In the Sultanate of Oman over two hundred hostages are being held at gunpoint. And the world watches helplessly as the madness begins. The spirit of the Mahdi is abroad, intent on complete financial and political domination.
Evan Kendrick, a quiet Congressman, is an unlikely hero. But in his past is a violence that he cannot forget. On the other side of the world, five very eccentric, very rich people are meeting.
They are the Inheritors of Inver Brass. Their aim - to utterly transform the world. They seek a new saviour, an innocent messiah.
Evan Kendrick is to be their unwilling victim...
About The Author
After a successful career in the theatre Robert Ludlum became a bestselling writer. The titan of the thriller genre he is the world's most read author, selling 300 million copies of his books in 50 countries in 32 different languages.
'Terrific entertainment...the tension is fierce, the pace killing.' [Cosmopolitan.]
'A writer who bests the bestsellers.' [Daily Telegraph.]
'Robert Ludlum is an ingenious storyteller with a wonderful and convincing imagination. His place as a bestselling novelist is assured.' [Mario Puzo.]
'Non-stop action and end-of-chapter cliff-hangers... Ludlum at his best.' [Publishers Weekly.]