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Arctic Gambit: A Jerry Mitchell Novel

Arctic Gambit: A Jerry Mitchell Novel
 

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ISBN 9780765334923
Barcode 9780765334923
Published 29 May 2018 by Forge
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Bond, Larry
Other Carlson, Chris
Series Jerry Mitchell Novel (part: 6)
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ISBN-13 9780765334923
ISBN-10 0765334925
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Forge
Imprint Forge
Publication Date 29 May 2018
Publication Country
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Bond, Larry
Other Carlson, Chris
Series Jerry Mitchell Novel (part: 6)
Category Adventure / Thriller
War Fiction
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Submarines (Ships), Russia, Nuclear weapons, Thrillers (Fiction)
NBS Text Crime, Thriller & Adventure
ONIX Text General/trade
Number of Pages 336
Dimensions Width: 163mm
Height: 241mm
Spine: 30mm
Weight 454g
Dewey Code 813.54
Catalogue Code 885618

Description of this Book

Jerry Mitchell returns in Arctic Gambit, an explosive military thriller by New York Times bestselling author Larry Bond 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.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Praise for Larry Bond Guaranteed to scare the hell out of you . . . you won't be able to put Fatal Thunder down 'til the last page! ---W. E. B. Griffin, New York Times bestselling author of Top Secret Larry Bond is the literary heir of Tom Clancy. ---Stephen Coonts, New York Times bestselling author of The Art of War No one is better than Larry Bond at writing the geopolitical military thriller. . . . [He] is a master story teller. The best, bar none! ---David Hagberg, New York Times bestselling author of Tower Down A superb storyteller . . . Bond, a former naval officer, seems to know everything about warfare, from the grunt in a foxhole to the fighter pilots far above the Earth. ---The New York Times on Red Phoenix No writer living can produce the depth of political intrigue like Larry Bond. ---Clive Cussler, New York Times bestselling author of Crescent Dawn This ripped-from-the-headlines tale . . . shows once again [Bond's] absolute masteryof the military action novel. ---Publishers Weekly (starred review) on Exit Plan

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Author's Bio

LARRY BOND is the author of Fatal Thunder, Lash-Up, and numerous New York Times bestselling thrillers, including Cold Choices, Vortex, Cauldron, and The Enemy Within. A former naval intelligence officer, warfare analyst, and antisubmarine technology expert, he makes his home in Springfield, Virginia.

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