The astonishing story of one man’s breakneck race against time to save America from oblivion.
A YOUNG WOMAN MURDERED. All of her identifying characteristics dissolved by acid.
A FATHER PUBLICLY BEHEADED. Killed in the blistering heat of a Saudi Arabian public square.
A SYRIAN BIOTECH EXPERT FOUND EYELESS. Dumped in a Damascus junkyard.
SMOULDERING HUMAN REMAINS. Abandoned on a remote mountainside in Afghanistan.
PILGRIM. The codename for a man who doesn’t exist. A man who must return from obscurity. The only man who can uncover a flawless plot to commit an appalling crime against humanity.
‘The plot twists and turns like a python in a sack… Visceral, gritty and cinematic.’ The Times
‘A big, breathless tale of nonstop suspense.’ The New York Times
‘Simply one of the best suspense novels I’ve read in a long time.’ David Baldacci
‘An all too plausible disaster for the world we live in. Great nail-biting stuff.’ Robert Goddard