Raging Sun

The James Acton Thrillers

Book 16
J. Robert Kennedy
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*** FROM USA TODAY & MILLION COPY BESTSELLING AUTHOR J. ROBERT KENNEDY ***


Will a seventy-year-old matter of honor trigger the next great war?

As Jiro Sato contemplates suicide, he receives an unexpected visit from two soldiers announcing the recovery of his grandfather’s remains. Discovered on an island claimed by the Japanese but now held by the Russians, it is the final piece of a seventy-year-old puzzle of shame.


The Imperial Regalia have been missing since the end of World War Two, and the Japanese government, along with the new—and secretly illegitimate—emperor, have been lying to the people.


But the truth isn’t out yet, and the Japanese will stop at nothing to secure their secret and retrieve the ancient relics confiscated by a belligerent Russian government.


Including war.


Join Archaeology Professors James Acton and Laura Palmer, as they try to stop a war that threatens to consume the entire Asia-Pacific region, all because one grandson, seventy years later, wanted to restore his family’s honor and turn around a life of shame and humiliation.

If you like Clancy, Cussler or Brown, and enjoy action and intrigue, ancient conspiracies, and modern geopolitics, then Raging Sun from USA TODAY and million copy bestselling author J. Robert Kennedy is for you. Prepare for an action packed adventure that will keep you laughing, crying, and on the edge of your seat until its heart-stopping conclusion.


Get Raging Sun today, and discover a hidden piece of Japanese history so shameful, war is preferred to the truth.

 

What Readers Say About the James Acton Thrillers Series:


★★★★★ “Non-stop action that is impossible to put down.”
★★★★★ “A great blend of history and current headlines.”
★★★★★ “You stop breathing from the first page.”
★★★★★ “If you like Indiana Jones then you will love these stories.”
★★★★★ “The Acton series is one of the most entertaining and enjoyable series I have read.”
★★★★★ “One of the best thrillers I've read in a long time.”
★★★★★ “I haven't read books this good in quite a few years. I didn't want to put it down until I'd finished it, yet didn't want it to come to an end.”
★★★★★ “You can't go wrong purchasing the books in this series!”
★★★★★ “These books are lively, fast paced and filled with great dialogue. Read one, you will be hooked on the series.”
★★★★★ “This is one of the most interesting and action packed series I have ever read.”


What Readers Say About J. Robert Kennedy:


★★★★★ “Kennedy rules the genre!”
★★★★★ “A master storyteller.”
★★★★★ “Kennedy kicks ass in this genre.”
★★★★★ “A writer who tells what we are thinking but sometimes afraid to say.”
★★★★★ “If you want fast and furious, if you can cope with a high body count, most of all if you like to be hugely entertained, then you can't do much better than J. Robert Kennedy.”
★★★★★ “One of the best writers today.”
★★★★★ “Cussler move over. Kennedy is here to stay.”
★★★★★ “I'm hooked on Paterson, Connelly, Child, Flynn and this book got me hooked on this writer."
★★★★★ “J. Robert Kennedy is one of my favorite authors. His books are easy to read and I feel like the characters are family.”


USA Today bestselling author J. Robert Kennedy’s novels are ideal for fans of Dan Brown, Clive Cussler, James Rollins, Tom Clancy, and James Patterson, and those who enjoy intense action and intrigue with a healthy dose of humor and a touch of romance. Readers interested in action adventure, archaeological mysteries, historical fiction, men’s adventure, conspiracies and ancient mysteries, will love the James Acton Thrillers. If spies and espionage is your thing, then check out the CIA Special Agent Dylan Kane Thrillers for riveting tradecraft action. And for those who prefer the team approach and Special Forces, check out the Delta Force Unleashed series for exciting military thrills. Or maybe you just feel like a mystery? Check out the Detective Shakespeare Mysteries for dark, intense psychological thrillers. 


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*** FROM USA TODAY & MILLION COPY BESTSELLING AUTHOR J. ROBERT KENNEDY ***


China is about to erupt in chaos!

While heading to China for vacation, Archaeology Professor James Acton and his fiancée are intercepted by an old friend, Delta Force Command Sergeant Major Burt Dawson, who surreptitiously delivers a message that they must meet.

For Dawson knows something they don't—foreign tourists and diplomats are being targeted by unknown forces, and if they don't get out of China in time, they could be caught up in events no one had seen coming.

USA Today and million copy bestselling author J. Robert Kennedy once again takes history and turns it on its head, sending his reluctant heroes into harm's way to not only save themselves, but to try and save a country from a century old conspiracy it knew nothing about. If you enjoy fast-paced adventures in the style of Dan Brown, Clive Cussler, and James Rollins, then you can’t miss this non-stop thrill-ride.

Get Flags of Sin today, and discover the shocking hidden history linking modern China to its too recent past!

 

What Readers Say About the James Acton Thrillers Series:


★★★★★ “Non-stop action that is impossible to put down.”
★★★★★ “A great blend of history and current headlines.”
★★★★★ “You stop breathing from the first page.”
★★★★★ “If you like Indiana Jones then you will love these stories.”
★★★★★ “The Acton series is one of the most entertaining and enjoyable series I have read.”
★★★★★ “One of the best thrillers I've read in a long time.”
★★★★★ “I haven't read books this good in quite a few years. I didn't want to put it down until I'd finished it, yet didn't want it to come to an end.”
★★★★★ “You can't go wrong purchasing the books in this series!”
★★★★★ “These books are lively, fast paced and filled with great dialogue. Read one, you will be hooked on the series.”
★★★★★ “This is one of the most interesting and action packed series I have ever read.”


What Readers Say About J. Robert Kennedy:


★★★★★ “Kennedy rules the genre!”
★★★★★ “A master storyteller.”
★★★★★ “Kennedy kicks ass in this genre.”
★★★★★ “A writer who tells what we are thinking but sometimes afraid to say.”
★★★★★ “If you want fast and furious, if you can cope with a high body count, most of all if you like to be hugely entertained, then you can't do much better than J. Robert Kennedy.”
★★★★★ “One of the best writers today.”
★★★★★ “Cussler move over. Kennedy is here to stay.”
★★★★★ “I'm hooked on Paterson, Connelly, Child, Flynn and this book got me hooked on this writer."
★★★★★ “J. Robert Kennedy is one of my favorite authors. His books are easy to read and I feel like the characters are family.”


USA Today bestselling author J. Robert Kennedy’s novels are ideal for fans of Dan Brown, Clive Cussler, James Rollins, Tom Clancy, and James Patterson, and those who enjoy intense action and intrigue with a healthy dose of humor and a touch of romance. Readers interested in action adventure, archaeological mysteries, historical fiction, men’s adventure, conspiracies and ancient mysteries, will love the James Acton Thrillers. If spies and espionage is your thing, then check out the CIA Special Agent Dylan Kane Thrillers for riveting tradecraft action. And for those who prefer the team approach and Special Forces, check out the Delta Force Unleashed series for exciting military thrills. Or maybe you just feel like a mystery? Check out the Detective Shakespeare Mysteries for dark, intense psychological thrillers.

*** FROM USA TODAY & MILLION COPY BESTSELLING AUTHOR J. ROBERT KENNEDY ***

Will a secret desperately hidden for over one thousand years by the Roman Catholic Church finally be revealed?

When a priest is found beaten to death inside the Vatican, the new Pope doesn't know who he can trust, and calls in outside help. When they disappear, those sent to inform His Holiness find him missing as well, the only clue a secret chest presented to each new Pope on the eve of their election, since the beginning of the Church.

Archaeology Professors James Acton and Laura Palmer are called to Rome to examine the chest and its forbidden contents, but before they arrive, they are intercepted by an organization older than the Church, demanding the professors retrieve an item stolen in ancient Judea in exchange for the lives of their friends.

It is the most infamous kidnapping in history, set against the backdrop of a two-thousand-year-old battle pitting ancient foes with diametrically opposed agendas.

From USA Today and million copy bestselling author J. Robert Kennedy comes Broken Dove, another entry in the action-packed smash hit James Acton Thrillers series, where Kennedy reveals a secret concealed by the Church for almost 1200 years, and a fascinating interpretation of what the real reason behind the denials might be. If you enjoy fast-paced adventures in the style of Dan Brown, Clive Cussler, and James Rollins, then you’ll love this thrilling tale of archaeological intrigue. 

Get Broken Dove today to discover the Church’s most shocking secret, and how far they’ll go to keep it.

 


What Readers Say About the James Acton Thrillers Series:


★★★★★ “Non-stop action that is impossible to put down.”
★★★★★ “A great blend of history and current headlines.”
★★★★★ “You stop breathing from the first page.”
★★★★★ “If you like Indiana Jones then you will love these stories.”
★★★★★ “The Acton series is one of the most entertaining and enjoyable series I have read.”
★★★★★ “One of the best thrillers I've read in a long time.”
★★★★★ “I haven't read books this good in quite a few years. I didn't want to put it down until I'd finished it, yet didn't want it to come to an end.”
★★★★★ “You can't go wrong purchasing the books in this series!”
★★★★★ “These books are lively, fast paced and filled with great dialogue. Read one, you will be hooked on the series.”
★★★★★ “This is one of the most interesting and action packed series I have ever read.”


What Readers Say About J. Robert Kennedy:


★★★★★ “Kennedy rules the genre!”
★★★★★ “A master storyteller.”
★★★★★ “Kennedy kicks ass in this genre.”
★★★★★ “A writer who tells what we are thinking but sometimes afraid to say.”
★★★★★ “If you want fast and furious, if you can cope with a high body count, most of all if you like to be hugely entertained, then you can't do much better than J. Robert Kennedy.”
★★★★★ “One of the best writers today.”
★★★★★ “Cussler move over. Kennedy is here to stay.”
★★★★★ “I'm hooked on Paterson, Connelly, Child, Flynn and this book got me hooked on this writer."
★★★★★ “J. Robert Kennedy is one of my favorite authors. His books are easy to read and I feel like the characters are family.”


USA Today bestselling author J. Robert Kennedy’s novels are ideal for fans of Dan Brown, Clive Cussler, James Rollins, Tom Clancy, and James Patterson, and those who enjoy intense action and intrigue with a healthy dose of humor and a touch of romance. Readers interested in action adventure, archaeological mysteries, historical fiction, men’s adventure, conspiracies and ancient mysteries, will love the James Acton Thrillers. If spies and espionage is your thing, then check out the CIA Special Agent Dylan Kane Thrillers for riveting tradecraft action. And for those who prefer the team approach and Special Forces, check out the Delta Force Unleashed series for exciting military thrills. Or maybe you just feel like a mystery? Check out the Detective Shakespeare Mysteries for dark, intense psychological thrillers.

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J. Robert Kennedy
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Mar 25, 2016
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Pages
325
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9781532737268
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English
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Genres
Fiction / Action & Adventure
Fiction / Thrillers / Espionage
Fiction / Thrillers / General
Fiction / Thrillers / Military
Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
Fiction / War & Military
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*** FROM USA TODAY & MILLION COPY BESTSELLING AUTHOR J. ROBERT KENNEDY ***


When is the price to protect a nation’s legacy too high?

Archaeology Professors James Acton and Laura Palmer are on safari in South Africa, enjoying a vacation away from the bullets and bombs that too often threaten their lives, when a chance encounter leads to a clue that could unlock the greatest mystery remaining of the Boer War over a century ago.

The location to over half a billion dollars in gold.

It’s a treasure that has claimed dozens of lives, and is about to claim even more.

USA Today and million copy bestselling author J. Robert Kennedy delivers another torn from the headlines thriller with Wages of Sin. Filled with intrigue, suspense, humor and a touch of romance, prepare to lose sleep with this action-packed adventure the likes of which only Kennedy can deliver. If you enjoy fast-paced adventures in the style of Dan Brown, Clive Cussler, and James Rollins, then you’ll love this adrenaline fueled tale of historical intrigue.


Get Wages of Sin today, and decide for yourself whether the price paid by a desperate nation was too high…

 

What Readers Say About the James Acton Thrillers Series:


★★★★★ “Non-stop action that is impossible to put down.”
★★★★★ “A great blend of history and current headlines.”
★★★★★ “You stop breathing from the first page.”
★★★★★ “If you like Indiana Jones then you will love these stories.”
★★★★★ “The Acton series is one of the most entertaining and enjoyable series I have read.”
★★★★★ “One of the best thrillers I've read in a long time.”
★★★★★ “I haven't read books this good in quite a few years. I didn't want to put it down until I'd finished it, yet didn't want it to come to an end.”
★★★★★ “You can't go wrong purchasing the books in this series!”
★★★★★ “These books are lively, fast paced and filled with great dialogue. Read one, you will be hooked on the series.”
★★★★★ “This is one of the most interesting and action packed series I have ever read.”


What Readers Say About J. Robert Kennedy:


★★★★★ “Kennedy rules the genre!”
★★★★★ “A master storyteller.”
★★★★★ “Kennedy kicks ass in this genre.”
★★★★★ “A writer who tells what we are thinking but sometimes afraid to say.”
★★★★★ “If you want fast and furious, if you can cope with a high body count, most of all if you like to be hugely entertained, then you can't do much better than J. Robert Kennedy.”
★★★★★ “One of the best writers today.”
★★★★★ “Cussler move over. Kennedy is here to stay.”
★★★★★ “I'm hooked on Paterson, Connelly, Child, Flynn and this book got me hooked on this writer."
★★★★★ “J. Robert Kennedy is one of my favorite authors. His books are easy to read and I feel like the characters are family.”


USA Today bestselling author J. Robert Kennedy’s novels are ideal for fans of Dan Brown, Clive Cussler, James Rollins, Tom Clancy, and James Patterson, and those who enjoy intense action and intrigue with a healthy dose of humor and a touch of romance. Readers interested in action adventure, archaeological mysteries, historical fiction, men’s adventure, conspiracies and ancient mysteries, will love the James Acton Thrillers. If spies and espionage is your thing, then check out the CIA Special Agent Dylan Kane Thrillers for riveting tradecraft action. And for those who prefer the team approach and Special Forces, check out the Delta Force Unleashed series for exciting military thrills. Or maybe you just feel like a mystery? Check out the Detective Shakespeare Mysteries for dark, intense psychological thrillers. 


*** BOOK #1 OF THE MILLION-SELLING SERIES ON SALE NOW! ***

The final skull has been found. Now all hell’s breaking loose.

For two thousand years, the Triarii have protected us, influencing history from the Crusades to the discovery of America. Descending from the Roman Empire, they pervade every level of society, and are now in a race with our own government to retrieve an ancient artifact thought to have been lost forever.

Caught in the middle is Archaeology Professor James Acton, relentlessly hunted by the elite Delta Force, under orders to stop at nothing to possess what he has found, and the Triarii, equally determined to prevent the discovery from falling into the wrong hands.

With his students and friends dying around him, Acton flees to find the one person who might be able to help him, but little does he know he may actually be racing directly into the hands of an organization he knows nothing about.

From USA TODAY and million copy bestselling author J. Robert Kennedy, comes The Protocol, the first entry in an action-packed globe-spanning series of thrillers certain to leave you breathless. If you enjoy fast-paced adventures in the style of Dan Brown, Clive Cussler, and James Rollins, then you’ll love this taut tale of archaeological suspense. 

Get The Protocol now, and dig up a thriller two thousand years in the making…

What Readers Say About the James Acton Thrillers Series:


★★★★★ “Non-stop action that is impossible to put down.”
★★★★★ “A great blend of history and current headlines.”
★★★★★ “You stop breathing from the first page.”
★★★★★ “If you like Indiana Jones then you will love these stories.”
★★★★★ “The Acton series is one of the most entertaining and enjoyable series I have read.”
★★★★★ “One of the best thrillers I've read in a long time.”
★★★★★ “I haven't read books this good in quite a few years. I didn't want to put it down until I'd finished it, yet didn't want it to come to an end.”
★★★★★ “You can't go wrong purchasing the books in this series!”
★★★★★ “These books are lively, fast paced and filled with great dialogue. Read one, you will be hooked on the series.”
★★★★★ “This is one of the most interesting and action packed series I have ever read.”


What Readers Say About J. Robert Kennedy:


★★★★★ “Kennedy rules the genre!”
★★★★★ “A master storyteller.”
★★★★★ “Kennedy kicks ass in this genre.”
★★★★★ “A writer who tells what we are thinking but sometimes afraid to say.”
★★★★★ “If you want fast and furious, if you can cope with a high body count, most of all if you like to be hugely entertained, then you can't do much better than J. Robert Kennedy.”
★★★★★ “One of the best writers today.”
★★★★★ “Cussler move over. Kennedy is here to stay.”
★★★★★ “I'm hooked on Paterson, Connelly, Child, Flynn and this book got me hooked on this writer."
★★★★★ “J. Robert Kennedy is one of my favorite authors. His books are easy to read and I feel like the characters are family.”


USA Today bestselling author J. Robert Kennedy’s novels are ideal for fans of Dan Brown, Clive Cussler, James Rollins, Tom Clancy, and James Patterson, and those who enjoy intense action and intrigue with a healthy dose of humor and a touch of romance. Readers interested in action adventure, archaeological mysteries, historical fiction, men’s adventure, conspiracies and ancient mysteries, will love the James Acton Thrillers. If spies and espionage is your thing, then check out the CIA Special Agent Dylan Kane Thrillers for riveting tradecraft action. And for those who prefer the team approach and Special Forces, check out the Delta Force Unleashed series for exciting military thrills. Or maybe you just feel like a mystery? Check out the Detective Shakespeare Mysteries for dark, intense psychological thrillers.

USA TODAY and BARNES & NOBLE #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR • “A MASTER STORYTELLER” • OVER 800,000 BOOKS SOLD • OVER 3,000 FIVE STAR REVIEWSWILL A DESPERATE PRESIDENT RISK WAR TO SAVE HIS ONLY CHILD?

In Seoul, South Korea, the daughter of the President of the United States disappears aboard an automated bus carrying the spouses of the world’s most powerful nations, hacked by an unknown enemy with an unknown agenda. In order to save all that remains of his family, the widower president unleashes America’s elite Delta Force to save his daughter, yet the more they learn, the more the mystery deepens, witness upon witness declaring with certainty they never saw any kidnappers.

Only drones.

It’s a race against time to prevent all-out war between North and South Korea, and save the lives of the innocents aboard the bus, forcing the President to make decisions not in the best interest of his country and the world, but for the last remaining member of his family—his teenage daughter.

J. Robert Kennedy, author of the USA Today Bestseller The Templar’s Relic (#1 overall on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Kobo), delivers another irresistible pulse-pounding, action-packed thriller with Kill Chain. If you love your stories filled with intrigue, suspense, a healthy dose of humor and a touch of romance, then prepare to lose sleep with this chilling torn from the headlines adventure the likes of which only Kennedy can deliver.

USA Today bestselling author J. Robert Kennedy’s novels are ideal for fans of Dan Brown, Clive Cussler, James Rollins, Tom Clancy, and James Patterson, and those who enjoy intense action and intrigue with a healthy dose of humor and a touch of romance. Readers interested in action adventure, archaeological mysteries, historical fiction, men’s adventure, conspiracies and ancient mysteries, will love the James Acton Thrillers. If spies and espionage is your thing, then check out the CIA Special Agent Dylan Kane Thrillers for riveting tradecraft action. And for those who prefer the team approach and Special Forces, check out the Delta Force Unleashed series for exciting military thrills. Or maybe you just feel like a mystery? Check out the Detective Shakespeare Mysteries for dark, intense psychological thrillers.

*** FROM USA TODAY & MILLION COPY BESTSELLING AUTHOR J. ROBERT KENNEDY ***


A thousand years of history are about to be rewritten!


A strange people land on the shores of the Mayan Empire, triggering a battle for the very survival of a civilization already in upheaval from a punishing drought, the fight falling to a young chieftain left to face what he believes is the wrath of gods angered by a loss of faith.


A thousand years later, Archaeology Professors James Acton and Laura Palmer are invited to an incredible discovery that reveals the truth of what happened in those fateful days 400 years before Columbus. Yet before they can fully explore this amazing find, they are thrust into the middle of the Mexican drug war, Acton and Interpol Agent Hugh Reading taken hostage, leaving it up to Laura to save them.

USA Today and million copy bestselling author J. Robert Kennedy once again takes history and twists it to his own ends in Wrath of the Gods, an action-packed thrill ride only he can deliver. Prepare to be on the edge of your seat as a forgotten history is revealed, and a race against time unfolds with enough heart-pounding excitement, laughter and tears, to satisfy any action fan. If you enjoy fast-paced adventures in the style of Dan Brown, Clive Cussler, and James Rollins, then you’ll love this non-stop adrenaline rush.


Get Wrath of the Gods today, and experience the heartache caused by those desperate to save one of the greatest empires ever to have existed from collapse…

 

What Readers Say About the James Acton Thrillers Series:


★★★★★ “Non-stop action that is impossible to put down.”
★★★★★ “A great blend of history and current headlines.”
★★★★★ “You stop breathing from the first page.”
★★★★★ “If you like Indiana Jones then you will love these stories.”
★★★★★ “The Acton series is one of the most entertaining and enjoyable series I have read.”
★★★★★ “One of the best thrillers I've read in a long time.”
★★★★★ “I haven't read books this good in quite a few years. I didn't want to put it down until I'd finished it, yet didn't want it to come to an end.”
★★★★★ “You can't go wrong purchasing the books in this series!”
★★★★★ “These books are lively, fast paced and filled with great dialogue. Read one, you will be hooked on the series.”
★★★★★ “This is one of the most interesting and action packed series I have ever read.”


What Readers Say About J. Robert Kennedy:


★★★★★ “Kennedy rules the genre!”
★★★★★ “A master storyteller.”
★★★★★ “Kennedy kicks ass in this genre.”
★★★★★ “A writer who tells what we are thinking but sometimes afraid to say.”
★★★★★ “If you want fast and furious, if you can cope with a high body count, most of all if you like to be hugely entertained, then you can't do much better than J. Robert Kennedy.”
★★★★★ “One of the best writers today.”
★★★★★ “Cussler move over. Kennedy is here to stay.”
★★★★★ “I'm hooked on Paterson, Connelly, Child, Flynn and this book got me hooked on this writer."
★★★★★ “J. Robert Kennedy is one of my favorite authors. His books are easy to read and I feel like the characters are family.”


USA Today bestselling author J. Robert Kennedy’s novels are ideal for fans of Dan Brown, Clive Cussler, James Rollins, Tom Clancy, and James Patterson, and those who enjoy intense action and intrigue with a healthy dose of humor and a touch of romance. Readers interested in action adventure, archaeological mysteries, historical fiction, men’s adventure, conspiracies and ancient mysteries, will love the James Acton Thrillers. If spies and espionage is your thing, then check out the CIA Special Agent Dylan Kane Thrillers for riveting tradecraft action. And for those who prefer the team approach and Special Forces, check out the Delta Force Unleashed series for exciting military thrills. Or maybe you just feel like a mystery? Check out the Detective Shakespeare Mysteries for dark, intense psychological thrillers. 


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