Triple Cross

Triple Cross

By Mark T. Sullivan

St. Martin's Press, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780312534158, 509pp.

Publication Date: November 2, 2010


"TRIPLE CROSS is a smart, prescient thriller that makes one wonder why the bottom really dropped out of the stock market. The story snaps and twists like a cracking whip, you can't help but root for Mickey Hennessey and his kids, and I defy you to guess the ending. Mark T. Sullivan has written a super-charged bestseller and surefire motion picture " --"Robert Crais"

The Jefferson Club is a remote, private resort for the super-rich the buildings, the amenities, and the security are state of the art and beyond compare. Many of the world's wealthiest people business leaders, entrepreneurs, politicians, celebrities gather for the most exclusive New Year's Eve party in the world. As expensive champagne flows and multibillion dollar deals are arranged, the unimaginable happens a highly trained, heavily armed paramilitary force calling itself the Third Position Army breaches the world's best security system and takes everybody hostage.
"Mickey" Hennessey, former U.S. Special Agent, is the head of security for the Jefferson Club. A divorced father of three teenagers, he's spending the holiday with his kids. When the club is attacked, his entire team is wiped out and only he makes it out of the club alive. Now he's outside while his kids are trapped inside, hostages of the Third Position Army who are putting seven of the ten richest men on "trial" for their crimes against humanity, live on the internet for the world to see. While a top FBI rescue team works feverishly to rescue all the hostages, Hennessey is determined to do all he can, to overcome every obstacle, to ensure his children's safety or die trying.

About the Author
Mark. T. Sullivan is the author of "Labyrinth, " the book "Publishers Weekly" called ?one of the most exciting yarns of the millennium?; "The Purification Ceremony, " voted one of the hundred best books of 1997 by the "Los Angeles Times;" and "The Fall Line, " a "New York Times" Notable Book of the Year. Twice nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for investigative journalism, he lives in Bozeman, Montana.

Praise For Triple Cross

"Triple Cross is crisply written, breathlessly paced, suspenseful ... an almost-addictive page-turner."
--Booklist "Bestseller Sullivan's first thriller since 2003's The Serpent's Kiss displays his usual knack for setting and scenario.... This is a solid return for Sullivan."
--Publishers Weekly