By Eric Van Lustbader
Jason Bourne is likely one of the hottest and compelling characters in modern fiction. initially created through bestselling writer Robert Ludlum, the Jason Bourne sequence was once later tailored into motion pictures that experience develop into glossy classics. Now, long island occasions bestselling author Eric Van Lustbader contains on Jason Bourne's tale with a brand new novel concerning the rogue undercover agent who has misplaced his reminiscence . . .
THE BOURNE ASCENDANCY
In this exciting and soaking up new novel Jason Bourne is confronted with an very unlikely venture. He has been employed to impersonate a high-level executive minister at a political summit assembly in Qatar, protective the minister from any assassination makes an attempt. without warning, armed gunmen hurricane the room, killing each person yet Bourne. Their aim, besides the fact that, isn't the minister Bourne impersonates....it is Bourne himself.
Kidnapped and transported to an underground bunker, Bourne unearths himself face-to-face with an notorious terrorist named El Ghadan ("Tomorrow"). El Ghadan holds as his captive Soraya Moore, former co-director of Treadstone, and an in depth good friend to Bourne, with her 12 months previous daughter.
Meanwhile, the President of the U.S. is in the course of brokering a old peace treaty among the Israelis and the Palestinians-an occasion that El Ghadan is eager to hinder. He calls for that Bourne perform a distinct challenge: kill the President. If Bourne refuses, Soraya and her daughter will die.
Bourne needs to make a enormous selection: store Soraya and her daughter, or keep the President.
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