Trigger Point

Trigger Point

Matthew Glass


"Glass’s incredible geopolitical mystery packs as a lot gut-wrenching suspense as any mystery in fresh reminiscence . . . Glass expertly assembles the interlocking items of his frighteningly prophetic puzzle. This chilling, very important novel could be learn through all these in control of our country’s politics and finances."—Publishers Weekly

The yr is 2018. the U.S. has eventually emerged from the former decade’s wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the industrial recession that threatened to rip the rustic aside. Eighteen months into his first time period, President Tom Knowles sees an opportunity to place his stamp on international affairs while thirty-two American relief employees are massacred in Uganda through a bunch of insurgent partisans. Knowles comes to a decision to ship in troops into a space that China considers its African sphere of impression. Privately, the message from the chinese language is continue out. Publicly, they could in simple terms stand by way of and watch.

Six weeks later, inventory costs on Wall highway are plummeting. Rumors of insolvency hang-out a big funding financial institution, that is major the rout. while the financial institution refuses a central authority bailout, and it turns into recognized that the chinese language state-run People’s funding company is its significant shareholder, the stock-marker slide becomes a panic. Are usa inventory costs being manipulated by way of the chinese language govt? because the president’s crew takes drastic motion to guard the U.S. economic climate, the chinese language executive moves again to guard its pursuits, and the disagreement shifts swiftly from Wall highway to Africa, the place American and chinese language forces stand eye to eye. Who will blink first?

An fiscal and geopolitical mystery from a author defined because the inheritor to Tom Clancy and Michael Crichton, Trigger Point strikes from the Oval workplace to Africa to Beijing and paints a terrifying portrait of the place we can be headed.

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