"The greatest nightmare for the free world today would be a Master Terrorist hiding somewhere, coordinating radical Islamic groups at the highest level around the globe. In DUPLICITY, this invisible hand overseeing havoc plays a major role in this ripped-from-the-headlines thriller. And of course, it's set during an American presidential election. When President Sally Allworth decides to reestablish America's Mogadishu embassy in Somalia before Election Day, her challenger says she's playing politics with American lives. That turns out to be true when the embassy is attacked and hostages are taken. Embassy station chief Gunter Connor and Marine Capt. Brooke Grant end up the unlikely survivors of this Benghazi-style attack. Suddenly, they are the only hope for saving their captured colleagues"-- Provided by publisher.