Product Details

  • Trade Paperback: 300 pages
  • Publisher: Tor/Forge (September 8, 2015)
  • ISBN-10: 0765377926
  • ISBN-13: 978-0765377920

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The time is 8:00 PM.

Jack Bauer is a man without a country, a fugitive hunted by the most powerful nations in the world. He lives on the run, survives by his wits, and finds purpose in his exile by waging a one-man war against those who profit from the death and suffering of others.

On a self-imposed crusade to destroy the criminal empire of international arms dealer Karl Rask, Jack has infiltrated the crew of one of Rask’s freighters. But his mission is disrupted when the ship is hijacked by a band of suspiciously well-informed pirates off the coast of Somalia.

As Jack fights to free the ship, he discovers a deadly secret hidden in its hold: a prize the pirates were hired to steal, and that could be used to ignite a world war — unless Jack captures it first.


Reviewers' Comments

“David Mack’s writing style stays faithful to the TV series, and authentically captures the Jack Bauer persona. 24 fans will appreciate the references to past events, the time cues that replicate the show’s real-time urgency, and the judicious use of Jack’s iconic phrases.”

Rogue nailed the show’s pacing and blend of action, espionage, and political intrigue, so much so that I literally became hooked into binge-reading through all 346 pages within a couple nights, unable to stop until I found out what happened in the next hour, and the hour after that, and then the hour after that.”

Matt Litten, VGBlogger