Synopses & Reviews
ASSASSINATIONA Secret Service agent is dead, an apparent suicide. A presidential candidate narrowly escapes an assassin's bullet. And Desk Three, a covert branch of the NSA, is searching for a chilling connection deep inside the Republic of Vietnam.INTERROGATIONOnce, Charlie Dean was a Marine sniper in Quang Nam Province. Today he's a Deep Black operator, returning to Vietnam to find the source of some threatening e-mail. Instead, he comes face to face with a man he once hunted down?and thought he had killed.FEAR FOR THE NATION?Back in the U.S., Deep Black agent Lia DeFrancesca has uncovered the trail of a killer in Dean's path. Now, with every asset, weapon, bug and high-tech magic wand Desk Three can wave, the agents enter a terrifying global race against time. Because ghosts of the past have risen to life?to strike a death blow at the heart of the U.S.A.?Coonts knows how to write and build suspense.? ? The New York Times Book Review
A crack team of covert agents.
Word is out to ex-Marine sniper Charlie Dean and his team of the National Security Agency: Infiltrate the highest stratum of Peruvian political power and derail a renegade general from acing an election. All Dean has to do is find a way inside an impenetrable bank vault protected by armed guards round the clock - it's all in a day's work for the men and women of Deep Black.
A violent political coup.
But things get complicated when Dean and company discover the renegade general's second plot. The military madman's ruse - a nuclear weapon he claims is in the hands of Marxist guerillas, a bomb that only he can rescue...and control.
A devastating terrorist plot.
When the general and his plot are exposed, the NSA concludes the greatest threat is over. But in fact, it's only just beginning...
When a devastating terrorist plot is exposed, the NSA concludes the greatest threat is over--but in fact, it's only just beginning. Abridged. 4 CDs.
When Charlie Dean and the Deep Black team are called to investigate the apparent suicide of a troubled Secret Service agent, they uncover a vast conspiracy to assassinate high-ranking U.S. officials. Unabridged. 9 CDs.