The Catalyst

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THE EXPERIMENT WAS A FAILURE. THE RESEARCH SOUNDLY DISMISSED. BUT SOMEONE IS HUNTING DOWN THE SECRET KNOWLEDGE A YOUNG CHEMIST HAS UNEARTHED . . . IN AN EXHILARATING THRILLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE ARK.

Chemistry grad student Kevin Hamilton is sure his advisor Michael Ward’s death in a suspicious fire was no accident.

The young Ph.D. candidate received a cryptic message from Ward just before the fatal blaze—a warning that their recent collaboration on a supposedly failed experiment had actually brought about one of the most important discoveries of the century: Adamas, a chemical process worth billions, and one with the potential to topple entire industries. Now on the run with his girlfriend, Erica, the two must elude relentless assassins long enough to protect the top-secret information, thwart a global conspiracy, and save their own lives before time runs out.
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Simon and Schuster
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Published on
Nov 29, 2011
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Pages
384
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ISBN
9781439189597
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Thrillers / Technological
Fiction / Thrillers / Terrorism
Fiction / War & Military
Juvenile Fiction / General
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Hundreds die in a fiery train crash in northern China. A cargo ship smuggling refugees is lost to calm seas off the Libyan coast. Entire villages in Ghana are mysteriously abandoned overnight.

Contracted by an apocalypse prepper group to investigate a series of seemingly unconnected global tragedies, a young medical investigative reporter, Angelique de l'Enfantine, uncovers a disturbing trend. Are the disasters harbingers of an impending biblical catastrophe, or practice runs by a fanatical organization determined to bring global annihilation?

As each new event unfolds more grisly than the last, Angel must race against time to uncover the truth, because the next life lost could be her own.

This book is part 1 of 12.

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China (corresponds to parts1-3)

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Requiring no more than the slightest skin-to-skin contact, the Flense spread across the globe with ruthless speed and stealth, decimating mankind before it could even react to it. The infected became vicious, soulless creatures called Wraiths, which wrought destruction upon anyone and anything in their path.

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A terrorist on the loose, a country in panic, and time is running out.

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Book 4: Breach of Protocol

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Michael Everhart—the boy once known as Tin—has grown into a man and the commander of Hell Diver Raptor Team. While Michael dives to help keep the Hive in the air, Captain Leon Jordan rules with an iron fist at the helm of the ship. But unrest stirs under his strict leadership as a prophecy of hope sweeps the lower decks.

 

When a mysterious distress signal calls the Hell Divers to the surface, Michael and his loyal team begin to uncover long-buried truths and the secrets Captain Jordan will do anything to keep. They dive so humanity survives … but will they survive the ultimate betrayal?

 

USA Today and Audible bestselling author Nicholas Sansbury Smith delivers another heart-pounding thriller in Hell Divers 2: Ghosts, the second book in the acclaimed science fiction series.

 

“A well-told, action-packed tale...Mr. Smith is to be applauded for a strong comeback in this second book  in the Hell Divers series.”—SFRevu

 

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“An exciting new take on the end of the world and a thrilling race to survive… Sure to delight fans of survival and post-apocalyptic thrillers.”—A.G. Riddle, author of The Atlantis Gene on Hell Divers

 

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USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR

For Special Agent Jana Baker, fear has a face.

Terrorist Waseem Jarrah steals a nuclear weapon, and Jana's swirling nightmare begins again. He's got the United States in his crosshairs, and Baker might be the only asset that can stop him. But Jarrah is way ahead in the game, and Jana's terrifying flashbacks begin to scratch at her psyche. If she doesn't gain control of them, the next scream she hears may be her own.

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Protocol 15 can be read stand-alone, but is the third book in The Special Agent Jana Baker Spy-Thriller Series. 

Book 1: Protocol One 

Book 2: The Fourteenth Protocol 

Book 3: Protocol 15 

Book 4: Breach of Protocol

Book 5: Rendition Protocol

North Korea launches a missile on Hawaii, and the President must act. But how far is too far? When the lines blur between good and evil, Special Agent Baker must risk everything to stop what could become the worst attack on US soil.

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A nuclear device, a ruthless terrorist, and only one asset that can stop him
Special Agent Jana Baker’s worst fears are about to be realized. A terrorist has a nuclear device and intends to detonate deep within the San Andreas Fault line. The resulting explosion would kill millions. But when terrifying post-traumatic stress episodes threaten to pull her from active duty, Jana struggles to maintain her grip on reality. Compelled to follow the terrorist's bizarre trail of clues, she finds herself in a death trap with no escape. Her one and only chance to stop the most ruthless attack ever attempted on US soil is lost forever. And the bomb is on its final countdown . . . 

Breach of Protocol can be read stand-alone, but is the fourth book in The Special Agent Jana Baker Spy-Thriller Series.

If you like the riveting pace of Lee Child's Jack Reacher series, the thrilling symbology of Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code, or the gut-wrenching tension of Vince Flynn's Mitch Rapp series, you'll love Special Agent Jana Baker in Breach of Protocol.

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The Special Agent Jana Baker Spy-Thriller Series:

Book 1: Protocol One
Book 2: The Fourteenth Protocol
Book 3: Protocol 15
Book 4: Breach of Protocol
Book 5: Rendition Protocol

"CONSPIRACY wrapped by INTRIGUE AND SUSPENSE, then TIED IN KNOTS." 
– Kevin McLaughlin, Special Agent, DEA

"Like David Baldacci or Jack Reacher thriller book collection all in one. Undoubtedly one of the best spy thrillers I've read in years. This spy series is fast paced, unrelenting!"

"...his writing is excellent...this will be a best selling terrorist spy thriller in 2018...makes my top list of espionage thriller books to read."

"The heroine in peril, Jana Baker, is such a strong female lead character. She's scared but has the guts of any male special agent. Makes for one of the great thriller books to read."

"The plot is a mix of James Bond, 24, and Call of Duty."

--- Russ Atkinson, Special Agent, FBI (ret.), thriller book author.

"I am going to blow off work so I can finish reading this spy mystery series. No joke. An intrigue novel that has New York Times bestseller list 2018 written all over it."

"One of the best new mystery thriller authors...author has hit this one out of the park. One of the best terrorism crime novels I've read in years. A new Jack Reacher. Can't wait until this thriller is made into a CIA spy thriller series collection." 

"...a mystery book with an edge of your seat quality that keeps you sucked in." 

"I ended up falling in love with the main characters...definitely a 2018 bestseller."

"I really hope this kind of thing doesn't happen in real life. A government conspiracy that leads all the way to the white house and the president, a rogue CIA agent...and just one FBI special agent to stop it."

"The undercover CIA thing is so realistic. I love finding the bestselling mysteries like this...one of my favorite thriller books to read in 2018."

"Terrorism, suspense, gunfire, romance...all with a strong female lead character. What else are you looking for? Rivals the New York Times bestsellers by Brad Thor, Lee Child, or David Baldacci..."

"A CIA spy series to watch."

"This book is like a Jody Foster / FBI special agent Clarice Starling in Silence of the Lambs without the lunatic psycho...faced with death and a white house government conspiracy. If this book doesn't become one of the bestselling mysteries out there, I don't know what would."

"I can't wait for the sequel...another espionage thriller series!"

Categories:

Mystery, Thriller & Suspense Characters/FBI Agents

Mystery, Thriller & Suspense Characters/Female Protagonists

Mystery, Thriller & Suspense/Thrillers/Assassinations
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense/Thrillers/Conspiracies

Thrillers/Pulp
Terrorism

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