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Air Force Captain Patrick McClanahan is one of the best navigators in the business, but he's thinking about quitting and running the family business, and getting married...But when a reconnaissance jet is mysteriously downed near the Soviet coast, McClanahan finds himself in the middle of one of the most volatile political and military disputes to date. As he helps find and destroy what caused this mayhem, Patrick finds there is much more at stake on this mission, militarily as well as personally...All aerial-thriler fans must read this. Brown is great.
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Plot & Themes

How difficult to spot villain?    -   Story partially from villain's perspective Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Spying/Terrorism Thriller    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   main char. spying/sabotage    -   preventing bomb/biohazard/disaster War Thriller    -   Yes Armed Forces:    -   Air Force Specific to    -   near future war Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   pilot, airforce Age:    -   20's-30's


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West    -   Alaska Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Russia Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gorey descriptions deaths/dead bodies A lot of techno jargon?    -   Yes Kind of jargon?    -   military technology Unusual forms of death    -   radiation    -   exploded into bits Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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