From the acclaimed author of NIGHT TRAP, the third exhilarating tale of modern espionage and military adventure featuring US Navy intelligence officer Alan Craik – sure to appeal to the many fans of Tom Clancy and Dale Brown.
The Alan Craik novels – NIGHT TRAP and PEACEMAKER – have earned Gordon Kent electrifying praise for their pace, authenticity and raw emotion, as well as for some of the most remarkable heroes – and villains – in fiction today. Now US Navy Intelligence officer Alan Craik is back in action, all because one man, fuelled by anger, ambition and pain, has ignited an explosive chain of events that threatens not only two careers, but world peace itself…
Alan Craik and his wife Rose are flying high. She’s heading for astronaut training; he’s off to espionage school. But they come crashing down to earth when Rose is falsely accused of spying. As Alan risks everything to clear her name, a series of stunning escalations take his high-tech airborne attachment – and the world – to the brink of war. Suddenly, Craik finds himself hurtling through forbidden airspace to find “Top Hook”, the spy whose act of betrayal is more complex – and chilling – than anyone can imagine.
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Husband-and-wife Navy officers Alan Craik and Rose Siciliano enter spy and astronaut training, but a desperate CIA man fingers Rose as a traitor. When Alan learns that a master spy code named Top Hook is behind it all, he must fly the most daring mission of his life.Review:
Praise for GORDON KENT'S Rules of Engagement"Flying, spying and dying--Rules of Engagement is the real straight Navy stuff. Better strap yourself to the chair for this one. I loved it." --"New York Times" bestselling author STEPHEN COONTS"Plenty of flying, espionage and a sizable body count...this is a can't-put-down book."--"USA Today""Rules of Engagement has it all--gripping heat-of-battle action and a terrific new hero, a young naval intelligence officer hell-bent on finding the spy who killed his father. A tale of friends and enemies, sacrifice and betrayal, honor and revenge, Rules of Engagement is an exhilarating debut."--"New York Times" bestselling author W.E.B. Griffin "Fast-moving, heavy with air and land action, and authentic enough to satisfy the most demanding techno-buffs. A nice combination of military thriller and spy novel." --"Booklist""The writers' knowledge of naval technology and wartime tactics is flawless, and they work it effortlessly into the plot."--"Publishers Weekly"Peacemaker "A fireball of a military thriller...few authors integrate multiple plots with such dazzling 3-D realism and technical accuracy...A tour de force with near hypnotic pull, Kent's second outing scores a bull's-eye and saves rocket fuel for a sequel."--"Publishers Weekly""Heroes of both sexes to root for, deliciously corrupt villains to create anxiety...this rollicking, rousing naval thriller bears comparison to the genre's best."--"Kirkus Reviews""From the Hardcover edition."
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 7379439