The explosive, action-packed prequel to EA's mega-selling video game, BATTLEFIELD 4.
Stationed in Shanghai, Kovic is the sort of field man the CIA doesn't have enough of. He's a chameleon, fluent in language and manners, the sort who can disappear in any crowd, but when called upon can do what has to be done with force and cunning. His bosses are wary of him, just as they are wary of the Chinese. How has he survived this long in Shanghai? Has he been turned?
When a joint US-Chinese mission to North Korea goes horribly awry and his entire team is killed, Kovic is under suspicion from both sides. How is he the only survivor? But Kovic is about to uncover a conspiracy theory that will make him everyone's enemy. A World-threatening situation that forces him to go rogue and play by his own rules.
Admiral Chang wants to turn back the Chinese clock and put the military in charge - under him. But first he must make an enemy of America. And Kovic will find he's an unlikely pawn in Chang's master plan.
Huang Shuyi, 'Hannah', a rising star in the Ministry of State Security, has her own suspicions about America, but her patriotism will force her into making desperate choices for the sake of China's future - choices that could cast her as a traitor.
With time running out, and with nobody heeding his warnings, Kovic must find a way to thwart Chang's master plan and prevent a devastating standoff between two of the World's most powerful nations.
After joining the BBC in 1980, Peter Grimsdale became editor of Crimewatch and produced documentaries on a range of subjects including the Tamil uprising in Sri Lanka. In 1994 he became Channel 4's Commissioning Editor for Features and Religion, winning Royal Television Society Awards in both genres, before returning to the BBC in 1999 as Head of the Independent Commissionin Group, responsible for all of the BBC's independent programming. In 2000, he was back commissioning at Channel 4 where, among other things, he took charge of Big Brother. In 2004 he moved to the internet as Editorial Director for Yahoo Europe, where he overhauled all that portal's content operations, and then returned to television a year later as Controller for Science for Channel Five. His novels include BATTLEFIELD 4 - COUNTDOWN TO WAR, BATTLEFIELD 3 - THE RUSSIAN, JUST WATCH ME and PERFECT NIGHT. He is married to writer and broadcaster Stephanie Calman.