It's one of the most dangerous and volatile countries in the world: Yemen. A Middle Eastern hotbed of corruption and insurgency and the perfect training ground for Islamic terrorists.When FBI agents John Corey and Kate Mayfield are assigned to overseas posts in Sana'a, Yemen's capital city, they are tasked with hunting down the high-ranking Al Qaeda operative responsible for the USS Cole bombing. This man, known as The Panther, is wanted for terrorist acts and multiple murders and the US government is determined to bring him down, no matter the cost.As latecomers to a deadly game, John and Kate don't know the rules, the players or the score. What they do know is that there is more to their assignment than meets the eye - and that the hunters are about to become the hunted.In an action-packed and terrifying race to take down one of the most ruthless men alive, Nelson DeMille reunites readers with his charismatic hero John Corey.
- Electronic book text | 416 pages
- 23 Oct 2012
- Little, Brown Book Group
- Virago Press Ltd
- United Kingdom
- Digital original
DeMille's strengths are legend. His characters are rounded and appealing...His writing is fluid and accessible and his plots are tremendous. * Sun * Big, compelling and furiously paced, it screams to a terrific climax. * Daily Mail on THE PANTHER * Corey: a wise-ass with a splendid line in sarcasm, even in the most violent of circumstances. * The Times * Written with a neat wry humour, it's full-on and fast-paced. * Daily Mail *
About Nelson DeMille
Nelson DeMille is one of America's most popular and bestselling authors, and a new book from him is a keenly awaited event. A former US Army lieutenant who served in Vietnam, he lives in Long Island, New York.