Rex Randall is the author of the highly successful Incognito novels. The secret to their success is that they’re based on Randall’s real-life experiences. In Rex Randall and the Jericho Secret by Vince Carter, Rex and the five women with whom he lives in a polyamorous relationship go undercover with the Secret Service.
In The Fallen Angel by Daniel Silva, Gabriel Allon is called to the Vatican to restore a Caravaggio when a woman kills herself in St. Peter’s Basilica. Monsignor Luigi Donati, secretary to His Holiness Pope Paul VII, believes that her death is suspicious and, not wishing a scandal for the Vatican, asks Allon to investigate. The story, as Daniel Silva’s tales do, take us deep into a world of conspiracy and art theft to uncover the truth of why someone would want a Vatican antiquity specialist dead — and who hopes to kill Allon as well.
In The Innocent by David Baldacci, Will Robie is a government assassin who likes to watch the normal people that live around him and hopes to live to be like them one day. To that end, he’s started attending neighbor events and has started a flirtation with an attractive woman across the hall. When he aborts his newest assignment due to a crisis of conscience only to find that his handler had a back-up plan, Robie goes on the run and meets a 14-year-old girl with people after her. Robie vows to find a way to keep her safe and, hopefully, save himself at the same time.
Transfer of Power is the sequel to the prequel, Kill Shot: American Assassin Thriller by Vince Flynn. A very young Mitch Rapp is working his way through a list of targets when he is ambushed in a hotel in Paris. Rapp is shot and must escape. He is surprised to learn that the body total involves dead civilians which cause quite the ruckus with his handler and superiors as they assume Rapp is responsible for deviating from the plan. Rapp has people working against him behind the scenes that want him neutralized, and this is as good an excuse as any. Rapp must prove his innocence in the civilian deaths while making sure that the colleague bent on killing him doesn’t find him first.