Thursday, March 10, 2011

Jewel of Doom by George Snyder

Hidden inside the most heavily guarded ruby on Earth, a nuclear secret the United States needs desperately.
Nick Carter's assignment: Steal that jewel.

Tandem Edition
A different kind of mission: A vital government secret being smuggled across Europe towards the Soviet frontier. Inside a priceless ruby protected by a deadly array of impenetrable defenses. Nick Carter is ordered to make the snatch without the Russians knowing about it.
A different kind of accomplice: Beautiful, sexy, tough, and one of the world's most accomplished jewel thieves. She and Nick are after the same the same thing, more or less. So what is to stop them from forming a warm personal, as well as coldly business partnership?
A different kind of surprise: The place is Paris. For a lone agent, marked for lquidiation by the other side, the world's most impossible spot for a lethal assignment.

Award Edition

Printing History
Written by George Snyder

Award Series
1st (A744S) 1970
2nd (AN1090) unkn

Tandem Series
1st (426 6074) 1971
Reprint (426 6074) Aug 1972

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