To save an innocent friend, soldier and spy Jim Chapel will risk his own life and reputation to stop a deadly conspiracy from threatening the country in this relentless, nonstop action adventure from the author of the acclaimed thrillers Chimera and The Hydra Protocol
Jim Chapel pledged his life to protect his country from its enemies. But now the one-armed special forces soldier-turned-spy is on the wrong side of the law. The person he trusts most in the world, the brilliant hacker known only as Angel, is suspected of terrorism. When his boss calls for Angel s arrest, Chapel, certain it s a frame job, has only one option: to go rogue.
To protect Angel a woman he s never actually met Chapel must clear her name. But first he has to find her before a deadly marine sniper, a drone aircraft gone feral, and the entire intelligence community closes in. With the aid of old friends and his ex-lover Julia, the search to find who framed Angel leads Chapel into the dark and lethal underbelly of the covert intelligence world . . . to a conspiracy with deep roots that shocks even this hardened veteran and a plan that will destroy the United States as we know it if it succeeds.
Praise for the Jim Chapel Mission novels
A good book, crisply written and exciting. Booklist
The constant action and novel concept will satisfy fans of the genre. Publishers Weekly
A good and entertaining read, first page to last. Examiner.com
The Hydra Protocol
A very captivating political thriller. . . . Definitely a page-turner. Military Press
The threats keep shifting, but the well-choreographed action . . . is nonstop. From Russia with Love meets Dr. Strangelove. Kirkus Reviews
The Hydra Protocol is a fast action thriller with a lot of twists and turns. Anyone that wants to understand the fears and terror that can be brought about by having nuclear weapons fall under the wrong hands must read this book. Blackfive.net
Whether this is your first David Wellington book or you ve read and loved his work before, The Hydra Protocol is a heart-racing thriller with great sci-fi and mystery cross-over not to be missed SFScope"