Thriller Spotlight: The Black Key by Rick Jones @rikster7033

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the black key

The Hunter Series Book 2

Release Date: 2/1/2017

During military exercises in the Sea of Japan, rogue missiles fire off from a U.S. naval battleship and head directly to the heart of North Korea.

During a return trip to Washington, D.C., Air Force Two disappears over the Rocky Mountains.

President Jack Meacham was once the former director of the CIA who was instrumental in the collapse of the Soviet regime. Now, nearly three decades later, his past comes back to haunt him with a single message: “Are you willing to sacrifice your life for the good of the whole?”

The volley of missiles and the disappearance of Air Force Two were mere flexes of muscle from one man who wielded The Black Key, a tool that is capable of controlling nuclear arsenals and weaponry systems. It can control and manipulate economies. And it could be the most damning weapon the world has ever seen with a simple push of a button.

Forced to make a choice, the president finds himself at odds with a former operative who seeks to end his life with a single twist of The Black Key. In the ‘Most Dangerous Game in the World,’ President Meacham is given two options: “You have forty-eight hours to end your life for the greater good of the whole . . . Or the United States will become a no-man’s land for thousands of years to come.”

With time winding down, the president turns to Jon Jericho, aka The Hunter, and his Special Operations Group, to locate and neutralize the man behind The Black Key. But the team quickly find themselves going up against a sophisticated military unit who protects the man behind the Key.

With the fate of the president and an entire nation hanging in the balance of five men, Jon Jericho and his team must stop a man who has the widespread capability to wipe out an entire superpower with a single turn of a key.

If Jericho’s team fails, then the president must face two critical choices: Do I live and allow the United States to be destroyed? . . . Or do I kill myself for the greater good of the whole?

The clock is ticking.

And it’s almost zero hour.

From the bestselling author of Night of the Hunter and the Vatican Knights series.

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About the Author:

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Rick Jones was born and raised in the Boston area and moved to Las Vegas in the early eighties where he graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a degree in English. He is retired from law enforcement and currently resides in Las Vegas where he writes fulltime. He is the bestselling author of the Vatican Knight series (THE VATICAN KNIGHTS (soon to be a major motion picture from Amber Entertainment), SHEPHERD ONE, THE ISCARIOT AGENDA, PANDORA’S ARK, THE BRIDGE OF BONES, CROSSES TO BEAR, THE LOST CATHEDRAL, DARK ADVENT, CABAL THE GOLGOTHA PURSUIT, and TARGETED KILLING); the psychological thriller, FAMILIAR STRANGER; and the bestselling action/adventure series, The Eden Saga (THE CRYPTS OF EDEN, THE MENAGERIE and THE THRONES OF EDEN); and CITY BENEATH THE SEA.

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night of the hunter

Book 1

While on a mission in Jarablus, Syria, Jon Jericho, codename the Hunter, is severely wounded, ending his career as a Special Field Operative for Delta Force. When he returns stateside to begin life anew, he quickly finds himself caught up in a scandal involving the appropriation of documents for an undetectable state-of-the-art ICBM by the Islamic State. But what if Jon Jericho discovers something different? What if he learns that the plans were appropriated by American and Israeli intelligence, and then proffered to the Islamic State? As Jericho digs deeper he quickly draws the attention of certain CIA principals. So when a CIA paramilitary group gives chase to terminate Jericho with extreme prejudice to keep the conspiracy safe, the Hunter must utilize his special skill set not only to survive, but to bring forward the hidden truth before the world erupts into global war.

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