Risk Agent Book 4 (2016) (2016)
When Grace Chu vanishes in her attempt to investigate a switched vaccine in Kenya, John Knox encounters savage elephant poachers and their terrorist sponsors in his efforts to follow her trail.
“[S]tirring… Amid all the turmoil, Pearson highlights the very real threat of extinction faced by Kenya’s magnificent wildlife.” —Publishers Weekly
“This crackling adventure doubles as a survival guide for your next trip to the striking, endangered landscape of East Africa.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Series fans will appreciate the deeper exploration of John’s and Grace’s characters as they reconcile their feelings for each other. Another perfectly calibrated installment in Pearson’s thriller world tour (with earlier stops in Shanghai, Amsterdam, and Istanbul); puzzling clues and immersive, full-sensory descriptions of Kenya balance cutthroat international criminal networks and teeth-clenching firefights.” —Booklist
“Ridley Pearson’s Risk Agent series has re-energized the international thriller. Fast-paced, well-researched, with plots that might be tomorrow’s headlines, the Knox-Chu novels lead us through the shadowy underside of the world’s most intriguing cities.” Greg Iles, #1 New York Times-bestselling author of Natchez Burning