This work is the first in a brand-new series from the bestselling author of the "Prey" thrillers. Late Afternoon, Virginia, and a woman is on the run. Her husband, a former US Senator named Lincoln Bowe, has been missing for days. Kidnapped? Murdered? She doesn't know, but she thinks, she knows who's involved, and why. And that she's next. Hours later, a phone rings in the pocket of Jacob Winter. An Army Intelligence veteran, Winter specialises in what he thinks of as forensic bureaucracy. Congress, the Pentagon, the FBI, CIA, Homeland Security - when something goes wrong, Winter kicks over rocks until he finds out what really happened. The White House is his main client, and the chief of staff is on the phone now. If Bowe isn't located soon, he is told, all hell will break loose. What Winter doesn't realise is - all hell will break loose anyway. And he will be right in the middle of it. Large forces are at work, men determined to do whatever it takes to achieve unprecedented ends. Before the next few days are out, Winter will discover he has to use everyone of his resources not only to prevail...but just to survive. And so will the nation...
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Early morning, Virginia, and a woman is on the run. Her husband, a former US Senator, has been missing for days. Kidnapped? Murdered? She doesn't know, but she thinks she knows who's involved, and why. And that she's next. Hours later in Washington DC, a mobile phone rings. The White House chief of staff needs Jake Winter NOW. His chief investigator and an Army Intelligence veteran, Winter knows how to move quickly and decisively, but he's never faced a problem like this. The disappearances are bad, but when the blackened body shows up barb-wired to a tree, Winter knows there is much worse to come. Large forces are at work, determined to do whatever it takes to achieve their ends. Winter will have to use all his resources not only to prevail, but to survive. The safety of the nation depends on it ...About the Author:
John Sandford is the pseudonym of Pulitzer prize-winning journalist John Camp. He is the author of thirteen PREY novels, and three KIDD novels. He lives in Minnesota.
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Book Description Penguin Audiobooks, United States, 2007. CD-Audio. Book Condition: New. abridged edition. 147 x 122 mm. Language: English . Brand New. The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Lucas Davenport novels delivers a page-turner with a new hero, [and a] breakneck pace ( Minneapolis Star Tribune ). Former Sen. Lincoln Bowe, a Republican, has been missing for several days, setting off alarms on both sides of the political aisle. Finally, he is discovered in the remote Virginia woods, barb-wired to a tree, burned almost beyond recognition and missing his head. Democratic research assistant (read: fixer) Jacob Winter, ex-Army Intelligence, wounded in Afghanistan, is called in by the Democratic president to unravel an extremely messy situation and shield his office from any hint of scandal. As this runaway train picks up speed, innocents are murdered, and the guilty come to Jesus Sandford is a master at creating believable, indelible characters like Winter [He] is peerless when it comes to economical, taut plotting, most notably at building tension. Dead Watch is anything but politics as usual. San Antonio Express-News From the Paperback edition. Bookseller Inventory # BZV9780143142232
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