Power Broker Jonah Gray is home. But does that mean Amsterdam, or New York City? Will he be Ivan Janse or Jonah Gray?
One thing is certain—Jonah, as always, is steeled to get where he needs to go.
This time around, the stakes couldn’t be higher. Someone from Jonah’s past is back in a big way. Jonah has been strong-armed into using his knowledge of the business of skyscrapers to assist in a nefarious, global scheme and failure, as has been made clear, is simply not an option. There are monstrous deals and piles of cash to be made. There are reputations, even lives, to be lost.
Facing the horrors of the past, Jonah’s own demons start to encroach as Perry, the woman he loves, seems to sink deeper and deeper into drugs, or insanity. Jonah could be cracking under stress just as he needs maximum focus. He has always been able to call up his resolute strength of character and it’s never been needed more than now. Jonah is in for the fight of his life. Not just for himself, not just for Perry, for an entire industry.
Ex-professional baseball player Jake Longly adamantly refuses to work for his father, wanting no part of Ray’s PI world. He prefers to hang out at his beachfront bar and chase bikinis along the sugary beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama. But Ray could be persuasive, so Jake finds himself staking out the home of wealthy Barbara Plummer, a suspected adulteress. The mission seems simple enough?hang around, take a few pictures, sip a little bourbon. Except Barbara gets herself murdered right under Jake’s nose.
When Jake launches into an investigation of his target’s homicide, he quickly runs afoul of Ukrainian mobster Victor Borkov. Aided by his new girlfriend Nicole Jemison and Tommy “Pancake” Jeffers, his behemoth employee with crazy computer skills, Jake tries to peel away the layers of the crime. The deeper the intrepid trio delves, the more murders start to pile up, leading them to Borkov’s massive yacht?where they just might be deep-sixed.
In the Bering Sea, Bennkah, the largest oil tanker ever built, newly commissioned in Vladivostock, Russia, is on a secret mission. On this maiden voyage, Captain Borodin is at the helm. He is the only one aboard aware of the mission.
Soon an engineer discovers a defect?seemingly minor, but one with disastrous potential. Despite his attempts to correct the problem, a fire erupts, contained at first, then rapidly spreads out of control, consuming the behemoth ship.
A Mayday call alerts Sonny Wade some two hundred miles from the burning ship. This could be the lifeline that Sonny and his rag-tag crew need to save their failing salvage business. But Dan Sharp, Sonny’s nemesis and former employer, the owner of the largest salvage business in northern Alaska, also hears the call. A brutal race is on to claim the burning ship before it sinks or runs aground, contaminating the entire north Pacific Rim, and not only with oil.
When a house explodes with a mother and two children inside, Stan Kobe is called to the horrific crime scene. The father, a former Air Force bomb technician, becomes the key suspect, but mysteriously disappears and is never found. Ten years will pass before another triple homicide occurs with similarities only the savvy prosecutor, Kobe, knows are common to his decade-old cold case. Stan begins an entangled journey to flush out a shaky theory both crimes are related. But while doing so he gets more than he bargains for and uncovers what he believes is an imminent plot by domestic terrorists targeted to strike his city’s delicate infrastructure. More disturbing, though, is that he discovers he may be a target too. As the countdown to destruction begins, Stan Kobe embarks upon a frantic race to "render safe" the situation and save his beloved city, but maybe, most importantly, those he loves.
The Squandered propels Bruno into an emotionally charged high-speed chase as he and Marie leave their rescued kids in Costa Rica and risk returning to the U.S. at the request of Bruno’s terminally ill father. Bruno’s estranged and incarcerated brother needs Bruno to help rescue his abducted young grandchildren, children that Bruno hadn’t known existed.
Bruno cannot deny his father, and Marie will not let Bruno go alone. As fugitives, they return to the U.S. to face not only imminent arrest, but also to confront ruthless kidnappers, drug dealers, and government agents who will stop at nothing to keep a secret from the past buried forever.
Glimpses of Bruno’s law enforcement past shed light on the mayhem they encounter once they are discovered in L.A. It seems that Bruno’s brother, Noble, has inadvertently kicked a hornet’s nest of criminals, both in and out of prison, and among various law enforcement agencies looking to find a long missing load of nine million dollars’ worth of cocaine. And Noble’s grandchildren are caught in the crosshairs.
The chase, the brutality, and the emotional stress tests Bruno and Marie’s relationship and forces them to define family, what’s okay to forgive, and what should never be forgotten. Armed with a new moral code, will they live long enough to put it into practice?
The fourth installment in Baron R. Birtcher's bestselling Mike Travis series begins when a botched blackmail scheme draws Mike, an ex-homicide cop, back from Hawaii to Los Angeles to the aid of his estranged brother, a man of privilege with the soul of a predator.
A seemingly arbitrary act of violence in Macau has initiated a chain of events that ripples across the Pacific, developing into a thunderstorm of murder, extortion, and betrayal half a world away. Together with Travis' friend, Snyder - a man with a checkered past of his own - Travis uncovers vile truths involving sexual slavery and insatiable personal greed that have already cut a path of vicious cruelty from the shipyards of Hong Kong to the shores of the Hawaiian islands.
As Travis unravels the disparate thread of duplicity and moral compromise, it threatens to devastate the lives of one powerful family, while Travis himself becomes a suspect in a murder that threatens to destroy his life as well.
This stylish thriller, epic in scope and atmosphere, driven by compelling characters, will rise to a climactic confrontation on the shores of a place that some call paradise.
From the fiftieth floor of an office building in Denver, Colorado, alongrange assassin calmly watches a procession of black Lincolns. Whenthe motorcade pulls to the curb in Civic Center Plaza, a prominentleader steps from one of the vehicles and takes the stage to make animportant speech. Moments later, a loud BOOM echoes through the Plazaand the man slumps to the platform like a stringless marionette. Themysterious sniper, whose very existence is unknown to the internationallaw enforcement community, has just assassinated U.S. President-electWilliam Ambrose Kieger.
In the aftermath of the shockingpolitical crime, the shooter escapes and a Task Force is swiftlyassembled, headed up by Special Agent Kenneth Patton of the FBI's Denver Field Office. A ten-year vet in Domestic Terrorism, the unconventionalKen is driven to solve the crime by both professional and personalmotives. His search leads him to a secret society whose diabolical andfar-reaching plot threatens the very highest levels of the U.S.government. Yet the group's motives, secret membership, and ambitiousplans remain elusive. Can Ken and his team uncover the plot in time tosave the day? Can they beat the countdown on the clock and catch theassassin and the shadowy group in the background pulling the strings? Or will time run out?