He returned to America to re-build his home, which was destroyed by a gang of mercenaries. Police collude to effect his kidnap on his way back to Boston. His enemies include terrorists, a rogue NSA senior officer, a retired general, and a wealthy businessman; the latter wants control of all the Cerberus and LifeLong genetic engineering intellectual property. Cerberus teams in the US and UK rally to rescue Mark, but first they need to discover his whereabouts. General Schmidt and the NSA officer are enemies. A Saudi intelligence team is operating in Washington and they want more than the NSA’s latest plans to intercept foreign satellites and communications.
Mark suffers – he is tied to a zinc autopsy table and tortured.
A video of his suffering is sent to Cerberus and Mark’s message is interpreted by a young lab technician. But is it a trap? Is he really in Guantánamo?
The ending holds more than one surprise.
All Mark wants is a normal life. One of these days, he hopes, he’ll achieve his objective. In the meantime, he'll kill to survive.
An excellent thriller continuing the pace of the series. Keep reading!
John Hindmarsh writes science fiction and thrillers, sometimes with crossover. Well, you need a thrill in your SF and an occasional touch of science in your thrillers. John originates from Australia, and now lives in the High Sierra region of California where he is writing full time. He could be hiking, kayaking or skiing, when he's not writing.