My Enemy's Enemy
by Ray Katz
A Russian energy minister, Skurt Ancre, is drawn into a plot by China to invade Tajikistan to grab a newly discovered oil field when his wife is trapped after a terrorist bombing. China uses the Sochi Winter Olympics along with Iran and North Korea to occupy Russia's attention as it prepares to invade. Ancre tries to stop the war while working to protect his own secrets from discovery.