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.
The Op-Center team heads for Spain, where ethnic conflicts threaten to break out into a conflagration. As the novel's intelligence chief Bob Herbert puts it, this clash 'will make the Spanish Civil War look like a brawl.' The intelligence team's efforts...[SEE MORE]