BEST-selling author Robert Ludlum may be dead but his ideas live on.
James Cobb continues the Covert-One series created by the great man.
This is the super secretive organisation that is the US President’s own, personal trouble shooting team of experts who can be sent anywhere, anytime, to save the world.
The problems start when a Russian plane carrying an anthrax bomb crashes on a desolate island in the Arctic in 1953. It remains lost until spotted by a team of scientists and the US and Russians combine to recover it before its deadly secret becomes known.
Lt Col Jon Smith leads a Covert-One squad augmented by Major Gregori Smyslov. But Smyslov has additional secret orders that could complicate the mission, not to mention terrorists interested in getting the weapon for themselves.
A high-powered thriller told at a cracking pace.