Jack Ryan Jr is enjoying some R&R when an attempt is made on his life. He survives, but learns that another attempt is imminent. Jack sets out to find out who wants him dead, and why. Without the resources of The Campus - the elite agency from which he is on a leave-of-absence - but with the help of an investigative journalist, Jack embarks on his own secret campaign to uncover the truth about Rostock, a shadowy security firm based in Germany. But what can one man do against all Rostock's might? The world is about to find out.
Grant Blackwood is the author of the Briggs Tanner books and the co-author along with Clive Cussler of Lost Empire, Spartan Gold and The Kingdom. He has also co-written Dead or Alive with Tom Clancy, and now writes novels in the Tom Clancy series alongside Mark Greaney. Blackwood is a U.S. Navy veteran who lives in Colorado.