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Jerry Mitchell, now the commodore of submarine Development Squadron Five, is dismayed when USS Toledo is reported missing in Arctic waters, close to Russian territory. The vessel is captained by his former shipmate and close friend Lenny Berg. Eager to investigate, Jerry convinces the navy to redirect one of his squadron’s boats to find out what happened. 

It turns out Toledo was sunk just outside of Russian territorial waters by a torpedo launched from a naval mine. Even more disturbing is the discovery that Russia is building a deadly weapon. Engineers have modified the STATUS-6, a strategic nuclear propelled, nuclear armed torpedo that is already operational, into a stealthy first strike weapon: Drakon. This new tool would allow the Russians to launch a completely covert nuclear decapitation strike on the USA. 

The new Russian president has plans for Europe and is more than willing to use nuclear blackmail - or an actual attack - to keep the Americans from interfering. To avoid a Russian war in Europe and a nuclear catastrophe at home, Mitchell must find a way to destroy the Drakon launcher before it’s too late.

©2018 Larry Bond (P)2018 Recorded Books

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Wonderful Novel - Great Suspense & Adventure!

Loved the novel! Please bring on the next one, Larry!! George Guidall once again does a stellar job of story-telling!

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  • Allan
  • New Market, TN, United States
  • 08-14-18

Why would you change narrators????

Changing narrators this far into a series really stinks!!! The storyline is great but this narrator is horrible for this book.

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Over all a good rendtion

I enjoyed this book, though I would not call it memorable. I have read a similar book with a similar plot that had a better plot and climax. However, this was NOT a bad purchase. There were sections of the read that held my attention. and other parts that just seemed to not really impact me.
It was an easy listen and I will be keeping it for another read at a later date. Good Luck with your listening pleasure.

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not nearly as good, as the other books in the series. could have been so much better. there was hardly any suspense at the end.

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  • Simon
  • 09-27-18

Another excellent book in the series

Have loved all the Jerry Mitchell books and this is maybe my favourite.

Read by George Guidall, who is an absolutely exceptional narrator with any book.