John Wells enters new
territory as he goes underground in East Africa to track four kidnapped
Americans and the Somali bandits who snatched them, in the tough, thoughtful,
electrifying new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author.
Four friends, recent college graduates, travel to Kenya to work at a
giant refugee camp for Somalis: two men, two women, each with their own reasons
for being there. But after twelve weeks, they’re ready for a break and pile
into a Land Cruiser for an adventure.
They get more than they bargained for.
Bandits hijack them. They wake up in a hut, hooded, bound, no food or water—hostages.
As a personal favor, John Wells is asked to try to find them, but he does so
reluctantly. East Africa isn’t his usual playing field. And when he arrives, he
finds that the truth behind the kidnappings is far more complex than he
The clock is ticking. The White House is edging closer to an invasion
of Somalia. Wells has a unique ability to go undercover and to make things
happen, but if he can’t find the hostages soon, they’ll be dead—and the United States
may be in a war it never should have begun. Download and start listening now!