By Robert Ludlum, Patrick Larkin
Robert Ludlum's The Lazurus Vendetta
Robert Ludlum and Patrick Larkin
The number one bestselling grasp of suspense and overseas intrigue maintains to set the normal opposed to which all different thrillers are measured together with his expertly plotted, pulse-pounding Covert-One series.
The Lazarus move, the dominant strength within the eco-conscious, "anti-technology" protest move, has despatched rumblings down the halls of the world's intelligence companies. Led by way of a mysterious, never-seen determine identified basically as Lazarus, this more and more famous team is thought via a few to be getting ready a daring strike.
When an assault on a nano-technology examine facility leaves millions dead―protestors and scientists alike―from what seems to be a cloud of inadvertently published yet gruesomely lethal nanobots, pandemonium reigns. Lt. Col. Jon Smith is activated by way of Covert-One to discover the reality approximately Lazarus the place all others have failed. As Smith slowly uncovers the lethal underpinnings of the gang, he quickly learns that the Lazarus move is barely the very tip of the iceberg in a dangerous scheme that threatens billions of lives and may without end swap the character of the realm itself.
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The CIA officer growled. His finger tightened dangerously at the set off. “Move! ” Feeling ice-cold, Pierson slowly knelt and positioned her Smith & Wesson down at the ground, butt first. “Now, kick it towards me—but do it lightly! ” Burke ordered. She complied, sliding the pistol towards him around the stained hardwood ground. “Sit! ” offended now, either on the different guy and with herself for being so scared of him, Pierson obeyed, slowly reducing herself into the lumpy, frayed armchair. She held her palms up, arms outward, in order that he may possibly see that she was once no longer an instantaneous risk. “I’d nonetheless prefer to understand what I’m alleged to have performed, Hal—and what all that taking pictures is set. ” Burke raised a skeptical eyebrow. “Why attempt to pull the blameless act, package? It’s too overdue for that. You’re now not an fool. And neither am I, for that subject. Did you actually imagine you may sneak an FBI surveillance group onto my estate with no my realizing? ” She shook her head, desperately now. “I don’t comprehend what you’re speaking approximately. not anyone got here with me—or me. i used to be fresh all of the means out from D. C. to right here! ” “Lying won’t get you anywhere,” he acknowledged coldly. His correct eye twitched back, fluttering speedily because the muscle tissues shriveled after which comfortable. “In truth, it simply pisses me off. ” the telephone on his table rang as soon as. with out taking his eyes or his pistol off her, Burke reached out and grabbed it ahead of it will probably ring back. “Yes? ” he stated tightly. He listened for a second after which shook his head. “No, i've got the placement the following below keep watch over. you could come forward. The door’s unlocked. ” He hung up. “Who was once that? ” she requested. The CIA officer smiled thinly, with none humor in any respect. “Someone who wishes a great deal to fulfill you,” he stated. Bitterly regretting her previous selection to confront Burke in individual, equipment Pierson sat tensely within the armchair—rapidly contemplating quite a few plans to extricate herself from this mess after which both speedily discarding them as impractical, suicidal, or either. She heard front door open after which shut. Her eyes widened as a truly tall and intensely broad-shouldered guy stepped quietly into the examine, relocating with the damaging grace of a tiger. His apparently eco-friendly eyes gleamed within the dim mild forged via the lamp on Burke’s table. For a second she idea he was once an analogous guy defined by means of Colonel Smith in his document at the aftermath of the Teller Institute disaster—the chief of the “terrorist” unit that had carried out the assault. Then she shook her head. That was once most unlikely. The chief of that assault have been fed on by way of the nanophages published by means of the bombs that had shattered the Institute’s labs. “This is Terce,” Hal Burke stated brusquely. “He instructions one in every of my TOCSIN motion groups. His males have been on safeguard open air. They’re those who noticed your covert surveillance men prowling round this condo. ” “Whoever’s in the market isn’t hooked up to me,” Pierson stated back, straining to place each ounce of conviction she may muster into her voice. each FBI guide at the psychology of conspiracies under pressure the inherent and overwhelming fears of these concerned of betrayal from inside.