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Publisher's Summary

The enemy is on board.

Two massive ships are on a dual path to destruction. One is a freighter carrying nuclear materials to Japan; the other, a cruise ship heading for the Mediterranean. Neither will reach their destinations. Two factions - Japanese eco-terrorists and Middle East extremists - have joined forces to infiltrate the ships, incapacitate the crew, and change course toward a common target: The United States of America.

Detonation hour is approaching.

In Washington, Charlie Dean and a team of commandos are dispatched on a life-or-death mission to blow the hijackers' plot out of the water. Their plan: board the ship unnoticed, pose as ordinary passengers, and overtake the terrorists. But time is running out. The seized ships are crossing the Atlantic with the combined strength of a full-scale nuclear torpedo. And New York City is just on the horizon.

©2010 Stephen Coonts; (P)2010 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

Critic Reviews

"The master of the techno-thriller." (Publishers Weekly)
"Coonts knows how to write and build suspense. . . a natural storyteller." (The New York Times Book)

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