A CIA-operated jet on a clandestine mission disappears in Eastern Europe. No mayday, no wreckage, and no known survivors. No way to know if the top-secret extraction of a key American scientist from Slovakia, or his liberator, Dr. Lauren McKenna, code name Pegasus, are dead or alive. Donovan Nash's precarious world is rocked when word reaches him that his wife, Lauren, is missing in Eastern Europe. Using his millions, and fueled by the fear of losing his wife, Donovan and company cut a swath through Austria and Hungary.
The Bully & Other Stories is a Cold War short story classic. One month after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, a HH-3, Jolly Green rescue helicopter is sent on a mission north of Iceland to rescue a Russian with a head injury off a fishing trawler. Pararescuemen Sam Young is lowered on the deck of the trawler and encounters the unexpected - Russian submarines appear and attempt intimidation - but in the end the entire Soviet Northern fleet is the one intimidated.
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