In election year 2048, candidates are media celebs. Campaigns are game shows. TV networks have merged with political parties to run "quality" candidates. A Government agency assures everybody plays by the rules using an advanced neural network and robots as enforcers. A Nobel physicist discovers technology-driven fraud that even the media parties don't suspect—and ends up on a neural-net hit list.
In this fast-paced, tightly woven espionage story, Chris Morehouse, a British contractor for the CIA, must intercept an assassin in Berlin. The shooter’s target: an Iranian nuclear scientist who wants to defect to the West. With minimal intelligence on the assassin—positioned somewhere in a specific high-rise—Chris must find and eliminate the threat.
For Steve Wilkes, a life of peace seemed elusive until he met Jasmine. They've lived a fractured life full of hiding and secrecy in order to be together. But, Steve's past and a decision Jasmine makes is about to fracture their lives even further and push Steve to confront his past or lose Jasmine to it.
Her dreams of a trip across Europe on a luxury train hadn’t included murder…In 1937, with the clouds of war looming on the horizon, librarian Fiona Vancleave dreams of luxury train trips involving exotic places and romantic interludes. But when she wins a trip on the Orient Express, she quickly discovers that things aren’t quite as she envisioned them.