The Aquitaine Progression Author:Robert Ludlum It begins in Geneva. There American lawyer Joel Converse meets a man he hasn't seen in twenty years, a covert operative who dies violently at his feet, whispering words that hand Converse a staggering legacy of death. "The generals...they're back...Aquitaine!" Suddenly Converse is running for his life, alone with the world's most shattering secr... more »et. Pursued by anonymous executioners to the dark corners of Europe, he is forced to play a game of survival by blood-rules he thought he'd long left behind. One by one, he traces each thread of a deadly progression to the heart of every major government-a network of coordinated global violence that no one believes possible. No one but Converse and the woman he once loved and lost. The only two people on earth who can wrest the world from the iron grasp of Aquitaine.« less
This book was so close to reality that it was scary. A cabal of generals plotting anarchy and lawlessness so that they can impose a police state that is run by the military.The conspiracy that is discovered by Joel Converse thanks in part to his old schoolmate Preston Halliday turns out to be global. There are members of the military worldwide who are involved in the scheme to seize power worldwide. Converse is on the run fearing for his very life because of the farreaching conspiracy. Converse plays the perfect hero in this novel. The generals are the very embodiment of the forces of evil. The plot in this book is outstanding. Read this book. You will not be able to put it down. A definite page turner.