The Shark Mutiny Paperback
It is 2007, and three supertankers are ablaze in the Strait of Hormuz.
World oil prices skyrocket. US Military Intelligence concludes that behind this catastrophe at the gateway to the Persian Gulf stands Iran, assisted by an expansionist China.
Joined by new, young naval intelligence officer Lt. Jimmy Ramshawe, Admiral Arnold Morgan threatens the Iranian Navy with annihilation, deploying the US Navy to Hormuz along with the nuclear submarine, USS Shark, carrying two teams of Navy SEALS.
With the US Navy distracted, China is able to unleash an attack on Taiwan, America's weak ally.
The situation is critical as mutiny occurs onboard the USS Shark, jeopardising the entire operation by preventing the SEALS from assisting the increasingly desperate Taiwanese Air force ...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 512 pages
- Publisher: Cornerstone
- Publication Date: 03/01/2002
- Category: Thriller / suspense
- ISBN: 9780099405276
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Review by edwardsgt
A good book for a rainy weekend or a boring journey, best check in your critical faculties with your luggage...
Review by ponsonby
Not one of Robinson's better efforts. Scarecly credible scenario of Chinese diversionary moves before an attack on Taiwan, but most of book taken up with long account of undercover operations against Chinese bases. More than usually one -sided and in parts full of racial stereotyping.