By W. E. B. Griffin
Through the years, W.E.B. Griffin's tales of the army and police, informed with crackling realism and wealthy characters, have gained him thousands of fanatics and acclaim as "the dean of the yank conflict adventure" (Publishers Weekly). Now he vaults into the current day with a chain as fascinating as something he has ever written.
At an airfield in Angola, males board a leased Boeing 727; then, as soon as it really is within the air, slit the pilot's throat and fly to elements unknown. The consternation is instant, because the CIA, FBI, FAA, and different corporations race to determine what has occurred, within the procedure elbowing one another within the aspects a bit too vigorously.
uninterested, the President of the us turns to an out of doors investigator to figure out the reality, a military intelligence officer serving as certain assistant to the Director of fatherland safety. significant Carlos Guillermo Castillo, referred to as Charley, is the son of a German mom and a Tex-Mex father, a Medal of Honor winner who died in Vietnam. A pilot, West element graduate, and veteran of wilderness hurricane and the precise Forces, Castillo has a pointy eye for the facts-and the truth in the back of the evidence. touring undercover, he flies to Africa, and there, helped and hindered by way of unforeseen allies and decided enemies, starts off to untangle a narrative of scary dimensions-a tale that, except he can focus on it, will finish very, very badly.
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