Robert Ludlum's (TM) The Bourne Imperative
By Eric Van Lustbader
(Grand Central Publishing, Hardcover, 9780446564472, 448pp.)
Publication Date: June 5, 2012
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The man Jason Bourne fishes out of the freezing sea is near death, half-drowned and bleeding profusely from a gunshot wound. He awakens with no memory of who he is or why he was shot-and Bourne is eerily reminded of his own amnesia. Then Bourne discovers that the Mossad agent named Rebeka is so determined to find this injured man that she has gone off the grid, cut her ties to her agency, and is now being stalked by Mossad's most feared killer. Do the answers to these mysteries lie back in southeast Lebanon, in a secret encampment to which Bourne and Rebeka escaped following a firefight weeks ago?
The complex trail links to the mission given to Treadstone directors Peter Marks and Soraya Moore: find the semi-mythic terrorist assassin known as Nicodemo.
In the course of Bourne's desperate, deadly search for a secret that will alter the future of the entire world, he will experience both triumph and loss, and his life will never be the same.
Now everything turns on the amnesiac. Bourne must learn his identity and purpose before both he and Rebeka are killed. From Stockholm to Washington, D.C., from Mexico City to Beijing, the web of lies and betrayals extends into a worldwide conspiracy of monumental proportions.
ROBERT LUDLUM was the author of twenty-seven novels, each one a New York Times bestseller. There are more than 225 million of his books in print, and they have been translated into thirty-two languages. He is the author of The Scarlatti Inheritance, The Chancellor Manuscript, and the Jason Bourne series--The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, and The Bourne Ultimatum--among others. Mr. Ludlum passed away in March 2001. To learn more, visit www.Robert-Ludlum.com.
ERIC VAN LUSTBADER is most widely known as the New York Times bestselling author of twenty international bestselling thrillers including Ninja and Black Heart. He is also the author of two successful and highly regarded series of fantasy novels, The Sunset Warrior Cycle and The Pearl Saga. His novels have been translated into over twenty languages. www.ericvanlustbader.com
"Eric Van Lustbader keeps the action and plot moving forward, and the tension never lets up...readers most assuredly will be gasping for breath as each eye-opening chapter unfolds."—Book Reporter
"In true Bourne fashion, "The Bourne Imperative" is fast-paced and full of action. There are twists and turns that even the grandest of plot detectives could not forsee."—The Daily Reporter (IA)
"Chocked-full of clandestine operations and international espionage, this thrill-a-minute novel is a winner."—FreshFiction.com
"Another terrific thriller....Fans will discover this to be the best Lustbader Bourne novel yet."—Library Journal
"Action-packed thriller... The unrelenting action in the novel clearly shows how this series has become so popular both in print and on the screen."—Suspense Magazine
"Eric Van Lustbader offers plenty of thrills in the latest Bourne installment, showing why this remains one of the best high-octane series for readers."—Suite101.com
"Readers familiar with the story of Jason Bourne and Treadstone will be flipping pages as fast as they can...Van Lustbader pulls readers through the story with gusto...For series fans, a solid continuation of Bourne's story."—Booklist
"Established fans will find all the usual cliffhangers, hairbreadth escapes, and multiple betrayals they expect from this series."—Publisher's Weekly