Dan Brown's books have been translated in over 50 languages, almost soon after he began his career. His position as an English teacher from a reputable artistic and academic background probably helped him secure the publications of his maiden books, unlike many contemporary struggling authors.
When the NSA’s most classified technological wonder–an invincible code-breaking machine–encounters a mysterious code it cannot break, the agency calls in its head cryptographer, Susan Fletcher, a brilliant and beautiful mathematician.
What she uncovers sends shock waves through the corridors of power. The NSA is being held hostage by a code so ingeniously complex that if released it will cripple U.S. intelligence.
Betrayed on all sides, Susan finds herself fighting not only for her country, but for her life, and in the end, for the life of the man she loves.
When a new NASA satellite spots evidence of a rare object buried deep in the Arctic ice, the floundering space agency proclaims a victory that has profound implications for U.S. space policy and the impending presidential election.
The President dispatches White House Intelligence analyst Rachel Sexton to the Milne Ice Shelf to verify the authenticity of the find.
Accompanied by a team of experts, including the charismatic academic Michael Tolland, Rachel uncovers the unthinkable—evidence of scientific trickery—a bold deception that threatens to plunge the world into controversy.