To stop a terrorist bomber, you must become one. Preacher is back Lance Priest is unique. In his 24 years, he simply accepted that he was different, detached and deadly. He was recruited by the CIA three years ago to use his unusual talents and do things others can not or will not. Lance is a gifted liar, a human chameleon, an accomplished killer with the ironic nickname Preacher. He is THE PERFECT WEAPON to battle the nation's deadliest enemies. Love was never on his radar. Then he met Marta, a rogue KGB agent with death in her DNA. He realized in the moments after meeting and shooting her that people can change. Another life is possible. But love will have to wait. A cruel world has other plans. Geoffrey Seibel, Lance's boss and mentor, gives him an impossible assignment - track, stop and kill a mysterious terrorist bomber with only one name and one goal... to destroy America. Preacher will need his arsenal of deadly skills and Marta's lethal help to succeed, and to survive. THE PERFECT WEAPON is an action-packed adventure with an unruly cast of villains, terrorists, CIA and KGB spooks and heroes who don't follow any rules. The ferocious action accelerates at every turn from the U.S. to Europe, Russia, the Philippines and back again for final showdown between two killers. Enter the unique mind of Lance Priest, where the world is never what it seems and a song is always playing. You'll have to wipe your feet, it's messy in there. THE PERFECT WEAPON is the second book in the Lance Priest/Preacher series. It is the follow-up to THE PERFECT CANDIDATE published in 2011. Reviews of THE PERFECT CANDIDATE (the first book in the Lance Priest series): The lead character in The Perfect Candidate - Lance Priest - is fascinating, compelling and often difficult to like. Priest's training, skills and assignments have revealed his unique combination of assets and liabilities and the story of his development and performance is utterly riveting. The Perfect Candidate is a thrilling read that never allows the reader to catch his breath. This is the first of hopefully many great "Preacher" adventures and I am highly anticipating the next book in the series -Kelja10 Like a great rollercoaster ride, "The Perfect Candidate" thrills with unexpected twists and turns. Christopher Metcalf's Lance Priest is a complex, intriguing, yet enigmatic hero. I'm looking forward to learning more about him in the next book. -Cathy Mr Metcalf has a new biggest fan in Louisiana. This book is the perfect blend of fast action, intrigue and detail. I average about 30 novels a year, not a prolific reader but enough to know great when I read it. I can't wait to read the next book and that is my litmus test. With this quality of work Chris Metcalf will soon be as well known as Lee Childs and Vince Flynn. -Scott Brown Move over Jason Bourne....Lance Priest has become the next super spy. The Perfect Candidate is an original turnpager with twists and turns when you least expect them. -MarkM What a thriller Can't wait to find out more about this Lance Priest - stealth, savvy, amazing, maybe a bit quirky - oh what a spy A real privilege to be introduced and fully hooked at the beginning of what is sure to be an awesome series from a truly talented author. -Nancy L Graham"