Jake Adams is a man on the run. The former CIA officer has survived one assassination attempt already, but just barely. His girlfriend wasn’t so lucky. And now someone else has tried. Jake has no choice but to go underground until he can discover who wants him dead and why. But Jake made many enemies during his career, and few friends. With a member of the Austrian polizei and a German intelligence officer as his only allies, Jake sets out across Europe, fighting to stay one step ahead of the assassins who dog his every move.
When a series of events bring Chad Hunter and hot Agency super spy Sirena back together again, the action gets ramped up immediately. Chad has been hired by the Defense Department to develop a new weapon system based on the Hypershot rail gun system, with a scheduled test looming from a remote site on a volcano in Ecuador. While attending a United Nations World Conference on International Telecommunications in Brazil, Chad runs into Sirena.
"GREAT ESPIONAGE THRILLER!!"
Jake Adams has seemingly retired and gone fly fishing in Patagonia. But his quiet retreat is interrupted when the Agency sends a man to retrieve him to testify before a congressional committee. His testimony quickly becomes an internet sensation - not a good thing for an autonomous operative. Meanwhile, a college professor is murdered in Oregon and his colleague is nearly killed, sending him running for his life.
"The only reason I finished this was because I was on long car ride"
When the former Deputy Director of the CIA, Bill Remington, takes off after charges of selling secrets to the Chinese, Jake Adams is hired off the books to find the rogue Agency officer. But with many friends in the Agency, and money siphoned to numerous off-shore accounts, this will not be an easy task. In fact, Remington has managed to hide for nearly a month without the Agency, Interpol, or any foreign agencies discovering his location. Jake finds himself in Taiwan, where he is attacked almost immediately and set up as a murderer.
When former Reno, Nevada sheriff, Keenan Fitzpatrick, wins a free moose hunting trip to Newfoundland, Canada, he is happy to get away from his current job as a casino security officer. Shortly after arriving at the isolated hunting lodge forty miles from the nearest road, a man is shot to death. The other guests and guides immediately recruit Fitz to solve the murder. But without any technology to run background on all of the characters at the lodge, Fitz must rely only on his personal skills to uncover the killer.
Jake Adams finds himself in a Tunisian prison, being held for murdering an international terrorist who happens to be well connected in that country. When a mysterious man suddenly shows up to offer him a get-out-of-jail-free card, Jake is a bit suspicious. But what choice does he have? To secure his release all he has to do is one favor for a wealthy Texas senator - find his sister who is missing somewhere in Europe. No problem. When Jake picks up a tail almost immediately after leaving Tunisia, he quickly discovers that this case might not be as easy as it seems.
Former Eugene Police Department detective Paul Adler has major problems. Officially, he's on an extended administrative leave. Unofficially, he was forced to retire early for conduct unbecoming a police officer. Until he can get reinstated, or until he drinks himself to death, he has taken on private investigations, where his lack of a filter makes him a true dick. When a woman hires Paul to find her friend, he has a bad feeling about the case. Shortly after, they find a dead body on the Oregon coast.
When Tony Caruso is hired to go undercover for the US Fish and Wildlife Service, he has no idea that his life will change forever. He is tasked to track down an Asian ring of smugglers who are killing black bears, elk, and deer. Eventually, he ends up in the southern Cascades in the mushroom fields, where he must fight not only the Asian game smugglers, but Asian gangs from San Francisco and Seattle. As Tony tightens the noose around the smugglers, the case becomes personal.
The county commission has illegally suspended the duly elected sheriff and installed a young deputy with no tangible investigative experience. When Fitz gets to this former stagecoach stop by the old Pony Express, he immediately clashes with the locals. Soon Fitz is butting heads with the federal government and established families that want this case to just go away. The major employer in town, a huge mining interest, is right in the middle of his investigation. Then the bodies start to pile up, and Fitz knows he's in for more than he initially thought.