Vanessa Pierson, the heroine of Valerie Plame's first novel, is — ahem — "blonde, lithe, and nicely sexy. But just as her informant is about to tell her where Bhoot will be, he's shot by a sniper who misses Vanessa — or does he simply overlook her? How will Vanessa Pierson halt the terrorists, protect the world and, by the way, also keep the secret of her forbidden romance with David, a fellow CIA ops officer with green-flecked hazel eyes?
The sexy female spy has a well-worn place in popular culture. Who better to roll her eyes at it all than Valerie Plame Wilsonthe real-life glamorous former C. Wilson said, calling from her home in Santa Fe, N.
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In Blowbackthe first fictional spy yarn from former covert CIA operative-turned-novelist Valerie Plame, readers once more are invited to follow the globe-trotting derring-do adventures of a brilliant, sexy, blond, sexy, renegade, sexy, femme fatale, sexy spy, hot in more ways than one on the trail of an evil-doing international arms dealer bent on helping the Iranians develop a nuclear weapon. Where in heaven's name did the comely Plame come up with this character? Oh, did we mention she's sexy, too?
Inspired by true events, Doug Liman delivers an appropriately timed recut of this stirring and relatable human drama on the heels of President Donald J. The lady's got style! Not only did she create a new track album, but she directed an entire film to go along with it.
With the outing of my covert identity by conservative columnist Robert Novak in JulyI went from being a very private person whose entire professional career was devoted to the idea that discretion was paramount, to a public persona in the middle of a media maelstrom literally overnight. I have to say that I am still adjusting. As I have worked through numerous interviews for newspapers, radio, and TV, I am faintly surprised that there are a few questions that for the most part, I have not been asked about the book.
They turn in clusters, because their roots connect them. For even more difficult prose, however, one must revisit an earlier work. Libby has a lot to live up to as a conservative author of erotic fiction.
On a sunny Wednesday in mid-October a mixture of journalists, lobbyists, and the odd politician were sitting down to plates of cold salad in a stuffy dining room at the National Press Club in downtown Washington, D. Wilson IV. Surprisingly, given that Plame was at the center of a Justice Department investigation that could conceivably cause serious damage to the Bush administration, hardly anyone paused to take in the slim year-old with white-blond hair and a big, bright smile.
Your purchase helps support NPR programming. Vanessa Pierson, the heroine of Valerie Plame's first novel, is — ahem — "blonde, lithe, and nicely sexy. But just as her informant is about to tell her where Bhoot will be, he's shot by a sniper who misses Vanessa — or does he simply overlook her?
Valerie Plame Wilson was a lifelong CIA officer until her cover was spectacularly — and illegally — blown in by the Bush Administration, ending the viability of her career in intelligence. Chris Pavone, a longtime New York City book editor, never had a thing to do with the CIA until his wife got a job in Luxembourg, at which point he, too, began writing spy novels. First things first, something I worry about constantly: When you read espionage novels written by amateurs like me, what mistakes do we make that drive you absolutely crazy?