ROBERT LUDLUM was the author of 27 novels, each one a New York Times bestseller. He wrote the Jason Bourne series–The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, and The Bourne Ultimatum–among others. He passed away in 2001. DOUGLAS CORLEONE is the author of the acclaimed Simon Fisk series of international thrillers. His debut novel One Man’s Paradise won the 2009 Minotaur Books/Mystery Writers of America First Crime Novel Award.