THE KILLING PLOY
Pablo de Silva, a young and idealistic Agency operative, is eager to service the CIA...till one morning on a Berlin U-Bahn station. There while on a mission, he witnesses his lover and fellow agent murdered. Despondent over his loss and disillusioned with spying, he wants to resign till an old Agency mentor contacts him.
The mentor's gotten word Paris police have found two top American Defense Department contractors murdered. Much is at stake, the mentor explains. The two men knew top secret military plans. Equally alarming, their passports are missing. The mentor would like de Silva to liaise with an FBI agent and see if terrorists killed them for their secrets and/or passports. De Silva owes him for past personal favors. He accepts, however reluctantly.
After awhile, as he works his seemingly simple assignment, something doesn't feel quite right. Some menace glimpsed on his mission, he suspects, has registered in his subconscious and is now making him nervous. Could someone possibly be following him? If so, from what intelligence service? Or has he simply become paranoid? And then a life-or-death question: Is he in danger? So many unnerving doubts and he gets them answered only at last one cold, lonely morning in THE KILLING PLOY. A thriller where "fake news" can be just as real and deadly as a bullet or bomb.