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A thrilling action-adventure featuring England's finest spies Tweed, Paula Grey and Bob Newman. In this classic Forbes suspenser, the Chinese are planning a massive silent invasion of the UK using the latest in military technology - stealth warships, with the aid of a renegade British Army brigadier. Tweed and colleagues race across Europe to prevent the invasion and uncover a secret as to who is helping the bad guys plan the invasion.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 30% Tone of story    -   Dry-cynical Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Spying/Terrorism Thriller    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   main char. spying/sabotage Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Search for technology?    -   special ship

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   spy Age:    -   40's-50's


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK    -   France    -   Germany    -   Scandinavia    -   Switzerland Ice Caps/Sea?    -   Yes Where?    -   Ocean Forest?    -   Yes Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   pleasure/love boat    -   sail boat    -   warship    -   lost at sea    -   scuba under    -   drowning Air?    -   Yes Air:    -   passenger plane Island?    -   Yes Island:    -   on vacation Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   sinister, like an X-Files Gomer Pyle Misc setting    -   resort/hotel    -   moving train    -   fort/military installation    -   scientific labs    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths A lot of techno jargon?    -   Yes Kind of jargon?    -   military technology Unusual forms of death    -   asphyxiation    -   poisoning    -   dropped from large heights    -   frying (electrocuted)    -   run over    -   drowned    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives    -   blunt clubbing (like seals) Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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