By Stephen Hunter
Bob Lee Swagger is again in a mystery fifty years within the making...
It's now not even a clue. It's a whisper, a hint, a ghost echo, drifting down in the course of the many years through probability connections so fragile that they might fall apart within the puff of a breath. yet it's sufficient to get mythical former Marine sniper Bob Lee Swagger attracted to the occasions of November 22, 1963, and the 3rd bullet that so decisively ended the lifetime of John F. Kennedy and set the degree for essentially the most enduring controversies of our time.
Swagger starts off his gradual evening stalk via a much-traveled panorama. yet he's asking questions that few have requested prior to: Why did the 3rd bullet explode? Why did Lee Harvey Oswald, approximately to develop into the main hunted guy in the world, probability all of it by means of returning to his rooming condo to safe a pistol he simply may have introduced with him? How might a conspiracy that went un-penetrated for 50 years were thrown jointly within the and a part days among the declaration of the president's course and the assassination itself?
As Bob investigates, one other voice enters the narrative: understanding, ironic, virtually popular, that of a talented, Yale-educated veteran of the CIA Plans department. Hugh Meachum has secrets and techniques and the potential and the need to maintain them buried. whilst weighed opposed to his personal legacy, Swagger's existence is a trifling expense—but to blunt the hazard, he'll first need to ambush the sniper.
As every one guy hunts the opposite throughout today's globe and during the thickets of heritage, The 3rd Bullet builds to an explosive climax that may ultimately end up what Bob Lee Swagger has continually recognized: it's by no means too overdue for justice.
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The Third Bullet (Bob Lee Swagger, Book 8) by Stephen Hunter