A globe-spanning thriller by an up-and-coming Hollywood writing team - perfect for fans of Bourne.
Kyle West is a wanted man. The United States government think he's leaked secrets at the highest level, and they'll stop at nothing to find him. He's managed to escape to Cambodia, but he can't relax, can't stop looking over his shoulder. He just wants to find a way home.
So when he meets Julian Robinson - a man with his own reasons to run, who's willing to swap passports with him - Kyle thinks his luck might finally be changing.
Because Julian Robinson isn't who he claims to be.
And now he's been dragged into a world of violence and death, of Russian oligarchs, Chinese operatives and CIA officials, time is running out for Kyle to find out who he really is...
[A] freewheeling thriller [with] Graham Greene-ish erudition and atmosphere. - New York Times Book Review
Excellent...The authors have their fingers on the pulse of contemporary life...The rare suspense novel that will genuinely surprise jaded genre readers. - Publishers Weekly
Applying postmodern polish to the foreign intrigue of Graham Greene and Eric Ambler, [it] leaves an imprint with its lively cast of characters, pungent locale and dizzy plotting - Kirkus Reviews
Nicholas Mennuti is a graduate of the Dramatic Writing department at the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU. His short stories have appeared in Agni and Skidrow Penthouse, and are forthcoming in The Ledge and Conjunctions.
David Guggenheim wrote the 2012 Denzel Washington hit Safe House for Universal, and the Nicolas Cage thriller Stolen for Millennium. He also penned the sci-fi adventure film 364; the action film Narco Sub, which was to have been the late Tony Scott's next feature film; and Puzzle Palace, a contained thriller, for Summit Entertainment. His most recent spec script, Black Box, sold to Universal with Madhouse and Bluegrass Films producing. Weaponized is his first novel. He lives in New York with his wife and two children.