Hoping for a more peaceful time after learning the tragic truth about her child's disappearance years earlier, forensic sculptor Eve Duncan is entreated by desperate father Jim Doane to learn the truth about his missing son, a case that is complicated by Jim's twisted agenda.
Arriving in Paris on the eve of the Munich Appeasement in 1938, Hollywood star Frederic Stahl is unwittingly entangled in the region's shifting political currents when he discovers that his latest film is linked to the destinies of fascists, German Nazis and Hollywood publicists. By the author of Spies of the Balkans. 75,000 first printing.
Joining six other activists to sail a racing yacht into Antarctic waters to expose a Japanese whaling fleet, disgraced primate behaviorist Sara Pollard finds her courage tested by brutal storms, hostile adversaries and romantic conflicts before encountering a sperm whale with a murderous agenda of its own.
When three U.S. tankers are hijacked by Somali pirates at the height of Mexican drug cartel violence in Laredo and El Paso, a vindictive U.S. President raises suspicions about his increasing instability by targeting forcibly retired Colonel Charley Castillo and his former team, many of whom have been forced into hiding.
After he and his team refurbish America's aging weapon systems, Patrick McLanahan heads to Guam to oversee strategy, which causes the Chinese to take the offensive, launching a preemptive strike on a small American fleet that ignites a battle for the Pacific--one that McLanahan is determined to win no matter what the cost.
As tensions mount between China, North Korea and the U.S., Alex Hawke and Inspector Ambrose Congreve, after China reveals military technology that is more advanced than anything the US and Great Britain possess, must infiltrate China and neutralize the source of their advantage to stop World War III.
Recounts the 1991 discovery of a sunken German U-boat by two recreational scuba divers, tracing how they devoted the following six years to researching the identities of the submarine and its crew, correcting historical texts and breaking new grounds in the world of diving along the way.
When a NASA accident kills seven scientists and enables a self-modifying artificial intelligence to escape into the Internet, Wyman Ford and the AI's creator, Melissa Shepherd, struggle to keep the evolving program out of the hands of scheming Wall Street traders.
Pitted against a large and secretive terrorist group that has seized control of an island in the Arctic, Marine captain Shane Schofield and his ragtag crew are ordered by the President to stop the organization's zealous plot to destroy the planet.
Sneaking along at an archaeological dig that turns out to be the long-lost tomb of Alexander the Great, enthusiast Daniel Knox finds himself pitted against rival archaeologists, Egyptian officials, and Macedonian nationalists in a cutthroat race to find the body of the ancient conqueror.