The Bricklayer. Agent X opens up with the failed attempted murder of FBI Assistant Director Kate Bannon, after a Russian Embassy Spy known only as Calculus goes missing. Steve Vail, former FBI agent turned bricklayer, is once again drawn back into the Bureau-this time on the hunt of Calculus and the ring of double agents threatening to disable American Intelligence agencies.
A fast paced page turner, Noah Boyd spins a tale of espionage between the US and its former Cold War rival Russia, in a thrill ride that only Noah Boyd can conjure up. The real life fiction of the tools of the trade makes a heart thumping, white-knuckle thriller that surprises after every turn.
The character of Steve Vail is and will be the new, Jack Ryan, with a Sherlock Holmes flair.