The exciting new thriller from Andy McNab, again following Nick Stone as he prepares for his next mission. Aborting an officially sanctioned assassination attempt at the Houses of Parliament when he realizes who the target is, Secret Intelligence Service 'deniable operator' Nick Stone is given a chilling ultimatum by his bosses: fly to Panama and complete the task, or he and Kelly, the eleven-year-old girl in his guardianship, will be killed. In Central America, Stone prepares for his mission. But he has made powerful enemies, and as the hunter turns into the hunted, Nick gradually uncovers a far-reaching conspiracy involving Colombian rebels, the US government and Chinese big business. In an explosive denouement at the Panama Canal, with everyone's true colours ultimately revealed, Nick Stone faces the toughest decision of his life.
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Nick Stone is a deniable asset to British Intelligence. His refusal to assassinate an individual in the Houses of Parliament leads to a chilling ultimatum from his bosses. Either he finishes the job, or Kelly, the 11-year old girl in his guardianship, will surely die.From the Inside Flap:
The best suspense writer to put pen to paper since Alistair MacLean? (Stephen Coonts) follows up the international bestselling Firewall with the most gripping and timely Nick Stone thriller yet.
Drawing on his experience as a member of Britain?s legendary Special Air Service, world-renowned Andy McNab ?delivers authenticity in spades? ( Publishers Weekly). ?McNab?s greatest asset,? according to London?s Sunday Times, ?is that the heart of his fiction is not fiction; other thriller writers do their research, but he has actually been there.?
Top-secret operative Nick Stone has just aborted his assassination assignment at the Houses of Parliament. Once he saw who his target was meant to be, he instinctively pulled out. Now Stone is in a world of trouble. His bosses have handed him a chilling ultimatum: fly to Panama and finish the job he?s just botched, or Kelly, the young orphan in his guardianship, will be killed.
Deep in the sweltering jungle of Central America, Stone quickly finds himself up to his neck in high-stakes action as he closes in on a lethal conspiracy involving Columbian guerrillas, the U.S. government, and Chinese big business. Only Stone can stop an international crisis. Caught in the wrong-headed schemes of world powers, with countless innocent lives hanging in the balance, Stone is forced to make the toughest decision of his life.
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