- ISBN/SKU: 9781612517988
- Binding: Hardcover & eBook Coming Soon
- Era: 1970's
- Number of Pages: 232
- Subject: Fiction
- Date Available: December 2014
A Death in Geneva is a fast-paced thriller set against the background of late-1970s terrorism that crisscrosses Europe, the United States, the Mediterranean, and the Atlantic as mysterious assailants terrorize one of America’s richest industrialist families. The action begins when Constance Burdette, the newly appointed American ambassador to the European office of the United Nations—and the President’s secret lover—is cut down by machine gun fire in a bloody, well-planned strike against her chauffeured limousine in Geneva. The three assassins, continue their attack by stalking the late Ambassador’s brother, Thomas Madison Starring, America’s leading shipbuilder and owner of an international shipping fleet. As the assassins close in on their prey, the tense plot moves to a final, devastating act of terror.
A. Denis Clift is a former naval officer, editor of Proceedings magazine, and president emeritus of the National Intelligence University. He served in eleven administrations, including tours as National Security Council senior staff member for Soviet Union and Eastern and Western Europe, National Security Adviser to the Vice President, and Chief of Staff, Defense Intelligence Agency. His books include With Presidents to the Summit.