The Shadows of Power
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- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
An electrifyingly realistic tale of international terrorism and American triumph, packed with deadly intrigue, Beltway power plays, and high-flying adventure.
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.
To save Stovic, and his country, Rat must devise a brilliant counterstrike -- a mission in which failure means certain death.
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Jacket design by Richard L. Aquaun
Jacket photo collage: CIA seal, Bettman/Corbis; Whitehouse © Bill Ross/Bettman/Corbis; U.S. Navy's Blue Angel's, AP Photograph Frank Franklin, II.