Author Dr. Bob Polk’s new book “The Russian Asset” is a gripping and potent geopolitical thriller putting a former assassin in the crosshairs of the Chinese government

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Recent release “The Russian Asset” from Page Publishing author Dr. Bob Polk is a spellbinding spy novel following the exploits of Ya Ying, an ex-assassin who defected from China, worked for the CIA before running afoul of the US agency, and is now hunted relentlessly by her deadly Chinese enemies even into her new home in the Russian Federation.

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Dr. Bob Polk is a retired intelligence analyst who has served as an aerospace engineer, a marketing executive, an FBI supervisor, and a contractor in the wargame planning division of the J7 sector of USSTRATCOM in Omaha. He has published his new book “The Russian Asset”: a fast-paced spy drama packed with vivid and authentic detail drawn from his own professional experience.

The former Chinese assassin, Ya Ying, a.k.a. Erika Lee, now a former American agent, hunted by the Chinese, banned from the United States and Taiwan, has migrated to Russia and has been welcomed to live and work for the Russian Federation. She assumed the role of language instructor at St. Petersburg State University and became an officer of the SVR and of the Spetsnaz. Here she proves her value to the government in combatting regional insurgencies. But her Chinese enemies continue the pursuit, determined to get revenge for her interference in their plans for the South China Sea and a high-level assassination. Her adventures in Russia result in high favor and position, but the Chinese persist until a violent final showdown ensues to bring closure.

Published by Page Publishing, Dr. Bob Polk’s engrossing book is a thrilling adventure that keeps the pages turning until the stunning conclusion.

Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “The Russian Asset” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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