In the frozen wastes of Siberia, a silver artifact is stolen from a dead man . . . In the Middle East, the carefully planned strike on a terrorist leader goes disastrously wrong . . . Two seemingly unrelated incidents have placed the former CIA covert operative-turned-freelance spy, code-named Scorpion, in a desperate position: joining forces with a beautiful woman to prevent the assassination of a powerful Ukrainian politician.
But treachery breeds terror in the long shadow of a dangerous Russia, as Scorpion finds himself caught in a lethal trap sprung by an unknown enemy--perhaps someone on his own side of the game. And now time is ticking rapidly away with the whole world balancing on a knife's edge, just days from the opening salvos of a catastrophic war that could leave the earth itself in ruins.
“I was ready for a thrill ride and I wasn’t disappointed. Kaplan delivers. I definitely want more Kaplan.”
-Suspense Magazine on Scorpion Winter
“Scorpion learns, once again, there are no friends in the spy business and that life—one’s own and those of your enemies—exists on a knife-edge of deceit.”
-Publishers Weekly on Scorpion Winter
“With rapid-fire narrative and a complex plot, Andrew Kaplan gives readers a truly intriguing and engaging spy thriller.”
-FreshFiction.com on Scorpion Winter
“Full of action and suspense. Scorpion Winter is the latest entry in author Andrew Kaplan’s series, and it’s a good one. . . . a great read, a great spy, a great character.”
-Examiner.com on Scorpion Winter
“Kaplan has written one of the smartest, swiftest and most compelling spy novels I’ve read in years.”
-Harlan Coben, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Stay Close
“Andrew Kaplan represents a gold standard for thriller writing.”
-David Morrell, New York Times bestselling author of The Brotherhood of the Rose
“Delivers more heart-thumping twists and turns, beliefs and betrayals, than The Day of the Jackal and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold rolled into one.
-Katherine Neville, author of The Eight and The Fire
“A highly suspenseful page-turner. . . . I hate to use the cliché, but it’s true: I couldn’t put it down!”
-Brian Garfield, author of Death Wish and Hopscotch