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3.87 out of 53.87 out of 53.87 out of 53.87 out of 53.87 out of 5 3.87 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Dale Brown Narrator: William Dufris Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Patrick McLanahan Series Release Date:
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In military circles it’s known as Air Battle Force—an air combat unit of the future, under the command of aerial warfare expert Major General Patrick McLanahan, capable of launching stealthy, precision-guided firepower to anywhere on the globe within hours. And now McLanahan and his warriors have their first target.

Driven from Afghanistan, the parasitic forces of the deposed Taliban regime have decided to feed on a new host—an isolated, oil-rich Central Asian neighbor that’s ripe for the conquering. The battle for control of the world’s largest oil deposits has begun, with unsteady alliances forming and opposing forces set to collide. And now a handful of American commandos half a world away, aided by McLanahan’s unproven robotic warplanes, will have to triumph against overwhelming numbers in a war that nobody—including “friendly” forces at home—wants them to win.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “A page-turning, high-tech thriller...Sure to please.”

    USA Today

  • “Hot...A tale of high-tech warfare...A prime summer read.”

    Reno Gazette-Journal

  • “[Brown’s] writing is exceptional...the dialogue, plots, and characters are first-class...Far too good to be missed.”

    Sunday Mirror (London)

  • “[An] absorbing techno-thriller...Brown fans will declare this a page-turning delight.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Tense pages hard-focused on aerial hardware as Brown pumps it up for fans–who know what they're getting.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • “Dufris reads every word, every military part, and every action with exacting precision. He changes inflection and phrasing when switching among US soldiers, Taliban and Turkmenistan fighters, and Russians. There’s little actual gore and lots of military strategizing and seat-of-your-pants flying, and Dufris’ narration never gets in the way of the action. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award.”


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Listener Opinions

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Derek | 3/14/2011

    " So so story. A little too futuristic and a bit over consumed with the Air Force. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Peter | 8/28/2010

    " Usual stuff, world political breakdown, Taliban, Russia overlords, insubordination in the US Army and high tech. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Charles | 6/17/2010

    " Another fine book in the Mclanahan series. I like the progression that the main characters have taken throughout the series "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Chuck | 5/5/2010

    " A futuristic "War In The Middle East" tale featuring a special U.S. Air
    Force group. Mediocre story line with redundant dialogue. Not very

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