breeze fluttered the white, blue, and red Russian flag in front of the
U.N. mission. I remember when the Soviet hammer and sickle flew there. I
kind of miss the Cold War. But I think it's back."
After a showdown with the
notorious Yemeni terrorist known as The Panther, John Corey has left the
Anti-Terrorist Task Force and returned home to New York City, taking a
job with the Diplomatic Surveillance Group. Although Corey's new
assignment with the DSG-surveilling Russian diplomats working at the
U.N. Mission-is thought to be "a quiet end," he is more than happy to be
out from under the thumb of the FBI and free from the bureaucracy of
But Corey realizes something the U.S. government doesn't: The all-too-real threat of a newly resurgent Russia.
When Vasily Petrov, a colonel in
the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service posing as a diplomat with the
Russian U.N. Mission, mysteriously disappears from a Russian oligarch's
party in Southampton, it's up to Corey to track him down. What are the
Russians up to and why? Will Corey find Petrov and put a stop to
whatever he has planned before it's too late? Or will Corey finally be
outrun and outsmarted, with America facing the prospect of a crippling
attack unlike anything it's ever seen before?
Prescient and chilling. DeMille's
new novel takes us into the heart of a new Cold War with a
clock-ticking plot that has Manhattan in its crosshairs.