In 1968, Ben Tyson was a lieutenant in Vietnam. There, the men under his command committed a murderous atrocity. Now Tyson is being held responsible. And only one woman can reveal the truth of his past--and set him free. DeMille is the author of By the Rivers of Babylon.
Sheik Gamal Tafak has hired professional terrorists - including LeCat, the French killer, and Winter, the enigmatic Englishman. The action races from Cairo to Hamburg, Paris, London and California. A super-tanker bound for San Francisco is hi-jacked, armed with a nuclear bomb. The extremists threaten to annihilate America's most beautiful city.
An intricately plotted literary thriller that uses Freud's theories and Shakespeare's HAMLET to solve a devious crime, this is a novel in the bestselling tradition of Caleb Carr's THE ALIENIST and Matthew Pearl's THE DANTE CLUB.