The Patriot Paradox by William Esmont
Series: The Reluctant Hero, Book 1.
Approx. 51,020 words.
Published on October 29, 2010.
Ex-CIA analyst Kurt Vetter and enigmatic foreign agent Amanda Carter race across Europe in a quest to unearth the truth behind the murder of Kurt's brother. Trying desperately to stay ahead of a government that has forsaken them, they discover a conspiracy that threatens the very foundation of world stability. The clock is ticking and they must find a way to halt the plot before millions die.