In this techno-thriller novel- ‘Deception Point’, NASA scientists discover an object hidden under thick Arctic ice. The discovery gains enormous political attention as the meteorite is believed to hold proof of extraterrestrial life. Wary of error, the American President sends Rachel Sexton, an Intelligence Analyst (daughter of the presidential candidate, Senator Sexton) to investigate the evidence in person. Though the meteorite showed all the traits of being authentic in nature, the team notices an insignificant anomaly. Sexton prepares to testify the legitimacy of the find. As soon as the matter seems all sorted, evidences that supported the authenticity of the find begins to fall apart.
A covert team that has been secretly monitoring their activities doesn't want the information to spread and kills two scientists: Ming and Mangor. Left with fear and terror, Tolland, Marlinson and Rachel struggles to survive. What happened to them next?
Who is behind the conspiracy of fake meteorite? Is it the plan of embattled President to save his political future? Or Sexton, who favours privatised space exploration?
Lawrence Ekstrom or Marjorie Tench? Like other Dan Brown novels, Deception Point is all about powerful plot and arresting themes, which is sure to keep you hooked till the end.