Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group
Assassin's Code

Assassin's Code

A David Slaton Novel

David Slaton (Volume 3)

Ward Larsen

Forge Books




Step aside, Jason Bourne: David Slaton, the perfect assassin, returns for another adrenaline-packed adventure by USA Today bestselling author Ward Larsen in Assassin's Code.

Former assassin David Slaton discovers a cryptic message: on a memory stick, a photograph of the man who will soon assume command of DGSI, France’s elite counterterrorism force. With that country reeling under a wave of ISIS attacks, Zavier Baland will be trusted to make the Republic safe again. The problem—Slaton has seen Baland’s face before. He is Ali Samir, a terrorist Slaton is certain he killed fifteen years earlier. Unable to reconcile this frightening disconnect, he attempts to raise the alarm.

Thousands of miles away, the chief information officer of ISIS tries to keep networks running amid crumbling infrastructure. With the caliphate’s very survival at stake, the leadership commits to a last-ditch gambit: France must be attacked on a massive scale, forcing the West into the battle of the Apocalypse.

Slaton keeps a breakneck pace, traveling to Tel Aviv, Paris, and the deserts of Syria. In the end he uncovers a labyrinthine plot—and one that only he can stop.

David Slaton Novels
The Perfect Assassin
Assassin's Game
Assassin's Silence
Assassin's Code



To be a day short of one’s fifteenth birthday is a characteristically happy time in a young man’s life. Considerably less so when there is no chance whatsoever of reaching it.

He was sitting alone in the backseat of a rattletrap...


Praise for Assassin's Code

For Assassin's Silence:

“[Larsen’s] best yet . . . Slaton is the perfect assassin, and this is the perfect action-adventure thriller.” —Booklist, starred review

"An engrossing narrative filled with a lively cast of characters.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Larsen is not just a dazzling new talent; he’s a dazzling new superstar!” —Stephen Coonts, New York Timesbestselling author

"Highly reminiscent of Robert Ludlum’s Jason Bourne series.” —David Hagberg, New York Timesbestselling author

Reviews from Goodreads

About the author

Ward Larsen

WARD LARSEN is a USA Today bestselling author, and three-time winner of the Florida Book Award. His first thriller, The Perfect Assassin, is currently being adapted into a major motion picture by Amber Entertainment and SND/M6 Films. He has also been nominated for the Macavity Award. A former U.S. Air Force fighter pilot, Larsen flew twenty-two missions in Operation Desert Storm. He has served as a federal law enforcement officer, airline captain, and is a trained aircraft accident investigator.

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