By Patrick Robinson
Amid the Canary Islands lies the large crater of thevolcano Cumbre Vieja. Scientists theorize that someday the volcano will erupt, triggering a sequence of occasions that might bring about a tsunami better than any in recorded historical past. This mega-tsunami, with waves of greater than one hundred fifty toes in peak, might ravage Europe, Africa, and eventually the East Coast of the us, inflicting immeasurable dying and destruction ...
After Professor Paul Landon, the world's such a lot well-known geophysicist, is located with a bullet in his head, it's came upon that Ravi Rashood -- America's nemesis and the previous SAS officer who's now the pinnacle of Hamas -- has hatched a diabolical plot opposed to the West: to fireside a nuclear-tipped guided cruise missile -- Scimitar SL-2, named for the curved sword of the Muslim warrior Saladin -- into Cumbre Vieja.
United States Admiral Arnold Morgan, the retired nationwide safety Adviser, and the Pentagon understand it's now not a shaggy dog story whilst Rashood, observed once more by means of his spouse, the Palestinian Shakira, explodes Mount St. Helens. Morgan understands whatever much more bad is to come.
But preventing them won't be easy.
Rashood and his Hamas staff are deep within the ocean, in an undetectable sub, which he controlled to acquire from Russia through communist China. might be worse, a brand new President, a weak-willed liberal within the White condo, concerns approximately taking a stand. because the terrorists' time limit techniques, the newly applied and unseasoned nationwide safety group needs to ponder the unthinkable. they have to think the daunting activity of organizing a mass relocation of significant inhabitants facilities alongside the East Coast to more secure ground.
Morgan once more unearths himself on the middle of a determined cat-and-mouse chase, combating his maximum enemy but as he races opposed to time to find the silent underwater marauder and prevent Rashood sooner than the incredible happens.
With his trademark actual learn and clutch of army undefined, geopolitics, and state-of-the-art technological know-how, Patrick Robinson is on the most sensible of his video game with this new story.
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She had no time left. She gave a fierce yank on the knife, and felt the thong give. Sir Gerald grunted quietly: had he felt something, or was he reacting to the spectacle at the altar? The purse dropped, and landed in her hand; but it was too big for her to grasp easily, and it slipped. For a terrifying moment she thought she was going to drop it and lose it on the floor among the heedless feet of the crowd; then she got a grip on it and held it. She felt a moment of joyous relief: she had the purse.
Caris spoke first. “The bush,” she said, pointing to a big cluster of evergreen shrubs – probably the home of the hare Ralph had shot, Merthin thought. A moment later she was flat on her belly, crawling into the thicket. Gwenda followed, cradling the body of Hop. Ralph picked up the dead hare and joined them. Merthin was on his knees when he 18 World Without End Ken Follett realized that they had left a tell-tale arrow sticking out of the tree trunk. He dashed across the clearing, pulled it out, ran back and dived under the bush.
That’s clever. ” “I haven’t tried it. ” “Caris, from the Wooler family. ” “Merthin. ” Merthin pushed back the hood of his cape, reached inside it and took out a coiled bowstring. ” “So it won’t get wet if there’s rain. ” He attached the twine to the notches at either end of the stave, bending the bow slightly so that the tension would hold the string in place. ” Merthin looked at him. He was about twelve, tall and thin with big hands and feet. Merthin had seen him last night in the priory hospital with his family: his name was Philemon.
Scimitar SL-2 (Admiral Arnold Morgan, Book 7) by Patrick Robinson