Robert Ludlum's the Janson Option (Hardcover)
Grand Central Publishing, 9780446564489, 357pp.
Publication Date: March 18, 2014
THE JANSON OPTION
Paul Janson--a former Consular Ops legend known as "The Machine" for his deadly speed and accuracy--has a new mission. Sickened by the "sanctioned serial killings" ordered by the state department, Janson has left covert operations and is now a private security consultant. In partnership with deadly sharpshooter Jessica Kincaid, he only takes assignments that he believes will lead to the greater good.
When American Synergy Corporation oil executive Kingsman Helms begs Janson to rescue his wife, Allegra, from Somali pirates, Janson and Kincaid view it as the perfect opportunity to infiltrate ASC and disrupt the company's scheme to subvert independent oil-rich African countries into wholly-owned ASC subsidiaries.
Once on the ground, Janson and Kincaid discover that the pirates may be the least lethal threat in the violent chaos of anarchic Somalia. Is Allegra's kidnapping for real, or is she merely a pawn in her husband's machinations for control of the country? Janson and Kincaid quickly find themselves embroiled in a bewildering storm of plots and counterplots, and their fight to survive threatens to disrupt the entire region, and beyond...
About the Author
PAUL GARRISON was born in New York and currently lives in Connecticut. He has spent a lot of time on boats, and had published five thrillers, mostly sea-oriented: Fire And Ice; Red Sky At Morning; Buried At Sea; Sea Hunter; The Ripple Effect before writing The Janson Command, the first of the new Janson novels.
Praise For Robert Ludlum's the Janson Option…
"That Janson is a complicated character makes him more interesting than most action heroes, while Kinkaid proves a capable sidekick. A number of swift, unexpected plot twists will leave Ludlum fans eager to see more in this franchise."—Publishers Weekly on The Janson Command
"The action is...nonstop in The Janson Command.... If you like thrillers, start on this series."—Chicago Tribune on The Janson Command
"The Janson Command is like finding a long-lost novel written by the master himself. It's good reading."—The Free-Lance Star on The Janson Command
"There's sufficient knife work, sniper shots, RPGs, private jets, helicopters, betrayals and corporate machinations to satisfy every armchair covert agent."—Kirkus Reviews on The Janson Command
"Fast-paced, and enormously entertaining, Garrison provides the reader with a roller coaster of a story. The Janson Command draws you deep into a world of double-crosses and triple-threats that span the globe. With an operative team like Janson and Kincaid, saving the world was never so exciting."—Eric Van Lustbader, New York Times bestselling author, on The Janson Command
"Loaded with all the intrigue, paranoia, and real-life parallels that made Ludlum famous."—People on The Janson Directive
"Extremely engaging and agonizingly suspenseful, Ludlum's plot bolts from scene to scene and locale to locale-Hungary, Amsterdam, London, New York City-never settling for one bombshell when it can drop four or five.... wild, unpredictable and colorfully cast."—Publisher's Weekly on The Janson Directive