Gideon's Corpse by Douglas Preston
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Eli Glinn suckers Gideon into another assignment. Working with Agent Stone Fordyce Gideon is suppose to discover where a nuclear bomb has been planted by Islamist terrorist. But when Gideon gets to close to uncovering the truth the bad guys arrange for his death. When Agent Fordyce's piloting skills save their lives the bad guys then frame Gideon.
Gideon goes on the run with the beautiful Alida Blaine determined to prove his innocence. Realizing he must have gotten to close to the truth in his investigation he zeroes in on Willis the leader of a cult. Questioning Willis Gideon soon realizes Willis is innocent and that Alida's Father is the culprit. Fordyce realizing Gideon was framed joins back up with him and they set out to stop Simon Blaine from carrying out the plot of his latest book. Fordyce not comfortable with Gideon's plan to go in alone against the bad guys notifies their boss Dart. Too late Fordyce realizes that Dart is one of the bad guys and Gideon is left alone to foil the plot to unleash small pox on China.
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