The Last Protector (Clayton White, 1) Paperback – November 1, 2021 by Simon Gervais

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The Last Protector (Clayton White, 1)

From the acclaimed author of the Pierce Hunt series comes a thrilling novel featuring a Secret Service agent who takes on a ruthless foe to protect the country he serves and the woman he loves.

Former air force combat rescue officer Special Agent Clayton White now works for the Secret Service performing routine escort missions for politicians. These missions may not be quite as exciting as his time in the military, but Clayton’s okay with that. It gives him more time to see his girlfriend, Veronica Hammond―an archaeologist who also happens to be the vice president elect’s daughter.

But Clayton’s seemingly manageable new routine takes a startling turn when South African mercenaries target Veronica at an awards gala celebrating her work. After this attempt on Veronica’s life, Clayton enters a complicated web of lies, betrayal, and dangerous government secrets.

As Clayton gets closer to the truth, he encounters unexpected foes pitted against questionable allies. With enemies at every turn, the only constant Clayton can rely on is Veronica. But when the threat against her turns on him, too, he faces an impossible choice: love or country.

“Gervais’s brisk series kickoff, which jumps around the world, is built on the tension underlying the tenuous alliances among the sort of power-hungry villains who will stop at nothing. Well-modulated action scenes alternate with showdowns that reposition the pawns.” Kirkus Reviews

“[A] solid thriller from Gervais…” Publishers Weekly

“Gervais has already cemented himself as one of the supreme writers in the genre, and this newest novel only adds to it. This is a book that thriller fans won’t want to miss.” ―Stuart Ashenbrenner, Best Thriller Books

“A thrill ride from the first page to the last! Simon Gervais is coming in hot with The Last Protector. Looking for action, intrigue, and suspense? This is your novel! Move it to the top of your list!” ―Jack Carr, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Devil’s Hand

The Last Protector, by Simon Gervais, is a perfectly built, spellbinding thriller with true heart and depth woven into the blood-soaked and bone-crunching action. Relentlessly paced, authentic, and utterly engrossing, The Last Protector knocked me off my feet.” ―Mark Greaney, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Gray Man

“Simon Gervais writes with an insider’s knowledge, putting us in the shoes of someone working close-protection assignments. Tightly plotted and lightning fast, The Last Protector is a must-read.” ―Marc Cameron, New York Times bestselling author of Stone Cross and Tom Clancy Code of Honor

About the Author

Simon Gervais was born in Montréal, Québec. He joined the Canadian military as an infantry officer and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in 1997. In 2001, he was recruited by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and became a federal agent. His first posting was in Toronto, where he served as a drug investigator. During this time, he worked on many international drug-related cases in close collaboration with his American colleagues from the Drug Enforcement Administration. His career switched gears in 2004, and he was placed with a federal antiterrorism unit based in the Ottawa region. During the following years, he was deployed in several European and Middle Eastern countries. In 2009, he became a close protection specialist tasked with guarding foreign heads of state visiting Canada. He served on the protection details of Queen Elizabeth II, US president Barack Obama, and Chinese president Hu Jintao, among others. Gervais lives in Ottawa with his wife and two children.

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Thomas & Mercer (November 1, 2021)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 267 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1542022940
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1542022941
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 9.6 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.5 x 1 x 8.25 inches