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“A must… A gripping blend of techno-thriller and detective story… The suspense runs at high pitch.” Publishers Weekly praise for Cloudburst.
“Mind-boggling… A hyperreal whiz-bang novel by a gifted high-tech specialist.” Kirkus Reviews praise for Cloudburst.
In Los Angeles, the president is killed in a brazen terrorist suicide attack. Halfway across the globe, an American airliner is hijacked by another group of Middle Eastern extremists and forced to make a brief stop in Libya. Events that are first seen as unrelated are soon proven to be part of an interconnected plan to strike at the heart of the United States.
On opposite coasts, FBI Agent Art Jefferson and National Security Adviser Bud DiContino struggle to manage situations as they spiral toward disaster. Wth the hijacked airliner racing toward the United States, its cargo hold filled with what intelligence analysts believe is a nuclear weapon, the only hope for the passengers’ lives comes in the form of an audacious rescue plan to be executed by the highly secretive Delta Force.