By Brad Thor
After a CIA agent mysteriously dies in another country, his most sensible asset surfaces with a startling and terrifying declare. There’s only one problem—no one understands if she will be trusted.
But whilst six alternate scholars move lacking, aircraft passengers alternate locations, and one political-asylum seeker is arrested, a dangerous chain of occasions is determined in motion.
With the U.S. dealing with an drawing close and devastating assault, America’s new president needs to flip to covert counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath to aid perform of the main risky operations within the country’s history.
Code-named "Gold Dust" and "Blackbird," they're shrouded in absolute secrecy as both of them, if found, will represent an act of warfare.
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A voice sounded over the control room speaker. ” R I S E T O V I C T O RY 33 “Radio, Conn, query the satellite,” Miller replied. ” Edwards imagined his radiomen, back in the radio room, frantically lining up the various satellite radio receivers with the appropriate cryptography equipment in preparations to communicate with the satellite several miles above the Earth. The messages traveled from a shore station, which could be several thousand miles away, to the satellite and back down to the Providence.
It was a time of terrorists and petty dictators and their elusive deﬁance to the world’s sole superpower. As a department head and an XO, he learned the ins and outs of this new warfare in which one day he would distribute aid to the citizens of a country and the next he would launch cruise R I S E T O V I C T O RY 29 missiles against it. It was crisis management on a global scale, and with fewer ships to cover each new crisis, the deployments got longer and the brief respites at home grew fewer and farther between.
One hundred twenty . ” All the way up Miller kept his eyes glued to the periscope lens, slowly turning it back and forth across the forward ﬁeld of view. Likewise, Edwards’ eyes never left the view screen. He imagined what Providence’s black hull must look like emerging from the dark shadows of the deep, rising to the illuminated water near the surface, her high-protruding periscope reaching to see into the other world, her tall sail coming within a few of feet of breaking through to that world.