Book Details

America is under attack from her mortal enemies…and only Brad Tilsdale can save her.

In the highly anticipated sequel to The Trojan Horse Conspiracy, Brad Tilsdale—former Navy SEAL, FBI agent, CIA operative, and now National Security Advisor to the President—expands his influence over the U.S. government’s clandestine operations, while a weak President looks the other way. As Tilsdale weaves his way through the Washington bureaucracy to head off a massive Al-Qaeda attack, his sharply etched character begins to evolve in sinister ways, revealing a dark and ruthless side of his personality. Tilsdale plots and schemes to protect the United States, often from itself. His unorthodox alliance with the two most influential women in Washington—a romantic triangle with treacherous implications—becomes a struggle for control of the nation’s Special Operations and clandestine services, exposing layer upon layer of personal agendas and an insatiable pursuit of power. In a final cataclysm of violence and duplicity, Tilsdale’s character emerges as a flawed hero who will kill without remorse in order to achieve his secretive goals, aided by a beautiful, powerful woman who is irresistibly drawn to his strength. The Prince and the Scorpion is a gripping, action-packed tale of political intrigue, assassination, and heroism—a tale that will leave the reader with an entirely new view of their government in Washington…and the people who manipulate it.


About the Author

Dick Nelson

Dick Nelson is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and a former Navy fighter pilot. During the Vietnam War, Nelson flew the supersonic F-8E Crusader and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, 13 Air Medals, the Navy Commendation Medal with Combat V, the Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with star, and other decorations. After the Navy, Nelson flew with Continental Airlines as a commercial airline pilot, and then attended the UCLA School of Law. He moved to Florida in 2005, where he worked as an attorney for the Department of Homeland Security and the FDIC. Now retired, Nelson is also the author of "The Contrail Chronicles" and "The Trojan Horse Conspiracy."

Also by Dick Nelson

The Contrail Chronicles
The Trojan Horse Conspiracy