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  • ISBN: 9780060098186
  • ISBN10: 006009818X

The Shadows of Power

by Huston, James W.

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  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
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An electrifyingly realistic tale of international terrorism and American triumph, packed with deadly intrigue, Beltway power plays, and high-flying adventure.<P>Kent Rathman, a.k.a."Rat, " works in the shadows of several government branches as a member of the Navy's secret counterterrorism team. His mission is to uncover a plot to assassinate an American hero who flies with the historic Blue Angels. Ismael Nezzar, an Algerian with connections to a group of Islamic radicals, is determined to avenge the death of his brother, who was shot down by F/A-18 pilot Lieutenant Ed Stovic during a dramatic, high-stakes dogfight. <P>To save Stovic, and his country, Rat must devise a brilliant counterstrike -- a mission in which failure means certain death.<P>"Shoot-'em-down combat thrills -- sensational in-the-cockpit realism, and the stirring flyboy spirit that puts Huston in the same firmament with Dean Koontz and Dale Brown"<BR>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; "KIRKUS REVIEWS"<P>"Huston combines high tech, high adventure, and high style"<BR> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; "BOOKLIST"<P>..".if you like Tom Clancy, Huston is a good step up"<BR>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; "WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLD"<P>Jacket design by Richard L. Aquaun<BR>Jacket photo collage: CIA seal, Bettman/Corbis; Whitehouse &copy; Bill Ross/Bettman/Corbis; U.S. Navy's Blue Angel's, AP Photograph Frank Franklin, II.
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