2010 Winner Best Fiction Paris Book Festival
2010 Winner Best Fiction New York Book Festival
2010 Finalist Best Fiction Indie Book Awards
Finalist Indie Excellence Book Awards Best Thriller
Honorable Mention San Francisco Book Festival
Honorable Mention Beach Book Festival
While observing the Presidential election in Romania, a Congressional staffer is kidnapped by Communist rebels and held captive in a remote area of the Carpathian Mountains. The quest for his safe return takes Congressman Richard Thompson to a dark side of international politics which no one dares talk about in the hallowed halls of Congress. In trying to save the life of the young American, Thompson must do things he thought impossible for him to imagine, let alone execute.
Top selling author, Rick Robinson follows up his award winning novels The Maximum Contribution and Sniper Bid with a thrilling tale of political intrigue which will rock his readers to their very core. Read Manifest Destiny and you will understand why Robinson is quickly becoming known as the only author who puts “real politics” in his political thrillers. His stories are as real as today's headlines.