The explosion of a Chinese freighter–carrying illegal workers–in Charleston Harbor is the first sign that someone is capping Chinese interests abroad. After explosions in South Africa and Taipei, Op-Center roots out the cause: warring factions in the Chinese government. But still reeling from budget cuts and an almost devastating attack by an electromagnetic pulse explosion, Op-Center itself sustains a third hit: the removal of Commander Paul Hood, replaced by a three-star general from the Army. Op-Center is now under the control of the Pentagon. Hood's own future exists at the whim of the new President. And the world braces for more attacks….
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"The explosion of a Chinese freighter in Charleston Harbor is the first sign that someone is capping Chinese interests abroad. Now under the control of the Pentagon, Op-Center is unsure of its own future-but must root out the cause of the attacks before the entire world is affected."
Eddy (4 out of 5 stars)
About the Authors
Jeff Rovin is the author of more than one hundred books, both fiction and nonfiction, under his own name, under various pseudonyms, or as a ghostwriter, including numerous New York Times bestsellers. He has written over a dozen Op-Center novels for the late Tom Clancy. Rovin has also written for television and has had numerous celebrity interviews published in magazines under his byline.
Tom Clancy (1947–2013) was the author of numerous #1 New York Times bestselling novels, including The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, The Cardinal of the Kremlin, Red Rabbit, Teeth of the Tiger, and Red Storm Rising. His nonfiction work includes Into the Storm: A Study in Command, Every Man a Tiger, and Battle Ready. Clancy was the co-founder of Red Storm Entertainment, a video game developing company responsible for the successful Rainbow Six series, Ghost Recon series, Splinter Cell series, and others.
Steve Pieczenik is the critically acclaimed author of psycho-political novels and the co-creator of the bestselling Tom Clancy’s Op-Center and Tom Clancy’s Net Force paperback series. He is a Harvard educated psychiatrist with an MD from Cornell University and a PhD in international relations from MIT. Working for the United States Department of State in four administrations, Pieczenik was instrumental in saving the lives of more than five hundred hostages—including during the TWA Flight 355 Croatian hijacking, the JRA Flight 472 hijacking, and the Hanafi Seige in Washington, DC—and has provided tactics and strategies for dealing with terrorists.
About Michael Kramer
Michael Kramer is an AudioFile Earphones Award winner, a finalist for the prestigious Audie Award for Best Narration, and recipient of a Publishers Weekly Listen-Up Award. He is also an actor and director in the Washington, DC, area, where he is active in the area’s theater scene and has appeared in productions at the Shakespeare Theatre, the Kennedy Center, and Theater J.