- 25 copies at SC LENDS. (Show)
- 1 copy at Dorchester County Library System.
0 current holds with 26 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Dorchester - St. George Main Library||FIC COO (Text)||30018004548810||Adult Fiction||Available||-|
|Dorchester - Summerville Branch||FIC COO (Text)||30018005138793||Adult Fiction||Checked out||07/07/2015|
- ISBN: 9780312372842 (hardcover)
- ISBN: 0312372841 (hardcover)
- Physical Description: 310 pages ; 25 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2013.
|Summary, etc.:|| A luxurious vacation cruise to the exotic locales of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden turns into a nightmare for passengers and crew when their ship is suddenly attacked and captured by a band of bloodthirsty Somali pirates. An initial rescue mission ends in failure; the decks are covered in blood. Unless they are paid a ransom of $200 million dollars within seven days, the pirates threaten to execute all their hostages. But information gleaned from a captured Al Qaeda operative indicates that there is a far more dangerous conspiracy afoot. Once the ransom is paid, Islamic militants intend to swoop in and slaughter the passengers in an orgy of terror, hoping to provoke a massive American military response that will set the Muslim world aflame. Jake Grafton is assigned to negotiate with the brutal pirate chief while his right hand man, Tommy Carmellini, and a team of CIA and Navy SEAL operatives mount an undercover operation to save the hostages and keep the U.S. from being maneuvered into a murderous war.
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