By Steven Gore
A terrorist bombing in Asia . . . A lifeless FBI agent in Marseilles . . . financial institution bills associated with a genius finance professor in Boston . . .
Can investigator Graham Gage make the relationship earlier than his global 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 looking for the reality.
As a desperately sick U.S. president prepares at hand over energy to his vice president—a guy within the thrall of non secular 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 relevant China and the ruthless chinese language govt. And except Gage exposes the best treachery of our age sooner than the clock counts down, religion will die.
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Absolute Risk by Steven Gore