The most dangerous weapons are the ones you can't see....|
An electrifying new voice in military fiction, Joe Buff has written a spectacular tale set in the not-too-distant future -- when the United States is embroiled in a tactical nuclear war that will mark a new era of weapons and tactics, geopolitical alignments, and human courage....
The year is 2011. In Germany and South Africa, coordinated reactionary coups have established military governments that have overrun the rest of Europe and half of Africa. The South Atlantic has become a battleground where nuclear-tipped missiles rule -- and the only gun worth using is one that seeks and fires from deep beneath the sea.
Lieutenant Commander Jeffrey Fuller and his crew aboard the ceramic-hulled nuclear submarine USS Challenger are tapped for a mission critical to winning the war. Together with a team of Navy SEALs and assisted by Boer freedom fighter Ilse Reebeck, Commander Fuller must stop a group of scientists who are putting together the ultimate biological weapon. If the mission succeeds, the bioweapon will be destroyed and the South African government crippled. But if it goes wrong, thousands of innocent people will die....