dominika has been spying for years on behalf of the CIA. Any leak, any misstep, will expose her as a CIA asset and result in a one-way trip to a Moscow execution cellar. Along the way, Matthews, a thirty-three-year veteran of the CIA and winner of the Edgar Award for Best First Novel, sets vivid, unforgettable scenes in Moscow; Washington, DC; Hong Kong; New York; the Sudan; and Turkey, and introduces two cold-blooded killers: Iosip Blokhin, a brilliant Spetsnaz military officer, and Grace Gao, ravishing Chinese spy, master of Kundalini yoga, and Beijing-trained seductress.

Ultimately, the lines of danger converge on the spectacular billion-dollar presidential palace on the Black Sea during a power weekend with Putin’s inner circle. Does Nate sacrifice himself to save Dominika? Does she forfeit herself to protect Nate? Do they go down together?

This dazzling finale to Jason Matthews’s New York Times bestselling Red Sparrow Trilogy, called “a primer in twenty-first-century spying...terrifically good” (The New York Times Book Review), confirms the critical acclaim he received for the first two novels, praise that compared Matthews to John le Carré and Ian Fleming. The Kremlin’s Candidate will be published just before the 2018 release of Red Sparrow, a major motion picture starring Jennifer Lawrence, produced by 20th Century Fox.

Title : The Kremlin's Candidate (Red Sparrow Trilogy #3)
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ISBN : 1501140086
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 435 pages


Meredith rated it ★★★★☆

February 28, 2018

4.5 stars The final book in the Red Sparrow trilogy is intricately plotted, packed with tension, and filled with twists and turns. I am sad this series is over, but the good news is that it ends on a solid note! Numerous individuals are trying to promote Putin’s agenda, while the CIA crew of For...

Christine rated it ★★★★★

January 28, 2018

The Kremlin’s Candidate concludes the fabulous Red Sparrow spy trilogy. I have spent the last week in the company of Nate and Dominika, slowly falling in love with this complex and global tale of espionage. Red Sparrow and Palace of Treason must be read before The Kremlin’s Candidate. They all fo...

ChopinFC rated it ★☆☆☆☆

March 07, 2018

Boy this book pissed me off at so many levels!! I guess I've yet to encounter a book/trilogy that profoundly disappointed me as much as this. Based on the current 'Hollywood' "Red Sparrow' movie in theaters, the book continues the saga between Dominika a Russian operative and Nate, a CIA operative...

kartik rated it ★★★★★

March 14, 2018

Read the review of the Red Sparrow Trilogy at my blog The Kremlin's Candidate is an excellent conclusion to the Red Sparrow Trilogy. It has a great story, intricate plotting and an ending that will stay with you long after the book is over. Without getting too much into spoiler territory, let me j...

Greville rated it ★★★★★

January 19, 2018

I put this book down with great regret and - without giving away any spoilers - not a few tears as well. This is the final part of the great trilogy of novels relating the relationship between Nate (or Neyt), Nash and Colonel Dominika Egorova, the FSB Counter Intelligence chief who has been a CIA...

Patrick rated it ★☆☆☆☆

February 20, 2018

In my opinion, a five-star series with a one-star conclusion. I absolutely hated the ending - some may love it, some may say it's more realistic as to what really happens in the world of the CIA. That's probably true, but still, I hated the way it ended. The first two books I put up there as amon...

Pamela rated it ★★★★★

March 05, 2018

The Kremlin’s Candidate is the final installment in The Red Sparrow Trilogy- how I am going to miss these richly drawn, multi-dimensional characters. I savored every word! This trilogy depicts 21st century spy craft in all its intrigue, dangers, and suspense. All the scenarios ring true ( even Ru...

RoseMary rated it ★★☆☆☆

March 02, 2018

There seemed to be a good deal of superfluous material that slowed or bogged down this read. The story had an engaging plot and I enjoyed reading about the internal workings of US and Russian counter intelligence agencies.

Ron rated it ★★★☆☆

January 10, 2018

Retired CIA officer Jason Matthews wraps up his Red Sparrow trilogy centered around Russian counterintelligence agent Dominika Egorova. The first two books received high critical praise and comparisons to le Carre; the plot is plausible, the characters compelling. Unfortunately, the seeming sheer...

Skip rated it ★★★☆☆

March 15, 2018

Great beginning, recalling Sparrow Dominika Egorova bedding a female U.S. naval officer, who is blackmailed into becoming a Russian spy. Each of them enjoy meteoric career ascensions, with the naval officer shortlisted to become CIA director, and Dominika, head of the SVR. The tension as to which...

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