Sentenced to fifteen years in prison for a crime he didn't commit, Ethan Rafferty has one thing on his mind - payback! With his time up, the ex-con is free to pursue his mission of revenge.
Hidden deep within one of the worldâ€™s most powerful organizations is a secret committee with a devastating agenda. Its members are afforded incredible protectionsâ€”considered elites, untouchables. But when four seconds of video is captured halfway around the world and anonymously transmitted to D.C., covert wheels are set in motion, and counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath is tapped to undertake the deadliest assignment of his career.
FROM THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF GONE GIRL - Libby Day was seven when her mother and two sisters were murdered in â€śThe Satan Sacrifice" of Kinnakee, Kansas.â€ť She survivedâ€”and famously testified that her fifteen-year-old brother, Ben, was the killer. Twenty-five years later....
When the director of Child Protective Services uses his position to exact a personal vendetta in removing three-year-old Ashley from the Blakeâ€™s home, Jeff Blake, a financial advisor, responds to the threats in the only way he feels he can â€“ violently.
When former investigative reporter Rick Hoffman loses his job, fiancĂ©e, and apartment, his only option is to move back into â€” and renovate â€” the home of his miserable youth, now empty and in decay since the stroke that put his father in a nursing home. As Rick starts to pull apart the old house, he makes an electrifying discovery â€” millions of dollars hidden in the walls.
"A soft breeze fluttered the white, blue, and red Russian flag in front of the U.N. mission. I remember when the Soviet hammer and sickle flew there. I kind of miss the Cold War. But I think it's back."
An armed-and armored-terrorist breaks into the Longview Police department, shooting anything in his path before detonating the explosives hiding beneath his body armor.
#1 New York Times bestselling author Greg Iles' smash hit - the first installment in an epic trilogy that interweaves crimes, lies, and secrets past and present in a mesmerizing thriller featuring Southern lawyer and former prosecutor Penn Cage.