Frederick Forsyth, master of the international thriller, retums with an electrifying story of a man of immense power and a conspiracy to crush the President of the United States. Only one man–Forsyth’s most unforgettable hero yet–can prevent the plan from succeeding. His name is Quinn. He is the Negotiator. President Cormack is bent on a signing a sweeping U.S.-Soviet disarmament treaty, and the master conspirator is determined to stop him. The kidnapping of a young man on a country road in Oxfordshire is but the first brutal step in the explosive plot engineer the president’s destruction. Enter Quinn. Quinn plays the kidnappers like a master musician. . . until, in a shocking tumabout, he discovers that ransom was not their objection after all–and that he has been lured into a cunningly woven web. Now he must draw upon his deepest strengths–to save not only the victim but the entire free world.