Jason Overly, a technology billionaire funds a daring, rogue operation devoted to world peace. This international team employs unorthodox methods including hacking, blackmail, extortion and, occasionally, murder. The group has been given the name Purple Frog after the little know frog which spends most of its time underground, out of sight, emerging only for about two weeks each year. Keeping below the radar is key to Purple Frog’s success but a plot to assassinate the new President of the European Union calls for more direct action and risk of discovery.
Frederik Verwoerd is successful and rich but wants more. His desire is to become a major player on the world stage and he decides that his South African armament company, MetalWorks, will develop a new weapon of mass destruction which he will sell to the highest bidder. The weapon is neither nuclear, chemical nor biological but is able to destroy an army of 5,000 tanks in the field or even a major city. To demonstrate its power, he targets a well-protected symbol of the United States and will live telecast its destruction.
It falls to Purple Frog, a private and clandestine organization to stop him, but to do so, Purple Frog must reveal its existence to the CIA however it is already facing a threat from the Russian president who wants to locate and punish the organization.
Outside Washington, DC, one million armed white supremacists have assembled to march on the capital and seize power. They are led by Gideon Page, a charismatic, but ruthless white supremacist, and Johnathan Greer, a TV evangelist. They have a symbol for their insurrection which is an ancient skull, previously owned by Adolf Hitler. A rogue US senator, Jeffrey Kendall has teamed with them and expects to become the new president of the United States after the Brotherhood of the Skull overthrows the present elected government.
Law enforcement is hamstrung by legalities and political correctness, but the clandestine Purple Frog organization has no such limitations and moves to thwart this attack on American democracy.
This thriller, about race, religion, and politics, is the third book in the Purple Frog series.