The accident changed everything...One moment, Lieutenant Jake Slate was going about his duties aboard the ballistic missile submarine, USS Colorado. The next second, he was sprawled on the deck plates in a spreading puddle of blood and hydraulic fluid. But it wasn't the injury that ruined his life and doomed his military career. It was the rescue effort. Now he's being thrown to the wolves to cover up the misdeeds of a superior officer, and Jake doesn't care for the role of sacrificial lamb.
"I hope it's not that easy to hijack a sub"
A Chinese blockade of Taiwan. A betrayed CIA operative who's beginning to doubt her own loyalties. A rogue Pakistani submarine commander bent on nuclear destruction. The stage is set for genocide and global catastrophe. Still a wanted man after the theft of a US ballistic missile submarine, renegade ex-naval office Jake Slate finds himself back in the thick of the action. Partnered with international arms dealer Pierre Renard, Slate and a crew of mercenary submarine sailors must catch a madman before he can trigger a nuclear war.
"Monteith is ALWAYS a good if not a GREAT !"
A hijacked Israeli submarine. An unprovoked attack against a US Navy destroyer. A civilian oil tanker with a secret cargo of nuclear weapons. Together, they add up to an ingenious plan to penetrate the ballistic missile defenses of the United States. Standing in the path of destruction is a crew of mercenary submarine sailors, led by ex-US naval officer Jake Slate. Exiled for crimes that should have earned him a military execution, Slate is not anyone's idea of a hero.