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"A thriller packed with nonstop action, real-life name-dropping and enough cutting-edge science to make you wonder how much of it could be true." —Kirkus Reviews

The newest entry in the sizzling international thriller series featuring Nicholas Drummond, from #1 New York Times–bestselling author Catherine Coulter.

Freshly minted FBI agent Nicholas Drummond is barely out of his Quantico training when he and his partner, Mike Caine, are called to investigate a stabbing on Wall Street.  

 
     Their investigation, however, yields more questions than answers. It quickly becomes clear that the victim, John Pearce, was more than the naval historian and antiquities dealer he appeared to be. What Drummond doesnt know is that buying and selling rare books was Pearces cover, and that he had devoted his life to discovering the whereabouts of a missing World War I U-boat concealing a stash of gold bullion, and an unexpected surprise that only raises more questions. When Drummond and Caine find both of Pearces adult children have disappeared, the case assumes a new sense of urgency. The FBI agents know their best lead lies in the victims cryptic final words—“The key is in the lock.” But what key? What lock?
 
     The search for Adam and Sophia Pearce takes them on an international manhunt, which threatens to run them afoul of an eccentric billionaire industrialist with his own plans not only for the lost gold, but the creation of a weapon unlike anything the world has ever seen.

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#1 New York Times–bestselling author Catherine Coulter returns with the newest full-throttle adventure in the FBI series featuring Dillon Savich and Lacey Sherlock. 

Natalie Black, the U.S. ambassador to the Court of St. James, has returned to Washington, her job in jeopardy. Her fiancé, George McCallum, Viscount Lockenby, has died in a car accident, and mysterious rumors begin that shes responsible begin to surface: she broke off the engagement and, heartbroken, he killed himself. Then someone tries to force her off the M-2 outside London. Again, rumors claim it was a sympathy ploy. When she returns to the United States, shes nearly killed when a car tries to mow her down while shes out for a run. No one believes her except FBI Special Agent Davis Sullivan.

Meanwhile someone is following Sherlock. A stalker? Then someone tries to shoot her from the back of a motorcycle, but the assailant gets away. Sherlock next gets a call from an Atlanta mental hospital warning her that Blessed Backman has escaped. This is not good news. Blessed is a talented psychopath out for revenge against the agents, primarily Sherlock, whom his dying mother begged him to kill since she and Savich brought down her cult.

How to find out whos trying to kill the ambassador to the U.K.? How can they get their hands on Blessed Backman before he succeeds and kills Sherlock? The clock is ticking and the danger intensifies . . .

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For what you did you deserve this.

 

The mysterious note delivered to FBI agent Dillon Savich has him and his partner, Lacey Sherlock, on edge, just as theyre starting an investigation into the shooting of their longtime friend Ramsey Hunt. The San Francisco judge was shot in the back during a high-profile murder trial—and now Sherlock's and Savichs search for the truth will take a shocking turn that no one could have seen coming…

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About the Author

Catherine Coulter is the New York Times-bestselling author of more than sixty-five books, including historical and contemporary romances and contemporary romantic suspense novels, and the FBI thriller series featuring Dillon Savich and Lacey Sherlock. She lives in Northern California.

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Kaye, June 21, 2014 (view all comments by Kaye)
This is the 16th FBI thriller, and it certainly is a good one. FBI Agent Dillon Savich is delivered a note "For what you did you deserve this", just as he and his partner Lacey Sherlock are preparing to go to San Francisco to investigate the shooting of the friend Federal Judge Ramsey Hunt.

As usual this series does not disappoint. I love Savich and Sherlock, and the rotating cast of characters that have been in other books, or who are new to this one.
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PM, December 27, 2013 (view all comments by PM)
The first in the FBI series I read, but it will definitely not be my last. I love the Savich, Sherlock husband and wife team who solve cases. The characters are well written. This case involves an old friend, Judge Ramsey, a mysterious note, attempted murder. The FBI series is a good read, don't miss this installment. Coulter's locale of San Francisco takes the reader all over the Bay area so folks familiar with the region will feel right at home.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780515153019
Author:
Coulter, Catherine
Publisher:
Jove Books
Author:
Ellison, J.t.
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Romance - Historical
Subject:
Romance - Suspense
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Suspense
Subject:
Suspense
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
A Brit in the FBI
Series Volume:
12
Publication Date:
20130631
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
includes a teaser
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by ,
#1 New York Times–bestselling author Catherine Coulter returns with the newest full-throttle adventure in the FBI series featuring Dillon Savich and Lacey Sherlock. 

Natalie Black, the U.S. ambassador to the Court of St. James, has returned to Washington, her job in jeopardy. Her fiancé, George McCallum, Viscount Lockenby, has died in a car accident, and mysterious rumors begin that shes responsible begin to surface: she broke off the engagement and, heartbroken, he killed himself. Then someone tries to force her off the M-2 outside London. Again, rumors claim it was a sympathy ploy. When she returns to the United States, shes nearly killed when a car tries to mow her down while shes out for a run. No one believes her except FBI Special Agent Davis Sullivan.

Meanwhile someone is following Sherlock. A stalker? Then someone tries to shoot her from the back of a motorcycle, but the assailant gets away. Sherlock next gets a call from an Atlanta mental hospital warning her that Blessed Backman has escaped. This is not good news. Blessed is a talented psychopath out for revenge against the agents, primarily Sherlock, whom his dying mother begged him to kill since she and Savich brought down her cult.

How to find out whos trying to kill the ambassador to the U.K.? How can they get their hands on Blessed Backman before he succeeds and kills Sherlock? The clock is ticking and the danger intensifies . . .

"Synopsis" by ,
For what you did you deserve this.

 

The mysterious note delivered to FBI agent Dillon Savich has him and his partner, Lacey Sherlock, on edge, just as theyre starting an investigation into the shooting of their longtime friend Ramsey Hunt. The San Francisco judge was shot in the back during a high-profile murder trial—and now Sherlock's and Savichs search for the truth will take a shocking turn that no one could have seen coming…

FIRST TIME IN PAPERBACK

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