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The Assassins by Gayle Lynds

The Assassins

Reviewed by Teri Davis

Assassins are professionals who are paid to murder others. Who are these people? Many of us demonize assassins as evil people who live isolated lives. Is that reality? Would anyone know that someone was an assassin by their appearance, their movements or their address? In the real world these people are just like you and me and surprisingly have their own code of ethics.

Judd Ryder is one of these people. He has a strange encounter. As he is walking towards his home, he sees himself leaving his house. Curiously he follows his doppelganger and actually witnesses his double’s death in a hit-and-run accident that was obviously an intended assassination. As an assassin what actions do you take when someone kills you?