Published: New York : Penguin Group USA, Inc., 2011 Description: 1 online resource ISBN/ISSN: 9781101536872, Language: English
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The master of international intrigue and explosive action introduces a new hero for a new era of warfare . . against a new kind of threat. For years, ex-Navy SEAL Maxwell Moore has worked across the Middle East and behind the scenes for the Special Activities Division of the CIA, making connections, extracting valuable intelligence, and facing off against America's enemies at every turn. When Moore arrives at a rendezvous to take charge of a high-ranking Taliban captive, the meeting takes a horrific turn that neither Moore nor any of his bosses saw coming. Barely surviving, he tries to bring to safety a Pakistani colonel with information about the debacle, only to have that mission fall prey to forces more powerful and cunning than any he has faced before. Undaunted, and with failure not an option, Moore continues his quest for the truth, leaving many dead in his wakekilled by those for whom secrecy is the ultimate weapon. And then . . . a shocking revelation:..