THE FINAL CUTScotland Yard’s Chief Inspector Nicholas Drummond boards the first flight to New York when he learns that his colleague Inspector Elaine York, the minder of the crown jewels for the Jewel of the Lion exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, has been found murdered. Then the centerpiece of the exhibit, the infamous Koh-i-Noor diamond, is stolen from the Queen Mother’s crown. Drummond, American-born but raised in the UK, is tough, dangerous, a fast-rising star in the Yard who never backs down. And this case is no exception. He’s all for crown and country—but it’s York’s murder that draws him to the United States. Special Agents Lacey Sherlock and Dillon Savich, listener favorites from Coulter’s bestselling FBI series, join Drummond in his search for the cunning international thief known as the Fox. As the chase ricochets around the globe, the stakes intensify—and grow deadlier. The Fox will stop at nothing to deliver the Koh-i-Noor to the man who believes in its deadly prophecy. Nicholas Drummond, along with his partner, FBI Special Agent Mike Caine, lay it on the line to retrieve the Koh-i-Noor and live to tell about it. THE LOST KEYIn his first hour on the job in the New York field office, freshly minted FBI agent Nicholas Drummond and his partner, Mike Caine, are called to investigate a stabbing on Wall Street. They quickly learn that the victim, John Pearce, is more than the naval historian and antiquities dealer he appeared to be. He’s known as The Messenger, but that’s where the trail ends. Drummond and Caine must navigate their way through a labyrinth of deadly secrets dating back to an incredible theft during World War I. They’re up against a brilliant madman, Manfred Havelock, who will do anything to retrieve what’s been lost for nearly a century. Only one person, Pearce’s nineteen-year-old son, Adam, a gifted hacker, knows where to look. And he’s gone missing. John Pearce’s cryptic dying words—“The key is in the lock”—set into motion an eleventh-hour race to solve the riddle of what key, and what lock, with Havelock one step ahead of Drummond and Caine, leaving mayhem and death in his wake. They must find Adam and stop Havelock before he changes the world forever.
Run time: 26 hours
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Catherine Coulter is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of over eighty novels, including the FBI Thriller series and the Brit in the FBI international thriller series, co-written with J.T. Ellison. Coulter lives in Marin County, California with her ultra-talented husband and three critters, Cleo, Peyton, and Eli.
New York Times bestselling author J.T. Ellison writes dark psychological thrillers starring Nashville Homicide Lt. Taylor Jackson and medical examiner Dr. Samantha Owens, and pens the Nicholas Drummond series with #1 New York Times bestselling author Catherine Coulter. Cohost of the premier literary television show A Word on Words, Ellison lives in Nashville with her husband and twin kittens. Visit JTEllison.com for more insight into her wicked imagination, or follow her on Twitter @thrillerchick or Facebook.com/JTEllison14.
Renee Raudman is a multi award-winning audiobook narrator who has performed on film, TV, radio, and stage, including a recurring role as Jordon on ABC’s One Life To Live and Phyllis on NBC’s Passions. She has also guest-starred on numerous prime-time shows.
MacLeod Andrews' award-winning audio credits include fantasy, young adult, and fiction titles. He has performed on stage in award-winning off-broadway shows and is a company member of Rising Phoenix Rep theater company. He has been in a number of independent films.