The Janitor and the Spy

Baby wipes are not the best at cleaning up blood or what happened to Thornhill in Amsterdam.

They told Thornhill it would be a simple spy mission that he was more than eager to take on, but of course, it wasn’t.

It didn’t take long after meeting the contact for Thornhill to question if he or anyone else connected to him was going to be able to make it out of Amsterdam alive. Passing strangers on the streets became potential hitmen and dinner with criminals became safe heavens as Thornhill seeks to find answers from an old man named Golay.

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S. W. Ellenwood is thankful to have a close-knit family of two parents, a brother, and two sisters. A homeschooler who graduated college from the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, Ellenwood loves all forms and genres of stories and was inspired by The Lord of the Rings films and his parents to write. You can find Ellenwood writing his next novel at the local coffee shops or playing table top games with his best friends.

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My Thoughts

This is an old fashioned spy novel where the game of cat and mouse is played.

It has a lot of interesting misdirections which any good spy book requires.

I liked how the book played out with the point of view of Thomas Thornhill. Seems like such a nice person who pushes things to the extreme.

This book is the first time I have read a spy book in years that I have enjoyed.

The pace of the book is extraordinary as it kept things flowing smoothly. The only issue I disliked is that some parts seem to not tie in as well as what I would have wanted. It was still a great book and I would definitely read this author again.

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