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 able to be trusted.
But while six alternate scholars move lacking, aircraft passengers alternate locations, and one political-asylum seeker is arrested, a dangerous chain of occasions is determined in motion.
With the us dealing with an coming near near 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 across, will represent an act of warfare.
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Edwards grew closer to the open hatch above, climbing faster, anxious to see the sky above with his own eyes, and not through a periscope lens. As Edwards made it to the top of the ladder, he was met by Lieutenant Lake, who dutifully stepped aside to allow him to come through the small hatch. The conn had been transferred up to the bridge after surfacing, and Lieutenant Lake was now on watch as the ofﬁcer of the deck. 40 R. CAMERON COOKE “Good morning, Captain,” Lake said, smiling, his hair blowing wildly in the wind, his binoculars hanging loosely around his neck.
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