By Brad Thor
After a CIA agent mysteriously dies out of the country, his best asset surfaces with a startling and terrifying declare. There’s only one problem—no one is familiar with if she will be trusted.
But while six alternate scholars pass lacking, aircraft passengers exchange locations, and one political-asylum seeker is arrested, a perilous chain of occasions is decided in motion.
With the USA dealing with an impending and devastating assault, America’s new president needs to flip to covert counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath to aid perform of the main harmful operations within the country’s history.
Code-named "Gold Dust" and "Blackbird," they're shrouded in absolute secrecy as both of them, if came upon, will represent an act of battle.
Read Online or Download Act of War PDF
Best thriller books
US Retail Edition.
Detective Harry gap embarrassed the strength, and for his sins he’s been reassigned to mundane surveillance projects. yet whereas tracking neo-Nazi actions in Oslo, gap is inadvertently drawn right into a secret with deep roots in Norway’s darkish previous, whilst participants of the govt. willingly collaborated with Nazi Germany. greater than sixty years later, this black mark won’t wash away—and disgraced outdated infantrymen who as soon as survived a brutal Russian wintry weather are being murdered, one after the other. Now, with just a stained and in charge sense of right and wrong to steer him, an indignant, alcoholic, error-prone policeman needs to make his means effectively prior the traps and mirrors of a twisted felony brain. For a conspiracy is taking fast and hideous form round gap . . . and Norway’s darkest hour will be nonetheless to return.
On March 18, 1990, 13 artworks worthy at the present time over $500 million have been stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. It continues to be the biggest unsolved paintings heist in background, and Claire Roth, a suffering younger artist, is ready to find that there’s extra to this crime than meets the attention.
12 LITERARY LEGENDS thirteen emerging STARS 1 MUST-HAVE choice of FIRST THRILLS Con males and killers, extraterrestrial beings and zombies, clergymen and squaddies, just a few of the characters that thrill and kill during this compelling selection of gun-toting, double-crossing, back-stabbing, pulse-pounding tales. Jeffery Deaver investigates the suspicious demise of a crime-writer in "The Plot"; Karin Slaughter's grieving widow takes revenge on her loss of life ex-husband in "Cold Heart", Stephen Coonts discovers a flying saucer within the depths of the sea in "Savage Planet" and John Lescroart's mystery box agent reveals himself stuck up in a fancy online game of cat-and-mouse in "The Gato Conundrum".
We're the D'Artigo sisters: attractive, savvy operatives for the Otherworld Intelligence organisation. yet being half-human, half-Fae potential our supernatural abilities can cross haywire at any time. My sister Camille is a depraved stable witch whose existence lately took a drastic flip. Menolly's a vampire who's nonetheless getting the dangle of being undead.
- Without Mercy (Sean Dillon, Book 13)
- The Ascent
- Fresh Disasters (Stone Barrington, Book 13)
Additional resources for Act of War
The mount captain laughed heartily beneath his steel hel met, elbowing the sailor sitting next to him, then said in a deep voice, “You ain’t no newbie, sir. Don’t let Mr. Tremain fool you here, boys. ” “Maybe. ” The mount captain raised an open palm. “I know all about it. You submariners can’t talk about nothing. You’ve probably sunk more ships than Smitty here’s ever set eyes on, but you can’t tell us a lick about it. I know, I know, the silent service and all that hoo-hah! Well, don’t you worry none, Commander.
Blinking signal lamps ﬂashed from their superstructures as signalmen on the darkened bridges translated and relayed messages back and forth between ships. “The situation seems pretty cut-and-dry,” McCandles con tinued. “The Japanese are going to try to pull their troops off Vella LaVella tonight. I guess they’re ﬁnally going to give up that little scrap of an island. They’re all set to abandon it, but you know what that means, don’t you, Jack? It means they’ll leave Vella LaVella tonight and tomorrow we’ll ﬁnd them burrowed in on the next island up the Slot.
All obstruc tions had been long since cleared away, all potential obstacles to damage control parties stowed away, all watertight and ﬂood control doors fastened shut. Her three-hundred-odd sailors—some bedecked in bulky salt-stained life vests, some in cumbersome steel gray helmets, some shirtless—assembled SINK THE SHIGURE 31 at their various battle stations inside and out of the destroyer’s 376-foot hull, waiting anxiously for the inevitable encounter with the as yet unseen enemy. Like her two cohorts, the Chevalier was made for war, with nearly every piece of equipment above her waterline devoted to that end.