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: EPUB
- Pages: 512 pages
- Publisher: Random House
- Publication Date: 16/12/2008
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781409036371
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