Synopses & Reviews
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. Coonts knows how to write and build suspense. . . a natural storyteller.? ? The New York Times Book Review?The master of the techno-thriller.? ? Publishers Weekly
OUT OF THE COLD
In the Arctic, two American intelligence operatives are kidnapped while investigating Russian submarinesa a constant, covert presence beneath the ice caps. In Washington, ex-Marine Charlie Dean and his team at Desk Three trace the abduction back to the Russian mafiya, who have their sights set on the massive reserves of oil that lie thousands of feet below the oceana (TM)s floor.
INTO THE LINE OF FIRE
While Dean is sent to the Arctic to rescue the hostages, the beautiful Lia DeFrancesca penetrates a heavily guarded dacha on the shores of the Black Sea. Here she learns the explosive truth about Russia and its Arctic oila one that could cost Dean and his Deep Black team their livesa ]and drive the worlda (TM)s superpowers to the brink of war.
a oeCoonts knows how to write and build suspense. . . a natural storyteller.a a The New York Times Book Review
a oeThe master of the techno-thriller.a a Publishers Weekly