Robert Ludlum's The Janson Option (Janson Series #3)

Robert Ludlum's The Janson Option (Janson Series #3)

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by Paul Garrison
     
 

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To atone for the sins he committed serving his country, ex-covert government agent Paul Janson is determined to save the world: one person, one mission, one redemption at a time.

THE JANSON OPTION

Paul Janson--a former Consular Ops legend known as "The Machine" for his deadly speed and accuracy--has a new mission. SickenedSee more details below

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Overview

To atone for the sins he committed serving his country, ex-covert government agent Paul Janson is determined to save the world: one person, one mission, one redemption at a time.

THE JANSON OPTION

Paul Janson--a former Consular Ops legend known as "The Machine" for his deadly speed and accuracy--has a new mission. Sickened by the "sanctioned serial killings" ordered by the state department, Janson has left covert operations and is now a private security consultant. In partnership with deadly sharpshooter Jessica Kincaid, he only takes assignments that he believes will lead to the greater good.

When American Synergy Corporation oil executive Kingsman Helms begs Janson to rescue his wife, Allegra, from Somali pirates, Janson and Kincaid view it as the perfect opportunity to infiltrate ASC and disrupt the company's scheme to subvert independent oil-rich African countries into wholly-owned ASC subsidiaries.

Once on the ground, Janson and Kincaid discover that the pirates may be the least lethal threat in the violent chaos of anarchic Somalia. Is Allegra's kidnapping for real, or is she merely a pawn in her husband's machinations for control of the country? Janson and Kincaid quickly find themselves embroiled in a bewildering storm of plots and counterplots, and their fight to survive threatens to disrupt the entire region, and beyond...

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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
01/27/2014
Garrison’s second contribution to the Ludlum franchise (after 2012’s The Janson Command) offers action aplenty, along with a surfeit of subplots. Allegra Helms, a 30-year-old Italian countess, is aboard the superyacht Tarantula in the Indian Ocean when Somali pirate Maxammed seizes the ship and takes the passengers hostage. Allegra’s husband, Kingsman Helms, the president of the petroleum division of American Synergy Corp., hires Paul Janson’s Catspaw Associates to rescue his wife. To Janson and his partner and girlfriend, Jessica Kincaid, it appears to be a fairly straightforward assignment, but they quickly find themselves enmeshed in a murky stew of politics and international intrigue, which they must take time to sort out before making their rescue run on the Tarantula. Readers will hope that next time Garrison keeps the focus on the enterprise’s more thrilling aspects. Agent: Henry Morrison, Henry Morrison Literary Agency. (Mar.)
From the Publisher
"The action is nonstop...Paul Garrison is filling in brilliantly for [Ludlum]. If you like thrillers, start on this series."—Chicago Tribune on The Janson Command"

Robert Ludlum (1927-2001) would have been proud of Garrison's fine thriller that picks up where his The Janson Directive (2002) left off...That Janson is a complicated character makes him more interesting than most action heroes, while Kinkaid proves a capable sidekick. A number of swift, unexpected plot twists will leave Ludlum fans eager to see more in this franchise from Garrison (Fire and Ice)."—Publishers Weekly on The Janson Command"

The Janson Command is a thrilling blockbuster in the great Ludlum tradition. International intrigue and smart suspense put Paul Garrison firmly in the company of the masters."—Linda Fairstein, New York Times bestselling author of Silent Mercy"

Fast-paced, and enormously entertaining, Garrison provides the reader with a roller coaster of a story. The Janson Command draws you deep into a world of double-crosses and triple-threats that span the globe. With an operative team like Janson and Kincaid, saving the world was never so exciting."—Eric Van Lustbader, New York Times bestselling author of Blood Trust, on The Janson Command"

Garrison has a gift for bringing military operations alive and keeps the tension ratcheted to the last page. Ludlum fans will love this one."—Kyle Mills, New York Times bestselling author of The Ares Decision, on The Janson Command

Eric Van Lustbader
"Fast-paced, and enormously entertaining, Garrison provides the reader with a roller coaster of a story. The Janson Command draws you deep into a world of double-crosses and triple-threats that span the globe. With an operative team like Janson and Kincaid, saving the world was never so exciting."
Linda Fairstein
"The Janson Command is a thrilling blockbuster in the great Ludlum tradition. International intrigue and smart suspense put Paul Garrison firmly in the company of the masters."
Chicago Tribune on The Janson Command
"The action is nonstop...Paul Garrison is filling in brilliantly for [Ludlum]. If you like thrillers, start on this series."
Kyle Mills
"Garrison has a gift for bringing military operations alive and keeps the tension ratcheted to the last page. Ludlum fans will love this one."
The Free-Lance Star on The Janson Command
"The Janson Command is like finding a long-lost novel written by the master himself. It's good reading."
People on The Janson Directive
"Loaded with all the intrigue, paranoia, and real-life parallels that made Ludlum famous."
Library Journal
10/01/2013
Third book in the New York Times best-selling series starring Paul Janson from Ludlum's The Janson Directive, this nail-biter involves plots and counterplots in oil-soaked East Africa.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781455523504
Publisher:
Grand Central Publishing
Publication date:
03/18/2014
Series:
Janson Series , #3
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
450
Sales rank:
18,525
File size:
2 MB

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