G.P. Putnam's Sons, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780515151268, 464pp.
Publication Date: December 24, 2012
At a Mexican roadblock, a US Embassy SUV is stopped at gunpoint, three of its passengers murdered, and a fourth kidnapped. Everything points to the drug cartels, especially when the kidnappers say they will return the hostage if a cartel kingpin is released from US federal prison. But when word gets to Castillo and his group of retired spies and special operators, they have their doubts.
They believe that it's a diversion that the murders and kidnapping were ordered by someone to lure Castillo & Company to their deaths. But even knowing that may not save them. Powerful forces in the US government are arrayed against them as well, and if one side doesn't get them...the other side will.
William E. Butterworth IV has worked closely with his father for a decade, and is the coauthor of several previous books with him, most recently "Covert Warriors" and "The Spymasters".
“A storyteller in the grand tradition.”—Tom Clancy
“A writer of true virtuosity and talent.”—Fort Worth Star-Telegram
“Griffin…understands the psychology and motivations of military and clandestine service officers.”—Publishers Weekly