Steve Pieczenik served as principal hostage negotiator and international crisis manager while Deputy Assistant Secretary of State. His acclaimed thrillers include The Mind Palace, Blood Heat, Maximum Vigilance and Pax Pacifica.
A terrorist bomb explodes during a South Korean celebration of the anniversary of the election of its first president. Alarms are raised in Washington. No one is claiming responsibility. The first suspect is North Korea. Could it be making a power play ...[SEE MORE]