Deep in the Hausruck Mountains of Austria, there is a remote hideaway-- thefortress-like nerve center of an ominous movement, the Brotherhood of theWatch. American agent Harry Latham has penetrated the movement, a neo-Naziorganization that was born in the days after the Third Reich's defeat and whosedeadly tentacles have spread to the United States and beyond. Now, after threeyears in deep cover, and on the eve of his most spectacular success, HarryLatham has disappeared.
Drew Latham, Special Officer for Consular Operations in Paris, is frantic todiscover his older brother's fate. But when he receives the sudden good newsthat Harry has surfaced, gut-twisting doubts arise. Has Harry's cover beenblown? And if so, why has the Brotherhood of the Watch let him live?
For Harry Latham has emerged with an explosive list: the secret supporters ofthe movement, among them some of the highest-ranking officials in the UnitedStates and its allies, names synonymous with honorable service to theirnations. It is a document that could topple governments--but is the listlegitimate? Can Drew Latham trust his own brother?
To find the answer, Drew Latham decides to take on his brother's identity, stepping directly into the crossfire between the assassins gunning for HarryLatham--and those who want Drew himself dead.
From a hushed Alpine valley to the backstreets of Paris, from the rulingchambers of Washington and London to the casinos of Monte Carlo, "TheApocalypse Watch" is vintage Robert Ludlum, a superb international thrillerfrom the writer who created the standard for a new kind of entertainment.
Заправилы строго законспирированного Братства Дозорных — зародыша германского `четвертого рейха`, — одержимые безудержной жаждой власти, готовят не знающую равных по жестокости и масштабам террористическую акцию. Тысячам западных европейцев они уготовилииспытания сродни мрачным пророчествам Апокалипсиса. В противоборство с опасными маньяками, чьи головы затуманены нацистскими догмами, вступают сотрудники спецслужб США и Франции.