The Woman From Prague

This suspense thriller (304 pages) was published in July of 2017 by Polis Books. The book takes you to contemporary Prague. read The Woman From Prague and loved it; it wouldn't be on our site if didn't recommend it.

The Woman From Prague

Ash McKenna Series

Rob Hart

This is the fourth book in the Ash McKenna series, and the good news is that you can read this one as a stand-alone thriller. It’s non-stop action from start to finish.

Ash is an amateur detective from New York. He’s exiled himself to Prague for a few months to escape the repercussions of previous misadventures in the States. Although he’s been lying low in the Czech capital, sticky situations follow him like his shadow.

A stranger named Roman materializes and blackmails Ash by threatening his mother. It should be a simple covert opp: All he has to do is intercept a package that’s going to be handed-off on the Charles Bridge. What could possibly go wrong?!

But he’s in an unfamiliar city and unsure who he can trust — which, honestly, is not so unusual for Ash. Soon he’s going toe-to-toe with an enigmatic woman named Samantha, a total badass who can hold her own with anyone. Then he has a throw-down with an assassin that almost spells Ash’s permanent end.

It’s a riveting romp with double-crosses, a satisfying wrap-up, descriptions of Prague that transport right to the city, and a hero who finds that whenever he tries to do the right thing, he ends up in way over his head. But he keeps trying anyway.

‘And what do you believe?’ I ask.

‘That the world is a scary place,’ Alsky says. ‘And sometimes we need reassurances that monsters can be defeated.’ — Rob Hart

sharing is caring!

Wanna help us spread the word? If you like this page, please share with your friends.

our mission

Strong Sense of Place is a website and podcast dedicated to literary travel and books we love. Reading good books increases empathy. Empathy is good for all of us and the amazing world we inhabit.

get our newsletter
We'll never share your email with anyone else. Promise.

This is a weekly email. If you'd like a quick alert whenever we update our blog, subscribe here.

no spoilers. ever.

We'll share enough detail to help you decide if a book is for you, but we'll never ruin plot twists or give away the ending.

super-cool reading fun
reading atlas 2020!

This 30-page 2020 Reading Atlas takes you around the world with dozens of excellent books and gorgeous travel photos. Get your free copy when you subscribe to our newsletter.

get our newsletter
We'll never share your email with anyone else. Promise.
follow us

Content on this site is © 2019 by Smudge Publishing, unless otherwise noted. Peace be with you, person who reads the small type.