White Jade (The Project Book 1)
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WHITE JADE spins a web of deceit and murder across the globe, against the backdrop of a deadly international power game.
Former Recon Marine Nick Carter is a man with a dark history of emotional and physical scars. He works for the PROJECT, a covert counter-terrorism unit reporting to the President. Selena Connor is a beautiful, strong and skilled linguist. When her wealthy uncle is murdered by someone looking for an ancient book about the elixir of immortality, she's thrown into Nick's dangerous world.
Nick is assigned to protect Selena and help her recover the missing text. It's the beginning of a life and death adventure reaching from San Francisco to Beijing, from Washington to the hidden chambers of Tibet. Someone is determined to take over China and attack America--and Nick and Selena are right in the line of fire.
International intrigue, terrorist acts and the threat of nuclear war form the core of this fast-paced thriller, the first volume in a series featuring Nick, Selena and the PROJECT.
houses in Afghanistan and Iraq, full of death waiting in every room. "I don't like being inside the house. There's no place to go. Whoever it is can't be here for a good reason, or they'd just drive to the front. They would have seen my truck, so they know someone's here. I think they're after that book." "How would they know we were here or where the book was?" "I don't know. But I don't want to stick around and ask them. You game for a run?" "To the river?" "Right. That way they have to
she said. The flash wasn't much. They followed the narrow beam along the rusted tracks, deeper into the mine, picking their way around rocks that had fallen from the roof. Nick lost sense of whether the tunnel was going straight or curving about. The air was stifling and hot and smelled of ancient water and older rock. The adrenaline rush was gone. He was tired and sore. Thick wooden posts supported cracked beams holding up the roof of the tunnel. They looked weak and unstable. Webs hung from
is planning a coup and that he's going to use the Triads to initiate attacks here when he makes his move. We think it's set for the Fourth." Jordan was shocked. "That's only two days away." "I convinced Homeland Security something was up. I'm not getting any cooperation from State, so that part is going to have to take care of itself." "Two days isn't much time." "Our indicators point to something in the Bay Area. That's the best place to focus resources." Jordan rubbed his nose. "I'm going
us?" "I imagine he wants a first hand account." "The Director said to turn on the TV." Stephanie set the coffee pot down. "Why would she say that?" Nick reached over and turned it on. "Holy shit," said Ronnie. "Isn't that San Francisco? The Bay Bridge in the background?" "That's the Ferry Building. But what happened to the pier and the Plaza?" Selena's voice was strained. "Turn up the sound." In a few minutes they had the picture. The death toll was rising. Public services were
Volvo. As the car drove off, he threw Nick a look of venomous hatred. Squinty reached for his knife with his left hand. Nick kicked him hard in the head, a kick that could have got him into the NFL. Back at the entrance of the alley two cops appeared, guns drawn, shouting. Carter raised his hands, fingers spread wide. He guessed he was about to find out what the inside of an Israeli police station looked like.