Scorpion Strike

Version: Unabridged
Author: John J. Nance
Narrator: Brian Emerson
Genres: Action & Adventure
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: June 2013
# of Units: 9 CDs
Length: 11 hours
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Overview

In the wake of Operation Desert Storm, a defecting Iraqi scientist has revealed Saddam Hussein's horrifying plans for a devastating counterstrike against his enemies...and the world.

With no time to spare, American forces must remobilize to locate and neutralize the underground laboratory where a lethal super-virus is ready to be unleashed. But an eleventh-hour disaster thrusts the entire mission into the hands of two Air Force comrades: Colonel Will Westerman and Reserve Colonel-turned-commercial pilot Doug Harris. Flying into the heart of Iraqi power, they must depend on both their skills and each other as never before in order to complete a mission that may be a suicide run.

"The ill wind that blew pilot-author Nance to the Persian Gulf sent him home with plenty of thoroughly realistic background detail and an entirely too plausible plot about biological warfare as it might have been waged by Saddam Hussein....Pleasantly terrifying military thriller." -Kirkus Reviews

Author Details

Author Details

Nance, John J.

"John J. Nance is the author of Pandora's Clock, The Last Hostage, and Medusa's Child among others. He is an aviation consultant for ABC television network and airline correspondent for Good Morning America. Nance is also a licensed aerospace attorney and a full-time working airline captain for a major U.S. carrier. He lives in Tacoma, Washington."