The Rice Thieves spins a suspenseful tale when a bio-engineered strain of rice goes missing from a U.S. Department of Agriculture quarantine facility in Hawaii, and two Hong Kong nationals become the primary suspects. Although the story starts as a case of simple theft of a new seed technology, it quickly escalates into a far more complicated and deadly conundrum. A small team of CIA agents and civilians is assembled to confirm the identity of the thieves and to find the location of the stolen “super rice” in China. What they discover is agricultural espionage that may have global consequences beyond anything imaginable. The Rice Thieves is a smart, fast paced geopolitical thriller that will keep readers guessing until the very end.