Robert Ludlum's bestselling Covert-One series continues with an exciting new novel by New York Times bestselling author Kyle Mills.
An attack on a Japanese warship brings Japan and China to the brink of war. Meanwhile, top Covert-One operative Colonel Jon Smith is sent on a mission to recover mysterious material from the wreckage of the Fukushima nuclear reactor.
When Smith fails to return, CIA agent Randi Russell heads off on an unsanctioned mission to find him. She quickly discovers that the missing samples may be evidence that Japan, led by hawkish military chief of staff Masao Takahashi, has been secretly developing next-generation weapon systems in preparation for a conflict with China.
If the Covert-One team can't prevent General Takahashi from provoking a war, the entire world will be dragged into a battle certain to kill tens of millions of people and leave much of planet uninhabitable for centuries.
About the Author
Robert Ludlum was the author of 27 New York Times bestselling novels and is perhaps best known for his Jason Bourne series. He passed away in 2001. Kyle Mills is a New York Times bestselling author of over 13 novels including Rising Phoenix and Lords of Corruption. He lives in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I try to reserve 5 stars for something really special and this book comes very close. I love how the series brings the new technologies to light and what could happen in the "wrong hands". I had no problems getting through the middle of this book like I did the last one, sorry Jamie, but not as good as your first. Lots of innocents get killed in this book. The book is about Japan secretly over the last few decades spending very large seems of money on a war machine. If you can imagine the types of weapons the USA would have if not for the pork barrel and over-runs you can get the idea of what could be unleashed. I'm not a fast reader and this was a 4 day book.