Shock and Awe

Shock and Awe

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Ex-special forces operative Carla Smukowski is struggling to come to terms with her brother's murder by Islamic militants, but she's unwilling to make peace with a world which has betrayed her. Her collaborator - and sometimes lover - is Boyce Hammond, a down-at-heel FBI agent who's been undercover so long he's forgotten where his loyalties lie.

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Ex-special forces operative Carla Smukowski is struggling to come to terms with her brother’s murder by Islamic militants, but she’s unwilling to make peace with a world which has betrayed her. Her collaboratorand sometimes loveris Boyce Hammond, an impoverished FBI agent who’s been undercover so long he’s forgotten where his loyalties lie. Smukowski, Hammond and their squad of American terroriststhe so-called Ethan Allen Brigadeseize a shipment of Indonesian nuclear waste, intending to make a radiological dirty bomb for an attack that will inflame the Islamic world. But just as Hammond begins to fear the group he has infiltrated might pull off their insane scheme, the stolen shipment is snatched from them by a group of extremists that are every bit as dangerousand now America itself is the target. Packed with breathtaking action scenes, political insight, and unforgettable characters, this subversive action-thriller for a new era turns the terrorist novel on its head.


Publisher: Basingstoke : Pan Macmillan, c2007
ISBN: 9780230700048
Characteristics: 471 p. ; 19 cm

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