By Dale Brown
From the corridors of strength in Washington to the frontlines of the struggle on terror, Dale Brown takes you to the center of the motion and introduces his such a lot exhilarating personality to date.
In Act of warfare, Dale Brown is going past something he's performed earlier than, taking readers deep into the hot international of intelligence-focused struggle, and introducing a state-of-the-art new hero: thirty-two-year-old military significant Jason Richter, fashion designer of an entire array of futuristic infantry guns and units created to seek down a brand new breed of enemy with unrivaled pace and lethality. With the entire exciting conflict scenes and professional army maneuvers that experience turn into the hallmark of this ny instances bestselling writer, this can be an excessive, action-packed spectacle that mixes geopolitics, terrorism, and warfare.
Near Houston, Texas, an oil refinery belonging to 1 of the world's greatest multinational strength businesses is destroyed via a "backpack" nuclear machine. this is often only one of many assaults being perpetrated opposed to the corporate around the globe by means of a bunch whose project is to forestall worldwide firms and executive organisations from plundering the world's common assets within the identify of profit.
Before this staff moves back, Jason Richter is named in along with his top-secret high-tech army unit, code-named activity strength TALON, a distinct joint army and FBI unit manage through the nationwide safety consultant to trace down and defeat terrorists all over the world. Richter believes there's just one process within which to snare his competitors -- locate, pursue, have interaction, and kill. And the single option to do that is to play them at their very own video game: Be unconventional and quick, hit-and-run and brutal adequate to strike worry into the center of the main devoted terrorist. Richter also needs to prepared the ground via a sequence of unforeseen turns that at last uncovers a mole excessive up in the executive who's in pursuit of his personal own revenge.
If Richter fails, it won't be simply the lives of his staff which are misplaced, yet the United States itself.
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CIVIL WAR The war fought between America’s Northern and Southern states from 1861– 1865. The Southern states were for slavery. They wanted to start their own country. Northern states fought against slavery and a division of the country. CONFEDERACY The Southern states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. These states wanted to keep slavery legal. They broke away from the United States during the Civil War and formed their own country known as the Confederate States of America, or the Confederacy.
They broke away from the United States during the Civil War and formed their own country known as the Confederate States of America, or the Confederacy. The Confederacy ended in 1865 when the war ended and the 11 Confederate states rejoined the United States. CONSTITUTION A set of laws that establish the rules and principles of a country or organization. COTTON GIN A machine invented by Eli Whitney to remove seeds from cotton fibers, a job previously done by hand that was very time consuming. 30 EMANCIPATION To be set free.
PLANTATION A very large farm common in the South, usually growing crops such as cotton, rice, or tobacco. To make the plantations more profitable, owners often relied on cheap slave labor. RACISM The belief that people of one skin color are better than a people of another skin color, or that individuals of a certain skin color have certain characteristics because of their skin color. SECEDE To withdraw from a membership or alliance. During the Civil War, a group of 11 states seceded from the United States to form the Confederate States of America.
Act of War: A Novel by Dale Brown