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Following A Deeper Sleep, her most
successful Kate Shugak novel to date, the Edgar Award winner
and New York Times bestselling thriller writer Dana
Stabenow delivers a nail-biting, all-too-real novel of
A terrorist with a most
personal grudge, an FBI analyst challenged to be three steps
ahead of the intelligence, a Coast Guard captain assigned to
keep watch on that very American of symbols from the water,
an astronaut who takes her job very seriouslyâ€”the paths of
all of these characters converge on one clear morning in
Florida. NASA is preparing to launch the space shuttle, this
time with a high-paying visitor on board as a guest, and the
FBI and the Coast Guard are doing everything they can to
help the launch go off without a hitch. But one Pakistani
man with a bottomless personal grudge and the commitment of
many zealous men behind him is determined to strike back at
the most visible target he can find.
Once again Dana
Stabenow, who researched this gripping scenario by spending
weeks living on board a Coast Guard cutter as it conducted
its mission in the eastern Pacific, delivers an
action-driven thriller with an ingenious, frightening,
straight-from-the-headlines plot, certain to be her next
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