Red Sparrow

Red Sparrow

Written by Jason Matthews

Dominika Egorova is forced to become a 'sparrow', a Russian operative trained in seduction, and her first big target is a CIA officer, Nathaniel Nash, who is handling sensitive agents inside Russia. When the two fall in love, the danger for both becomes far greater.
Note: this novel won the Edgar Award for Best First Novel and it most definitely deserved it.