By Steven Gore
A terrorist bombing in Asia . . . A useless FBI agent in Marseilles . . . financial institution debts associated with a genius finance professor in Boston . . .
Can investigator Graham Gage make the relationship prior to his international collapses?
Days after failing to reach for a mystery assembly with the Federal Reserve chairman, FBI agent Michael Hennessy's physique is located on the base of a cliff. yet used to be it suicide or homicide? a decision from the chairman sends Gage trying to find the reality.
As a desperately ailing U.S. president prepares at hand over strength to his vice president—a guy within the thrall of spiritual extremists—Gage follows a path of deceit and terror to a conspiracy that threatens to plummet the area into chaos.
But for Gage, there's much more at stake. His spouse is trapped among an rebellion in important China and the ruthless chinese language govt. And except Gage exposes the best treachery of our age ahead of the clock counts down, religion will die.
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11 He’s hungry. He’s thirsty. 12 And, even then, he knows that she’s dead. 13 She’s dead, and it’s all his fault. 14 And then it was over. Slowly, the vision faded. Still trembling, 15 he stared at the wall. He felt weak, depleted, as if he could sleep for 16 days. But he couldn’t give in to these feelings. Not with success so 17 close. He had to think of the plan. He had to think of the plan. Soon, 18 it would all be over. 19 And he was finally ready to begin. qxd 9/28/00 3:57 PM Page 8 1 Monday, January 4 2 3 Monday morning.
Among the usual 32 clutter of junk e-mails — a paralegal looking for a downtown sub-33 let, a secretary with free kittens, an associate seeking a financial ort 34 planner — she culled the few messages that demanded immediate reg 35 attention. qxd 9/28/00 3:57 PM Page 11 E Q U I V O C A L D E A T H 1 1 mate: “Welcome back! We missed you and we know you missed us. 1 Let’s shoot for drinks later this week. Cheers. J. ” From Andrea 2 Lee, her friend and comrade on countless late nights: “Can’t wait 3 to catch up.
Everything will be fine. 12 “Madeleine Waters’s office. ” He recog-13 nized the voice of Carmen Rodriguez, Madeleine’s secretary. So far 14 so good. 15 “I’m calling from Chuck Thorpe’s office. Mr. Thorpe has had a 16 slight change of schedule. He’d appreciate it if Ms. Waters could 17 meet him an hour earlier than planned. ” 18 Good. Take control. Remind her that you’re the client. You set the 19 terms. 20 “Just one moment. Let me check with Ms. ” He heard 21 the click of the hold button. And then the interminable wait.