America's Greatest Asset. Robin Monarch, the CIA's top field operative, stumbles across a US governmental conspiracy during a mission in Istanbul. What he sees is enough to make him go rogue. He Is Now Its Greatest Threat. Monarch becomes an international fugitive, hunted by the powers wishing to buy his secret, and by those wanting it buried. Yet Robin Monarch is not perturbed: He has plans of his own. Think Bourne. Think Bond. think Bauer. Think Better.
I've bought the next two books in the series already as this made me laugh, reflect and imagine ! A gripping thriller without unnecessary gruesome vio..Show More »lence on every page. A balanced story of characters and plot. Loved it. « Show Less
An enemy emerging from the east. The US Secretary of State is abducted while conducting secret negotiations aboard a tanker in the South China Sea. 'Seven days' is her captors' warning. Seven days before she is beheaded, live on the internet. Seven days for Robin Monarch to save her. A Treachery tracing to the top. The CIA asset and master thief journeys into the underworld of Southeast Asia to locate and extract his target.
I've already bought book three! Totally hooked on this Robin character. love the versatile narrators voices too.
As a CIA operative, Robin Monarch was the US government's most valuable asset. Nowadays, as a rogue international thief, he answers to only himself. So when Monarch finds himself in the darkest recesses of the Amazon jungle - very much against his own wishes - he is on unfamiliar terrain in more ways than one. Deep within the Brazilian rainforest lies a secret of incalculable value to mankind.
waaay too many cut off sentences, as in a sentence would stop because something else happened i.e door opened and someone walked in. but apart from th..Show More »at, quite good!« Show Less