THE TRIDENT DECEPTION
Coming from Macmillan / St. Martin’s Press in March 2014, an intense thriller blending espionage and modern submarine warfare, including a rarely seen glimpse into the world of the ballistic missile submarine.
The 24 missiles carried by a TRIDENT ballistic missile submarine can obliterate an entire country, leaving behind a wasteland uninhabitable for 10,000 years. A single radio transmission stands in the way…
Israeli Intelligence confirms Iran will complete assembly of its first nuclear weapon within a month, and the Israeli Security Council decides the Iranian facility must be destroyed. But the Iranian weapon complex is buried deep underground and can be destroyed only by a nuclear strike. The political implications of an Israeli nuclear first strike are severe, so the Prime Minister authorizes a Mossad operation that will result in launch orders being transmitted to a U.S. ballistic missile submarine. (more…)