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British secret agent Tweed is on the run after being framed for a brutal murder he did not commit. Only he has the key to the SHOCKWAVE defence computer system which can guarantee the safety of NATO, which is hijacked whilst being shipped across the Atlantic. Can Tweed's assistants Paula Grey, Bob Newman and ace MI6 sniper Marler clear Tweed's name and stop the hijacking?
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story    -   very upbeat Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) Spying/Terrorism Thriller    -   Yes Kind of vehicle:    -   boat Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book The crook is....    -   criminal's rise in a crime organization Water adventure    -   Yes Water:    -   underwater    -   on the ocean surface Crime Thriller    -   Yes Is MAIN CHARACTER an EVIL criminal?    -   Yes Search for technology?    -   computers

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   navy soldier Age:    -   40's-50's Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast    -   Pacific NW Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Australia    -   Pacific Islands The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Canada Where?    -   Ocean Water:    -   pleasure/love boat    -   sail boat    -   lifeboat    -   warship    -   lost at sea    -   swimming on    -   scuba under    -   submarining    -   feeding sharks    -   drowning Air:    -   passenger plane    -   warplane City:    -   Dirty, dangerous (like New York)    -   wealthy    -   rude people    -   Washington D.C. Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references    -   descript of kissing A lot of techno jargon?    -   Yes Kind of jargon?    -   mechanical engineering Unusual forms of death    -   asphyxiation    -   poisoning    -   dropped from large heights    -   run over    -   crushed    -   flamed    -   drowned    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives    -   blunt clubbing (like seals)    -   exploded into bits Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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