A Wife Goes Missing And A Husband Stands Accused. America Is Under Attack And A Country Stands On The Brink Of Chaos. To Find Those Responsible, Risks Will Be Taken, Trust Earned, Alliances Formed And Death Cheated.
"This fast-moving thriller proves that revenge is a dish best served red hot!"-Lewis Perdue, New York Times Bestselling Author of more than 4 million copies.
America is in flames from coast to coast due to the worst terrorist attack in history. While backpacking with his family near Yosemite, Marcus Diablo's wife Annie goes missing. Frantic to find her and the terrorists responsible, Marcus sets out on an epic journey that will change his life forever.
"Shaff delivers a high-speed thriller that was nearly impossible for me to put down."- Todd A. Zalkins, author of, Dying for Triplicate and The Most Selfless Love.
"The action never lets up in this absorbing thriller that makes us wonder what we would be capable of under similar circumstances."-Charles Salzberg, Shamus award nominee, author of Swann's Last Song, Swann Dives In, and Devil in the Hole.
". . . a riveting page turner chock full of thrilling twists and colorful detail. A wonderful accomplishment for a debut novelist, looking forward to more."-Diane Dennis, Inspired Media Communications.
Annie Diablo goes missing while backpacking in the Eastern Sierras with her husband Marcus, and their two young sons. Marcus becomes the FBI's chief suspect. His claims that Annie was abducted by a group of homegrown fanatics planning to set fire to the forests in Yosemite National Park and the surrounding wilderness areas, are dismissed as the desperate lies of a guilty man. But when, from California to Connecticut, the nations forests erupt in flames it becomes clear that Marcus was innocent. As an attack, no one was prepared for, strikes fear and panic into the hearts of every American and society unravels, Marcus, following the smallest clue, finds the man who abducted Annie, and uncovers an organization that for thirty years remained hidden, embedded deep in American Society. Following an insane hunch, Marcus embarks on a quest that takes him from his home and family, to Australia's inhospitable Outback, to the tribal lands of the Hindu Kush, to the arid expanse of the Syrian Desert, to the freezing waters of the Bering Sea. Marcus will form unlikely alliances, cheat death, receive gifts of priceless value and along way, change his life and the lives of all he touches, forever.