“There's the mission the public knows, and the mission we'll never see. Matthew Palmer knows both, which is what makes The American Mission crackle with complexity and authenticity. What a debut.”
—Brad Meltzer, #1 New York Times-bestselling author of The Fifth Assassin
Global headlines come to life
as intrigue and international politics collide in the Congo in this
electrifying debut thriller from Matthew Palmer.
After a devastating experience in
Darfur strips Alex Baines, former rising star of the State Department,
of his security clearances, he is faced with two choices: spend the rest
of his career in visa-stamping limbo or move to the private sector. On
the verge of resigning, he receives a call from his old mentor with an
incredible opportunity to start over, restoring both his security
clearances and his reputation.
The job isn’t quite what Alex imagined it to be when he finds a shady U.S.-based mining company everywhere he turns.
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