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From the #1 New York Times bestselling co-author of Tom Clancys Jack Ryan novels, comes an all-new explosive thriller featuring the lethal assassin known as the Gray Man
Court Gentry was the CIAs best agent. Until the day the Agency turned against him and put out a kill on sight order. Thats when the enigmatic international assassin called the Gray Man was bornand Court has been working for himself ever since
Now, Court is back in Washington looking for answers. Hes determined to find out what happened all those years ago that made the Agency turn against him. On his list to interrogate are his former partners and the men who sent him on his last mission. What he doesnt realize is that the questions that arose from that mission are still reverberating in the U.S. intelligence community, and hes stumbled onto a secret that powerful people want kept under wraps. And now, they have Court in their crosshairs.
Court Gentry is used to having people on his trail, but this time, its on U.S. soilthe last place he wants to be. Now, hell have to find the answers to his fate while evading capture
and avoiding death
"Disgraced former CIA agent Court 'The Gray Man' Gentry (introduced in 2009's The Gray Man) makes ends meet as an assassin working for clients he cannot trust. Russian arms merchant Sidorenko wants Court to kill Sudan's President Abboud, arguably the man responsible for the genocide in Darfur. The CIA makes a counteroffer: kidnap Abboud and give him to American officials in exchange for amnesty. Court cannot refuse and treks through Sudan in pursuit of nebulous, ever-changing goals. Every element in this book is familiar, but Court is endearing in his perseverance even as his schemes are undermined by sympathetic victims, misleading information, outright lies, poor planning, betrayal, conflicting agendas, and simple bad luck. What could have been a storm of clichÃ©s becomes an action-filled yet touching story of a man whose reason has long ago been subsumed by his work ethic. (Oct.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright PWyxz LLC)
Four years ago, assassin Court Gentry was betrayed by his handlers in the CIA. Now, an old comrade returns to haunt him-and to force him on a mission against his will.
With his ruthless employers on one side, his former friends on the other and a doomed mission ahead, Court Gentry would kill to get out of this one alive.
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Includes excerpt from: Ballistic (p. -534).
Ex-CIA master assassin Court Gentry has always prided himself on his ability to disappear at will, to fly below the radar and exist in the shadowsto survive as the near-mythical Gray Man. But when he takes revenge upon a former employer who betrayed him, he exposes himself to something hes never had to face before.
A killer who is just like him.
Code-named Dead Eye, Russell Whitlock is a graduate of the same ultra-secret Autonomous Asset Program that trained and once controlled Gentry. But now, Whitlock is a free agent who has been directed to terminate his fellow student of death. He knows how his target thinks, how he moves, and how he kills. And he knows the best way to do the job is to make Gentry run for his liferight up until the moment Dead Eye finally ends it
Killing is his business. But his business is about to get personal.
Four years ago, Court Gentry was betrayed by his handlers in the CIA. To survive, he had to eliminate his own brothers in arms. Now, as a master assassin known as the Gray Man, he makes his living killing other people. But when an old comrade he thought dead returns to haunt him, his own life is put in the crosshairs.
The man wants Court to complete a mission, with one crucial catch to his orders: Instead of a difficult assassination, the job will entail a near impossible kidnappingand Court must return his quarry to the very CIA team that turned on him.
With his unforgiving employers on one side, his blackmailing former friends on the other, and a doomed mission ahead, Court Gentry would kill to get out of this one alive
Courtland Gentry is a good man. But hes a great assassin.
To those who lurk in the shadows, hes known as the Gray Man. He is a legend in the covert realm, moving silently from job to job, accomplishing the impossible and then fading away. And he always hits his target. Always.
But there are forces more lethal than Gentry in the world. Forces like money. And power. And there are men who hold these as the only currency worth fighting for. And in their eyes, Gentry has just outlived his usefulness.
But Court Gentry is going to prove that, for him, theres no gray area between killing for a living and killing to stay alive
About the Author
is the #1 New York Times
bestselling coauthor of Threat Vector
, by Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney, as well as Command Authority
and Locked On
, also by Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney. He is also the bestselling author of the Gray Man series, including Dead Eye
, The Gray Man
, On Target
, and Ballistic
Mark lives in Memphis, Tennessee