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Buckle up, this is one hell of a ride!
on July 21, 2011
Enter the world of high-stakes brinksmanship between the American Navy, the Russians and the Chinese Communists. Set down in the middle of that world is Grant Stevens, a man with a plan. When the Russians plot to steal a super-secret Navy warship with incredible technology--or failing that, steal the high-tech systems chip from the ship--Stevens and his long-time friend CPO Joe Adler devise a risky plan to stop the Russians cold.
Of course, once waist deep into the fray, Stevens encounters an array of obstacles: a Russian spy aboard a US aircraft carrier; an old nemesis from 1962 Cuba; deceit from on high in the Navy; and plenty of attempts by his foes to sink him into the murky waters of failure flowing through this 1975 Cold War drama. The writer knows of what he speaks and his detailed descriptions of the above-the-water-line action and the underwater support technology is first rate.
This book is well crafted, full of chest-pounding action and is written in a crisp, no-nonsense style that makes it impossible to put down. If you like Clancy, Ludlum or Dale Brown, but like your experiences boiled down to the meat of the stew, this book is just the ticket for a trip into the exciting world of a truly memorable character.