By Brad Thor

After a CIA agent mysteriously dies abroad, his most sensible asset surfaces with a startling and terrifying declare. There’s only one problem—no one is aware if she will be trusted.

But whilst six alternate scholars cross lacking, plane passengers alternate locations, and one political-asylum seeker is arrested, a perilous chain of occasions is decided in motion.

With the U.S. dealing with an drawing close and devastating assault, America’s new president needs to flip to covert counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath to assist perform of the main risky 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 struggle.

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With competition that tight they had to be careful in everything they did. A few bad marks on an officer’s record, or even one, could sink all chances of ever reaching that coveted position. A department head had to want it. He had to be willing to make sacrifices. And, he had to be lucky. Lately, the engineer’s luck had been running thin, and Edwards was growing concerned about him. The engineering department had failed a surprise inspection by the Department of Naval Reactors when Providence stopped in Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean, just before starting the journey home.

The conference with ComSubPac probably boded ill for the Providence. He had been in boats long enough to know that. But, it did not matter to him. The ship would pull in to reprovision and he would catch the first taxi to the airport and be gone from this place forever. ADMIRAL Quentin Chappell’s static image appeared on the display of the small laptop computer in Edwards’ stateroom. The image looked snowy and faded in and out as the ship’s communications transceivers and the satellite link synchronized.

So, you leave us today, Mr. ” Lake nodded, still watching the mountains with his own binoculars. ” Lake came close to chuckling. ” Edwards considered stopping the conversation there, but something in Lake’s response surprised him. He sensed a small amount of anxiety in the young lieutenant’s voice. ” Edwards asked with indiscernible hesitancy. Lake glanced at Edwards like a son reluctant to share his thoughts with his father. “Get an MBA, sir,” he finally answered. “Go to Wharton or Harvard . .

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