FBI agent Karen Vail is on project within the uk during this “outstanding mystery” by way of the writer of The seventh Victim (Library Journal, starred review).
whilst a powerful firebomb destroys a part of an artwork gallery in an particular London district, FBI profiler Karen Vail is dispatched to England to paintings with Scotland backyard on drafting a danger evaluation to go off destiny assaults. yet Vail quickly discovers that on the center of the bombing lies a four-hundred-forty-year-old manuscript that holds clues to England’s past—with dramatic political and social implications. The manuscript’s content material is so explosive team of political radicals is bent on destroying it in any respect costs.
Or is it the paintings of somebody else? the path leads Vail to a infamous fugitive who has escaped legislations enforcement for many years, and who seems to be making plans an incredible assault on London and the USA. whilst Hector DeSantos, banished from the U.S. division of security and now a rogue covert operative, turns up in England and takes activities that threaten Vail’s lifestyles, she reveals herself at the run from the British safety carrier, Scotland backyard, and a gaggle of across the world expert assassins—all made up our minds to silence her . . . all tightening the web to make sure that she’s received no manner out.
along with his trademark lively discussion, page-turning scenes, and well-drawn characters, nationwide bestselling writer Alan Jacobson (“My type of writer,” says Michael Connelly) has once more crafted an clever, twisting mystery destined to be stated lengthy after the final web page has been turned.