A shattering secret...and a chilling game of survival...
It begins in Geneva. There American lawyer Joel Converse meets a man he hasn't seen in twenty years, a covert operative who dies violently at his feet, whispering words that hand Converse a staggering legacy of death: 'The generals...they're back... Aquitaine!'
Suddenly Converse is running for his life, alone with the world's most shattering secret. Pursued by anonymous executioners to the darkest corners of Europe, he is forced to play a game of survival by blood-rules he thought he'd long left behind. And only Converse and the woman he once loved and lost, can wrest the world from the iron grasp of Aquitaine...
'A master at the conspiracy theory type of thriller, his books operate on an ever-spiralling series of surprise revelations.' - Irish Times.
'A killer of a thriller.' - USA Today.
A page-turner of non-stop action that should leave his fans begging for more. - New York Post.
'The pace is fast, the action plentiful...a must read.' - Booklist.
Robert Ludlum is one of the world's bestselling authors and there are more than 300 million copies of his books in print. He is published in 32 languages and 50 countries. As well as blending sophisticated plotting and extreme pace, Robert Ludlum's novels are meticulously researched. In addition to the popular titles in the Covert-One series, Robert Ludlum's best-known books include THE SCARLATTI INHERITANCE, THE CHANCELLOR MANUSCRIPT and the Jason Bourne series.