More than four years have gone by since the attack on the World Trade Center by radical Islamic terrorists, and there has not been another attack on the U.S. mainland. Virtually everyone believes it is only a matter of time before another major attack. A radical idea has been hatched in the White House: Why not create small secret teams of private agents in the major cities of the United States that can work with the local police to ferret out plots in their formative stages? And why not let these teams have direct access to the President of the United States, bypassing the bureaucracy that bungled and delayed the direct action that might have prevented the 9/11 disaster? And now, a newly-formed government intelligence agency has fragmentary data indicating that a terrorist attack in the United States could be imminent, likely by cruise missiles against San Diego. They don't know how large it will be, or exactly when it will occur. Time is running out. It is the mission of the secret team in San Diego, headed by master criminologist and mathematical savant Alexander Quickly and his right-hand actionman Julius Burton, exNavy Seal and CIA covert agent, to uncover and foil the plot. Only a miracle will prevent disaster. With the help of Zelda Rivers, a beautiful woman and CIA covert agent of immense talents and sensuality, they set out to penetrate the vast Rancho Santa Fe estate of the number one suspect, a billionaire psychopath whose fatal weakness is sexy, capable women. This enjoyable and enlightening story is a crime mystery novel with romance and international intrigue. It examines the current status of homeland security. It delves into the psychopathic mind of terrorists, and the philosophy of good and evil. The story takes us to the Gulf of California in Mexico and the Palm Desert area of California, where CIA remote-viewers try to locate the missiles; and to the exotic Costa del Sol area of Spain, where love blooms.
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Jack Cade is a pseudonym. The real Jack Cade was the leader in late medieval Europe of the 1450 Kent rebellion that took place in the time of King Henry VI in England. Some sources suggest Cade was of Irish origin, and he was alleged to have murdered a woman in 1449. The revolt against King Henry was for unfair taxes, corruption, and damaging effect of the loss of France. For his role in the Kent rebellion, Cade was killed, after which his body was taken to London and quartered for display in different cities; his head ended up on a pike on London Bridge.
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Book Description Twyman, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0977472507