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By Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child

A most sensible nuclear scientist is going mad and takes an blameless kinfolk hostage at gunpoint, killing one and inflicting an incredible standoff.
A plume of radiation above manhattan urban ends up in a warehouse the place, it sort of feels, a strong nuclear bomb was once assembled simply hours before.
Sifting during the proof, professionals ensure that the unthinkable is ready to take place: in ten days, a huge American urban may be vaporized by way of a terrorist attack.
Ten days. And Gideon team, monitoring the mysterious terrorist phone from the suburbs of recent York to the mountains of latest Mexico, learns the top should be whatever worse--far worse--than mere Armageddon.

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The fellow sheathed his machete. “All correct. however the commander isn’t going to love it in case you men aren’t who you are saying you're. ” He unlocked the gate and so they filed via. the guy gave them a cursory pat-down. Gideon famous that he locked the gate in the back of them, which used to be too undesirable. nonetheless, stepping into had taken much much less jawboning than he’d expected. They handed a corral the place a few commune participants have been operating livestock, branding and cutting—ordinary-looking cowboy kinds. round a bend, the massive ranch condominium got here into nearer view, 3 tales tall, with new-looking gabled wings and an immense wraparound porch. past, in a wide box, he may well see a major array of sunlight panels surrounded through chain hyperlink and razor cord, a number of monster satellite tv for pc dishes, and a small microwave tower. “What do you're thinking that they wish all that shit for? ” Fordyce murmured. “In case the Playboy Channel on usual cable is going down,” Gideon stated jokingly, yet he, too, stared demanding on the array. As they approached the most condominium, they entered a fantastically restored old mining city, entire with log cabins, corrals, and a hitching put up with a few saddled horses tied up. The authenticity was once spoiled by way of a car park in the back of the ranch condo, during which stood a small fleet of exact Jeeps, earthmoving apparatus, and several other huge vehicles. They fixed the wood porch of the most residence; the guy knocked at the door, then entered. They him in. Gideon used to be stunned to discover that the downstairs parlor have been mounted up as a modern-looking convention room, with a rosewood desk, company chairs, whiteboards, or even a plasma display. The whiteboard had a few partial differential equations scribbled on it that Gideon didn't realize, yet he knew sufficient to achieve have been very subtle. past the parlor, he received a glimpse of a lecture room in consultation, the place a bunch of children listened to a instructor in a gingham gown. the complete position had a unusual, steampunk believe to it. “Upstairs,” acknowledged their escort. As they fastened the steps, Gideon stuck a little bit what the trainer used to be saying—something approximately how govt biologists had built the HIV virus for genocidal reasons. He stuck Fordyce’s eye. Gaining the touchdown, Machete guy led them down a protracted hall. numerous of the doorways have been open; in a single, a slightly dressed, curvaceous girl lolled on a mattress of pink satin sheets. She glanced out at them indifferently. “Do you believe she’s, ah, the vice commander? ” Gideon requested as they stopped sooner than a closed door. “The perks of strength. ” “Stow it,” Fordyce growled as Machete guy knocked at the door. A voice known as them in. The room was once performed up in excessive Victorian whorehouse variety, with crimson velvet wallpaper, opulent Victorian sofas and chairs, Persian rugs, brass lamps with eco-friendly glass colours. Sitting in the back of a table used to be a guy in his fifties, super healthy, with lengthy hair, an analogous squared-off beard—it appeared to be a well-liked look—and Rasputin-like eyes. He used to be wearing a blue shawl-lapel coat, brocaded vest, old-style ascot, and gold chain: the very photo of a gambling-house dandy.

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