An exciting SF novel by Hugo Award-winning author Ben Bova.
In the next century, the United States and Russia have joined forces to form the International Peacekeeping Force. The IPF is charged with controlling the satellite network and preventing nuclear missile launches. But many factions resent this orbital police force - and attempt to seize control of the satellites.... and the IPF itself.
©1988 Ben Bova (P)2015 Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Most audiobooks are fascinating in and of themselves, and esp. Ben Bova's offering. This one is no exception, although it is somewhat dated ( continued references to the Soviet Union , for example. )
That said, it is compelling for what it is.
The usual politics involved in Bova stories is interesting. How dated that has become ( only to be substituted for other worldly challenges ) is interesting as well.
The constant references to "fatigues" grows tiresome.
Stephan is a professional. He works fast, and owns the accents. Nothing much needs upgrading.
This book fits in with the Planet series from Bova, although it is a freestanding offering. Therefore, by default, it has both pre and sequels already.
A decent offering. Not his strongest, but entertaining in an of itself. Mildly recommended.
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