Our guest today is Allan Topol, a national bestselling author of 17 novels of International Intrigue. Including his newest novel, “The Chinese Agent.” His novels have been translated into Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, and Hebrew. He graduated from the Carnegie Institute of Technology, majored in chemistry, abandoned science, and obtained a law degree from Yale University. A partner in a major Washington law firm and an avid wine collector, he has traveled extensively, researching dramatic locations for his novels.
In “The Chinese Agent,” Jim Forester, the FBI Director, is assassinated in Mexico City. When President Braddock appoints Kelly Cameron, a rising FBI agent and Director of the Bureau’s China Section, to take charge of the investigation, Kelly is forced to overcome her grief for Forester, her friend, and mentor. In unraveling the riddle of Forester’s murder, Kelly uncovers Operation Chameleon, a bold and daring plot by the Chinese government that would put the United States at tremendous risk. Kelly proceeds with dogged persistence despite personal danger and repeated attacks on her life and those helping her. The espionage landscape is constantly shifting around Kelly. Agents may have become double agents. She doesn’t know whom to trust. The non-stop action moves from Washington to Mexico to Rome to Hong Kong. Forester’s murder blossoms into an electrifying international crisis with monumental stakes for the United States. Full of dazzling international locations and furious action, “The Chinese Agent” is a thriller that keeps you guessing until the end. For more information on purchasing “The Chinese Agent,” please visit Amazon or purchase from any bookstore; for more information on all of Mr. Topol’s books, go to www.allantopol.com.