Prayers for the Assassin

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Prayers for the Assassin

By Robert Ferrigno

Pocket Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9781416507680, 496pp.

Publication Date: October 31, 2006


What would happen to America if the extremists won?

SEATTLE, 2040. The Space Needle lies crumpled. Veiled women hurry through the streets. Alcohol is outlawed, replaced by Jihad Cola, and mosques dot the skyline. New York and Washington, D.C., are nuclear wastelands. At the edges of the empire, Islamic and Christian forces fight for control, and rebels plot to regain free will.

Courageous rebel Sarah Dougan is a beautiful historian who uncovers information that will destabilize the nation. When she disappears, the security chief of the Islamic Republic of America calls upon Rakkim Epps, her secret lover and a former elite warrior, to find her. But Rakkim is being tracked by Darwin, a brilliant psychopath. To survive, he must become Darwin's assassin and embark upon a frenetic and bloody chase to find Sarah and helpher expose a shocking truth to the world.

Praise For Prayers for the Assassin

"Dazzling and audacious...wildly entertaining...gripping suspense." -- Chicago Sun-Times

"Genuinely frightening." -- The New York Times

"[A] believable alternate history.... A chilling tale." -- USA Today