By Nelson DeMille
(Grand Central Publishing, Paperback, 9780446699617, 640pp.)
Publication Date: August 6, 2013
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Anti-Terrorist Task Force agent John Corey and his wife, FBI agent Kate Mayfield, have been posted overseas to Sana'a, Yemen-one of the most dangerous places in the Middle East. While there, they will be working with a small team to track down one of the masterminds behind the USS Cole bombing: a high-ranking Al Qaeda operative known as The Panther. Ruthless and elusive, he's wanted for multiple terrorist acts and murders-and the U.S. government is determined to bring him down, no matter the cost. As latecomers to a deadly game, John and Kate don't know the rules, the players, or the score. What they do know is that there is more to their assignment than meets the eye-and that the hunters are about to become the hunted.
Filled with breathtaking plot turns and told in John Corey's inimitable voice, THE PANTHER is a brilliant depiction of one of the most treacherous countries in the world and raises disturbing questions about whether we can ever know who our enemies - or our allies - really are.
Nelson DeMille is the author of fifteen acclaimed novels, including the #1New York Times bestsellers Night Fall, Plum Island, and The Gate Houseand New York Times betsellers Wild Fire, The Gold Coast, and The General's Daughter. For more information on the author, you can go towww.NelsonDeMille.net.
"Die-hard fans and new readers will discover hours of entertainment "—Library Journal on THE PANTHER
"Corey ranks as one of the best protagonists in thriller fiction... DeMille again proves that he has the master touch with "The Panther," a suspenseful action free-for-all."—The Associated Press on THE PANTHER
The Panther" is a fast-paced thriller, and Mr. DeMille offers a good number of gritty action scenes along with the snappy dialogue. Nelson DeMille, 69, a former infantry officer who served in Vietnam, also infuses the thriller with a good bit of information about the state of terrorism today."—The Washington Times on THE PANTHER