It was born in the mind of a benevolent genius. It became a weapon that could rule the world.
New York City, 1943
Nikola Tesla, possessor of the most brilliant mind in the history of physics, lies dying in the dark. His death appears to be natural. It is not. It is the opening act in the deadliest conspiracy the world has ever known.
Washington D.C., 1984
A secret society of eight powerful corporate titans are only step away from using Tesla’s stolen papers to create the world’s ultimate weapon. Only two people stand in their way: a beautiful woman with a secret and a rugged ex-navy pilot who are desperate to save themselves, and the world, from The Tesla Bequest.
“Perdue has crafted a story that grips the imagination. Like the high-tech medical thrillers of Michael Crichton, this novel deftly combines hard science and narrative panache.” Booklist
Lara Blackwood, genetic engineering entrepreneur and presidential advisor, gets an urgent call to help solve a horrific epidemic in Tokyo. She soon realizes, to her horror, that terrorists have diabolically twisted her research to create a slatewiper -- a genetic weapon that uses a person’s own DNA to kill them. It’s the perfect way to annihilate an entire race…or all of humanity…and she’s the only one who can stop it.
“Daughter of God is the way thrillers are supposed to be written. A read you won't soon forget!" Clive Cussler
Art broker Zoe Ridgeway and her ex-cop husband Seth go to Switzerland to catalog a rich Nazi’s cache of looted artwork and return everything to their rightful owners. But before they can get started, there is a brutal murder, propelling them into a thousand-year-old web of conspiracy, violence and intrigue involving the burial shroud of Sophia, a young Messiah whose existence, if proven, will topple the Vatican and destroy the foundation of Western culture.
A page from an ancient manuscript could give someone ultimate power…and change the world forever.
The DaVinci Codex is a priceless collection of Leonardo's original work -- or is it? When DaVinci scholar Curtis Davis discovers that several of the Codex's pages are forgeries, he begins searching for the genuine documents, and is plunged into a conspiracy of death and betrayal conspiracy that dates back to the dawn of Christianity itself. Because the Codex is more than just a precious document. It’s the key to a long-lost discovery that could enslave the world to an unholy alliance…if Davis doesn’t get it first.
Libya, 1982. Muammar Qaddafi's top hitman, Mustapha Salem El-Nouty, is ordered to commit two assassinations that will destroy the global balance of power...the only obstacles to his mission are a CIA operative and a defecting Soviet ballerina.
For readers who want a thriller that’s gripping and entertaining.
He can’t be accused of shorten-changing the reader on action. His books move.
Perdue seems to know the spy set intimately.
Fast-paced and suspenseful. Excellent spy adventure reading.
A sweep of events that keep the imagination working full-time.