Monday, December 23, 2013

Deadly Straits: Kindle Book of the Day 12/23

Fans of action-packed thrillers will love the spectacular Deadly Straits! When a series of ship attacks puts Tom Dugan in the CIA’s crosshairs, he’ll have to flee across the world to clear his name! Fast-paced and praised by over 250 five-star reviews, this is a book you ought to grab at any price, but you can get it now for just 99¢! Don’t hesitate!

Name: Deadly Straits
Rating: 4.6 stars over 402 reviews
Price: 4.95 0.99
Description: Pre-Christmas Sale! Today through December 24th get Deadly Straits for only $0.99!
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When marine engineer and very part-time spook Tom Dugan becomes collateral damage in the War on Terror, he's not about to take it lying down.

Falsely implicated in a hijacking, he's offered a chance to clear himself by helping the CIA snare their real prey, Dugan's best friend, London ship owner Alex Kairouz. Reluctantly, Dugan agrees to go undercover in Alex's company, despite doubts about his friend's guilt. Once undercover, Dugan's steadfast refusal to accept Alex's guilt puts him at odds not only with his CIA superiors, but also with a beautiful British agent with whom he's romantically involved.

When a tanker is found adrift near Singapore with a dead crew, and another explodes in Panama as Alex lies near death after a suspicious suicide attempt, Dugan is framed for the attacks. Out of options, and convinced the attacks are prelude to an even more devastating assault, Dugan eludes capture to follow his last lead to Russia, only to be shanghaied as an 'advisor' to a Russian Spetsnaz unit on a suicide mission.

Deadly Straits is a non-stop thrill ride, from London streets, to the dry docks of Singapore, to the decks of the tankers that feed the world's thirst for oil, with stops along the way in Panama, Langley, Virginia, and Teheran. Richly spiced with detail from the author's 30 years sailing, building, and repairing ships worldwide, it is, in the words of one reviewer, "fast-paced, multilayered and gripping."

Reviews: "It's not often that a new author hits the top of his game with his very first attempt, but this is one of those books. From London, to Singapore, to the mangrove swamps of Indonesia, to the Panama Canal, the tension never lets up. The author knows his way around ships, and his experience brings a level of authenticity that I rarely see in the thriller genre.After reading Deadly Straits, I'm no longer waiting for the next Tom Clancy novel. I'm waiting for the next novel by R. E. McDermott."

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