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Science Fiction Suspense/Thriller | Thriller
Six-time Hugo winner Ben Bova brings us Power Surge,
a gripping political thriller on the cutting-edge of
science and technology
Dr. Jake Ross came to
Washington, D.C., to make a difference. As the science
advisor to a newly-elected freshman senator, Jake has
crafted a comprehensive energy plan that employs innovative
new technologies to make America the world's leader in
energy production while simultaneously boosting the economy
and protecting the environment. The facts—and the
science—are on Jake's side, but his plan soon runs afoul of
entrenched special interests, well-funded lobbies, cynical
bureaucrats, pork-barrel politics, and one very powerful
To keep his plan alive and secure a
sustainable future for America, Jake needs a crash course in
the way Washington really works. Everyone keeps
telling him that his plan has no hope of succeeding, but
Jake is determined to prove them wrong even if it kills him
. . . something that certain hostile parties may be all too
happy to arrange.
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